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NL ISD Calendar for March 2015

NL ISD Calendar for March 2015

North Lamar ISD Calendar March 2015 March 2-6 Texas Public Schools Week – Bailey Scholastic Book Fair -   Mon 2 10:00 a.m. - Texas Public Schools Week Opening Ceremony @ Love Civic Center NLHS Baseball & Softball Team Pictures with Lifetouch after school - Stone ‘Mixed...

02/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Students Participating in Visual Arts Scholastic Event all Earn Gold Medals

Chisum Students Participating in Visual Arts Scholastic Event all Earn Gold Medals

Chisum High School Art Department had 16 students, and total of 28 pieces compete at this year’s Visual Arts Scholastic Event. Every single student received a perfect score, which merits them a Gold Medal! There were almost 400 pieces of art at this year’s contest. Of those 400...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in March at PJC

Continuing Education in March at PJC

Those wishing to learn how to fix and maintain their homes will be interested in Home Repair Made Easy, one of many continuing education courses offered in March at Paris Junior College. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
 North Lamar’s Speech Sweepstakes Opens Door to National Tournament

North Lamar’s Speech Sweepstakes Opens Door to National Tournament

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) District of the National Speech and Debate Association held its tournament last weekend to select the students who will represent UIL at the National Speech and Debate Tournament this summer.  Five students from North Lamar’s Speech and Debate...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra
NL HOSA Students

NL HOSA Students "Collecting for Caps"

North Lamar HOSA students stationed themselves at each entry at the high school Friday morning to collect a dollar from students who wanted to wear their caps or hats all day.  Pictured is Kaleya Davis, left, who gets her hand stamped after putting a dollar in the bucket.  HOSA members from...

02/23/2015 by eParisExtra
K-9 Sadie Visits NL's Bailey Intermediate GT Class

K-9 Sadie Visits NL's Bailey Intermediate GT Class

Paris Firefighter Matthew Jones spoke to the Bailey Intermediate 5th grade Gifted and Talented students about his job as an arson dog trainer and handler.  During a brown bag lunch, Shelly Biven’s students learned what Jones does as an arson dog specialist.  Once a GT student at Bailey and...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
 Parker Elementary Poster Winner Receives Check

Parker Elementary Poster Winner Receives Check

Aaron Parker Elementary second grader, Trail Wilkins, received a check from the Lamar Soil and Water Conservation District (LSWCD) for his recent artwork.  He was chosen as the second place winner of the 1st – 3rd grade poster contest sponsored by the Lamar SWCD.  The theme this year was...

02/21/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Represented at TAFE State Conference

North Lamar Represented at TAFE State Conference

The North Lamar chapter of Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) attended the TAFE Teach Tomorrow Summit at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX.  TAFE is a co-curricular and statewide student organization created to allow young men and women an opportunity to explore the teaching...

02/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PISD Board of Trustees to hold Special Election to Fill Two Seats

PISD Board of Trustees to hold Special Election to Fill Two Seats

PISD Board of Trustees held a Special Meeting on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 12:30pm to discuss the need for an Order for a  Special Election. Tracy Bawcum, Place 4 Trustee, and Dale Henry, Place 3 Trustee, have both resigned from the PISD School Board due to moving out of their...

02/19/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons Lose 9-7 to Murray State OK

PJC Dragons Lose 9-7 to Murray State OK

Great game from Paris Dragons‘s Logan Sepanek not enough in 9-7 loss to Murray State OK Logan Sepanek clubbed two home runs, but it wasn’t enough to carry Paris Dragons to a win on Wednesday, as Paris Dragons fell to Murray State OK 9-7 at Paris. Bailey Burks ended up on the wrong...

02/19/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Speech and Debate Heads to State

NL Speech and Debate Heads to State

North Lamar Speech and Debate team members, Steele Musgrove, Jared Chenevey, Colin Hodgkiss, and Seth Gurley who are coached by Kristi Hodgkiss, have qualified to compete at the Texas Forensics Association (TFA) state meet in El Paso, Texas, March 5-8.  In order to earn the trip to the state...

02/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Science Fair Winners at PISD Elementary Schools

Science Fair Winners at PISD Elementary Schools

Paris ISD elementary schools recently held science fairs. The Justiss Elementary Science Fair Winners in the fourth grade were (pictured left to right) are  Padme Carillo—1st place,    Lizette Rodriguez—2nd place, and Katelyn Essary—3rd place. The 3rd Grade Winners at Justiss were...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Beat Spring Hill

North Lamar Pantherettes Beat Spring Hill

The North Lamar Girls Varsity Basketball team beat the visiting Spring Hill team 47-38 on Monday night. Sophomore Madison Morrison led the team offensively with 16 points. Kylie Halstead scored nine points and had six rebounds. Lexie Stephens scored five points with four steals. And Bailee...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Bowlers Compete at State

North Lamar Bowlers Compete at State

Student bowlers from North Lamar High School competed at the 22nd Annual Special Olympics Winter Games in Austin on February 5-8.  Approximately 3000 athletes across the state of Texas have been training for weeks to compete in bowling, powerlifting, and volleyball.   North Lamar bowlers...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Stone UIL Drama Places First in One Act

Stone UIL Drama Places First in One Act

The Stone Middle School drama team competed in their first UIL One Act Play competition with their presentation of Bobby Wilson Can Eat His Own Face.  Their performance earned the first place middle school trophy for North Lamar. The comedy, written by Don Zolidis, paints the tough life of...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Students Visit with Legislators at Community College Day in Austin

PJC Students Visit with Legislators at Community College Day in Austin

Paris Junior College students from Paris, Greenville and Sulphur Springs carried their stories and requests last week to legislators in Austin on Community College Day, joined by thousands of their fellow students from around the state. Students attending were Stephanie Bradford, Lisa Dawes,...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
PISD Board of Trustees Extend Superintendent's Contract

PISD Board of Trustees Extend Superintendent's Contract

At the regular board meeting  on Monday night, the PISD Board of Trustees voted to extend the contract for one year of the superintendent Paul Jones (pictured right).  The school board also voted to give Mr. Jones a 3% raise. In other business, the Board voted to approve updates to the...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Students Make Valentines for Area Residents

PHS Students Make Valentines for Area Residents

Paris High School students will be giving Meals on Wheels recipients something extra with their meal on Saturday—a handmade Valentine’s Day card. Students in Althea Garden Club and National Honor Society created cards for residents who receive meals through Lamar County Meals on Wheels...

02/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Blankets for Buddies at NL Higgins Elementary

Blankets for Buddies at NL Higgins Elementary

North Lamar Gifted and Talented students at Higgins Elementary have taken on a community service project to help children in need.  New, child-sized blankets are being collected for the Children’s Advocacy Center’s Rainbow Room.  A ‘Blanket Buddy’ will be given to any child who needs...

02/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD STEAM Expo Winners

Paris ISD STEAM Expo Winners

Paris Junior High School and Crockett Intermediate School students recently competed in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) Expo.  This innovative alternative to a typical science fair gives students the opportunity to exhibit and be rewarded for accomplishments in STEAM...

02/15/2015 by eParisExtra