Board of Education to Meet January 29, 2015

The Pendleton County Board of Education will meet Thursday, January 29, at 7:00 pm in the District Training Room at Sharp Middle School.  A brief Finance Corporation meeting will be held prior to the regular board meeting.  The public is invited to attend.  To access agendas, go to the Board of Education tab or select appropriate title, Finance Corporation agenda or Board of Education regular meeting.


Where do you stand on English/language arts and mathematics standards?

Several months remain before the Kentucky Core Academic Standards Challenge closes. Has your voice been heard – either in support of the current English/language arts and mathematics standards or have you made a suggestion on how one or more standards could be improved? Since the feedback from the challenge will be used in the Kentucky Department of Education’s regular review of the standards, it is critical that educator voices be heard. Don’t delay, take the Kentucky Core Academic Standards Challenge today! Please also make parents and others in your community aware of this opportunity for feedback. Go to www.kentucky.statestandards.org.


Sharp Middle School Academic Team Excels at Districts

Congratulations to Sharp Middle School's Academic Team who did well at District Competition.  The Quick Recall team went undefeated in four rounds of competition and took 1st place, and Sharp’s Future Problem Solving team tied for first place.

Click "Read More" for individual accomplishments.


CATS VS. CANCER WHITE-OUT GAME - JANUARY 30

Relay For Life of Pendleton County will hold a Cats VS Cancer WHITE-OUT game as a community kick-off for the annual event on Friday, January 30, during the double-header games against Harrison County at Pendleton County High School. Your PCHS Ladycats and Wildcats, along with local Relay volunteers invite you to come out and show your support. The varsity Ladycats will tip-off at 6 p.m. with the Wildcats pegged to start at 7:30 p.m.  Click "Read More" for more details.


Wind Chill Guidelines

How does the wind chill affect the delay or cancellation of school?  Click here or go to the Transportation page for more information.


January 6 Boys & Girls Varsity Basketball Games Postponed

The January 6, 2015 Boys Varsity and Girls Varsity Basketball games at Robertson County have been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, February 2,  with Wildcats playing at 6:00 and Ladycats following at 7:30. 


Students Selected to KMEA All-State Choir

Congratulations to the following students who were selected to the KMEA All-State Choir. Over 2,000 students auditioned and approximately 300 students were selected. These students will perform with the top singers across the state at the Kentucky Center for the Arts on February 5, 2015.

SMS - Marian Rice

PHS - Jahziah Jensen, Tyler Baker 


Region 5 Bowling Schedule

Region 5 Bowling Tournament is set at Bellewood in Newport

Singles - January 26th

Teams - January 28th

Games begin for singles and girls' teams at 3:20 pm

Games begin for boys' teams at 5:00 pm

Admission $5.00 per adult and $3 per student.

Region 5 teams include Bishop Brossart, Campbell County, Dayton, Highlands, Newport, Newport Central Catholic, Simon Kenton, Scott, Pendleton County

Both Boys and Girls face Highlands in first round of Team competition on January 28th.


Board of Education Revises the 2015-16 District Calendar

The Pendleton County Board of Education revised the 2015-16 District Calendar at the December 18, 2014 board meeting.  Due to a conflict with an ACT make-up date, Spring Break was moved one week later.   You may access the revised 2015-16 District Calendar by selecting the appropriate calendar to the right of the screen or click here.


Fall Athletes Honored & FFA Makes "Know-vember" Presentation

Fall Athletes excelling at the district, regional, or state level were recognized at the November 11, 2014 Board of Education. The PHS FFA Chapter made their "Know-vember" presentation.  Good job to these students!  Click "Read More" for individual honors and pictures.


PCS Hosts Community-Wide Veteran's Day Celebration
A wonderful celebration for our Veterans was held on Tuesday evening, November 11, at 7:00 p.m. in the Pendleton High School Auditorium.  
 
Click "Read More" for a video of the evening.

Superintendent Announces 2014 Test Scores

The Kentucky Department of Education has released the 2013-14 test results.  Kentucky's Unbridled Learning assessment and accountability system is designed to provide in-depth information about the performance of students, schools, districts and the state as a whole.  Please click the "Read More" below to access an important announcement from Superintendent Strong.


South Family Youth Resource Service Center Offers Readiness Workshops

Southern Elementary is offering a free parent workshop series to help families in our community ensure their young children are prepared for school.

It’s the simple things that make a difference in building a young child’s foundation for success in school and life. It’s not flash cards or expensive educational toys – it’s things like making your grocery trip into a treasure hunt for colors and shapes. Everyday activities are fun, easy opportunities to encourage learning.


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Commissioner of Education Makes Important Announcement

On August 25 The Kentucky Department of Education launched a major push to get teachers, parents and others to learn more about the state’s English/language arts and math academic measures, and then to provide input – pro or con – about the standards and any specific changes that should be made next year.  Superintendent Anthony Strong and Assistant Superintendent Amy Razor attended the press conference.

Click here to read the entire KSBA news article.

 

 


Principal's Corner

After the unfriendly winter, it is good to see warmer days and green grass.  As we move into the last weeks of the 13-14 school year, let's continue to stay the course. Teaching and learning are what we are about, and with our remaining week...
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