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.
Pikeville Junior High 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 Junior High Choir consist of students in seventh through ninth grade.
Students who participated in the KMEA junior high choir included freshmen Sofia Hackney, daughter of Lesley and Angela Hackney, Kara Lee, daughter of Brent and Kristy Lee, Lainey Vazquez, daughter of Jose and Sarah Vazquez, eighth graders Jayden Alley, daughter of James and Crystal Alley, Emma Hopkins, daughter of Scott and Melissa Hopkins and seventh grader Jay McNamee, son of Patrick and Nicole McNamee.
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.
PHS senior, Cami Gaunt, was named a National Merit Finalists.
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.
Tuesday, February 5th, all juniors will attend an ACT Mastery Prep Boot Camp.
Pikeville High School Host the Junior High Boys Basketball Tournament this weekend.
Congratulations to senior Varsity Queen Annie Salyer and the varsity court representatives.
Congratulations to our PHS Academic Team and coaches for taking the first place overall team spot in district on Saturday, January 26.
Congratulations to PHS junior Emma Johns for being named Miss Teen Kentucky on Sunday, 1/27.
Pikeville Elementary Students: Passinta Lataifeh, Jackson Lucas, Chloe Allen, & Sadie Elswick represented our STLP Club of 40+ STEAM Junior Engineers with their recent solution using a Raspberry Pi computer kit as digital signage to help teachers better schedule the busy science lab.
They will continue their work with electronics, coding & robotics to solve problems they discover and assist younger classes with learning some of these new STEAM opportunities.
Pikeville High School students Seth Clark, Riley Gilliam, & Sarah Belcher presented their idea and design for a retractable net for the Pikeville Pond to catch debris during flood events.
They will be continuing their work in 3D modeling of the engineering concept and pitching the idea to city officials.
BETA Club competes at State
Four Students from the Class of 2015 to enter UK Medical School in the Fall of 2019.
The 2019 Varsity Court and Senior Night Dates have been announced.
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PHS students and faculty have an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest.
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Mr. Hobb's A.P. Literature classes dressed up today as The Great Gatsby characters.
Pikeville High/Junior High Counselor Dawn Stewart is serving on the first University of Kentucky High School Counselor Advisory Board.
Zach is getting a head start on a career in law enforcement thanks to the EKU online dual credit program.
Infinite Campus is changing its mobile app.
Hunter Ford is named a National Merit Scholar Commended student.
25 PHS students were inducted into the 2018-2019 NHS.
PHS is fortunate enough to have our 5th semi-finalist since 2012—Cami Gaunt.
Teens Who Care UNITEd distributed goody bags.
The Class of 2018 PHS Hall of Fame Inductees
Thank you to the Pikeville City Police and their K-9 Drug Dog for visiting our school's campus!
PHS would like to say Thank You to our Pikeville City Fire and Police Departments for helping us successfully conduct our safety drills for the beginning of the school year. They are both incredible teams that our city is fortunate to have for our safety!
Our student senate members, Campbell Dawahare and Kaila Zacarias, received a $10,000 grant to help build an outdoor fitness gym in the Pikeville City Park.
Pikeville Independent Schools will enter it’s 103rd year, with a new principal at the helm of Pikeville High School. The School-Based Decision Making Council hired Jason Booher as the next Instructional Leader of Pikeville High School.
Mr. Booher is a veteran educator of twenty-two years with experience spanning from rural, military, inner city, and independent school districts. He began his educational career as a mathematics teacher and later devoted seventeen years of his life to high school administration. He has spent the past four years serving as Assistant Principal and Athletic Director of PHS.
‘In any occupation or in life, our goal should always be to leave it better than you found it. That will be an incredible challenge at Pikeville High School since ACT scores are at an all-time high, all seniors graduating with a diploma in May are all enrolled at a college or university this month, and there is a waiting list of parents wanting to enroll their children for the upcoming school year. We look forward to Mr. Booher continuing to build on what Principal David Thomas has led at PHS the past four years.
Congratulations to our Middle School Academic Team for their performance in Governor's Cup Regional competition!
The PJHS Quick Recall team took first place at Regionals and will advance to State Governor's Cup in March. Members of the Quick Recall team include eighth graders Anaya Ali, Andrew Sandfer, Lucas Shepherd, Felicity Tan and Noah Thacker; seventh graders Christina Al Akhrass and Maddox Parsons; sixth graders Clint Goff, Aneesh Sharma Eli Tan.
Advancing to state in Science include first place winner Christina Al Akhrass, second place winner Noah Thacker and fourth place winner Aneesh Sharma.
Advancing to state in March in Social Studies include first place winner Noah Thacker and third place winner Clint Goff.
In Arts and Humanities, first place winner Christina Al Akhrass, second place winner Anaya Ali and third place winner Aastha Patel will advance to state.
First place winner Felicity Tan and fourth place winner Eli Tan will advance to state in Language Arts.
In Math, first place winner Aneesh Sharma and fourth place winner Maddox Parson will advance to state.
Third place winner Felicity Tan will advance to state in Composition.
Our Future Problem Solving Team placed third in Regionals. Team members include Dylan Street, Anaya Ali, Noah Howie, Fatima Amhad, Lucas Sheppard and Caedan Bartley.
Congratulations team and coaches Mrs. Ashley Estep, Mr. Jason Johnson and Mrs. Sherry Lane.