Category Archives: Events

KPREP & AP Exams

Dear Parents/Guardians, Next week we will begin AP Exams and KPREP Testing. Please avoid late arrivals/early checkouts on these days if possible. If you are going to be absent, please call the office and let us know so that we

Author/Illustrator Entrepreneur Event

I would like to recognize the following art students for their participation in the young author/illustrator entrepreneur event held yesterday at the Summit. These students were chosen from a tough field of competitors and as a reward, their books were

KVEC Summit

So proud of the two Techno Tigers, Allyse Espejo and Julia Spurlock who traveled to Pikeville yesterday April 12th, to demonstrate our Dash and Dot robots at the KVEC Kentucky Valley Cooperative  FIRE Summit (Finding Innovation in Rural Education). This event

Cedar Coal Fair

Received exciting news this afternoon. Our school had 5 students place in the top spots at the regional CEDAR coal fair.  Over 450 projects were sent from school coal fairs to the regional competition.  Students from schools in 12 counties

Kentucky Burley-Coal Region High School Exhibition and Competition

  Paintsville art students traveled to Morehead State University’s Claypool-Young Art Building as part of the  “Kentucky Burley-Coal Region High School Exhibition and Competition,” Wednesday 15, 2017. The annual show is organized in partnership with the Kentucky Art Education Association, and features high school

Junior Future Problem Solving

Paintsville Elementary School Junior Future Problem Solving was crowned state champions at the recent state Governor’s Cup finals.  The team members are (left to right): Ashley Webb, Adelle Veronneau, Maisie Ward, and Shelby Moore.  Coaches are Kathy Creech and Sandy

Art Recognition

Highlands has been distributing prints of winning art pieces from the Expressions of Courage program in partnership with Markey Cancer Center. Each student received two copies for themselves, the teachers received one copy, and one will be framed and displayed

2015-2016 District of Distinction

Dear Superintendent Coy Samons: Congratulations on your district being recognized as a District of Distinction! This award is a small way to thank you for all of the hard work you and your staff have put into one of the

PES School of Distinction

Paintsville Elementary students and staff posing recently in their “School of Distinction” shirts.  PES was named a 2016 School of Distinction, placing it among the top elementary schools in the state.