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April 12 - ACT testing
April 13 - MHS Sports Banquet 1PM
April 14 - School Board Meeting 7PM at the Vocational School
April 16 - MHS SBDM 3PM
April 20 - Easter
April 22 - Earth Day
April 26 - MHS Prom 8PM
School Closings
May 20, 2014--Election Day
May 26, 2014--Memorial Day

Last Day for Students is May 30th
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Mayfield High School

700 Douthitt Street
Mayfield KY  42066
Phone: 270-247-4461  
Fax: 270-247-9624
Don Hubbard - Principal
John Tyler-Assistant Principal
Grades Served:  9th-12th

Hours of Operation:
7:00 AM---Doors Open
7:20 AM---Breakfast is served
7:45 AM--Class begins (students are tardy if not in class by this time)
2:45 PM--Classes Dismissed

Autism organizations estimate that it costs about $60,000 a year to provide adequate educational, medical, and therapeutic services to an autistic child.  There are an estimated two million people with autism spectrum disorders in the United States, more than 500,000 of whom are children.  The rate of one in 68 children is a more startling one.  
Each April, Autism Speaks celebrates “Light It Up Blue” in commemoration of World Autism Awareness Day. “Light It Up Blue” is a global initiative that kicks off Autism Awareness Month and helps raise awareness about autism. In honor of this historic day, many iconic landmarks, sporting venues, bridges, and stores are among the thousands of communities that “Light It Up Blue.”  Mayfield Independent Schools participated this year, and the cheerleaders, led by Abby Bryant, decided to do something special for the event coordinator, Mrs. Dowdy.
As a teacher at Mayfield High School and the parent of an autistic child, Mrs. Dowdy encouraged all Mayfield Cardinals to “Light It Up Blue” in honor of all autistic families, especially the autistic children in our community.  When one of Mrs. Dowdy’s twin sons, Colson, was recently diagnosed with autism just shy of his second birthday, she was quite upset and confused to say the very least.  However, with the help of local agencies, medical professionals, a few outstanding Mayfield educators, and the Autism Speaks charity, her family is more educated and prepared.  “We now know autism is a gift, and it’s up to us to use it as God intended.”  ~ Kara Dowdy, MHS Junior English Teacher and Cheer Coach 
As a result of Mrs. Dowdy’s “Light It Up Blue” initiative, the cheerleaders decided to surprise Mrs. Dowdy with a shirt of her own in honor of one of her twins, and they also purchased shirts for themselves to wear every Tuesday during April, which is Autism Awareness month.

MHS is based on three essential foundations. Pride, Tradition, and Excellence. In 2011 we graduated 89 students who recieved 3.5 million dollars in scholarship offers. This last year our academic index rated our school first in Western Kentucky and 9th overall in the state.

MHS has a tradition of excellence. Our football team was undefeated State Champions last year. Our girls track produced 2 State Champions and our baseball team won the Region. Our band finished 4th in the State and FBLA produced 9 State winners who advanced to Nationals.

Our great traditions at MHS are continually growing stronger. The Mayfield Cardinals pride themselves on being successful in all aspects of education. We invite you to visit our school so we can show you more.

Special Notices...
The last day for students for the 2013-2014 school year will be Friday, May 30th. Students will NOT attend on May 20th (Election Day) or May 26th (Memorial Day).
Safety Tipline, Online Prevention

Informational Brochure -
Directions for Use -

This is NOT for reporting emergencies, if the situation you are in is an emergency and requires an immediate response, you should call 911.

  • “This is an anonymous service, we can only contact you if you choose to identify yourself, and that choice is strictly up to you; we will take all reports seriously either way”
  • “If you are caught reporting things you know are not true there will be consequences; please report respectfully and responsibly” 
  • If you have any questions about this new service please contact Gavin Thompson at 270-247-3868 or Cheri Gossett at 270-804-1381.
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