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PJC announces spring registration, second chance scholarship

PJC announces spring registration, second chance scholarship

Along with early registration for Paris Junior College’s spring 2015-semester going on now, PJC offers financial aid and scholarships, including a new scholarship designed to encourage former students to finish college. Those wanting to apply for scholarships or financial aid need to complete...

3 hours ago by eParisExtra
PJC Career Coach

PJC Career Coach

The Paris Junior College webpage offers the free online tool Career Coach, allowing individuals to see what jobs are available in the region and research employment prospects for careers of interest. Users can explore potential careers, assess the skills they would need and what type of...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Win in Gunter

North Lamar Pantherettes Win in Gunter

The North Lamar girls varsity basketball team went to Gunter on Tuesday night, November 25th, and came away with a 49-14 victory. Kylie Halstead was high scorer of the game with 13 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore Madison Morrison scored nine points and had four steals.  Bailey Jones led...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC to Hold Holiday Concert and Student Recital Dec. 3 & 4

PJC to Hold Holiday Concert and Student Recital Dec. 3 & 4

Paris Junior College’s Music Department will present “Christmas in the Chapel” on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the DeShong Chapel on the PJC campus. Then on Thursday, Dec. 4, PJC students will perform their end-of-semester selections in the Shaw Recital Hall in the Music...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Basketball Results Against Greenville

North Lamar Pantherettes Basketball Results Against Greenville

The North Lamar Pantherettes defeated visiting Greenville 65 to 41 on Friday night. Sophomore Madison Morrison led the team with 19 points and four assists. Sydnee Prunty had 6 points and 10 rebounds. Aaryn Honeywood and Kylie Halstead also put 6 points on the scoreboard. ...

11/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Local Garden Club Meets on North Lamar Campus

Local Garden Club Meets on North Lamar Campus

North Lamar High School Floral Design and Horticulture instructor, Jennifer Clark, had members of the Green Thumb Garden Club meet in her classroom for their November meeting.  Clark showed the garden club members what her students use to make wreaths, corsages and arrangements.  The club,...

11/22/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Makes Donation to UNICEF

North Lamar Makes Donation to UNICEF

Members of the National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) at Bailey Intermediate School raised $1,000 by Trick-or-Treating for UNICEF. Officers showing their contribution are Jillian Jones (secretary), Landry Fleming (treasurer) and Brooke Sloan (vice president).  Not pictured is Bailey Scott...

11/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Aikin Elementary students talk with National Turkey Federation in Washington D.C.

Aikin Elementary students talk with National Turkey Federation in Washington D.C.

Damon Wells, Vice-President of Government Affairs for the National Turkey Federation, recently talked to Aikin students in a FaceTime video chat. Wells, a Paris native and 1994 graduate of Paris High School, discussed Thanksgiving traditions involving turkeys with the students. Wells will take...

11/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Wildcats Playoff Tonight

Wildcats Playoff Tonight

After a 30-23 win last Thursday night over Van, the Paris High Wildcats are set to play the Sanger Indians in Class 4A-1 Area Round Playoff Game at Denison’s Munson Stadium Friday night, November 21st at 7:30pm. The Paris Wildcats are 7-4 facing the third seed out of District...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Win over Bonham

North Lamar Pantherettes Win over Bonham

Tuesday night, November 18th, the North Lamar Pantherettes Basketball Team beat the visiting Bonham team 68-38 at the NLHS gym. Kylie Halstead led the team with 18 points, five assists, and five rebounds. Madison Morrison had 14 points and five steals. Bailey Nickerson scored 10 points, Lexie...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Awarded Technology Grant

Paris ISD Awarded Technology Grant

Paris High School 9th graders will soon receive Chromebook computers as part of a Texas Education Agency Technology Lending Program Grant. The $99,764 grant will enable Paris High School to provide students access to electronic and web-based instructional materials. Students will have the...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
‘A Million Thanks’ Project by NLHS Key Club Supports Military

‘A Million Thanks’ Project by NLHS Key Club Supports Military

North Lamar High School Key Club jumped in to help a neighboring Key Club collect letters for their ‘A Million Thanks’ project.  Sulphur Spring Key Club in an effort of sending 10,000 letters of appreciation to our military contacted area districts to help with their project.   Using...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Stone Middle School Girls Basketball Results

Stone Middle School Girls Basketball Results

The 7th grade Girls Basketball Gold team defeated Pleasant Grove 10 – 4.  Scorers for NL were: Chetori Jones – 6; Reyna Hildreth – 2; Ali Whitley – 2Defensive Effort: Reyna Hildreth.  The 8th Grade Gold team lost to  6-14. Scorers for NL were: Allison Bright...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD's Book Fairs Foster a Love for Reading

North Lamar ISD's Book Fairs Foster a Love for Reading

Each year North Lamar campuses partner with Scholastic Book Fairs® to help foster a lifelong love of reading.  Students from pre-kindergarten through high school and their families are given the opportunity to shop for books and educational products at an affordable price, helping to bridge...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
NLHS Students Sing Their Way to State

NLHS Students Sing Their Way to State

Two students from North Lamar High School have earned an audition spot at the TMEA All State Choir after a recent choir contest held at East Texas Baptist University.  Senior Cierra Williams and sophomore Brock Garrison will compete on January 10, 2015 at Texas A&M University Commerce for...

11/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Beauty and the Beast at NLHS

Beauty and the Beast at NLHS

Beauty and the Beast presented by the NLHS Theatre Department and Uptown Properties opens Thursday night, November 20th and runs through Sunday, November 23rd. Tickets are $10 and are available at North Lamar High School. The musical is directed by Cody Head and Laura Hutchings  and includes...

11/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Country Songwriter Educates Through Song

Country Songwriter Educates Through Song

Brian Burns, stellar singer, songwriter, guitarist and storyteller, focuses on Texas music, history and culture.  This week Paris Area Arts Alliance brought the singer into area schools to hear about the history of Texas through music.  The program coincides with the 4th and 7th grade Texas...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra
NLISD's Adrienne Andrews Qualifies for Region 4, Region 21 Orchestra

NLISD's Adrienne Andrews Qualifies for Region 4, Region 21 Orchestra

On Wednesday November 12, North Lamar High School Band students participated in the Region 4, Region21 Orchestra tryouts.  Adrienne Andrews earned 1st chair on flute and will participate in the All Region Orchestra Clinic and Concert on December 6th at Longview High School.   ...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC 90th Homecoming

PJC 90th Homecoming

A busy 90th Homecoming weekend at Paris Junior College entertained many with a birthday party, parade, pep rally and President’s Reception, but the main events were all held on Saturday, Nov. 8. Six former students of Paris Junior College were honored with either the 2014 Distinguished Alumni...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Marching Band Wraps up Successful Season

NL Marching Band Wraps up Successful Season

The North Lamar High School Marching Band had another tremendous season.   With practices beginning in the heat of August, students committed themselves to countless hours and preparation for a chance to perform among the best across the state of Texas.  “We are blessed to have some great...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra