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Girls All A State Tournament (No School Friday, January 27th)

Nicholas County Schools will be closed on Friday, January 27th, for the Girls All A State Tournament.

Lady Jackets 10th Region All A Champions Lady Jackets 10th Region All A Champions

Congratulations to Coach Greg Letcher and the Lady Jackets Basketball team for winning the All A 10th Region.  They defeated Augusta, Bracken County and Bishop Brossart on the road to the All A State Tournament. 

They will play the champion of Region 5 on January 25th at 9:30pm at the Frankfort Convention Center. 

Tickets are on sale at the high school for $8.  Tickets will be $10 at the door.

We hope everyone comes out to support these student athletes!

Nicholas Co School Closing. Friday, January 6th 2017

Nicholas Co School Closing. Friday, January 6th 2017

Nicholas Co Schools is closed today. January 5th 2017

Nicholas Co Schools is closed today. Thursday January 5th 2017

Yearbook Information

Yearbook News:

2015-2016 Nicholas County High School and Middle School yearbooks are in.  If you ordered a yearbook last year, please see Mrs. Eaglin to pick up your reserved copy.  If you would like to purchase one, there are a limited number of extra copies available at $50 for high school books and $30 for middle school books.


2016-2017 Nicholas County High School and Middle School yearbooks are now on sale!  You may purchase your books from Mrs. Eaglin (cash, check, or money order) or online at and search for our school.  High school books ordered before November 1, 2016, are available for $40 and will go up to $45 until December 31, 2016.  After January 1, high school books will be the regular price $50.  Middle school books are available before November 1, 2016, for $20, will go up to $25 until December 31, 2016, and cost $30 after January 1.  


Attention Senior parents:  Senior ad space is limited.  Please order your child's senior ad as soon as possible.  A letter from the yearbook staff went home with students earlier this year.  The following sizes and prices are available:  Business Card size (1/8 pg) $25, 1/4 page $50, 1/2 page $100, and full page $200 (includes a free yearbook $50 value).  You can also add a QR code for an additional $50 to any size senior ad that will link to a video of your choice.  This is a great new feature that is guaranteed to link to your uploaded video for a minimum of 30 years.  QR codes can be scanned by QR reader apps (free) on your smartphone or smart device.

Middle/High School Fall Pictures

The date for the Middle/High School Fall Pictures has been changed to September 29th.

All "A" Golf State Qualifiers Golf Team

Congratulations to the sudent athletes that were All "A" State Golf Qualifiers.  Gook luck in Somerset, KY on September 9-10.  Pictured left to right: Wilson Switzer, Cassidy Wells, Grace Kiskaden and Trent Letcher.

2016-2017 District Lunch Menu
2016-17 Supply List
Nicholas County High School yearbook staff recognized for Yearbook Excellence

Nicholas County High School yearbook staff has been recognized for Yearbook Excellence for their 2014-2015 high school yearbook.

Gateway Regional Art Competition Art Students

The art students participated in the Gateway Regional Art Competition on May 1st in Mount Sterling.

In the high school division: Samuel Jolly won the  Best Overall Art  and a $100.00 cash award.  Courtney Vice won 1st Place in sculpture.

Pictured left to right: Samantha Villaflor, Samuel Jolly, Megan Poe, Courtney Vice and Tiffany Morris.

FBLA Qualifies for Nationals!

The Nicholas County FBLA chapter traveled to the Galt House in Louisville, KY on April 18, 2016 for the State Leadership Conference.  Thirty members from the chapter attended the opening and closing ceremonies, various workshops and heard from the conference keynote speaker Tony Lamb, CEO of KONA Ice.  The students competed in 16 events and placed in 7, qualifying 10 students (1st-4th place only) for the National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA on June 28-July 3, 2016.

Regional Art Competition

The Regional Art Competition was held on March 16th at Morehead State University. 

Kaitlyn Shannon—1st Place Ceramics
Samuel Jolly—2nd Place Fashion Design
Courtney Vice—Honorable Mention Digital Art

Kaitlyn advances to the State Art Competition in April. 


FBLA Regional Leadership Conference

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members competed at the Regional Leadership Conference on March 16th at Morehead State University.

Twenty four students qualified for the State Leaderhsip Conference.  The State Leadership Conference will be at the Galt House in Louisville, KY on April 18-20.  The top 4 finishers at State will qualify for the National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA this summer.

Correction to the School Newspaper
Correction: In the previous edition of the school newspaper, there was an inadvertent mistake. As the final selections for the Governor's Scholars Program are still being deciphered, some of the candidates' names were not mentioned. All of the Nicholas County candidates are as follows:
James Campbell
Samuel Jolly
Trenton Letcher
Alyssa Livingood
Devon Madison
We apologize for this error and appreciate your understanding.
FFA Regional Competition Results

On March 11th, 22 Nicholas County FFA members competed at Licking River Regional Day at Morehead State University. The region is comprised of 10 counties with only 1st and second proceeding to the State contest held in June. We are proud to announce that the following students will be representing the Nicholas County FFA in June: 

Senior Chapter Meeting Team-  1st place Dustin Liver, Bodie Taggett, Keeli Hughes, Logan Bechanan, James Campbell, Broedy Harris, Hunter Hopkins, John Swanner, Aaron Fryman, and Shelby Farrow 

Prepared Public Speaking- Logan Bechanan 1st place 

Small Animal Impromptu- Hunter Hopkins 1st place 

Floral Design Impromptu- Michelle Hunt 2nd place 

Forestry Impromptu- Aaron Conyers 2nd place


Project Grad Meeting

There will be a Project Grad Meeting on Monday, March 21st at 5:30pm in the high school cafeteria. 

Also, if you have a 2016 graduate, please send (2) 2 liter bottles of pop to the high school to help with upcoming events. 

If you have any questions, please contact Shawna Irvin at 859-289-3780.


NCMHS Week of February 29th

Monday, February 29th-
Science Tutoring Offered After School

Tuesday, March 1st-
English Tutoring Offered After School
ACT - Administered to all Juniors
10th Region Tournament at Campbell County Middle School
7:30pm - Nicholas County Lady Jackets vs. Scott High School

Wednesday, March 2nd-
Math Tutoring Offered After School
Thursday, March 3rd-
Social Studies Tutoring Offered After School
Friday, March 4th-
Saturday, March 5th- 
Project Grad AAU Basketball Tournament
Sunday, March 6th-
Project Grad AAU Basketball Tournament Continued