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Float winners named in North Lamar homecoming parade

Float winners named in North Lamar homecoming parade

North Lamar’s Homecoming Parade made its way through the campus Friday afternoon as students and patrons lined the route to watch. Announced during the pep rally that morning and accompanied by Nominee Kayedon Oliver in the parade was North Lamar Homecoming King Kevin Dawson. Winning the...

3 hours ago by eparisextra.com
Paris High School Senior Shelby Wilson named Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Paris High School Senior Shelby Wilson named Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Paris High School Principal, Chris Vaughn, announced today that Shelby Wilson has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the...

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Panthers give fans a Homecoming performance to remember

Panthers give fans a Homecoming performance to remember

The North Lamar Panthers came in to Homecoming with a 2-2 record. They had won their previous two games at home and lost the two played on the road. This could be a great way to head into the bye week. Photo by Aaron Routon: Sam Cowling running the ball for North Lamar against Canton The...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar sweeps Bonham in final tune-up before district

North Lamar sweeps Bonham in final tune-up before district

The North Lamar Pantherettes kept up with their winning ways as all three North Lamar teams defeated Bonham in straight sets. The freshman got things going with a two game sweep over the visitors from Bonham 25-12 & 25-6. Photo by Beverly White. Bailey Foy (14) spiking the ball in a game...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Ladycats open district with win

Ladycats open district with win

Making her first varsity appearance of the season, sophomore Peaches Jackson provided 14 kills as the Paris Ladycats opened District 14-4A with a close 4-game win at Atlanta, 23-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20. The win moves Paris above the .500 mark for the season with a 15-14 record.  The Ladycats...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chili's supports North Lamar Project Graduation today

Chili's supports North Lamar Project Graduation today

Let Chili’s do the cooking while you support the North Lamar Project Graduation at the same time. With each flyer presented today, Monday, September 26 Chili’s will donate 10% of the event day sales back to this great organization. The North Lamar Project Graduation Give Back Event...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Cats hope to learn from Argyle loss

Cats hope to learn from Argyle loss

Paris Wildcats head football coach Steven Hohenberger took his team on a 140-mile field trip west Friday night to get a lesson in high school football.  The result was a 47-10 whipping administered by the state powerhouse Argyle Eagles. Photo:  Wildcat QB Ja’Kerion Brown butts helmets with...

09/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris High School AP Scholars set new record

Paris High School AP Scholars set new record

Paris High School students from the combined classes of 2016 and 2017 have set the record for the largest number of AP Scholars in the history of Paris High School. The results of the exams they took in May 2016 have earned an unprecedented 27 AP Scholar Awards. Among Paris High School’s AP...

09/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
PISD receives donation from First Federal Community Bank

PISD receives donation from First Federal Community Bank

First Federal Community Bank presented the Paris Independent School District with a check in the amount of $2,904 from their Paris Wildcat Debit Card Program. Through the program, First Federal began offering Wildcat Debit Cards in 2011 and thanks to their customers’ use of the card, First...

09/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
6 of 6 TEA Distinctions Awarded to Aaron Parker Elementary

6 of 6 TEA Distinctions Awarded to Aaron Parker Elementary

Students from Aaron Parker Elementary who were tested during the 2015-2016 school year stand below a banner that now hangs in front of the rock school located in Powderly, Texas.  The North Lamar ISD campus that houses around 240 students met six out of six of the Texas Educations Agency’s...

09/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris ISD to get new vans

Paris ISD to get new vans

At the last Paris Independent School District Board of Trustee meeting the board approved to purchase two new vans for its Lamar County Head Start program. The bid was won by Everett Toyota of Paris.  “The vans are being purchased through our Head Start grant for our Lamar County Head...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris JV vs. Argyle Photo Gallery

Paris JV vs. Argyle Photo Gallery

Photos courtesy of Tony Corso Images. ...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County students selected for Rep. Ratcliffe’s Congressional Student Leadership Program

Lamar County students selected for Rep. Ratcliffe’s Congressional Student Leadership Program

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) selected five students from Lamar County to participate in his newly launched Congressional Student Leadership Program (CSLP). The students join 86 total high schoolers from across the 18 counties in Texas’ 4th District who are participating in the CSLP for the...

09/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
NLHS Pre-AP students present World Culture Fair

NLHS Pre-AP students present World Culture Fair

North Lamar High School sophomores Allison Bright, Abbie Fischer, Cydney Holbrook, andJayden Franklin presented Japan at the annual World Culture Fair put on by the Pre-AP World History students. On the front lawn of the high school, students displayed their research findings through...

09/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Dallas Children’s Theater National Tour Kicks Off in Paris” Free admission to community performance September 25th

Dallas Children’s Theater National Tour Kicks Off in Paris” Free admission to community performance September 25th

Thanks to the generosity of several sponsors, Paris, Texas will be a first stop on the Dallas Children’s Theater National Tour. On September 25-27, Dallas Children’s Theater will be presenting Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters – An African Tale at the North Lamar High School...

09/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris ISD Star graduates honored

Paris ISD Star graduates honored

In 2012, Paris ISD initiated the Distinguished Graduate Award.  This award is the highest award the district can bestow. From the left are Carrie and Larry Gordon, Jr. on behalf of Dr. Larry “T-Byrd” Gordon, Elwood York, Jr. on behalf of Lewis “Jackrabbit” Smith, Thomas Moore, and Dr....

09/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Changes coming to financial aid process

Changes coming to financial aid process

The first step to applying for financial aid to any higher education institution is to fill out a FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is the required first step before applying for Pell Grants and scholarships. Prior to the recent change, applicants had to wait for...

09/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
NLHS Speech and Debate Compete Over Weekend

NLHS Speech and Debate Compete Over Weekend

North Lamar High School’s Speech and Debate team competed in a tournament at Lovejoy High School over the weekend.  Individually Kay Edwards placed second in International Extemporaneous and Jake Cholletplaced seventh in Congressional Debate. The team of Colin Hodgkiss and Steele Musgrove...

09/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris ISD campuses earn distinctions for excelling in accountability ratings

Paris ISD campuses earn distinctions for excelling in accountability ratings

Paris Independent School District met the standard in the Texas Education Agency (TEA) testing and accountability ratings for 2016.  Paris High School earned all possible distinctions. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is responsible for assessing public school students, as well as determining...

09/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Volunteers needed for Reading to the Future

Volunteers needed for Reading to the Future

The Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business and Industry is looking for volunteers to read to second grade students. Beginning its eighth year, the Reading to the Future program will start in October. Individuals or groups of people can adopt a classroom and read aloud to them each week,...

09/19/2016 by eparisextra.com