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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
NLHS Pre-AP students present World Culture Fair

NLHS Pre-AP students present World Culture Fair

North Lamar High School sophomores Allison Bright, Abbie Fischer, Cydney Holbrook, andJayden Franklin presented Japan at the annual World Culture Fair put on by the Pre-AP World History students. On the front lawn of the high school, students displayed their research findings through...

09/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
NLHS Speech and Debate Compete Over Weekend

NLHS Speech and Debate Compete Over Weekend

North Lamar High School’s Speech and Debate team competed in a tournament at Lovejoy High School over the weekend.  Individually Kay Edwards placed second in International Extemporaneous and Jake Cholletplaced seventh in Congressional Debate. The team of Colin Hodgkiss and Steele Musgrove...

09/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Early deficit too much for Panthers to overcome

Early deficit too much for Panthers to overcome

A lot of times, football is a game of adjustments. Sometimes these adjustments happen on the fly. While other times, they’re made during the halftime intermission. North Lamar’s 45-28 loss in Pottsboro Friday night was a prime example. (Photo by Maddy Routon) Ty Waggoner (14), Jeremiah...

09/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
NLHS Homecoming Coronation Set for Friday Night

NLHS Homecoming Coronation Set for Friday Night

Ten North Lamar High School seniors were selected by the student body as the 2016 Homecoming Court.  Named as the Homecoming Queen Nominees beginning left are Kayedon Oliver, Jaimelynn Parker, Shiann Rice, Bailee Nickerson, and Taleria Anderson.   Homecoming King Nominees from left are...

09/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Tailgating for Scholarships NLEF throws party for annual fundraiser

Tailgating for Scholarships NLEF throws party for annual fundraiser

The North Lamar Education Foundation is bringing back its annual ‘Tailgating for Scholarships’ to raise money for North Lamar graduating seniors.  In its sixth year, the event will take place Saturday, October 15 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Love Civic Center. Under the Baylor Bears tent,...

09/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Stone Middle School Volleyball snags wins over Pleasant Grove

Stone Middle School Volleyball snags wins over Pleasant Grove

North Lamar’s 7th and 8th volleyball teams played Pleasant Grove on September 8 in Texarkana.  The results along with outstanding players are: 7th Gold won against PG Offensive player –Tylea Parson Defensive player – Mylee Nottingham 7th Blue lost a hard fought three match...

09/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Administrator Named Region 8 TASSP Middle School Principal of the Year

North Lamar Administrator Named Region 8 TASSP Middle School Principal of the Year

Each year the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals selects outstanding principals and assistant principals from each of the twenty TASSP regions. Representing North Lamar ISD is Stone Middle School Principal Kelly Stewart who was named the Region 8 TASSP Secondary Principal of the...

09/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
Pantherettes sweep Lindale on the road

Pantherettes sweep Lindale on the road

The Pantherettes looked like they were going to easily take care of Lindale on the road Friday night. After jumping out in the first two games (25-16 and 25-16), Lindale bounded back in games three (23-25) and four (17-25). The Pantherettes were able to rebound in the fifth game 15-7 to defeat...

09/12/2016 by eparisextra.com
Two-Headed attack gives Panthers second win of the season

Two-Headed attack gives Panthers second win of the season

For the most part, this season, the North Lamar Panthers have been all about the running game. Against Idabel, they threw the ball eight times, but most of that was due to the fact they were trailing late in the ball game. Mt Pleasant only saw three attempts from Sam Cowling.  Against...

09/12/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar vs. Greenville - Photo Gallery

North Lamar vs. Greenville - Photo Gallery

Friday Night Lights at its best. Photos courtesy of Tony Corso Images. #NL #Football ...

09/12/2016 by eparisextra.com
Exotic animals make appearance at Everett Elementary

Exotic animals make appearance at Everett Elementary

Barn Hill Preserve, a free animal education program, offered students at Everett Elementary the unique experience of getting up close and personal with animals they may have never seen before. Curiosity has Jennifer Dorsey, Everett third grade teacher, reaching out to pet a young sloth as it...

09/07/2016 by eparisextra.com
NLHS Speech and Debate Successful over Labor Day Holiday

NLHS Speech and Debate Successful over Labor Day Holiday

High School’s UIL Speech and Debate students were busy competing in a tournament at Waco Midway High School. Returning to North Lamar with medals was the team of Kay Edwards and Zach Huffman who received third place in Policy Debate.  In Extemporaneous Speaking, Edwards won first...

09/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
Panthers' defense dominates in first win of the season

Panthers' defense dominates in first win of the season

Perhaps it was the fact the North Lamar Panthers were playing at home or maybe its because they had another week under their belts. Either way the defense that stepped on the field Friday night against the Mt. Pleasant Tigers looked completely different than the team that played in...

09/04/2016 by eparisextra.com
Pantherettes keep rolling

Pantherettes keep rolling

After a second place finish in the Tyler tournament, the North Lamar Pantherettes returned home Tuesday night to face Royce City. The Pantherettes made it look easy too as they defeated the visiting team in three sets: 25-17, 25-7, 25-8. Haley Porter with one of her 19 assists.   Bailey...

09/03/2016 by eparisextra.com

Parents and students at the Everett, Higgins and Bailey campuses at North Lamar ISD were greeted by members of the Panther football team Friday morning. Left, North Lamar Panthers Steven Wisham (#51) and Colton Chamberlain (#76) welcome Kaden McFatridge to school Friday morning.  Right,...

09/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar mock archaeological dig offers clues to early civilization

North Lamar mock archaeological dig offers clues to early civilization

Sophomores Cheyenne Sanchez, Kelcey Fitzgerald, Victoria Vizcaya and Savannah Carroll analyze artifacts they discovered at an archaeological site hoping to discover clues indicating the type of civilization that once lived in the region. These students were participating in a mock...

09/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Be aware of local school advertising scam

Be aware of local school advertising scam

Businesses should be aware of a possible advertising scam involving the sale of banners to be displayed at home football games. “North Lamar ISD is not affiliated with any outside companies soliciting sales,” said NL Public Relations Director Carla Coleman.  “If an organization from...

09/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar falls short in first game of the season

North Lamar falls short in first game of the season

Friday night’s game between North Lamar and Idabel had the opening that any coach could want in a football game. The ending, however, was not as desirable as the Panthers fell to the Warriors 43-27 on the road. (Photo by Mandy Routon) Javon Franklin with a run for NL. North Lamar, under new...

08/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar lowers tax rate for new fiscal year

North Lamar lowers tax rate for new fiscal year

At this weeks North Lamar School Board meeting the board of trustees voted to lower the 2016-17 tax rate. The new tax rate is $1.1025 per $100 assessed property value, down from $1.1075 in the 2015-16 year.  “Due to the increase in the appraisal values from the Lamar County Appraisal...

08/26/2016 by eparisextra.com