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Wildcats Playoff Game Tomorrow Night

Wildcats Playoff Game Tomorrow Night

After a 30-23 win last Thursday night over Van, the Paris High Wildcats are set to play the Sanger Indians in Class 4A-1 Area Round Playoff Game at Denison’s Munson Stadium Friday night, November 21st at 7:30pm. The Paris Wildcats are 7-4 facing the third seed out of District...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Win over Bonham

North Lamar Pantherettes Win over Bonham

Tuesday night, November 18th, the North Lamar Pantherettes Basketball Team beat the visiting Bonham team 68-38 at the NLHS gym. Kylie Halstead led the team with 18 points, five assists, and five rebounds. Madison Morrison had 14 points and five steals. Bailey Nickerson scored 10 points, Lexie...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Awarded Technology Grant

Paris ISD Awarded Technology Grant

Paris High School 9th graders will soon receive Chromebook computers as part of a Texas Education Agency Technology Lending Program Grant. The $99,764 grant will enable Paris High School to provide students access to electronic and web-based instructional materials. Students will have the...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
‘A Million Thanks’ Project by NLHS Key Club Supports Military

‘A Million Thanks’ Project by NLHS Key Club Supports Military

North Lamar High School Key Club jumped in to help a neighboring Key Club collect letters for their ‘A Million Thanks’ project.  Sulphur Spring Key Club in an effort of sending 10,000 letters of appreciation to our military contacted area districts to help with their project.   Using...

11/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Stone Middle School Girls Basketball Results

Stone Middle School Girls Basketball Results

The 7th grade Girls Basketball Gold team defeated Pleasant Grove 10 – 4.  Scorers for NL were: Chetori Jones – 6; Reyna Hildreth – 2; Ali Whitley – 2Defensive Effort: Reyna Hildreth.  The 8th Grade Gold team lost to  6-14. Scorers for NL were: Allison Bright...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD's Book Fairs Foster a Love for Reading

North Lamar ISD's Book Fairs Foster a Love for Reading

Each year North Lamar campuses partner with Scholastic Book Fairs® to help foster a lifelong love of reading.  Students from pre-kindergarten through high school and their families are given the opportunity to shop for books and educational products at an affordable price, helping to bridge...

11/19/2014 by eParisExtra
NLHS Students Sing Their Way to State

NLHS Students Sing Their Way to State

Two students from North Lamar High School have earned an audition spot at the TMEA All State Choir after a recent choir contest held at East Texas Baptist University.  Senior Cierra Williams and sophomore Brock Garrison will compete on January 10, 2015 at Texas A&M University Commerce for...

11/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Beauty and the Beast at NLHS

Beauty and the Beast at NLHS

Beauty and the Beast presented by the NLHS Theatre Department and Uptown Properties opens Thursday night, November 20th and runs through Sunday, November 23rd. Tickets are $10 and are available at North Lamar High School. The musical is directed by Cody Head and Laura Hutchings  and includes...

11/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Country Songwriter Educates Through Song

Country Songwriter Educates Through Song

Brian Burns, stellar singer, songwriter, guitarist and storyteller, focuses on Texas music, history and culture.  This week Paris Area Arts Alliance brought the singer into area schools to hear about the history of Texas through music.  The program coincides with the 4th and 7th grade Texas...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra
NLISD's Adrienne Andrews Qualifies for Region 4, Region 21 Orchestra

NLISD's Adrienne Andrews Qualifies for Region 4, Region 21 Orchestra

On Wednesday November 12, North Lamar High School Band students participated in the Region 4, Region21 Orchestra tryouts.  Adrienne Andrews earned 1st chair on flute and will participate in the All Region Orchestra Clinic and Concert on December 6th at Longview High School.   ...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC 90th Homecoming

PJC 90th Homecoming

A busy 90th Homecoming weekend at Paris Junior College entertained many with a birthday party, parade, pep rally and President’s Reception, but the main events were all held on Saturday, Nov. 8. Six former students of Paris Junior College were honored with either the 2014 Distinguished Alumni...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Marching Band Wraps up Successful Season

NL Marching Band Wraps up Successful Season

The North Lamar High School Marching Band had another tremendous season.   With practices beginning in the heat of August, students committed themselves to countless hours and preparation for a chance to perform among the best across the state of Texas.  “We are blessed to have some great...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Gratitude Carries on after Veterans Day at Aaron Parker Elementary

Gratitude Carries on after Veterans Day at Aaron Parker Elementary

Aaron Parker 4th grader Stevy Hoskins places a pin on her grandfather’s jacket lapel.  Jack Hoskins was one of many who were pinned by the student council members during Parker’s pinning ceremony on Thursday to honor veterans and active duty personnel.    ...

11/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Texas singer/songwriter Brian Burns visits Paris Jr. High and brings history to life

Texas singer/songwriter Brian Burns visits Paris Jr. High and brings history to life

Multiple award-winning Texas song stylist/balladeer Brian Burns presented a music presentation for seventh graders at Paris Junior High School last Friday. The Paris Area Arts Alliance made all arrangements and provided funding for Burns to perform for all area schools. Brian Burns is one of...

11/16/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Student Congress Team Off to State Competition!

NL Student Congress Team Off to State Competition!

North Lamar High School hosted the Region 8 UIL Student Congress competition from 3A, 4A and 5A classifications on November 12.  Advancing to the state competition in January from North Lamar are Jared Chenevey (1st place), Kay Edwards (2nd place) and Seth Gurley (3rd place and top Presiding...

11/16/2014 by eParisExtra
Dental Packets for North Lamar First Graders

Dental Packets for North Lamar First Graders

Members of the Roan Oak Masonic Lodge from Garretts Bluff presented first graders at Aaron Parker and Higgins elementary schools in the North Lamar Independent School District with dental packets.  Through the organization’s Masonic Children and Family Services of Texas Dental Health...

11/15/2014 by eParisExtra
PHS seniors to take WorkKeys assessments

PHS seniors to take WorkKeys assessments

Paris High School seniors will be taking ACT WorkKeys assessments administered by Paris Junior College in the near future thanks to the underwriting of test fees by Paris Economic Development Corporation.  WorkKeys Assessments are produced by the same company that developed and publishes the...

11/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Beauty and the Beast Coming to North Lamar High School

Beauty and the Beast Coming to North Lamar High School

Tickets are on sale at North Lamar High School for the Theatre Department’s production of Beauty and the Beast. The show runs Thursday, November 20th through Sunday, November 23rd. Performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening begin at 7:30pm and a Sunday matinee at 2:30pm. All...

11/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Stone Middle School All-Region Choir Named

Stone Middle School All-Region Choir Named

North Lamar choir students completed against hundreds of others from across Northeast Texas for a place in the Region IV All-Region Choirs.  Stone Middle School is proud to recognize 26 students who were selected for the choir.  The students prepared four songs for the audition not knowing...

11/14/2014 by eParisExtra
A United Way Tradition Following Crosstown Showdown

A United Way Tradition Following Crosstown Showdown

For over a decade, United Way representatives from Paris ISD and North Lamar ISD have pledged a donation to the United Way based upon the outcome of the annual Crosstown Showdown game.  In addition to the donation, the loser must wear the jersey of the winning team for a day. This year, the...

11/13/2014 by eParisExtra