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Sarah Wilson, Mr. Stefan Brown and Erin Atwell

Pulaski County and Southwestern High celebrate its 20th year for the Society of Character. The mission of the Society of Character is to recognize a male and female junior or senior who have exemplified outstanding character in their respective sport. Each recipient was selected by their coach/coaches on outstanding character, academic excellence, sportsmanship, and involvement in their school and the community.

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Pulaski County Schools hosted the annual Spelling Bee on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.  Participants represented the Pulaski County School District, Science Hill Independent School District, Somerset Christian School and Somerset Independent School District.  All participants did an outstanding job with Sidney Debord (Northern Elementary) as Winner and Olyvia Keck (Hopkins Elementary) as Runner Up.

Spelling Bee Participants

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Reapplying for Emergency Broadband Benefits

Many of our families have received notification from USAC that EBB benefits have expired and that you need to reapply.  This is the program that provided families with discounts on home Internet service and the option to buy devices at discounted prices.  If you have received this letter and need to reapply, click HERE for a step-by-step guide on completing the online application.  If you need a district letter confirming your child's eligibility under the CEP program, please contact your school to request this letter. 

REWARD

The Pulaski County School System is offering a $1,000 reward for anyone providing information leading to the arrest of an individual in connection to the theft of tools and a backhoe from Pulaski County

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Stuff the Bus Appreciation

Commonwealth Journal by Janie Slaven:  The Pulaski County School System is expressing their appreciation for the community support they received participating in the toy and supply drive to help survivors of the December 11 tornado outbreak in western Kentucky. 

Pulaski County Schools collected items as part of the "Stuff the Bus" campaign coordinated through Kentucky Educational Development Corporation and other Eastern Kentucky school districts, which then traveled by caravan to the impacted counties on December 20.  Read the entire article HERE   Click the article title to see photos.

 

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Stuff the Bus

Pulaski County Schools are partnering with Kentucky Educational Development Corporation and other Eastern Kentucky School districts in a toy and supply drive for the Kentuckians in Western Kentucky that were affected by the storms over the weekend.  It is called "Stuff the Bus".  Donations of toys and supplies may be dropped at any Pulaski County School or the Pulaski County Central Office.  These toys and supplies will be caravaned over on Monday December 20.  If you have any questions please feel free to email patrick.richardson@pulaski.kyschools.us or call 606-679-1123.

Pulaski Schools recently held its 2020 Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Pulaski County High School.  Pulaski School System is proud to honor the rich heritage of academic, athletic, and civic contributions made by those who have attended or have had long-term associations with the PC School System from past and present.  Five individuals and two teams were honored by being inducted into the Hall of Fame for 2020. 

2020 HOF Girls Cross Country

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PES Appreciation for Health Care Workers

Pulaski Elementary fifth grade students worked to collect non-perishable food items  to help all of the hospital workers to have a treat to provide strength and to remind them that they are appreciated and loved.  Pictured are Mr. Josh Wheeler, Ms. Sharon Young, accepting baskets on behalf of LCRH, Mrs. Cindy Dick, Mrs. Cassi Coffey, and Mrs. Jennifer Moody. 

PES 5th grade teachers with Ms. Sharon Young and food baskets.

PCHS Community Project

The PCHS Volleyball Team, with coach McKenzie McCollum, put together 72 goody bags to be handed out to health care workers and staff at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.  The team wanted to take this on as a community project to show their appreciation for the hard work and tireless hours spent during this pandemic and it was truly a success. 

Pulaski High volleyball team with care packages.

Kentucky has been approved to provide summer P-EBT benefits as offered by the USDA. Please note the following important aspects of the approval:

  • All eligible students will receive the same total benefit amount of $375 for the covered summer period. The benefit will be a one-time deposit to the existing cards that should occur in August.
  • Summer P-EBT is an “extension” of the 2020-2021 P-EBT benefit, so all students that ended the school year as eligible will automatically receive the benefits, including students that graduated.
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Pulaski County School District will be participating in the Seamless Summer Option of National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.  As part of this program, BES, EES, MEC, NES, NHES, NMS, OHES, Eagle, PCHS, PES, SHES, SES, SMS, and SWHS will offer healthy meals every school day at NO COST to all enrolled students and children age 18 and younger that are siblings of enrolled students for school year 2021-2022.  Students and these specific eligible community children will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee.  Click on the above article title for additional information.

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The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program by the FCC provides a temporary discount on monthly bills for qualifying households.  Recipients may receive up to $50/month discount on broadband service and associated equipment rental and a one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet or desktop computer.  Your household qualifies for this benefit if your service provider participates and if you have a Pulaski County Student in your home because our school system participates in USDA Community Eligibility Provision providing all students with free meals at school. Click on the article tilte for additional instrucitons.  You can also visit the FCC website to apply.

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Meals will be available for up to 7 days per week, May 24 - July 30, 2021.  Pickup at Pulaski County High School available Monday - Friday only (weekend meals picked during the week).  To be approved, complete and return the application to Mary Worley or Carylon Burdine.  Participants must read the Sponsor Training Guide.  Meals may be provided for children 18 and younger and persons age 19 - 21 participating in a school program who have a mental or physical disability.  For additional information contact Food Services at 679-1123 or Charita Roberts at 679-3217.  Click on the article title above for additional information.

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SBDM Parent Elections

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Parent SBDM Elections

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Parent SBDM Vote

Are you interested in being a bus driver? Pulaski County Schools is hiring with training available for CDL and KY state bus driver certifications. You must be 21, complete a Pulaski County Schools employment application, have a current KY driver license with a good driving record, have a high school diploma or GED, pass a DOT physical, and pass a drug test prior to the start of classes. Full time and part time positions available. For more information, call 606-679-1123 and ask for Barry Erp or Tim Woods in transportation.

