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Chisum Teacher Katherine Cass is Finalist for Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year

Chisum Teacher Katherine Cass is Finalist for Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year

Katherine Cass, a fourth-grade reading and social studies teacher at Chisum Elementary School, is advancing as one of three finalists for Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year. She learned at a recent district-wide assembly of faculty and staff she had won Region 8 Teacher of the Year. “You...

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Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

A look at scheduled events on Paris ISD campuses for the next two weeks. Monday, August 25 – September 5, 2014 Paris High School Cosmetology Class selling chances to win 1 of 4 baskets   Paris Junior High School 7th Grade Cheerleaders Fundraiser – Order forms can be picked up...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
NLHS Principal Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

NLHS Principal Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

During the North Lamar pep rally, Principal Clint Hildreth took the ice bucket challenge in honor of former coach and teacher Lance Johnson. Pouring the cooler of ice water on his head are Saveuyon Brown, left, and Jake Wynn, right. The event is in conjunction with Hildreth’s challenge to...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Project Graduation Tailgate Party Slated for September 5

NL Project Graduation Tailgate Party Slated for September 5

North Lamar Project Graduation will host a Tailgate Party on Friday, September 5, at R. L. Maddox Stadium beginning at 5:30 p.m. until Halftime.  Seniors and their parents will be grilling hamburgers to be served with chips, a drink and dessert for a $5.00 donation.  The North Lamar Panthers...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum Students Challenge Administrators to Ice Bucket Challenge

Chisum Students Challenge Administrators to Ice Bucket Challenge

PALS, a group of student leaders at Chisum Elementary, have challenged Superintendent Tommy Chalaire, Elementary Principal Wendy Ruthart, and Elementary Secretary Amanda Pierce to take the ALS ice bucket challenge.  Beginning September 15, 2014, all 420 elementary students will be asked to...

08/31/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC employees mark years of service

PJC employees mark years of service

Last week Paris Junior College faculty and staff celebrated their years of service with the presentation of service pins. Two retiring instructors were also honored later in the day. Ten-year employees included: Tony Faulkner, Randy Johnson and Paul Chappell with Maintenance, Testing Center...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High School continues to outpace state averages in college readiness benchmarks

Paris High School continues to outpace state averages in college readiness benchmarks

Paris Independent School District received word recently that its level of college preparedness is once again higher than the state average. ACT, Inc., sent the College Readiness Letters to each area principal and superintendent recently, and the Paris High School letter showed that 2014 ACT...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
PHS Class of 1994 20 Year Reunion

PHS Class of 1994 20 Year Reunion

The PHS Class of 1994 members to join their classmates for an evening of sharing old memories and catching up with friends. A reception and dinner will be held at the Paris Golf and Country Club on Saturday, September 27th from 6-9pm with dinner being served around 7pm. The cost will be...

08/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD has a New Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club

Paris ISD has a New Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club

Paris ISD has a new Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club for the 2014-15 school year. A new board was formed over the summer and met diligently to develop new programs and committees. Paris Wildcat Booster Club members are invited to pre-game activities before the  PHS Homecoming game...

08/28/2014 by eParisExtra
New Health technologies in Paris to Be Discussed in an Open Forum

New Health technologies in Paris to Be Discussed in an Open Forum

Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration in Medicine is the subject of an open discussion forum on Thursday, Aug. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Held in the PJC Math & Science Building room 101, the event is co-sponsored by PJC’s biomedical sciences program and Phi Theta Kappa, the...

08/27/2014 by eParisExtra
 North Lamar Welcomes Students Back to School!

North Lamar Welcomes Students Back to School!

Yellow buses and happy faces were the scene at North Lamar Independent School District Monday morning as students stepped off buses or tumbled out of cars into the 2014-2015 school year.  While some returned to familiar campuses with a new set of teachers, others walked in to new buildings...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Backpacks and Supplies Donated to Everett Elementary

Backpacks and Supplies Donated to Everett Elementary

Backpacks containing school supplies were donated by Heritage House of Paris to students in need at Everett Elementary in the North Lamar Independent School District.  Business Development Specialist Cary Scott, pictured left, brought the brightly colored backpacks to the campus so students...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra
First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

Paris Junior College hosts the first annual DragonFest to bring the community together for a fun filled day on campus September 6th. A 5K fun run and one-mile walk starting from the PJC campus will kick off events at 8:00 a.m. Other activities include a car and motorcycle display, ice cream...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Texas A&M renews biomedical sciences articulation agreement with PJC

Texas A&M renews biomedical sciences articulation agreement with PJC

A great vote of confidence has been received by the Paris Junior College biomedical sciences program through renewal of an articulation agreement with the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station. PJC has been one of only a...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Welcomes New Teachers

North Lamar Welcomes New Teachers

North Lamar ISD welcomed new teachers to the staff for the 2014-15 school year. New Elementary school teachers include: (beginning front row left) are Marcy Tarrant – Bailey ECC, Heather Reaves – Bailey math and science, Dayna Butler – Bailey 4th grade, and Katie Briggle – Parker Head...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Outdoor Program Gives Away Trailer

North Lamar Outdoor Program Gives Away Trailer

Kevin Woods, center, won a trailer from Stone Middle School’s Outdoor Education program.  The trailer was donated to the school program by Maxey Trailer Manufacturing.  Pictured with Woods are Outdoor Education instructor, David Pasternak (left) and Charles Jones (right), Chief Sales and...

08/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Hosts county-wide assembly for educators

Paris ISD Hosts county-wide assembly for educators

Musician, author and motivational speaker, LaDonna Gatlin, was the guest speaker at a county wide assembly for public school instructional staff this morning, August 20 in the auditorium at Paris Junior High School. Sister of the legendary Gatlin Brothers country music group, she knows...

08/20/2014 by eParisExtra
First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

Paris Junior College is hosting the first annual DragonFest to bring the community together for a fun filled day on campus September 6th. A 5K fun run and one-mile walk starting from the PJC campus will kick off events at 8:00 a.m. Other activities include a car and motorcycle show, ice cream...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC offering free GED and ESL classes and Tutoring in Clarksville

PJC offering free GED and ESL classes and Tutoring in Clarksville

The Adult Education and Family Literacy Department at Paris Junior College is offering free classes in either General Education Development (GED) or English as a Second Language (ESL) this month. Classes are set to start the last week of August. While the GED and ESL classes are free, students...

08/14/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Students Return with a BASH

North Lamar Students Return with a BASH

North Lamar Independent School District is holding a Meet the Teacher and Back to School Bash this week for elementary students. Bailey Intermediate, Everett Elementary and Higgins Elementary will hold their family events on Wednesday, August 20 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. at their campuses. Aaron...

08/13/2014 by eParisExtra