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Leaders discuss highlights of stays at Tilghman PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wayne Walden   
Monday, 03 June 2013 12:57

by Nicholas Reside

The Paducah Sun, May 26, 2013

Reprinted with permission.


Members of the Paducah Tilghman High School class of 2013 received their diplomas Saturday at McRight Field.

Salutatorian Alicia Humphrey said she had grown into a new person during her time at the school.

“As a freshman at Tilghman, I remember walking down the hallways always feeling really nervous,” she said. “All the upperclassmen were taller and prettier and smarter and so much older than me. The building was foreign, and the teacher’s faces were no longer familiar.”

She said she soon learned what the school had in store for her.


Last Updated on Monday, 03 June 2013 13:06
Cyber-Bullying and Cheating in Education PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wayne Walden   
Thursday, 23 May 2013 10:02

by Art Davis, Principal, Paducah Tilghman High School

Special to the Tilghman Bell, May 2013

Over the span of my twenty-eight years in education, I’ve seen trends and fads come and go, with each year bringing a new challenge.  Educators adapt quite well to anything that can creep its way into classrooms and potentially inhibit the learning of students.   When all is said and done, our primary purpose at Paducah Tilghman is to maximize student achievement and ensure that every student graduates college and career ready, with no exceptions.  Anything that detracts from this purpose has always and will always be dealt with seriously.  A perfect example of this pertains to the availability of modern technology and the easy access to information that our society enjoys today.  Interestingly, technology is both a blessing and a curse, with its potential to enrich our lives in numerous ways, yet also possibly ruin educational possibilities, careers, individuals, and families at the same time.  Two “curses,” evident in schools across America, are cyber-bullying and academic cheating. 


Last Updated on Thursday, 23 May 2013 10:18
May 2013 Issue of Tilghman Bell Posted PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wayne Walden   
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 12:57

The May 2013 issue of the Tilghman Bell has been posted online. You can see it here.


Senior Portrait Information for Juniors PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wayne Walden   
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 08:47

If you are a rising senior (class of 2014) please read the attached information on senior portraits from Pathways advisor Amber Braden.

You can see the letter here

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 09:01
April Issue of the Tilghman Bell Posted Online PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wayne Walden   
Thursday, 16 May 2013 15:00

The April 2013 issue of the Tilghman Bell has been posted online. You can see it here.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 12:51
PATC Joins Kohl's A-Team In Community Service PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wayne Walden   
Thursday, 16 May 2013 14:20

Kohl's Associates and Skills USA students from the Paducah Area Technical Center (PATC) partnered to read with Clark Head Start students on May 1. The "A-Team" events, which are sponsored by Kohl's, donated the books that were read at Clark to Morgan Head Start and also made a donation to Skills USA for joining them in the community service project.

Participants included, (l to r): Front Row: Rebecca Burns, Jason Baker (RHS), Amy Dockery (Open Campus), Jayla Rogers (PTHS), Paige Cunningham (RHS), Roger Reiners, Kristen Langley
Back Row: Kim Anderson, Tesla Springs, David Cissell, Tommy Harper (PTHS), Garrett Milles (LOHS)

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).

Kohl's A-Team events provide Associates the opportunity to volunteer their time and show their team spirit through participating in various youth focused charities.


Emerson and Walton Receive Honors at B.A.B.E.S. /Boys to Gentlemen Volunteer Luau PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wayne Walden   
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 14:20

Celeste Emerson and Pastor Anthony Walton were honored on Wednesday, April 24th during the 1st B.A.B.E.S. and Boys to Gentlemen Volunteer Luau at PTHS. 

Mrs. Emerson received the Making a Difference award as volunteer of the year and Pastor Walton was awarded the Above and Beyond award for the Tornado Alley YSC Advisory Council member that worked throughout the year before and during school  on various programs. 


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