August 20, 2014

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Pendleton County High School announces scholarship program Print E-mail

Pendleton County High School announces the local scholarship program for any eligible senior in the Class of 2014.  Scholarship applications will be available online beginning February 25, 2014 on the Pendleton County High School web page under the Counseling Department link.  Scholarship CD’s will also be available for checkout in the Counseling Office for those seniors without online access.

Seniors may go online and access applications at their convenience.

Mrs. Carrie Wade met with all seniors this past week to provide information relative to the local scholarship release.  Seniors were provided a listing of available scholarships along with a brief statement of criteria to aid in planning as well as a handout of “Tips and Reminders” to assist in completing and organizing scholarship application information.

Thanks to the hard work and generosity of the many community organizations and individuals who sponsor the various scholarships, the local scholarship program is well established at Pendleton County High School.  These resources provide funds to assist and support graduating seniors in taking their first step in their education beyond high school.

Scholarship recipients will be announced and recognized at the annual Pendleton County High School Senior Scholarship and Awards Night - date TBD.

The deadline for return of completed local scholarships and supporting documents to the PCHS Counseling Office is 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25.  No late applications will be accepted - NO EXCEPTIONS.

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"Wall of Fame" nominations being accepted Print E-mail

The Pendleton County Board of Education started, in 1993, recognizing outstanding graduates of Pendleton County Schools who have made outstanding contributions and/or achievements in their life.  This program was called “Wall of Fame” and each year recognizes a past Pendleton County Alumni who has made “unique and special contributions to society through their work or other notable activities.”  Each year the award recipient(s) are recognized during commencement exercises at Pendleton High School and their picture/bio portrait is displayed on the walls of the high school.

Nomination forms are available at the Board of Education office and on the district website www.pendleton.kyschools.us. Nominations for this recognition will be accepted in the office of the Pendleton County Board of Education throughout the year but until March 28, 2014 to be eligible for this year’s consideration.

The criteria are as follows:

• Graduate of a Pendleton County School

• Must have made a “unique and special contribution to society through work or other notable activities.”

• Nominations will be held and considered for five (5) years.  After five years, a new nomination will need to be submitted.

Nomination forms for the 2014 Wall of Fame may be sent to:

Wall of Fame, Pendleton County Board of Education, 2525 Highway 27 North, Falmouth, KY  41040.

A selection committee consisting of the board chairman, superintendent, high school principal, president of Pendleton County Chamber of Commerce and the Student Council president at Pendleton County High School will select the winning candidate.

If you have questions regarding the “Wall of Fame” program, please call 859-654-6911, ext 2110.

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Angel Sudberry honored as Teacher of the Month Print E-mail

From left: WNKR Account Executive Patty McGill, PCHS English teacher Angel Sudberry, and PCHS senior Haley Pennington. Photo by Roger McKinney.

By Roger McKinney, Reporter

Pendleton County High School senior Haley Pennington nominated her favorite teacher, Angel Sudberry, for a Zimmer/WNKR Teacher of the Month Award.

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Southern Elementary to hold Reading Night ~ March 11 Print E-mail

Come to Southern Elementary on Tuesday, March 11 for a fun-filled evening of reading games and activities. This year, the theme for Literacy Night will be “Camp Read-a-Lot.” Reading will begin at 6 p.m. immediately following the P.T.O. meeting. Stat Man from B105 will be making a special guest appearance.

There will be six different stations available for families to visit. Camp Read-a-Lot will offer everyone the chance to Read Beneath the Stars, enjoy Game Night, listen to a book and make a Puppet Pal, visit Lake Wanna Read, have fun Building Words, and follow the directions to make a S’more! Everyone will receive a punch card and have the opportunity to visit at least three stations. The school will also be encouraging each family to fill out a Reading Pledge to spend time reading together every day.

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Online security can help protect you from thieves Print E-mail
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Kentucky rising junior may win scholarship, photo shoot Print E-mail
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Student aid programs can help pay college costs Print E-mail
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Important senior dates for PCHS Class of 2014 Print E-mail

The senior Class of 2014 would like to give a special thanks to all the venders, patrons, parents, and everyone who came out to the Quarter Auction to support graduation festivities.

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PCHS SBDM council to meet Print E-mail

The Pendleton County High School will hold their Site Base Decision Making Council meeting Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., in the SBDM room off the library.

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School District accepting nominations for Outstanding Employee of the Year Print E-mail

We can all think of someone while we were in school that made a difference to us. Most of us might remember a particular teacher or instructional assistant that helped us learn. To some it might have been the lunch lady that gave an extra scoop of mash potatoes, or that bus driver that waited the extra second as a student was running out the door late, or the custodian that helped us unlock a jammed locker. Maybe some remember a principal or district administrator that encouraged us on a test or at an event.  Regardless of who it was, the district wants to honor them for what they have done for the children and the schools.

Pendleton County Schools is asking for nominations from the schools and the community for the outstanding certified and classified employee of the year.  To be nominated, the employee should exhibit qualities that show they made a difference in the life of a student, or make a difference in the success of the school.  Nomination forms are available at the Board of Education office & on the district website www.pendleton.kyschools.us.   Nominations for these recognitions will be accepted in the office of the Pendleton County Board of Education until March 10, 2014.  A committee consisting of representatives from each of the buildings will select the recipients of these awards.

These awards will be presented at the annual Pendleton County Chamber of Commerce Banquet and Awards Ceremony on April 12.  The School District would like to thank the Chamber for allowing them the time during their program to recognize these outstanding employees.  If you have any questions please contact Billie Jo Chaplin at 859-654-6911.

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