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Karol Ackley Named Region 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year

Karol Ackley Named Region 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year

Karol Ackley, Assistant Principal of Paris Junior High School, has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Re-gion 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year. TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assis-tant principals from the twenty region...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD recognizes National School Bus Safety Week

Paris ISD recognizes National School Bus Safety Week

In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 20-24), the Paris ISD Transportation Department is reminding drivers to be cautious when driving near school buses. “We are asking our citizens to obey the law—don’t pass stopped school buses,” said Transportation Director Tony...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Panther Football Players Positive Role Models

Panther Football Players Positive Role Models

North Lamar Panther football players Zac Brown, Byron Wengerter, Alan Rosson and Jonathan Edwards visited classes at Parker Elementary to read to the students. Since the beginning of the school year, the athletes have been making a presence in the elementary campuses stressing the importance of...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for PISD, To Retire

Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for PISD, To Retire

After 44 years in education, Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for Paris Independent School District will retire at the end of the Fall Semester of the 2014-15 school year. Hudson entered the field of public education in 1971, spending 12 years as a teacher and basketball coach in three...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum ISD Celebrates National School Lunch Week

Chisum ISD Celebrates National School Lunch Week

Last week Chisum ISD has celebrated National School Lunch Week with the theme of “SCORE BIG!” Chisum students were able to “Score Big” with fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy proteins, whole grains and dairy that will promote a healthier lifestyle. The Mustang PALS...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Food, Face Painting & Fundraising for Scholarships

Food, Face Painting & Fundraising for Scholarships

Mary Grace Gibbons (front) and Ava McMonigle (back) pause long enough for a picture after having their faces painted. The North Lamar High School Cheerleaders volunteer to paint faces at the NLEF Tailgate Fundraiser. Food, face painting and fundraising for scholarships set the stage for a...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Earns

Paris ISD Earns "Superior Achievement"

The Paris ISD Board of Trustees learned last night during a regularly scheduled meeting that the school district earned a “Superior Achievement” by the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. This report is also known as School FIRST and is based on 20 indicators covering areas...

10/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band advances to area marching competition

Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band advances to area marching competition

The Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band marched away victoriously from the Northeast Texas Marching Festival on October 11, 2014. The band earned a division one rating, the drum majors received a division one rating, percussion received a division one rating, and color guard received a...

10/21/2014 by eParisExtra
New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

Stone Middle School eighth grade students recently began using Chromebooks to help enhance their math scores.  Chromebooks are a new type of computer designed to get things done faster and easier. They run Chrome OS, an operating system that has multiple layers of security, cloud storage, and...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Jr. High Football Results

Paris Jr. High Football Results

The Paris Jr. High Wildcat 7th grade white football team traveled to Denison last Tuesday evening and played the Yellowjackets. The Wildcats won 26-0. Duentre Adamson had 2 touchdowns, Montrel McCarty and Kentavious Johnson each had a touchdown as well. Kentavious Johnson had  a 2 point...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Superintendent Reads Charlie Brown

NL Superintendent Reads Charlie Brown

Students and parents who attended Bailey Intermediate School’s Reading and Book Fair Night Wednesday evening had a surprise reader in the library.  North Lamar Superintendent John McCullough sat among the night’s guests to read a favorite book or two which included, It’s a Great...

10/19/2014 by eParisExtra
PHS Choir Students Take 2 of 3 Top Chairs

PHS Choir Students Take 2 of 3 Top Chairs

Paris High School choir students captured two of the three top chairs in the SAB (Soprano-Alto-Baritone) Region Choir and qualified nine students overall during auditions held Saturday at Mount Pleasant. Pictured (from left) on front are first-chair winners sophomore soprano Tieren Gates and...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Fire & Rescue Teach Fire Safety at Higgins

Paris Fire & Rescue Teach Fire Safety at Higgins

Members of Paris Fire Station 1 along with Sparky, the fire and rescue dog, visited Higgins Elementary to talk to the students about fire safety.   While stopping at each classroom, the firefighters practiced stop, drop and roll with the students and talked about what to do in case of a...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum Elementary Students Honor Cancer Survivors

Chisum Elementary Students Honor Cancer Survivors

Students and staff at Chisum Elementary form an arrow to honor their own cancer survivors, school nurse Kay Landers and first grade teacher Judy Mason.  Arrows always move forward and they celebrated that Nurse Kay and Mrs. Mason have been able to move past cancer and forward in life. ...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
NLEF Fundraiser Welcomes Bidders and Tailgaters

NLEF Fundraiser Welcomes Bidders and Tailgaters

NLEF Tailgate Auction Committee Shelley Landers, kneeling, Danna Matter, left, and Kristi Head, right, gather around the collection of auction items that will be available for bidding on at the North Lamar Education Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser this Saturday night beginning at 6:00 p.m. at...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC student directs for first time with “A Dollar”

PJC student directs for first time with “A Dollar”

A Paris Junior College sophomore student will have her directorial debut when PJC’s drama fraternity, Delta Psi Omega, puts on the play, “A Dollar,” starting Friday, October 17, at the Ray Karrer Theater on the PJC campus. “I’m feeling really excited,” said PJC student and...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Justiss Elementary Holds Fall Festival

Justiss Elementary Holds Fall Festival

They usually are hard at work, but Thursday night at Justiss Elementary was all about having fun. Parents and kids enjoyed games, a haunted house, hay ride, dunking booth, and a Boogie Bubble. The annual event is hosted by the Justiss PTO and activities are provided by Justiss faculty and...

10/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Higgins/Everett Pecan Fundraiser

Higgins/Everett Pecan Fundraiser

The North Lamar Higgins/Everett PTO is teaming up with Paris Pecan Company to raise money for the schools. Students at both Higgins and Everett are just now starting to sell Paris Pecans, including Pecan pies. The goods will be delivered the week before Thanksgiving.  Great for holiday gifts,...

10/13/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Jr High Football Results

Paris Jr High Football Results

The Paris Junior High 8th Grade White team hosted the Leopards of Liberty Eylau Thursday evening. The Wildcats won 14-8. Walker Preston and Gerald Palmer both had touchdowns for the Wildcats. Also offensively for the Wildcats, Adolfo Ibarra and Brian Wilson had a good game. Defensively the...

10/13/2014 by eParisExtra
Hamburger Supper to Raise Money for NL Project Graduation

Hamburger Supper to Raise Money for NL Project Graduation

North Lamar Project Graduation will host a Tailgate Party on Friday, October 17, at R. L. Maddox Stadium beginning at 5:30 p.m. until halftime.  Seniors and their parents will be grilling hamburgers to be served with chips, a drink and dessert for a $5.00 donation.  Tickets are available...

10/11/2014 by eParisExtra