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Paintsville Independent---Back to School Bash, August 12th

Paintsville Independent Schools will have their Back to School Bash on Tuesday (August 12th) at both school campuses.


The elementary (grades K-6) time is from 5:30-7:00 pm. 


The middle/high school (grades 7-12) time is from 6:00-7:30 pm.


The Paintsville Back to School Bash is a time to see the school and the classrooms, meet the teachers, get information about upcoming activities and extracurricular teams/clubs, and celebrate the beginning of a great school year.


Please make plans to join the Tiger Family on this date. 


PES PTO will be selling pizza, drinks, and snacks in the PES cafeteria beginning at 5 pm that day for anyone who would like to grab a bite to eat before the Back to School Bash begins.

PES Cornerstone Dedication and Tour---Sunday August 10th

On Sunday, August 10th Paintsville Elementary School will host a cornerstone dedication ceremony in the new gymnasium.  The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. and is open to the public.  The Paintsville Masonic Lodge will conduct the ceremony.


At 3 p.m. there will be a public tour of the new PES addition, beginning at the new front entrance on Second Street.  Punch and cookies will be served. 


Please make plans to join us for one or both events.




Paintsville Recreation Center---Afterschool Program

The Paintsville Recreation Center will offer an Afterschool Program for elementary and middle school students for the 2014-15 school year.  Registration for the program will be held at the Rec. Center on July 28th and 29th from noon until 5 p.m.  Students must be registered before they can attend.



The afterschool program is slated to begin on August 14th and will run from 3-5:30 pm Monday-Friday.  A bus will take registered Paintsville students to the Rec. Center following school dismissal.


There is a charge for this afterschool program.   



Dates Set for Kindergarten University

PES will have its annual Kindergarten University on Thursday and Friday, August 7th and 8th at the elementary school. 


Thursday (8/7/14) will be from 10 am-noon.  Students and their parents will have the chance to meet the K teachers and staff, see the classrooms, and do fun learning activities. A snack will be served. 


Friday (8/8/14) will be K University Kindergarten Screening Day.  Families whose children attend Kindergarten University will be given a designated time on the 8th for this one-on-one screening.


There is no charge for K University.  If your child has not already enrolled for Kindergarten and you would like them to attend K University please contact the PES office at 789-2651.


Webb Named New Principal of PES

Superintendent Coy D. Samons and the Paintsville Elementary Site Based Decision Making Council announced today the hiring of Katie H. Webb as the Principal for PES, effective July 1, 2014. Mrs. Webb is currently the District Supervisor of Instruction for Paintsville Independent. She oversees a diverse list of district-wide initiatives including assessment, curriculum, professional development, and improvement planning.


Mrs. Webb earned her Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education from Pikeville College in 1993, her Master’s in Education from Morehead State University in 2001, and post-master’s certifications in Instructional Leadership in 2006 and 2008 from MSU.  She began her teaching career at Our Lady of the Mountains in 1994 and was hired as an elementary teacher at PES in 2000.  During her 9 years at PES she taught 5th/6th grade Social Studies and Language Arts, as well as serving as a basketball coach and an academic team coach.  She became the Supervisor of Instruction for the district in 2009.  She and her husband, Todd, have 2 daughters, Allison (a 2013 PHS graduate and UK Sophomore) and Madison (a 6th grader at PES).

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