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USDA announces additional efforts to make school environments healthier

USDA announces additional efforts to make school environments healthier

The Obama Administration is announcing four final rules that implement important provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) building on the progress schools across the country have already made in the improved nutritional quality of meals served in schools.  As a key component of...

07/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum ISD lunches going up in price

Chisum ISD lunches going up in price

Chisum Independent School District Board of Trustees met this week and approved raising lunch prices by .10 cents. The board made the decision based on lunch prices of the statewide issued formula.  CISD was slightly less than the formula. “All prices are the same district wide,”...

07/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum ISD Board of Trustees to meet today - discussion of lunch prices

Chisum ISD Board of Trustees to meet today - discussion of lunch prices

The Chisum ISD Board of Trustees will be today at 5:45 p.m. in the Chisum ISD Administration building. Several items on the agenda are:  Staff hires during the summer and a discussion and consideration of lunch prices for the 2016-2017 school year. To view the full agenda click here. ...

07/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
Inner Fire Volleyball Camp - July 18 - 20

Inner Fire Volleyball Camp - July 18 - 20

Sulphur Springs Head Volleyball Coach, Justin Maness will be hosting the Inner Fire Volleyball camp at Paris High School July 18 – 20, 2016. The camp is a 3 day, 4 hour a day (8 a.m. – noon) camp and the cost is $80 per camper.  The camp is for incoming grades of 9th through 12th...

07/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
State Board of Education seeks public input about assessments and accountability

State Board of Education seeks public input about assessments and accountability

The State Board of Education (SBOE) is issuing a survey in English and Spanish to seek public input about the state’s current assessment and accountability programs and gather suggestions for future program development. The survey will be open online to all Texans through June 30. From...

06/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers award PJC scholarships to area high school seniors

Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers award PJC scholarships to area high school seniors

Three area high school students received Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers and School Employees Association scholarships at the organization’s spring dinner held in the Paris Junior College Ballroom. The $1,000 scholarships are awarded to seniors in public school in Lamar or Delta counties who...

06/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Wildcat Baseball camp to begin on June 13

Paris Wildcat Baseball camp to begin on June 13

Paris High School is hosting a baseball camp for ages 6 – 10 yrs old on June 13 – 14, 2016.  Time are from 10 a.m. until noon. A second camp for 11 years old or students entering the 9th grade  in the Fall 2016 will be held on June 15 – 16, 2016.  Time for this camp is also...

06/09/2016 by eparisextra.com
Dylan's Drivers brings on new Executive Director

Dylan's Drivers brings on new Executive Director

Kaleb Jackson is the new executive director for Dylan’s Drivers.  “He is excited to be named the new director, and has already jumped in head first and so far it has been a very smooth transition,” said Ronnie Ballard Co-Founder of Dylan’s Drivers. Photo:  Kaleb and...

06/09/2016 by eparisextra.com
Relay for Life of Lamar County scheduled for June 24

Relay for Life of Lamar County scheduled for June 24

Relay for Life of Lamar County will be held at  Chisum High School on June 24, 2016, located at 3250 S. Church St., Paris, TX. The team race event will begin at 6 p.m. and finish at mid-night. For more information contact Sara Allen at 903-399-5136 or sara.allen@cancer.org. Change the...

06/08/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum Summer Camp schedule

Chisum Summer Camp schedule

As students and parents  get ready for the upcoming summer break, the Chisum Mustang Athletic department would like to invite you to take advantage of their Summer Camp opportunities. Below is a schedule of each camp: See more at:...

06/04/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum Elementary to donate to Parker Lee Project

Chisum Elementary to donate to Parker Lee Project

Chisum Elementary Mustang PALs Jamie Froese and Taylor Henry display a $500 check they are donating to the Parker Lee Project. Froese and Henry along with other PALS wanted to be of assistance to families with disabilities.  They sold bracelets with the message, “Stay Strong” on...

06/03/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum High places well at UIL State Academic Meet

Chisum High places well at UIL State Academic Meet

 Recently Chisum High School was represented very well at the UIL State Academic Meet.  These students and sponsors have put in countless hours during the week and weekends to achieve this great honor. Awards are as follows: UIL Social Studies–Silver Medal (2nd in State) Brandon...

06/03/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Summer Camps

North Lamar Summer Camps

This summer your student can take advantage of many North Lamar Independent School District summer camps. Click on any of the links below for more information. Soccer:  June 6-8   Students who will be in K-6th grade for 2016-17 school year Panther Basketball:  June 6-9   Boys  K-9th...

06/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Wildcat football camp - June 6-8

Paris Wildcat football camp - June 6-8

Paris Independent School District will host a Wildcat football camp for incoming 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade students. Dates for the camp are June 6 – 8 at Wildcat Stadium from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. each day. Cost is $15 per student and each camper will receive a camp t-shirt. For more...

06/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Lady Cat Annual Volleyball Camp slated for June 15-17

Paris Lady Cat Annual Volleyball Camp slated for June 15-17

Paris Independent School District will be hosting their annual Lady Cat Volleyball Camp again this year from June 15 – 17, 2016. During this camp, campers will learn the basic fundamentals of the game of volleyball and go through various drills to develop their skills.  They will get a...

06/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Career Day at Chisum Elementary

Career Day at Chisum Elementary

“I want to be just like you when I grow up.” This was a common phrase used by students who wrote thank you notes to presenters for Career Day at Chisum Elementary on Friday, May 20, 2016.  First through 5th graders learned from some of our own staff in the roles they fill to make...

06/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris High Wildcat & Ladycat 2016 Soccer Camp

Paris High Wildcat & Ladycat 2016 Soccer Camp

 On June 10, 2016, Paris High School will be hosting a soccer camp.  Learn the skills of dribbling, passing, shooting, goal keeping, trapping and more. The first session from 8 -10 a.m. is for grades 1 through 4. The second session from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. is for grades 5 through 9.  The...

06/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum High School awards assembly on June 1, 2016

Chisum High School awards assembly on June 1, 2016

Chisum High School will be having their end of the school year awards assembly on June 1, 2016. The times are: *10th Grade 8:10 a.m. *11th Grade 8:55 a.m. *12th Grade 9:50 a.m. *9th Grade 10:40 a.m For more information contact Chisum Independent School District...

05/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Area Valedictorians and Salutatorians honored

Area Valedictorians and Salutatorians honored

The Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business and Industry hosted their annual Valedictorian and Salutatorian Luncheon at the Paris Golf and Country Club. The students attended with their principals. Photographed (from left) in front are Detroit ISD Valedictorian Tyler Davis and...

05/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum Elementary presents poster to Officer Steve Hill

Chisum Elementary presents poster to Officer Steve Hill

Officer Steve Hill displays the poster Pre-K students at Chisum Elementary presented to him at their recent Career Day. Pictured with Officer Hill are Corbin Hudson, Braelyn Emeyabbi, Nadya Dawson, and Brandy Dawson.  Students signed the poster honoring our law enforcement for Police...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com