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The Arts Institute of Charlotte Visits PHS Students

On April 8th, Tabitha Lafferty, a representative from the Arts Institute of Charlotte, presented a visual tour of various careers Paintsville art and media students may want to explore in the fields of design, media arts, fashion and culinary.

Known as America’s leader in creative education, The Arts Institute is a system of more than 50 schools across North America with one purpose; helping students evolve from the creative thinker to the creative professional.

Two Students Are Selected for EKU Honors Band

Recently Paintsville junior Samantha Perdue and freshman Katie Adams were selected to participate at the Eastern Kentucky University Honors Band. Along with other students from around the state, the students participated in a weekend of musical study with prominent guest composers. The event culminated in a group performance at the EKU Center of the Arts.

Paintsville Students in the Big Apple



Recently Paintsville Independent Gifted and Talented students, along with chaperones and parents traveled to New York City.  The group spent 4 days in the Big Apple visiting and learning about the city.  Stops included the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and Times Square.  The group also attended the Broadway Musical "Wicked", a prequel to the "Wizard of Oz". 

Photo by www.groupphotos.com

PES Academic Team Is Crowned Regional Governor's Cup Champions

“I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire

'Cause I am a champion and you’re gonna hear me roar.”


These lyrics, by Katy Perry, were appropriate for the Paintsville Elementary Academic Tigers as they roared loudly at the Region 34 Academic Competition Saturday, March 22 hosted by Fallsburg Elementary. This young team with a large competitive spirit, finished the day in first place overall, as well as in various individual assessments.

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