District News

Board of Education To Meet October 30

The Pendleton County Board of Education will hold their Fifth-Thursday regular meeting Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the District Training Room (2nd Floor) at Sharp Middle School.  The public is invited to attend.  Click here or go to the Board of Education tab to access the meeting agenda.


Cross-Country Regional Tourney Schedule

Good Luck to our Cross-Country Members participating in regionals on Saturday!

Ladycat seniors, Alexis Tolbert and Kylie Figgins, as well as junior Xanthia Jensen will lead the Ladycats team on Saturday.  Joining them will be number 1 and 2 runners this season, Anna Baxter and Shelby Schaefer.  Amelia Franxman and Brooklyn McKinney will round out the 7-person competing team.

Wildcat seniors will load up the first six spots.  Montgomery Franxman and Walker Lea have each competed in the KHSAA State meet and have that experience to draw on.  Kenton Hornbeck, Josh Brown, Caleb Vanorio and Ian West will be lined up with them on the starting line.  The 7th position is being determined this week.   


How Can YOU Prepare Your Child for Academic Success?

On November 18th, 6:30 pm in the Pendleton High School Auditorium - PCS EARLY CHILDHOOD FORUM!  Parents, educators, and community members are encouraged to attend this important forum.  YOU can make a difference for kids by attending.  For more information click here.

 


Houchens Awarded Artsonia Leadership Award

Congratulations to Ms. Buffy Houchens, Northern Elementary School Art Teacher, for being awarded the Artsonia Leadership Award for the 2013-14 school year.  Ms. Houchens received this award for her outstanding family and community involvement in education and her technology integration in the arts.  Northern Elementary ranks #1 in the state of Kentucky and 36th nationwide in Artsonia.


Ladycats in Regional Volleyball Tourney

Congratulations to the PHS VolleyCats on advancing to the regional tourney.  They are slated to play Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 pm at Scott High School.  A complete tourney schedule may be accessed by clicking on "Read More".

 


Ladycats in Regional Volleyball Tourney

Congratulations to the PHS VolleyCats on advancing to the regional tourney.  They are slated to play Tuesday, October 28, at 7:00 pm at Scott High School.  A complete tourney schedule may be accessed by clicking on "Read More".

 


Service Learning Project Winners at NES

Congratulations to Northern Elementary teachers Robin Reis and Kelly Hopp!!  1st grade teacher, Robin Reis and 3rd grade teacher, Kelly Hopp will be implementing service learning projects in their classrooms with the help of our community partner, Heritage Bank!  Heritage Bank agreed to sponsor two service learning projects at NES!  Mrs. Reis and Mrs. Hopp submitted their proposals to the bank and were selected for sponsorship!  We are very proud of our teachers and look forward to seeing their projects in action!  Click "Read More" for pictures.


COMMUNITY-WIDE VETERAN'S DAY CELEBRATION - NOVEMBER 11, 2014

Plans are underway for the Community-Wide Veteran's Day Celebration on Tuesday evening, November 11. For more details, click here or go to the Board of Education tab above and select Veteran Recognition.


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.

 

 


Board Recognizes 2014 Retirees

At the August 21 Board of Education meeting, individuals who recently retired were recognized.  Retirees with 19 years or less with Pendleton County Schools were presented beautiful acrylic engraved awards and retirees with 20 years or more were given an engraved clock.  Fifteen employees were honored and their combined years of service to Pendleton County Schools totaled 316.50 years.  Congratulations and thank you for your dedication service to the district!  For a list & picture of retirees, click "Read More".


PCS Welcomes New Employees

Pendleton County Schools would like to welcome new employees to the district.  Click here for a list of new employees as well as newly hired athletic coaches. We hope all enjoy their tenure with the school district.


2014 Opening Day Appreciation Celebration Breakfast

Opening Day Appreciation Celebration was held Thursday, August 7.   This is the 7th year for the celebration, which  brings our school personnel and our businesses, organizations, and churches together to support each other in our shared mission: to create a brighter future for our children and thus our community.  Following a delicious breakfast prepared by the food service managers, Superintendent Anthony Strong addressed the group and employees were recognized for years-of-service and model classrooms.

Click "Read More" for pictures, special recognitions, and Opening Day sponsors.

 


Superintendent's Message

-R. Anthony Strong
Dear Students, Parents, Staff, and Community Members: Welcome to another great school year in Pendleton County Schools.  I know that 2013-14 was a long year due to weather, and it caused us to have a short summer.  Regardless of the leng...
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