Minority Parent Representative Sought
Pikeville Independent Superintendent Search Screening Committee
The Pikeville Independent Board of Education is currently conducting a search for a new superintendent. The statute requires that the Board have a screening committee to review applications and make recommendations. One of the members of the committee must be a minority.
If you wish to nominate yourself or someone else for minority parent representative, please return this Nomination Form to Johnny Belcher at the Pikeville Independent Board Office, 148 Second Street, Pikeville, KY 41501 or email the completed form to email@example.com. Nominations will not be accepted after 4:00 PM Friday, February 21, 2020.
If more than one nomination is received, all parents are eligible to vote on February 27th or 28th at the Pikeville Independent Board Office from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm.
Congrats to Eli Tan for placing 1st in the 8th Grade Division & winning the Grand Champion of the Pike County Spelling Bee
Congrats to PJHS 8th grader, Aneesh Sharma, for scoring the highest math score in the state at the District Middle School Governor’s Cup this past weekend.
Congrats to our Academic Team for winning their 18th straight District Championship!
Team members that placed in the top 3 individually are:
Composition: 1st Place Felicty Tan
3rd Place Aliyah Dotson
Math: 1st Place Angelo Matthew Pimienta, 2nd Place Jason Lin
Science: 3rd Place Christina Al-Akhrass
Social Studies: 1st Place Noah Thacker, 3rd Place Zane Osborne-Owens
Language Arts: 2nd Place Felicity Tan
Arts & Humanities: 1st Place Sarah Belcher, 2nd Place Christina Al-Akhrass
State Championship football tickets will go on sale at Pikeville High School on Wednesday, December 4th at 8:30 am. All tickets are general admission and can be paid for with CASH, CREDIT CARD, or CHECKS made out to PHS. Tickets are $15 and include parking at Kroger Field. They will also be on sale Thursday during school and at the gate at Kroger Field Friday for $15. We ask that OUR FANS sit in SECTIONS 5 & 6 and the STUDENT SECTION will be in SECTION 7.
The Pikeville Independent School System is excited to announce that our school system is Ranked #4 in the State of Kentucky for 2020. This ranking says a lot about our students, our teachers, our staff, and our community. This makes everyone proud to be a Panther!
Twenty-four teachers were honored as Valvoline Teachers of the Year at a ceremony on May 20 in Frankfort. Pikeville High School math teacher, Ashley Adams was one of the 24 teachers honored at the ceremony. Government officials, state dignitaries and Sam Mitchell, chief executive officer of Valvoline, honored the teachers and recognized the Kentucky Elementary, Middle and High School Teachers of the Year. The Valvoline Teacher Achievement Award recipients were awarded cash awards and certificates at the ceremony.
Judging was conducted in March by a blue-ribbon panel of veteran educators. Applications included information on the nominees’ teaching philosophies, teaching experiences and involvement in their respective communities, as well as letters of recommendation from peers, students, parents, administrators and others.
Congratulations Mrs. Adams for your dedication to the Pikeville Independent School students, parents, colleagues and community.
Congratulations to PHS Coach Ginger Mullins and her MathCounts Team! The Panthers won first place in team competition. Team members include Christina Al Akhrass, Trey Hancock, Aneesh Sharma and Maddox Parsons. Aneesh Sharma also won third place individual and Maddox Parsons won first place individual. With this win, Maddox won a four year full tuition scholarship to the University of Kentucky, a four year $1,000 dollar scholarship to Western Kentucky University and a one time scholarship of $500 from the Kentucky Society of Professional Engineers. Coach Mullins also won a $100 gift certificate for her winning team! The math Panthers are off to state in March.
Eight Pikeville High School chorus members recently participated in the Kentucky Music Educators Association All-State Chorus, under the direction of Barbara Kelley. The concert took place at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Friday, February 8 as part of the 2019 Kentucky Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference. Students were chosen for the honor in competitive auditions held this year across the state. KMEA High School Choir consist of tenth through twelfth grade.
Congratulation to Pikeville Junior High Academic Team for their success in Governor’s Cup Regional Tournament held at Johns Creek High School on Saturday, February 2.
Individual academic awards included first place Aneesh Sharma, second place Maddox Parsons and fifth place Noah Howie in Math. In Arts and Humanities, Christina Al Akhrass placed first and Aastha Patel placed second. Pikeville Junior High swept the first three places in Language Arts and Science. Chloe Olegario placed first; Grace Clark placed second; and Eli Tan placed third in Language Arts. In Science, Christina Al Akhrass, Aneesh Sharma and Jamie Layne placed first, second and third, respectively.
In team events, the Quick Recall placed first and the Future Problem Solving team placed second. Quick Recall members included Christina Al-Akhrass, Grace Clark, Clinton Goff, Chloe Olegario, Maddox Parsons, Aastha Patel, Aneesh Sharma, Zack Slone and Eli Tan. Future Problem Solving team members include Thomas Cranney, Noah Howie, Jenny Hu and Victoria Le. The team is coached by Laura Cooley and Jordan Johnson.
The junior high state academic Governor’s Cup will take place in Louisville, Kentucky, at the Galt House on March 16-18.
Congratulations to our PHS Academic Team and coaches for taking the first place overall team spot in district on Saturday, January 26.
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