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Color Guard Clinics

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Free Parental Information Academy - Pulaski Co. Sheriff's Office

Are you concerned about your teenager's safety and actions?  Want practical tips that are interactive, insightful, and eye opening?  Sign up for the FREE Parental Information Academy offered by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office and Pulaski County School District.  Thursday, February 25, 2021 is the last day to preregister.  Click HERE for registration and additional information.

The second round of the Covid vaccinations will be given on Friday March 5 and Friday March 12. These days will be #ILearnPulaski Days.  If your second shot date was scheduled between 2/22 and 3/2 then you will report to the PCHS gym on March 5.  If your second shot was scheduled between 3/3 and 3/8 then you will report to the SWHS gym on March 12.  Please click HERE INTERNAL_LINK for additional information including a detailed schedule.

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Staff Last Call for COVID 19 Vaccine

If you are employed by Pulaski County Schools, originally signed up for the COVID-19 vaccine and have not received it yet, please complete the survey found HERE by the end of the day on Friday, February 5.  This will allow us to plan for the appropriate number of vaccinations left to administer. The vaccine will be administered at the Central Office Boardroom on Monday, February 8 between 9 and 3.  This will be the last opportunity for district staff to receive the vaccination this round.  You can also find the survey under the "Employee Survey and Requests Forms" menu at the top of any school/district webpage.

STOP: Safety Tipline, Online Prevention

Safety Tipline, Online Prevention

 

Click the icon above or click HERE to access the Tipline.

Pulaski County COVID-19 Hotline

Pulaski County COVID-19 Hotline

The Pulaski County School System has announced their selections to the 2020 Hall of Fame.  If you are one of the individuals listed below or know contact information for any of these individuals, please contact annette.cottrell@pulaski.kyschools.us with that information. 

Class of 2020: Heather Baker, Angie Blevins, Rodney Griffin, Lauren Scholl, Jim Wilson, 1987 PCHS Boys Cross Country State Champions and the 1991 PCHS Girls Cross Country State Champions.  

Click the above article title for more details and a complete listing of team recipients.

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Attention Seniors

Herff Jones will be at PCHS on Wednesday, December 16th from 11-2:30. Seniors may pick up early delivery items or stop by to place an order. Juniors who want to order a class ring may also stop by and order. Students will pull to the bottom parking lot at the auditorium steps for orders.  

Water & Sewer Bill Relief Healthy at Home Funds Available Now!

If you are having trouble paying water and sewer bills due to COVID-19, we can help. Find your local Community Action office by calling 800-456-3452 Program ends Dec. 11 or before if funds are depleted.

Click HERE for the Flyer for more information.


 

The Pulaski County School System is accepting nominations for the 2020 Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize and honor the rich heritage of academic and athletic contributions made by those who have attended or had long-term associations with the Pulaski County School System.  Deadline for nominations is October 15.  

 

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2020 Hall of Fame Nomination Form

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The Pulaski County School District has just been approved to serve meals to a wider group of children.  The USDA and Kentucky Department of Education now allow us to operate under the Summer Feeding Program guidelines.  If your child already receives meals each week, there's no need to sign up again.  If, however, your child meets the expanded eligibility guidelines, please complete the School Meal Request Form: www.pulaski.net/foodservice INTERNAL_LINK

Click the article title above to sign up.

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WiFi Access

Do you need a Wi-Fi connection to access and return your iLearn lessons?  If so, stop by one of our school campuses to connect with the district network.  Pulaski County Schools has made our network available to students and staff without having to enter a building.  To see school maps that identify the hotspot areas as well as instructions on how to login to the network, click http://www.pulaski.net/docs/district/Notices/WiFi Hotspots.pdf

Dear Pulaski County Families,

Pulaski County Schools is committed to offering the highest quality of service to your children as we start the year learning at home. All cafeterias at each school will have curbside meal pick-up.  You must complete the School Meal Request Form, so we know to prepare a meal for you.  Click here: www.pulaski.net/foodservice INTERNAL_LINK

  • Complete one application per child.
  • If you have children enrolled in multiple schools, all meals can be picked up at one school.
  • Meal services begin August 24th, and will continue until we are back to in-person instruction.
  • Meal pick-up times: 9:00 am until 1:30 pm.
  • Up to 5 days of meals per child may be requested.
  • By completing this form, you are opting to pick up breakfast and lunch meals until we return to in person instruction.
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Young Women LEAD Live!

High School girls in KY, IN, WV and OH can participate in the FREE, virtual Young Women LEAD Live! event presented by Toyota on Sept. 24 or Sept. 25 from 9:30 a.m. - Noon.  The event features the World's #1 coach for young women, Julie Carrier; Disney filmmakers and twin activists Maryam and Nivaal Rehman along with High School Musical actress and UN Youth Champion, Monique Coleman.  The event is hosted virtually through Northern KY University.  Registration opens on August 10.  Go to www.youngwomenlead.com 

In conjunction with Prairie Farms and the Kentucky Dairy Development Council, officers/members of the Pulaski County High FFA Chapter were on hand helping pass out "Farmers to Families" food boxes.  1,320 boxes were given to residents of Pulaski County on a first come first serve basis.  This was a free box which included 2 gallons milk, cottage cheese, cream cheese, dip, flavored milk, and sour cream. 

Click the above article title for more information.

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