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PHS Theatre Dept. Hosts

PHS Theatre Dept. Hosts "Young Performers Workshop"

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...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar FFA Stand Out in Agricultural Mechanics

North Lamar FFA Stand Out in Agricultural Mechanics

North Lamar FFA students competed in the Agricultural Mechanics division at the Lamar County Junior Livestock Show.  In the Class 4 Trailers category, the team of Josh Foster, Dakota Lester-Hembree, and Dillon Lee won a blue ribbon with their 20’ bumper pull trailer. Earning a red ribbon in...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Register Now for North Lamar’s 5K Color Run!

Register Now for North Lamar’s 5K Color Run!

Register now for the 1st Annual North Lamar National Honor Society’s Scholarship 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 9 beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Preregistration by Saturday, April 25 is $25 for adults and $15 for kids and includes a T-shirt.  Race day registration is $30 for adults and $20 for...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Band Earns UIL Sweepstakes

NL Band Earns UIL Sweepstakes

North Lamar High School bands have a long history of earning the UIL Sweepstakes award, and again this year the band earned a Double Sweepstakes.  This fall the NLHS Marching Band earned superior ratings for their halftime show “Art at the Speed of Life.” This spring the varsity and...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Audience can help with play development at PJC’s New Works Festival

Audience can help with play development at PJC’s New Works Festival

Drama students at Paris Junior College will not only be honing their thespian skills with the First Annual New Works Festival, they – and the audience – will help in development of five one-act plays. For some of the works this is a debut performance. The festival began on Thursday with...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Roxton HS Track Members Advance to Regionals

Roxton HS Track Members Advance to Regionals

The Roxton High School Track Team recently competed in the Area Track Meet, with several students advancing to Regionals. Keisha Green advances to Regionals in three events. AREA TRACK RESULTS for Roxton ISD: *4x100m Relay placed 2nd-advances to Regionals Consists of Miranda Welch, Jaclynn...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Freshman Orientation Set at North Lamar High School

Freshman Orientation Set at North Lamar High School

Freshman Orientation for North Lamar High School is set for incoming 9th graders and their parents on Monday, April 27 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Displays and representatives from class departments, clubs, and organizations will be on hand with information and ready to answer...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Choir Students Win 31 Medals at UIL Event

PHS Choir Students Win 31 Medals at UIL Event

Paris High choir students won 31 medals, including 11 gold, for their solo performances at the UIL Choir Solo & Ensemble Contest earlier this semester. Eleven students earned gold medals to qualify for the State Solo & Ensemble Contest during the Memorial Day weekend.  The PHS choir...

04/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior College celebrates creative writers with awards ceremony

Paris Junior College celebrates creative writers with awards ceremony

Talented writers were honored Wednesday at Paris Junior College with an awards ceremony.  Prior to the presentations, several instructors read their favorite poems to mark April as National Poetry Month. Ceremony organizer and PJC English instructor Marsha Dennis thanked the presenters and...

04/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Stone Middle School Inducts Students into National Junior Honor Society

Stone Middle School Inducts Students into National Junior Honor Society

Stone Middle School held its 2015 National Junior High Society induction ceremony at Calvary Methodist Church on Sunday, April 19, 2015. The new inductees are Cody Anthony, Alec Asay, Sarah Austin, Kshitiz Basnet, Scott Bishop, Haleigh Blackshear, Allison Bright, Philicity Chennault, Madelyn...

04/22/2015 by eParisExtra
STAAR Pep Rally Pumps Students at Bailey Intermediate

STAAR Pep Rally Pumps Students at Bailey Intermediate

Students across the state of Texas in grades 3-8 will be taking a series of state-mandated standardized tests this week.  The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test will evaluate this year’s achievements and knowledge in math, social studies, reading, and science. ...

04/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Lady Cats Host Pantherettes in Finale

Lady Cats Host Pantherettes in Finale

The Paris Lady Cats came close to ending a 3-year district softball victory drought, but an error-filled sixth inning led to a 3-run rally by host Liberty-Eylau Friday as the Lady Leopards held on for a 6-2 win. Paris closes out the 2015 season Tuesday by hosting North Lamar at the Paris Junior...

04/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Wildcats Improve Playoff Standing with Win

PHS Wildcats Improve Playoff Standing with Win

The Paris Wildcats took a big step towards cementing a berth in the playoffs with a 5-1 win Friday at Libety-Eylau. The win evens the Cats’ record in the District 15-4A baseball chase at 3-3, pulls them into a tie with Atlanta for third place, and gives them a 2-game lead over L-E and...

04/20/2015 by Tim Taylor
Pantherettes Suffer First District Loss in Atlanta

Pantherettes Suffer First District Loss in Atlanta

Reagan Richardson struck out eight batters, but the North Lamar Pantheretts still fell to Atlanta 5-3 in seven innings on Friday. Atlanta stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the first, scoring three runs on an error and a couple sacrifice flies. (Pictured right:...

04/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Ty Jones Pitches a No-Hitter as North Lamar Defeats Atlanta

Ty Jones Pitches a No-Hitter as North Lamar Defeats Atlanta

This may sounds like a broken record but it needs to be said once again. The North Lamar Panthers won another game because of the dominating pitching performance by Ty Jones (pictured right). Last week against Liberty-Eylau, Jones allowed only one hit in their 9-0 victory. This time, Jones...

04/20/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Students Fair Well at Lamar County Junior Livestock Show

North Lamar Students Fair Well at Lamar County Junior Livestock Show

Students in North Lamar’s FFA and 4H programs represented the district well at the Lamar County Junior Livestock Show. ...

04/19/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Ben Cobb Places Third at Jr. Livestock Show

PHS Ben Cobb Places Third at Jr. Livestock Show

Sophomore Ben Cobb of Paris High’s FFA program, placed third in Class 4 steers at the Lamar County Junior Livestock Show held at the Fairgrounds. ...

04/18/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS's Yates Defends District Discus Title

PHS's Yates Defends District Discus Title

Paris High participated in the District 15-4A Track and Field Championships Wednesday in Atlanta and qualified 11 entries in individual events and a 5 relays for the Area 15-16 track meet to be held in Bullard on April 23. Liberty-Eylau won team titles in the girls and JV boys divisions, while...

04/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Head Start celebrates Week of the Young Child

Head Start celebrates Week of the Young Child

Head Start staff  members celebrate with students after launching balloons to kick off the nationally observed “Week Of The Young Child.” Activities began on Monday and the campus is spending the week engaged in a variety of special events. The culminating event will be a High Hat...

04/17/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Hosts Social Media Safety Program - Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

NL Hosts Social Media Safety Program - Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Rebecca Peevy, Executive Director of The Children’s Advocacy Center, and Detective Chris Bean will present an internet safety program on Monday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. in the North Lamar High School auditorium.  All community members are encouraged to attend to learn about today’s social...

04/17/2015 by eParisExtra