District News

Student Successes at District/Regional/State Competitions

At the April 17, 2014 Board of Education meeting, many students were honored during  "Great News" student recognition.  For a detailed list of winners and a video, click "Read More".

Superintendent Announces Closing Dates

Friday, May 23 – Senior Awards Night 7:00 in the PHS Auditorium

Friday, May 30 – Class Night 7:00 pm in the PHS Gymnasium

Sunday, June 1 – Baccalaureate 7:00 pm in the PHS Auditorium

Tuesday, June 3 – Graduation 7:00 pm in the PHS Gymnasium

Tuesday, June 3 - Last Day for all students

Progressive Ag Farm Safety Day In Pendleton County

On Friday, April 11, the South Family Resource Youth Service Center hosted the second annual Pendleton County Progressive Agriculture Safety Day at the fairgrounds for Northern & Southern Elementary Schools' 3rd grade students.  The Department of Agriculture, Kentucky State Police, Emergency Management, UK Extension Services, Pendleton High School FFA Chapter, Field & Wildlife, Duke Energy, Falmouth Fire Department, and the Sheriff's Department teamed together to teach the students about farm safety.  Click "Read More" to view pictures.. 

SES holds NEHS Induction

Southern Elementary held its National Elementary Honor Society Induction Ceremony Wednesday, April 9, 2014.  Thirteen SES 4th grade students were inducted into the Society.

PHS Presents "The Sound of Music"

Pendleton County High School will be presenting "The Sound of Music" on May 8th, 9th and 10th. All performances will begin at 7:00 p.m. In the high school auditorium.  Admission $8 for adults, $5 for students.

"Strong Connections" PCS First Electronic Newsletter

We realize having strong connections to those we serve in the community is an important part of our mission.  We are pleased to  introduce our newest tool in sharing the great things happening in Pendleton County Schools...... "Strong Connections", our district's new electronic newsletter.  We will be sending our this newsletter during the first week of each month.  "Strong Connections' format is similar to our district webpage with active links for your convenience in accessing the webpage.  If you would like to subscribe to the electronic newsletter, click on the icon below.



Education Leader Named Associate Executive Director

An education and public policy leader has been named associate executive director of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. Brigitte Blom Ramsey succeeds Cynthia Heine, who is retiring after 31 years of service with the Committee.

PHS FFA Rocks at Regionals!

Pendleton County High School was well represented at the Northern Kentucky Regional FFA Competition on Thursday afternoon. They competed against eleven (11) other local high school chapters and were very successful.

A "Weather-Days Update from the Superintendent

Late Monday afternoon, the Senate unanimously passed bill language to address the impact of this winter's weather on school calendars, focusing on a minimum number of instructional hours, rather than a minimum number of instructional days.

HB 211 goes to the House for consideration of concurrence, as the bill began in that chamber.

Technology Opportunity for all PCS Staff

Mark your calendars!  Join the Technology Department for “hAPPy hour” on April 15th and 30th in the Training Room at Sharp Middle School.  Enjoy a snack while you learn about great “APPetizers” for the iPad and the Surface RT.  Bring an “APPetizer” to share that you are currently using in your classroom to improve/enhance instruction.  There are so many wonderful apps available on the web today!  We want to whet your APPetite and show you some great resources for teachers and students!  Each “hAPPy hour” will have new and different resources for all ages and areas so you are welcome to come to both!  


Jeans Honored as Teacher of the Week!

Congratulations to PHS Art and Drama teacher, Debbie Jeans, who was surprised on Friday, February 27, by Warm 98 FM in Cincinnati with a Teacher of the Week Award.  Ms. Jeans was nominated by her students. 

Smith Named to Girls Tenth Region Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Pendleton County's Athletic Director, Keith Smith, who was recently selected into the Tenth Region Girls Basketball Hall of Fame.  Keith has coached several different sports over the years and is being recognized for his time as Girls Varsity Basketball Coach.  Coach Smith is most proud of his 38th District Championship Title and making it to the Tenth Region Semi-finals.  Congratulations Coach Smith! 

Four Teammates Sign to Play at KCU

Congratulations to Max Dewald, CJ Osborne, Cody Hanser and Logan Wilson who committed to continue their soccer career at Kentucky Christian University. Good luck to these PHS Wildcats who will remain teammates at the next level!!

Hammond, Gosney, & Turner Named to 10th Region HOF

Congratulations to Jimmy Hammond from Falmouth High School, David Gosney and David Turner from Pendleton County High School who were recented selected to the Tenth Region Boys Basketball Hall of Fame.

PHS Cheerleaders Excellent at Performing Stunts

Congratulations to Delaney Childers, Molly Burgemeir, Kyla Moreland, and Grace Beebe for winning the NKCCA Jr Stunt Group title on Saturday.  All four of these young ladies received the Academic Awards as well.  Way to go, gals!

Superintendent's Message

-R. Anthony Strong
The new year is upon us but certainly the weather is not cooperating.  I can't remember in several years where we have missed this much school by the beginning of January.  There is nothing we can do but make the best of it.  We va...
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