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WHAS Crusade for Children


The WHAS Crusade for Children, Inc. established in 1954 by WHAS-TV, raises money for agencies, schools and hospitals to better the lives of special needs children. To learn more about WHAS Crusade for Children, visit crusadeforchildren.org.

New Yearbook Online Portal New Yearbook Online Portal

The 2017 MHS Yearbook Staff is pleased to announce the availability of a secure online portal and

Juniors recognized by GSP student success

Seven juniors were recognized by the Governor's Scholar Program

Girls Soccer win District trophy

Congratulations to the Lady Jackets Soccer team!!  They are back to back district champs!

MHS Site Based Nominations

MHS is currently accepting nominations for a minority parent representative to serve this year on the School Based Decision Making Council at Middlesboro High School. 

PLTW/Aerospace takes off

PLTW and the Aerospace classes have taken off with their new projects.

MHS Band voted as the best in the area!!

The MHS Band was voted as the readers choice best high school band.

Veteran's Appreciation Bowl

Join us for the 4th Annual Veteran's Appreciation Bowl on Friday Sept. 16 at 7:30pm at Bradner's Stadium.

Open House

MHS will host it's first open house on Thursday September 15 from 4:30 until 6:30

MHS Students and Parents Welcome / Open House dates!

MHS Students and Parents Welcome / Open House dates.

August 1st & 2nd-Senior contracts and schedules 8:30-4 pm.

August 3rd & 4th - sophomore/junior schedules 8:30-4pm.

August 4th - Freshman orientation 5:00 pm in the MHS Cafeteria. 5:20-7 pm student, parent, teacher meetings. Food will be provided by Gear-Up!

Middlesboro Independent School District among 17 in East Kentucky’s KVEC Region Nationally Recognized for Education Innovation

Six months of student-centered classroom redesigns, technical project-based learning, on-campus gardening, leadership exchanges, and much more culminated in 150+ presentations on April 27 in Pikeville. More than 1200 people showed up and over 5,000 joined by live stream for the 2nd Annual Action Research Summit. Thousands of social media posts generated by #ARIaction16 and WYMT-TV coverage shared the undeniable story of east Kentucky’s leading innovation in rural education. 

Summer Feeding Program

Free summer meals start Tuesday, May 31st thru June 30th.  



March Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for March 2016. Student leaders are chosen based upon their their demonstrated leadership traits. Their ability to be proactive in all aspects of their school work and their ability to to be part of a team (synergize). Also their willingness to help others.

Mr. Jones and all the staff are very happy and proud of all our Leaders of the Month.

February Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for February 2016. 

Leadership Day

We invite you to visit and learn more about our Leader in Me School! Com see what makes Middlesboro Elementary a place where we are helping all students learn to be leaders, achieve success, and

MHS Radio Station WYJR WYJR

Two years ago Mr. Chuck Owens wrote a grant proposal to establish a radio station at MHS.  Today, station 95.5 WYJR FM-LP is part of everyday life at our school.  Under the guidance of Mr. Owens, a select group of students run the stations day to day play of a variety of music that airs across the city 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  

Middlesboro Independent and the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative ARI

The Middlesboro Independent School District is 1 of 17 rural school districts that is included in the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative (ARI). Lead by the Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative (KVEC) and supported by the federal “Race to the Top” grant, ARI is a consortium of 17 regional school districts that have made commitments to share resources and professional learning opportunities.  These 17 districts are collectively working to connect learners to highly effective teachers every day. They focus on five important components of education:  personalized learning environments, next-generation classrooms, accessible data systems, effective teachers and leaders, and college and career readiness. 

Students showcase their Creativity through Destination Imagination

The Destination Imagination program encourages teams of learners to have fun, take risks, focus and frame challenges while incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), the arts and service learning. Our participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and their ideas, and the collaborative problem solving process. Teams may showcase their solutions at a tournament.

Middlesboro Middle School Implements LEAD Program

Middlesboro Middle School is currently a Leader in Me (LEAD) school that teaches students how to be well-rounded leaders in their school and community. LEAD is the middle school version of The Leader in Me program developed by Stephen Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Happy Kids and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens.  Covey developed the student program based on the best selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Teachers Make Presentations at Promising Practices Summit

Seven teachers from the Middlesboro Independent School district presented their Learning Innovation Grant projects at the 2015 Promising Practices Summit in Pikeville, Kentucky on October 28, 2015.   The Summit showcased learning innovation in the eastern Kentucky region as a direct result of the Race to the Top/Appalachian Renaissance Initiative grants that were awarded to Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) and 17 outstanding rural school districts.  

Career Fair Combines Vision with Reality

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" This is a question children are frequently asked. Sometimes they have a good idea of what to do with their lives, but other times they have not a clue. Middlesboro Elementary School Guidance Counselor Theresa Allen decided to provide an opportunity for kids to see and inquire about jobs with the school's first-ever Career Fair.

Hospital partners with MHS on ‘W8 2 TXT’ campaign

In Kentucky as well as many other states, drivers are prohibited from texting while driving. Middlesboro ARH Hospital recently partnered with Middlesboro High School to raise awareness of the dangers of texting

November Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for November 2015. Student leaders are chosen based upon their their demonstrated leadership traits. 

October Leaders of the Month

Middlesboro Middle School is happy to announce our Leaders of the Month for October 2015. Student leaders are chosen based upon their their demonstrated leadership traits.

MMS Entrepreneurial Fair

Middlesboro Middle School students in Mrs. Evans’ and Mrs. Brigmon’s 4th period classes participated in an Entrepreneurial Fair on November 4th at the middle school.  Several students displayed and presented their own business plans that they created from start to finish.  

Congratulations Mallory James

Congratulations to Mallory James for placing 13th out of 358 students at the Middle School Cross Country Competition in Lexington, KY!  Way to go Mallory!


Open House Extravaganza

Middlesboro Middle School invites you to join us for our fall Open House Extravaganza on Tuesday, November 10th from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM.  This will be a Veteran's Appreciation Event.