Paducah Middle

Excellence, Tradition & Pride Since 1864
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Paducah Middle

A Tradition of Excellence


 
Since it opened in 1980, Paducah Middle School has united students in the "Tornado" spirit -- in classroom and extracurricular activities.

To ease the transition from elementary school, sixth-graders are grouped in teams with fewer teachers and class changes. Seventh and eighth grades are also organized by teams for more flexibility in program planning of cross-curricular activities.

We offer a variety of pre-AP services for gifted students. They include honors classes, the Duke Talent Identification Program and extracurricular Governor's Cup, Math Counts and Odyssey of the Mind academic competitions.

Four "Encore" classes are offered on a nine-week rotation: art, physical education, technology and music.
 
 

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P-EBT food benefit program for public school students who receive free or reduced price lunch

Please see the flyer for important information on the Pandemic EBT food benefit program! All Paducah Public Schools students are eligible.

If you currently receive a SNAP EBT card, you should see the benefit added automatically.

All other Paducah Public Schools students are eligible, but will need to apply between June 1 and June 30. The Statewide Student ID# needed to apply can be found on the Parent Portal of Infinite Campus.

Find more information below:

https://benefind.ky.gov/
 
To see the flyer, click "read more".
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Ginger Stewart

Stewart Named Distinguished Educator for Paducah Public Schools

Veteran educator Ginger Stewart has been chosen to serve as Distinguished Educator for Paducah Public Schools.  

“As a District, we are excited about the leadership and focus on individual student achievement and teacher development that Mrs. Stewart demonstrates,” said Superintendent Dr. Donald Shively. “The distinguished educator position is a newly created district position that will allow Mrs. Stewart to focus entirely on student learning and teacher development at Paducah Middle School.” 

“Mrs. Stewart will lead our professional learning team meetings, which will be focused on individual student achievement.  She will also monitor department, grade level, and overall school growth in terms of measured learning.  The new distinguished educator position will also allow Mrs. Stewart to lead teachers in curriculum, instruction, and assessment implementation, along with leading professional development,” said Shively. 

Stewart has three decades of experience in public education working as a teacher, building level principal, and district level director.  
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Locker/Person Item Pickup Instructions for Paducah Middle Students

Locker/personal item pickup for Paducah Middle students will be held from May 11 - 28 based on the attached schedule. Click "read more" to see the schedule.

Based on recommendations from the CDC, Paducah Middle has completed a plan that would allow students to pick up personal items from their lockers and comply with the mandates of social distancing and social gathering. We strongly urge you to please follow the schedule to pick up your items.

Students will be allowed in the building at the given times based on their last name. Please see attached schedule.

The schedule, if followed, will only allow 25 to 30 students to be on campus at any given time during their two hour window for picking up personal items, turning in schools property (uniforms, text books, library books etc.) and paying any fees owed to the school.

Only 1 household member will be allowed in the school to take care of the above business.

Students must bring their own bags to put their items in.

Trash cans stationed throughout building for trash or items to be discarded.

Only ten students will be allowed in building at any given time. All others will wait outside until somebody exits.
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2020 BCME

Paducah Independent School District’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition for Third Consecutive Year

Paducah Public Schools has been honored with the 2020 Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.  This is the third year in a row that Paducah Public Schools has received this designation.

The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the Best Communities designation, Paducah Public Schools answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, support for the music program, and community music-making programs. Responses were verified with school officials and reviewed by The Music Research Institute at the University of Kansas.
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Corbin Snardon

Snardon Named Assistant Principal at Paducah Innovation Hub

Corbin Snardon has been named assistant principal of the Paducah Innovation Hub.

Snardon is currently interim assistant principal at Paducah Middle School. He began teaching at Paducah Middle in 2011 after receiving his Bachelor of Science in Social Studies from Western Kentucky University. While at Paducah Middle he taught sixth grade geography and eighth grade history.  He served on the School Based Decision Making Council for five years and was facilitator for the School Lighthouse Leadership Team for two years. He was a finalist for the Ashland Inc. Kentucky Teacher of the Year in 2015.
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Updates and Information for School Closure March 16 - March 27

  • It is essential that we have up-to-date contact information for parents during the school closure. Click "Read More" for instructions on how to update your information and get assistance. Click here to go to the Campus Parent Portal.
  • Tornado Takeout meal delivery and pickup will be limited to Monday and Thursday beginning Monday, April 13. This is being done in an effort to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 for our employees. Click "Read More" to see the flyer for meal sites.
    Monday meal pickup/delivery will include meals for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
    Thursday meal pickup/delivery will include meals for Thursday and Friday.
  • Paper packet pickup/delivery for Non-Traditional Instruction will continue on alternating Fridays.  Contact your school for specific dates and times. Click "Read More" to see the bus schedules for packet drop off and pickup.
  • If you are a student or parent who needs help accessing Microsoft Teams at home, you can find instructions here. Look for "Microsoft Teams How To" at the bottom of the page.
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PADUCAH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
800 Caldwell St. Paducah, KY 42003 | Phone: (270) 444-5600 | Fax: (270) 444-5607
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