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PJC offering Junior Law Enforcement Academy, Kids College

PJC offering Junior Law Enforcement Academy, Kids College

Paris Junior College has two offerings on tap this summer to help parents find interesting activities to keep their children busy. PJC will again sponsor the Junior Law Enforcement Academy for students in sixth through ninth grades, June 15-18. The academy will meet from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.,...

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Chisum Middle School students

Chisum Middle School students "Carry the Load"

Chisum Middle School students recently participated in the Carry The Load program. Students wanted to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day. They raised $833.00 to contribute to the organization. Students identified members of family or friends who are currently or previously serving in our...

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Paris High School student athletes honored

Paris High School student athletes honored

The Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club hosted a sports banquet for athletes, coaches, parents and guests on May 26 at Love Civic Center. The Ladycat of the Year award was shared by Shawnte Moore and Julianna Clipson, and the Wildcat of the Year award was shared by Jordan Williams and Seljah...

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PJH Students Named to All-Region Band

PJH Students Named to All-Region Band

Fourteen Paris Junior High School band students were named to Region IV All-Region Band. On the front row are (from left) Aislinn Taylor, Keller Stripland, Brianna Johnson, Alyssa Tacuyan, Nathaniel Anderson, and Alec Finch.  On the second row are Skyla Mackey, Sahil Prakash, Zach Nation,...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in June at PJC

Continuing Education in June at PJC

Classes appealing to a variety of interests are available in June from Paris Junior College Continuing Education. They include basic Driver’s Education or Life Support, training to become a nurse aide or learning conversational Spanish. Classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Students Compete in Cultural Event

North Lamar Students Compete in Cultural Event

North Lamar High School students who are members of the Northeast Texas Organization of Language Educators (NET OLE) competed against others from across East Texas in the Foreign Language Competition at Texas A&M University – Commerce.  The students demonstrated their acquired foreign...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Choir Students Earn Medals at State

PHS Choir Students Earn Medals at State

Eight Paris High choir students returned with medals from the State Class 4A UIL Choir Solo & Ensemble Contest over the Memorial Day weekend in Pflugerville. Gold medalists earned superior ratings on their solo performances.  The group included senior Dylan Candelora, junior Quinn Dillard,...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS student receives wheelchair

PHS student receives wheelchair

  Thanks to an attentive community member, Jadadrion Ford now has a new wheelchair. Travis Jackson, an insurance agent with The Horace Mann Companies, regularly visits with area teachers.  In one of his visits, he became aware of a problem Jadadrion was experiencing and decided to do...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
 SHAC Recognizes North Lamar Poster Winners

SHAC Recognizes North Lamar Poster Winners

North Lamar’s School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) awarded winners of the “How do You Stay Physically Fit” poster contest.  Raynie Lewis from Everett Elementary was 1st place winner, Bryson Bates (pictured right) from Parker Elementary was 2nd place, and Logan Dority from Everett was...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Aaron Parker Elementary Holds NEHS Induction

Aaron Parker Elementary Holds NEHS Induction

Aaron Parker Elementary held its National Elementary Honors Society (NEHS) induction for eight fourth graders on May 22.  Standing behind the ceremony table after signing the NEHS book beginning front row left are Cody Pierce, Camden Renfro, Riley Rutz, and Morgan Wharton.  In back are...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra

"Young Performers Workshop" on Saturday at PHS

The Paris High School Theatre Department will be hosting a “Young Performers Workshop” on Saturday, May 30th from 10am-2pm. Students will build confidence and foster creative expression while developing their acting, dancing, singing, and stage movement skills. Students will learn a...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris ISD will be hosting a youth football camp June 8-10 from 10am-noon at the Wildcat Stadium.  The camp is designed for kids going into 3rd through 6th grade. The cost of the camp is $15 and includes a camp t-shirt. Registration is open through June 3rd. Campers will be broken down by grade...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra

"Slow Roll" to be a Monthly Event

Paris Jr. High 8th grader Sahil Prakash’s first “Slow Roll”  was such a success that he has decided to make it a monthly event. The next “Slow Roll” will be held  on Monday, June 1st.  Riders will meet a 6pm at Market Square, located at 400 1st street SW in...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

Hannah Jackson, 4th grader from Aaron Parker, walked a day in the shoes of Principal Tammie Bates after winning the highest bid at the Parker Spring Fling silent auction. Jackson began her day as principal at 7:45 in the morning.  Following closely behind Principal Bates, her day’s duties...

05/24/2015 by eParisExtra
ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

Cheyenne Whitney and Reily Preston, both 2015 graduates from North Lamar High School, were presented scholarships from the North Lamar Chapter of the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) to help with their post-secondary expenses.  Preston is planning to attend Oklahoma City...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Thursday, May 21, 2015 the Roxton ISD Board of Trustees announced they were hiring Paul Trull as interim superintendent for the district. In April, Roxton Superintendent Trevor Rogers announced his resignation. Paul Trull was previously the superintendent for the Paris Independent School...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Pre-K students from T.G. Givens and Lamar County Head Start annually visit and tour both Justiss and Aikin Elementary Schools to get to know their new home for the next year. Photographed singing the ABC Alphabet Song at Justiss with the pre-k students are Deedre Peck counselor, Renee Elmore...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

2015 North Lamar Valedictorian Ashlyn Watson and Salutatorian Lindy Norris were D.J.’s for the Day on Paris’s MIX 107.7 radio show from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday morning.  T hey shared their school experiences and plans to attend college with DJ Angelina. Watson will attend Texas A&M...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Sperintendent Substitutes in Kindergarten Classroom

Chisum Sperintendent Substitutes in Kindergarten Classroom

Chisum Superintendent Tommy Chalaire substitutes in Charlot Pickering’s Kindergarten class  for the afternoon. Mrs. Pickering’s name was drawn at the end of the year celebration last year for half day off while Mr. Chalaire covered her class. Students are in awe as he reads...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

The Paris Junior High School Chapter of National Junior Honor Society inducted sixty-six seventh graders recently. Members must have a cumulative grade point average of 89.5; however, membership is more than just academic. Students must also demonstrate high standards in leadership, service,...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra