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Aaron Parker Elementary Holds NEHS Induction

Aaron Parker Elementary Holds NEHS Induction

Aaron Parker Elementary held its National Elementary Honors Society (NEHS) induction for eight fourth graders on May 22.  Standing behind the ceremony table after signing the NEHS book beginning front row left are Cody Pierce, Camden Renfro, Riley Rutz, and Morgan Wharton.  In back are...

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"Young Performers Workshop" on Saturday at PHS

The Paris High School Theatre Department will be hosting a “Young Performers Workshop” on Saturday, May 30th from 10am-2pm. Students will build confidence and foster creative expression while developing their acting, dancing, singing, and stage movement skills. Students will learn a...

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Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris ISD will be hosting a youth football camp June 8-10 from 10am-noon at the Wildcat Stadium.  The camp is designed for kids going into 3rd through 6th grade. The cost of the camp is $15 and includes a camp t-shirt. Registration is open through June 3rd. Campers will be broken down by grade...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra

"Slow Roll" to be a Monthly Event

Paris Jr. High 8th grader Sahil Prakash’s first “Slow Roll”  was such a success that he has decided to make it a monthly event. The next “Slow Roll” will be held  on Monday, June 1st.  Riders will meet a 6pm at Market Square, located at 400 1st street SW in...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

Hannah Jackson, 4th grader from Aaron Parker, walked a day in the shoes of Principal Tammie Bates after winning the highest bid at the Parker Spring Fling silent auction. Jackson began her day as principal at 7:45 in the morning.  Following closely behind Principal Bates, her day’s duties...

05/24/2015 by eParisExtra
ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

Cheyenne Whitney and Reily Preston, both 2015 graduates from North Lamar High School, were presented scholarships from the North Lamar Chapter of the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) to help with their post-secondary expenses.  Preston is planning to attend Oklahoma City...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Paul Trull Named Interim Superintendent for Roxton ISD

Thursday, May 21, 2015 the Roxton ISD Board of Trustees announced they were hiring Paul Trull as interim superintendent for the district. In April, Roxton Superintendent Trevor Rogers announced his resignation. Paul Trull was previously the superintendent for the Paris Independent School...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Pre-K students from T.G. Givens and Lamar County Head Start annually visit and tour both Justiss and Aikin Elementary Schools to get to know their new home for the next year. Photographed singing the ABC Alphabet Song at Justiss with the pre-k students are Deedre Peck counselor, Renee Elmore...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

2015 North Lamar Valedictorian Ashlyn Watson and Salutatorian Lindy Norris were D.J.’s for the Day on Paris’s MIX 107.7 radio show from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday morning.  T hey shared their school experiences and plans to attend college with DJ Angelina. Watson will attend Texas A&M...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Sperintendent Substitutes in Kindergarten Classroom

Chisum Sperintendent Substitutes in Kindergarten Classroom

Chisum Superintendent Tommy Chalaire substitutes in Charlot Pickering’s Kindergarten class  for the afternoon. Mrs. Pickering’s name was drawn at the end of the year celebration last year for half day off while Mr. Chalaire covered her class. Students are in awe as he reads...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

The Paris Junior High School Chapter of National Junior Honor Society inducted sixty-six seventh graders recently. Members must have a cumulative grade point average of 89.5; however, membership is more than just academic. Students must also demonstrate high standards in leadership, service,...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Chisum Art Students' Success

Chisum Art Students' Success

Chisum ISD had 7 students compete in the Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council’s 23rd Annual Student Juried Exhibit. There are hundreds of entries, and of those there is only ONE Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and two honorable mentions. Because there are no categories and all...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Value of Skills Development Grants Discussed by Regents

Value of Skills Development Grants Discussed by Regents

The May 18, 2015 meeting of the Paris Junior College Board of Regents opened with a presentation from Tom Glascock, Vice President – Plant Manager of Turner Industries. The company is seeking a 100 percent, 10-year tax abatement for two projects estimated to total between $12-13 million....

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

The Crockett Chapter of National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) inducted fifth graders for excellence in academic achievement and involvement in leadership and service. More than just an honor roll, NEHS engages its members in service activities and leadership development that help strengthen...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

North Lamar ISD school board members helped serve drinks and dessert to administrators, teachers, staff, and spouses at a banquet Monday night to honor those who make a difference to students and co-workers throughout the year. Superintendent John McCullough recognized employees for their...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC jewelry program holds awards ceremony

PJC jewelry program holds awards ceremony

An awards and recognition ceremony was held Thursday, May 14 for students attending Paris Junior College’s Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology. Winners of the Stuller Awards for Excellence (pictured right) included, from left, Beverly Gilbert, Lily Marie Kauffeld Ellicott, Chengzhou...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC holds GED graduation ceremony

PJC holds GED graduation ceremony

Ceremonies were held for students from the past year who successfully met testing requirements to receive general education development (GED) diplomas Tuesday, May 7, in Paris Junior College’s Hunt Center. PJC Director of Adult Education and Family Literacy Susan Sanchez introduced guest...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC graduates, family and friends fill Paris High School Gymnasium Friday evening

PJC graduates, family and friends fill Paris High School Gymnasium Friday evening

A record number of Paris Junior College students participated in Friday evening’s commencement ceremony. With more than 300 students wanting to walk across the stage to receive their diploma, the ceremony was moved to the Paris High School Gymnasium to accommodate overflow crowds. Dr. Pamela...

05/19/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Split Final Two Games With Van To End Season

Panthers Split Final Two Games With Van To End Season

After a disappointing game 1 loss to Van, North Lamar came into game 2 of the Area Championship need a win to extend the series to a tentatively-scheduled game 3 on Saturday.  The sense of urgency was obvious on Friday night from the first pitch, and it seemed like a repeat of game 1 as Van...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Season Comes to an End Against Athens

Pantherettes Season Comes to an End Against Athens

This wasn’t how the season was supposed to end for the North Lamar Pantherettes. Not here. Not now. Not like this. North Lamar was supposed to keep on competing in the Class 4A softball playoffs. It wasn’t meant to be, however as North Lamar fell to Athens in two games, 4-2 and 6-4. From...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra