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August Continuing Education courses at PJC

August Continuing Education courses at PJC

The Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department will hold a free Health Care Information Session from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15. The session focuses on the many healthcare courses offered through PJC’s continuing education program, and allows for questions and answers. To...

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NL ISD Women's Football Clinic

NL ISD Women's Football Clinic

The North Lamar football program is holding a special “Women’s Football Clinic” on Thursday, July 30th from 6:30pm-8:30pm.  In addition to learning everything you ever wanted to know about football, women in attendance will be served great food and have a chance to win...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Meet the Wildcats

Meet the Wildcats

The Paris ISD Wildcat Booster Club is hosting a “Meet the Wildcats” event on Saturday, August 8th at Paris High School Wildcat Stadium. Festivities begin at 6:30pm with a Tailgate Party and Celebration.  On the field at 6:55pm there will be coach and player introductions for all...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Four Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Receive Lone Star FFA Degree

Four Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Receive Lone Star FFA Degree

​From L to R: Savanaha Humphrey, John Henry Newman, Ashley Piper, and Haley Rosson Savanaha Humphrey, John Henry Newman, Ashley Piper, and Haley Rosson, all of the  Prairiland FFA Chapter, were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree in at the 87th annual Texas FFA Convention in Corpus Christi,...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Prairiland FFA Member Places 10th in Texas FFA Agriscience Fair

Prairiland FFA Member Places 10th in Texas FFA Agriscience Fair

Beth Ann Dougherty, of the Prairiland FFA Chapter, placed 10th in the Texas FFA Agriscience Fair at the 87th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 13-17 in Corpus Christi. Dougherty participated in the Social Systems Category, Division II. Her project was a survey over “Opinions of...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Katy Wilkins of Prairiland FFA Receives Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship

Katy Wilkins of Prairiland FFA Receives Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship

Corpus Christi, Texas – Katy Wilkins, of the Prairiland FFA Chapter, was awarded a $18,000 scholarship, sponsored by Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at the 87th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 13-17 in Corpus Christi. Wilkins was awarded for her qualifications in academic...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Register now for childcare workshop at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center

Register now for childcare workshop at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center

Paris Junior College will hold a childcare workshop for continuing education credit on Saturday, August 1, at the Hopkins County Civic Center from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Partially funded by Workforce Solutions of Northeast Texas, the workshop includes a certificate for eight hours of continuing...

07/23/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris school board appoints new trustee

Paris school board appoints new trustee

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed Sharma Williams to replace Regina Williams as place 2 School Board Trustee at its board meeting Monday. Bert Strom, Paris ISD Board of Trustees Vice-President, with Regina Williams. Newly appointed Board member Sharma Williams...

07/23/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris school board names new assistant principal

Paris school board names new assistant principal

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed an assistant principal at Paris Junior High School at its board meeting Monday. Kristi Callihan (pictured) will be Paris Junior High School assistant principal replacing Mike Henry who was named assistant principal at Paris High...

07/22/2015 by Josh Allen
PJC says farewell to women’s basketball coach Michael Madrid

PJC says farewell to women’s basketball coach Michael Madrid

PJC Coach Michael Madrid Coach Michael Madrid is leaving Paris Junior College after two seasons to take the helm of women’s basketball at San Jacinto College in Houston. PJC provided Madrid’s first chance to take the lead role as a head coach. “Coach Madrid will be missed at Paris Junior...

07/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Six nursing students receive Roan Oak Masonic Lodge scholarships

Six nursing students receive Roan Oak Masonic Lodge scholarships

Six Paris Junior College associate degree-nursing students have received $500 scholarships from the Roan Oak Masonic Lodge #860 of Garrett’s Bluff, Texas. The Lodge’s generosity is an increase of two students over the number receiving assistance last year. “Roan Oak Masonic Lodge is part...

07/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Familiar Face Returns to Lead PJC Men's Basketball Team

Familiar Face Returns to Lead PJC Men's Basketball Team

Bilal Batley, who served as Paris Junior College’s assistant basketball coach in the Dragons’ 2013-2014 season that culminated in a trip to the national tournament, is returning as head coach. That year the team won both regular season and conference tournament championships, finishing...

07/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Partnership offers upper level education courses at PJC this fall

Partnership offers upper level education courses at PJC this fall

Through a new partnership with Texas A&M University-Texarkana, Paris Junior College will have upper-division education courses on the PJC campus, beginning this fall. This is the first time A&M-Texarkana has offered courses on the PJC campus. “Future teachers now have more...

07/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Kelly Pickle Named Finalist for Roxton ISD Superintendent

Kelly Pickle Named Finalist for Roxton ISD Superintendent

The Roxton Independent School District Board of Trustees, during a meeting on Thursday evening, July 9th, named Kelly Pickle, (pictured) currently the Director of Elementary Education for Paris ISD, as the finalist for superintendent. The vote was unanimous and she was selected from more...

07/10/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Head Basketball Coach Leaving

PJC Head Basketball Coach Leaving

Paris Junior College announced earlier this week that head Basketball Coach of the PJC Dragons, Chuck Taylor, (pictured) is leaving to join the staff at North Carolina Central University. In a statement PJC president Dr. Pam Anglin stated, “We will miss him but we’re thankful for the time...

07/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Roxton ISD Football Program Put on Hold

Roxton ISD Football Program Put on Hold

Roxton ISD will not have a six-man football team for the 2015-16 school year. Last December the Roxton ISD School Board voted 5-0 to bring back a football program to the school district. Paul Trull, Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD,  stated “Coach Paul Johnston felt...

07/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in July at PJC includes Important Changes in Medical Coding

Continuing Education in July at PJC includes Important Changes in Medical Coding

Medical coding changes mandated by the federal government will be addressed in a class offered by the Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department in July. Diagnostic coding across all health care will change to ICD-10-CM and to ICD-10-PCS for inpatient procedural reporting for...

07/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Monday Last Day to Register for Kids College at PJC

Monday Last Day to Register for Kids College at PJC

Parents looking for a smart way to keep their children learning this summer have until the end of Monday to register for Kids College at Paris Junior College. Designed for those in grades K-5th, the fun classes are July 13-16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition to the regular classes, the...

07/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD School Board Names New Assistant Principals

Paris ISD School Board Names New Assistant Principals

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed new assistant principals at Paris High School and Aikin Elementary at its special board meeting this past Monday. Mike Henry (pictured) will be Paris High School assistant principal replacing Stephen Long who was named...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Math & Science Building Lecture Halls Renamed

PJC Math & Science Building Lecture Halls Renamed

The Paris Junior College Math and Science Building has newly named lecture halls, thanks to a generous gift from Dr. & Mrs. Ronald F. Dodson. The dedication of the Benjamin F. & Vera I Dodson Lecture Halls was held recently, along with a reception to honor the Dodson’s and their...

06/30/2015 by eParisExtra