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North Lamar’s Seven Advance to State SkillsUSA Competition

North Lamar’s Seven Advance to State SkillsUSA Competition

The North Lamar High School Automobile Technology and Small Engine Repair chapters competed at the SkillsUSA District Meet in Waco on February 26-28.  Seven students won district championships and will compete at the State SkillsUSA Competition in Corpus Christi on March 25-29. Advancing to...

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Mary Cass Advances to Rotary District Contest

Mary Cass Advances to Rotary District Contest

Mary Cass from Chisum High School was chosen as one of the two students to represent the Rotary Club at their district contest in Carthage, TX.     ...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
The Lorax Visits Parker 1st Graders

The Lorax Visits Parker 1st Graders

Outfitted as Dr. Seuss’s character the Lorax, Aaron Parker first grade teacher Kaye Cooper surprised her students by dressing in costume to read The Lorax to her students.  Using fun images, word plays and rhymes, Dr. Seuss speaks through the Lorax warning against mindless progress and the...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
T.G. Givens celebrates Read Across America Day

T.G. Givens celebrates Read Across America Day

In honor of Read Across America Day, Paris High School football players visited T. G. Givens Early Childhood Center to read to students.  Pictured with students in Carrie Brazeal’s Pre-K Class are: Front Row (from left):  Marielena Higurea-Rios, Luz Higuera-Rios, Jordan Reaves, and...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

The play that made Tennessee Williams famous, “The Glass Menagerie,” opens the Paris Junior College drama department’s spring season this Thursday and continues through Sunday. Williams’ play, which is semi-autobiographical, tells the story of Amanda, a fading Southern women whose...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday

NL Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday

Students across the country are celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2nd. Known as Read Across America Day, thousands of schools, libraries, and community members participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books.  Bailey...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
Aikin celebrates Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America

Aikin celebrates Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America

Aikin Elementary will celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America Day with several events over the next two weeks.  Family members are invited to “Aikin Reads” on Thursday, March 5, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Teachers will dress as book characters and read to the students and...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents Meeting

PJC Board of Regents Meeting

Three of the six Paris Junior College students who attended Community College Day gave their firsthand impressions of the trip to the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday evening, Feb. 26. The three included Jeramy Howell, who graduated from the Fannindel school district and is a political...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
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