District News

PHS names valedictorian and salutatorian

Congratulations to PHS seniors, Adam Swofford for being named valedictorian of his class and Harrison Booher for being named salutatorian of his class.  

PJHS names valedictorian and salutatorian

Congratulations to PJHS 8th graders, Aneesh Sharma for being named Valedictorian of his class and Jenny Hu for being named salutatorian of her class.


Deadline to File to run for our 2 board seats is June 2nd

Pikeville Independent Schools will elect two board seats in November.  These seats are currently held by Dr. Mark Myers and Ashley Brown.  The deadline to file to run is Tuesday, June 2nd by 4:00 pm. 


Please CLICK HERE for more details.    

PHS Report Cards are released on Infinite Campus

The report cards for the 2019-2020 school year are now available to view on Infinite Campus for students and parents.


PHS 2019-2020 Academic Honors & Awards Show
PHS Class of 2020 Sr. Tribute Video
PHS Monday Message 5-11-2020

Watch this PHS Monday Message to hear some important news and announcements.


Have a great last week!!!

Congrats to Harrison Booher on KHSAA Whitaker Bank Sweet 16 scholarship

Congratulations to PHS senior, Harrison Booher, on being named one of the four KHSAA Whitaker Bank Sweet 16 scholarship recipients.  


The PHS Monday Message for 5-4-2020
The PHS End of the Year Newsletter
PHS's 2020 National Senior Decision Day Video
PHS Monday Message 4-27-2020
PHS has 6 students named Governor's Scholars for 2020

Congrats to these 6 Panthers for being named 2020 Governor's Scholars.  100% acceptance rate this year!  

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PHS Monday Message 4-20-2020

The PHS Monday Message for April 20th, 2020.



PHS Monday Message 4-13-2020

Attached is the Monday Message for April 13th.  Hope everyone is safe from the storms last night.  If you don’t have electricity and/or WiFi, don’t worry.  Just get on your assignments when service is restored.  Have a great week! 



PHS Monday Message for 4-6-2020
PHS Junior, Jason Lin, scores a perfect 36 on the ACT for the 2nd time

Congratulations to PHS junior, Jason Lin, for scoring a perfect 36 score on the ACT for the 2nd time since being a student PHS.  He makes us super proud with this unprecedented accomplishment!  

Jason Lin

PHS Monday Message 3-30-2020
Breakfast & Lunch Information


PHS's Online Learning Information
Minority Parent Representative sought for Superintendent Search

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 johnny.belcher@pikeville.kyschools.us.  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.

PJHS 8th Grader, Eli Tan, wins Pike County Spelling Bee

Congrats to Eli Tan for placing 1st in the 8th Grade Division & winning the Grand Champion of the Pike County Spelling Bee

PJHS 8th Grader, Aneesh Sharma, scores highest math score in the state

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.

Academic Team wins their 18th straight District Championship

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 Football Championship Tickets

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.

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PHS Senior, Harrison Booher, named state's KHSAA Cross Country Student-Athlete of the Year

Congrats to senior, Harrison Booher, for being named the state's 2019 Midway University/ KHSAA Male Cross Country student-athlete of the Year!



Title IX Review Public Comment Session to be held at PHS
Governor's School for the Arts Applications now open

10th and 11th Grade Students:  Governor's School for the Arts Applications are now open.  GSA is a competitive summer program for students interested in intense study and instruction in an art form.  The program is free if you are accepted and can result in scholarship money for college.  All application materials and videos must be submitted online by January 10, 2020.  You should begin your application well before the deadline date.  You may apply in up to 2 of the following art forms: Architecture + Design, Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Film + Photography, Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, Visual Art, or Vocal Music.

Art Form Application and Audition Guidelines



PHS Class of 2019 Breaks ACT School Record

The PHS Class of 2019 broke the school record for their composite ACT score as well as broke the reading and math sections school record.  Their composite was 22.9 and the previous composite school record was 22.7.  The national average was 20.7 and the state average was 19.8 putting us significantly above those averages. 

Congrats to our staff and students for a job well done preparing our students for this important test and breaking a couple school records on the way!

Pikeville City Police and Fire Department donate school supplies to PHS

Thanks to the Pikeville City Police and Fire Department for delivering our students some school supplies. Our city is "All In" for our students and school to be #1. # GoPanthers

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KDE Commissioner of Education, Wayne Lewis, visit Pikeville Schools

Commissioner of Education, Wayne Lewis, spoke to our students today at PHS and congratulated them on being 1 of only 7 high schools in the state with a 5-star rating. #WinningIsContagiousPHS seniors

Senior Scholarship Newsletter
Class of 2020's Last 1st Day of School today. P

Senior Last 1st day

Welcome back-to-school video from our staff p

Pikeville Independent Schools Ranked #4 in State for 2020 top 4

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!  


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Ashley Adams Honored as a Valvoline Teacher of the Year Finalist Ashley Adams - Valvoline Teacher of the Year Finalist

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.

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