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Ladycats Tied Atop District Volleyball

Ladycats Tied Atop District Volleyball

After two matches, the Paris Ladycats find themselves lodged in a 3-way tie for first in District 14-4A volleyball.  Paris won at Pittsburg Tuesday, 25-20, 25-16, 20-25, 25-16, to join North Lamar and Pleasant Grove with 2-0 district marks. The road gets much tougher in the week ahead,...

09/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Pantherettes dominate District opener

Pantherettes dominate District opener

North Lamar played like you would expect the 18th ranked team in the state to play on Friday night. Except for a few brief moments in the first set, North Lamar had their game against Pittsburg well in hand. Photo by Beverly White) Natalie Allen setting the ball for the Pantherettes against...

09/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Masonic Lodge hands out dental packets to North Lamar first graders

Masonic Lodge hands out dental packets to North Lamar first graders

Members of the Roan Oak Masonic Lodge from Garretts Bluff presented first graders at Higgins and Aaron Parker elementary schools with dental packets. Photo:  Roan Oak Masonic Lodge member, Mike Parson, shows Higgins first grader Jared Franklin items in the Fantastic Teeth dental...

09/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Distinguished graduates of Paris ISD recognized

Distinguished graduates of Paris ISD recognized

In 2012, Paris ISD initiated the Distinguished Graduate Award.  This award is the highest award the district can bestow. The first induction ceremony was held in 2012 for Raymond Berry, Trent Hancock, Deon Minor, Admiral James Richardson, and Gene Stallings.  In 2013, James Robert (Bob)...

09/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
Roxton ISD to host Open House on October 6

Roxton ISD to host Open House on October 6

Roxton ISD is excited to be hosting our open house and report card pick-up on Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 4:45 – 7:15 p.m. An important parent meeting will be held in the cafeteria at 6:15 p.m.  Parents will be provided recent assessment information on their child, receive parent...

09/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
3rd Annual NLEF James A. Dawson Golf Tournament Slated

3rd Annual NLEF James A. Dawson Golf Tournament Slated

The third annual North Lamar Education Foundation (NLEF) James A. Dawson Golf Tournament in memory of Darrell White is scheduled for Saturday, October 1 at Paris Golf and Country Club.  Former North Lamar superintendent, James A. Dawson, is heading up the weekend event to raise scholarship...

09/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
PHS Drum Line Success at Plano Competition

PHS Drum Line Success at Plano Competition

On Saturday, September 24, the Paris High School Drum Line competed at the 25th Annual Plano Drum Line Competition. For the third year in a row, Paris received the award for Best Cymbal Line. The percussion director James Christian said, “At this contest, schools go against each other...

09/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris ISD Future Problem Solvers welcome speaker from Africa

Paris ISD Future Problem Solvers welcome speaker from Africa

Paris Independent School District welcomed Elangwe Esowe Gregory from the Brightland Christian Academy in Wotutu, Cameroon, Africa, to the District last week. Photo:  From left are Socrates students Mary Jane Torres, Quentis King, Jayden Solomon, Oscar Alamilla, and Elangwe Esowe Gregory. He...

09/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Varsity Cross Country team brings home first place

Paris Varsity Cross Country team brings home first place

Last weekend at the North Lamar hosted Cross Country meet, the Paris Wildcat varsity cross country team brought home first place. The Middle School boys won first place as a team as well and Luke Hohenberger placed  1st for an individual medal. Varsity also brought home individual medals...

09/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Float winners named in North Lamar homecoming parade

Float winners named in North Lamar homecoming parade

North Lamar’s Homecoming Parade made its way through the campus Friday afternoon as students and patrons lined the route to watch. Announced during the pep rally that morning and accompanied by Nominee Kayedon Oliver in the parade was North Lamar Homecoming King Kevin Dawson. Winning the...

09/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris High School Senior Shelby Wilson named Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Paris High School Senior Shelby Wilson named Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Paris High School Principal, Chris Vaughn, announced today that Shelby Wilson has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the...

09/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Panthers give fans a Homecoming performance to remember

Panthers give fans a Homecoming performance to remember

The North Lamar Panthers came in to Homecoming with a 2-2 record. They had won their previous two games at home and lost the two played on the road. This could be a great way to head into the bye week. Photo by Aaron Routon: Sam Cowling running the ball for North Lamar against Canton The...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar sweeps Bonham in final tune-up before district

North Lamar sweeps Bonham in final tune-up before district

The North Lamar Pantherettes kept up with their winning ways as all three North Lamar teams defeated Bonham in straight sets. The freshman got things going with a two game sweep over the visitors from Bonham 25-12 & 25-6. Photo by Beverly White. Bailey Foy (14) spiking the ball in a game...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Ladycats open district with win

Ladycats open district with win

Making her first varsity appearance of the season, sophomore Peaches Jackson provided 14 kills as the Paris Ladycats opened District 14-4A with a close 4-game win at Atlanta, 23-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20. The win moves Paris above the .500 mark for the season with a 15-14 record.  The Ladycats...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chili's supports North Lamar Project Graduation today

Chili's supports North Lamar Project Graduation today

Let Chili’s do the cooking while you support the North Lamar Project Graduation at the same time. With each flyer presented today, Monday, September 26 Chili’s will donate 10% of the event day sales back to this great organization. The North Lamar Project Graduation Give Back Event...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Cats hope to learn from Argyle loss

Cats hope to learn from Argyle loss

Paris Wildcats head football coach Steven Hohenberger took his team on a 140-mile field trip west Friday night to get a lesson in high school football.  The result was a 47-10 whipping administered by the state powerhouse Argyle Eagles. Photo:  Wildcat QB Ja’Kerion Brown butts helmets with...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris High School AP Scholars set new record

Paris High School AP Scholars set new record

Paris High School students from the combined classes of 2016 and 2017 have set the record for the largest number of AP Scholars in the history of Paris High School. The results of the exams they took in May 2016 have earned an unprecedented 27 AP Scholar Awards. Among Paris High School’s AP...

09/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
PISD receives donation from First Federal Community Bank

PISD receives donation from First Federal Community Bank

First Federal Community Bank presented the Paris Independent School District with a check in the amount of $2,904 from their Paris Wildcat Debit Card Program. Through the program, First Federal began offering Wildcat Debit Cards in 2011 and thanks to their customers’ use of the card, First...

09/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
6 of 6 TEA Distinctions Awarded to Aaron Parker Elementary

6 of 6 TEA Distinctions Awarded to Aaron Parker Elementary

Students from Aaron Parker Elementary who were tested during the 2015-2016 school year stand below a banner that now hangs in front of the rock school located in Powderly, Texas.  The North Lamar ISD campus that houses around 240 students met six out of six of the Texas Educations Agency’s...

09/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris ISD to get new vans

Paris ISD to get new vans

At the last Paris Independent School District Board of Trustee meeting the board approved to purchase two new vans for its Lamar County Head Start program. The bid was won by Everett Toyota of Paris.  “The vans are being purchased through our Head Start grant for our Lamar County Head...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com