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Tickets for "I Love Paris" Still Available

The annual “I LOVE PARIS” fundraiser, sponsored by the Paris Education Foundation (PEF) is scheduled for Saturday, October 4th at 6pm This years event will be held at the Paris High School’s Commons Area and will feature a night of laughter with Branson comedian and...

10/01/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar High School's Production of

North Lamar High School's Production of "Titus" Opens Tomorow Night

The North Lamar High School Theatre Department’s production of Shakespeare’s “Titus” opens tomorrow night, Thursday, October 2nd at 7:30pm at the NLHS Auditorium. The play is directed by Cody Head. Titus Andronicus is a play with “14 killings, 9 of them on stage, 6...

10/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD DSS Named Home Town Heroes

Paris ISD DSS Named Home Town Heroes

The Paris ISD Department of Safety and Security (DSS) was recently recognized as “Home Town Heroes” by the Paris branch of OneMain Financial for their dedication to the people of Paris ISD and the community. The “Home Town Heroes” theme is part of OneMain...

09/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Welcome Reception for NL Superintendent McCullough

Welcome Reception for NL Superintendent McCullough

A welcome reception for North Lamar Superintendent John McCullough will be held Thursday, October 2 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. in the NL High School library.   “Mr. McCullough hit the floor running, so we thought our open week would be a great time to officially welcome him to North Lamar,”...

09/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Chisum ISD Education Foundation Golf Tournament

Chisum ISD Education Foundation Golf Tournament

The C.H.I.P.S. Education Foundation (Chisum High Incentive Program for Seniors) will be holding the 4th Annual golf tournament on Saturday, October 18th at the Paris Golf and Country Club.  Tee time is 8am. The tournament is a four man scramble format, with four player teams. A fee of $100...

09/27/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Regents adopt tax rate, receive student success goal report

PJC Regents adopt tax rate, receive student success goal report

With no public comment, the Paris Junior College Board of Regents adopted a tax rate of .1866, unchanged from the previous year. There also was no public comment received at the public hearings held Sept. 4 and 11. The Board of Regents received an update on PJC’s Quality Enhancement Plan...

09/24/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Homecoming Float Winners

North Lamar Homecoming Float Winners

The float winners from last Friday’s North Lamar Homecoming Parade have been announced. First Place was Stone Middle School Girls Athletics “Land of Paws.” 2nd place went to the NLHS Peer Mentors & EDD. And 3rd place was awarded to NLHS FFA. Most Spirit was the NLHS girls...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Homecoming Queen and King

North Lamar Homecoming Queen and King

Ashely White, daughter of Beverly and Wade White, was crowned North Lamar’s Homecoming Queen during the pre-game coronation Friday night at R. L. Maddox Stadium.  She was presented the crown, pageant sash and yellow roses by the 2013 Homecoming Queen, Jamie Hofer, and this year’s...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior High Wildcat Football.

Paris Junior High Wildcat Football.

The Paris 8th grade Blue Team traveled to Sulphur Springs last Thursday evening. The Paris Wildcats fought hard but lost 20-16. Offensively for the PJH Blue Team Wildcats, Anqurrus Harris threw a 7 yd touchdown pass to T.J. Williams. Devin Dixon and Josh Johnson also played well offensively....

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
PISD Receives Donation from First Federal Community Bank

PISD Receives Donation from First Federal Community Bank

On Thursday, First Federal Community Bank donated a percentage of the proceeds received from its Paris Wildcat Debit Card program to the Paris Independent School District. Gordon Hogue, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of First Federal, said, “Any time one of our customers...

09/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Launches Mobile App For Parents

Paris ISD Launches Mobile App For Parents

Paris ISD announced today the launch of its Paris ISD App, an all-in-one information source for parents, students, staff and community members.  The app was developed specifically to provide direct access to the district’s most sought after information in the most convenient format—your...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Announces 2014 Homecoming Court

North Lamar Announces 2014 Homecoming Court

North Lamar will announce its Homecoming Queen at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19 at R. L. Maddox Stadium.  Nominees pictured from front row left are Marin Ivers, Kimmy Cox and Hannah Sartor. In back are Ashley White and Leslee Elliott. Students across the district will celebrate the week...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC golfer is medalist at Paris Fall Invitational

PJC golfer is medalist at Paris Fall Invitational

The Paris Junior College Fall Invitational was held Monday at the Paris Golf and Country Club, and the Dragons finished in second place among the seven-team field, with one player named Medalist. Highly ranked McLennan was the team champion with a two under par two round total of 558. The...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Beta Inducts New Members

North Lamar Beta Inducts New Members

Fifty new faces were welcomed into the North Lamar Beta Club on Sunday, September 14 at North Lamar High School.  The mission of the group is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among students. Those inducted were Natalie Allen, Sam Asay, Tyler...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Public Schools Outperforming Charter Schools

Public Schools Outperforming Charter Schools

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently announced that during the 2012-13 school year (the most recent year of the rating) Texas’ traditional public schools outperformed charter schools in both academic and financial measurements. That’s good news for Lamar County, where there...

09/14/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Health Forum Engages Audience

PJC Health Forum Engages Audience

PJC biology instructor and biomedical sciences program coordinator Jack Brown welcomes the audience as speakers (from left), Dr. Mark Gibbs, Dr. Celeste Wilcox and PRMC COO Patti Monczewski look on. An enthusiastic audience was on hand for a health forum offered at Paris Junior College last...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

North Lamar ISD Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

Next week, North Lamar ISD will be celebrating Homecoming Week with a Wizard of Oz theme. Spirit week will include wearing green on Monday, Twister Tuesday students are encouraged to wear clothes backwards and inside out; Wednesday is twin day; Thursday is dress like an animal; and  on Friday...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
NLEF to Host Scholarship Golf Tournament

NLEF to Host Scholarship Golf Tournament

Former North Lamar Superintendent James A. Dawson is continuing his service to education by teaming up with both avid and novice golfers for a good cause on October 4.  By lending his name to the First Annual James A. Dawson Golf Tournament, the North Lamar Education Foundation (NLEF) will...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
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First "DragonFest" at PJC a huge success

PJC DragonFest crowd stands at attention as National Anthem sung The first DragonFest held at the Paris Junior College last Saturday was a giant success. The three top finishers for men and women in the 5K were awarded medals. Top Finishers in 5k Shown, from left, are Michael Carlton (2nd),...

09/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Register now for Childcare Workshop at the PJC-Greenville Center

Register now for Childcare Workshop at the PJC-Greenville Center

Albert Wright Staff morale, bullying and reaching pre-school children with excitement will all be addressed by noted childcare expert Albert Wright on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Paris Junior College – Greenville Center. Space is limited so early registration is encouraged. Wright has spent the...

09/09/2014 by eParisExtra