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AP Test Scores

All students who took an AP test in the 2016-2017 school year can access their scores online at 8:00 am EST on July 7, 2017.

Students will need to visit the AP Score content on the CollegeBoard website and log in with their credentials there.

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Interested in coming to the Piarist School?

All prospective students are required to take and pass an entrance exam to become a student of the Piarist School. If you or your student wishes to schedule an exam, please contact Fr. Tom Carroll at 606-789-1967 to schedule an individual exam. Exams are usually held on Wednesdays but exceptions are made on an individual basis.

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Academic Calendar updated

Greetings. The calendar for the 2017-2018 school year has now been updated for your viewing. We’ll see you in the new school year!

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Summer 2017 Reading List

Piarist Summer Reading 2017

8th GradeA Monster Calls (Patrick Ness) and The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
10th Grade1984 (George Orwell) and Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
11th GradeThe Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner) and The Sea Wolf (Jack London)
12th GradeHow to Read Novels Like a Professor, How to Read Literature Like a Professor -Revised Ed. (Both by Thomas C Foster) and one novel of your choosing
*** Other reminders
7th Grade — Be sure to purchase a Bible for religion class. The version is up to you. (No, an app on your phone doesn’t count.)
9th Graders — As of right now there is no summer reading list. We’ll let you know if this changes.

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A Letter from Father Tom

Dear Friends

I have started my letters to “friends” in many different places such as the rectories of parishes that I am visiting, picnic tables at rest stops along some interstate highway or maybe in my recliner at home, but never as I am giving an entrance exam. While the hopeful young person is filling in a bunch of circles, I am starting this letter. This is the first Saturday in June and the last Saturday that I will be in Kentucky until September.

The appeal season is in full swing now. I just finished three consecutive weekends which took me to Providence, RI, Baton Rouge, LA and southeastern Minnesota. At the beginning of May, I had four new tires put on my minivan...

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Student earns a spot in the Celebrating Art Fall 2015 winners book!

Congratulations to 7th grader, Chloe May for earning a spot in the Celebrating Art Fall 2015 winners book!


Let’s keep our fingers crossed for more winners for the Spring 2016 contest!

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NHS Application Packets

The NHS application packets have been handed out. They must be returned to Jennifer Shepherd Harvey on or before March 16th. There will be no exceptions to this rule.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer at the school.


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Introducing the New Salyersville Bus

The new Piarist School bus just arrived, and its inaugural run will be on Monday, August 18. It will pick up students from Salyersville and from the Mountain Arts Center. Fr. Tom will have the new bus schedules available at the Park Day on Friday, August 15 at the Spillway of Jenny Wiley State Park. The cookout for students and parents will begin at 5 pm and schedules will be distributed then.


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Congratulations to the 2014 Graduating Class!

L-R –> Blair Johnson (salutatorian), Kaytlyn Hall, Galvin Greene (valedictorian), and Cathryn Calhoun.

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News Archive

VolleyKnights’ scheduling!

The Piarist VolleyKnights have been having quite the season this year and will round it out in grand fashion. October 2 – the Lady Knights will travel to South Floyd at 6 pm. October 5 finds the VolleyKnights playing a double header at Redbird at 10am. October 8, the VolleyKnights travel to Paintsville at 6 pm. October 10, Pike Central will take on the VolleyKnights at home at 6pm. Two away games quickly follow on October 14 at June Buchanan and Breathitt County on October 15. The season will round out with Senior Night on Ocotber 17th at 6pm as the VolleyKnights take on Prestonsburg Black Cats.

Midknight Madness

This year’s Midknight Madness is scheduled for October 16 at 7pm in the Piarist School gymnasium.

2nd Annual Class Wars Lock In scheduled!

The 2nd a...

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