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Student Headed to MIT

Congratulations to Piedmont High School senior Mollie Wilkinson on her admittance to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the 2017-2018 academic year. Mollie will pursue a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics from MIT.  Mollie was also awarded a full tuition scholarship.   According to MIT entrance data, the institute admitted 1,438 students for the 2021 class who come from 50 states, . . .

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Trent Worley Named Head Football Coach

Piedmont Public Schools is excited to announce the hiring of Trent Worley as the new head football coach.  Coach Worley comes to us from Lake Hamilton, Arkansas and brings a wealth of football experience, including 8 years as a head coach and 8 years as an assistant coach.  He is joined by his wife, Ashlee, and his two sons, Jaxon and Cash.   "Coach Worley brings some very important . . .

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District Teacher of the Year

Piedmont Public Schools is honored to announce that the District Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017 is Julie Ely, music teacher at Stone Ridge Elementary!  Mrs. Ely has been in education for 22 years, and she has been such an outstanding educator in Piedmont for the last eight years.  Mrs. Ely is instrumental in helping students develop their skills in music and in fostering creative expression, an appreciation of the arts, and . . .

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National Blue Ribbon

U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that Northwood Elementary has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.  Northwood is among the 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor.     “This is a tremendous honor for both Northwood and the entire Piedmont School District,” Superintendent, Dr. James White, said after the announcement.  “Congratulations . . .

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