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Parker Superhero Artwork Published on Calendar

Parker Superhero Artwork Published on Calendar

Eight students from Aaron Parker Elementary School were among the 36 entries chosen to have their artwork included in the 2015 “Be a Healthy Superhero” Calendar created just for the Lamar county community.  A total of 868 Superhero Artists from the Lamar County schools submitted drawings...

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High Powerlifting Team Compete at Sulphur Springs

Paris High Powerlifting Team Compete at Sulphur Springs

The Paris HIgh powerlifting team competed in its first meet of the 2015 season Saturday at Sulphur Springs.  The girls finished fifth overall, while the boys were ninth.  The next meet will be Saturday, Jan. 31, at North Lamar. Girls Results (squat-bench press-deadline–total) 123: 8....

01/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Local Business and Industry to Speak to PHS CTE Students Throughout February

Local Business and Industry to Speak to PHS CTE Students Throughout February

Students and faculty at Paris High School will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) MonthTM. This year’s theme is Recognizing Classroom Innovators! CTE Month provides programs across the country an opportunity to...

01/25/2015 by eParisExtra
NLHS Students Stand on a Part of History

NLHS Students Stand on a Part of History

North Lamar High School students in Patti Haley’s Dual Credit United States History class visited the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.  The students toured through the museum at Dealey Plaza that chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F....

01/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Elementary Students Receive Free Books

Chisum Elementary Students Receive Free Books

Kim Ledbetter from Toyota of Paris presents a book to Chisum Elementary first grader Emma Northam while Taylor Crutcher, Cadriene Snell, and Hallie Luna wait to receive theirs.  Toyota of Paris along with other businesses provide funds to put books in the hands of each first and fourth...

01/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High Debate Team Qualifies for Nationals

Paris High Debate Team Qualifies for Nationals

Five Paris High debate students qualified for the National Catholic Forensic League Grand Nationals during district competition recently in Austin. The students, all members of the junior class, placed high enough in four different events to earn invitations to the annual conference to be held...

01/24/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Project Graduation Selling Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

North Lamar Project Graduation Selling Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, North Lamar Project Graduation is selling Chocolate Dipped Strawberries. Orders for Hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries will be taken through Wednesday, February 4th (sorry NO late orders!) The Chocolate Dipped Strawberries are $30. 00 a dozen or...

01/23/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Students Place at NL UIL Meet

PHS Students Place at NL UIL Meet

Freshman Graham Bain and senior Arish Pardiwalla won event titles, and the accounting team finished first to highlight Paris High results at the recent Tommy Eads Invitational UIL Meet at North Lamar. The next upcoming practice meet will be Jan. 30-31 at Mount Pleasant. PHS Results (Sponsor in...

01/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Steed Gets 200th Milestone Win At PHS

Steed Gets 200th Milestone Win At PHS

Tuesday night’s Win for the Paris Wildcats over the North Lamar Panthers marked Paris head boys basketball coach Billy Mack Steed 200th Milestone Win.   Interestingly, North Lamar is Steed’s alma mater.  The basketball coach left North Lamar, 8 years ago to take over the...

01/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Spelling Bee Champs from North Lamar

Spelling Bee Champs from North Lamar

Six students from North Lamar Independent School District will compete with others in the county for a chance to win the Lamar County Spelling Bee Championship title.  Campus winners are 4th graders Haidyn Chancler and Drew McNeal (pictured right) from Bailey Intermediate, 4th grader Stevy...

01/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High Students Win VFW Essay Contest

Paris High Students Win VFW Essay Contest

Paris High seniors Kaileb Williamson (left) and Matthew Draeger placed second and third, respectively, in the Voices of Democracy essay contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. They pose with their English teacher Sandra Strom. ...

01/21/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Students Show Appreciation to Teacher

North Lamar Students Show Appreciation to Teacher

North Lamar High School English instructor, Melissa Arnold, was taken by surprise when she walked in her classroom to find a bouquet of flowers and posters of thanks placed all around her room.  Students who had been working to pass the English I and English II End-of-Course tests had been...

01/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Free Community Screening of The Texas Promise on Thursday

Free Community Screening of The Texas Promise on Thursday

Lamar County schools will host a FREE community screening of The Texas Promise on Thursday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Weger Auditorium located at Paris Junior High School at 2400 Jefferson Road. This screening is open to the public. Oscar-winner Vanessa Roth’s The Texas Promise, a...

01/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Looking Ahead in PARIS ISD

Looking Ahead in PARIS ISD

Monday, January 19, 2015 Paris ISD Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday   Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Paris Junior High School 3:45 – 4:30 p.m. – Study Like a Maniac (SLAM) after school tutorial program Aikin Elementary 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Study Like a Maniac (SLAM) –...

01/19/2015 by eParisExtra
NL’s Garrett Clark to Serve as District FFA Officer

NL’s Garrett Clark to Serve as District FFA Officer

North Lamar High School sophomore Garrett Clark was elected Paris District FFA Sentinel at the District FFA Convention that was held in Mt. Vernon on January 15.  As an officer, he will help conduct camps and workshops throughout the next school year.   ...

01/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Appreciation Given to NLISD Board of Trustees

Appreciation Given to NLISD Board of Trustees

Texas children benefit every day from the tireless work and countless hours dedicated by a group of men and women in communities across the state.  These public servants are elected to serve by local constituents, dedicated and willing advocates who serve our children and public schools, and...

01/19/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Outdoor Ed Class Trailer and Deer Stand Winner

NL Outdoor Ed Class Trailer and Deer Stand Winner

Steve Main, center, was the winner of a trailer and deer stand drawing benefitting the Outdoor Education program at Stone Middle School. Gathered around Jones as he collects his winnings beginning left are Jacob Bass, Shelby Harris, Joey Haley, Britany Ballard, Makayla Allee, Randa Stevens,...

01/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High School Students Named Texas All-State Musicians

Paris High School Students Named Texas All-State Musicians

Two PHS students were selected to perform in Texas All-State Music Ensemble. All-State performances will be held as part of the annual TMEA Clinic/Convention, Feb. 11–14, 2015. Over 26,000 people from Texas and beyond will attend over 315 workshops, 88 concerts, and visit over 1,100 exhibit...

01/17/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Beta Advances to Nationals

North Lamar Beta Advances to Nationals

North Lamar High School Beta Club will represent Texas at the National Beta Convention this summer in Nashville, Tennessee, after winning in two categories at the State Beta Convention held in San Antonio on January 9-10.  Singing their way to the State Championship and earning their way to...

01/16/2015 by eParisExtra
NLISD School Board Recognizes Marching Band

NLISD School Board Recognizes Marching Band

North Lamar ISD School Board recognized the High School Marching Band during the school board meeting on Monday, January 12, 2015.   Superintendent John McCullough and the Board of Trustees presented a banner to the band congratulating them for their second place finish at the State Marching...

01/15/2015 by eParisExtra