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Chisum High Beta students team up with others around the globe

Chisum High Beta students team up with others around the globe

Recently a group of Chisum High Beta students teamed up with individuals from around the world to participate in the phenomenon known as GISHWHES, the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen, which takes place the first week of August every year.  The goal of GISHWHES is...

08/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
Rivercrest - Chisum Friday Night Lights Photo Gallery

Rivercrest - Chisum Friday Night Lights Photo Gallery

Photos courtesy:  Tony Corso Images #TonyCorsoImages #Chisum #Rivercrest #Football ...

08/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County teachers start the school year off right thanks to Everett Toyota

Lamar County teachers start the school year off right thanks to Everett Toyota

Each year as August rolls around, parents and kids rush around to buy new school clothing, back to school supplies, pick up schedules and anticipate today; the first day of school. Teachers also rush to make sure they are prepared for the first day of class with new room decor, extra supplies...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Kroger donates school supplies to Chisum ISD

Kroger donates school supplies to Chisum ISD

Chisum Elementary recently received 11 crates of much needed school supplies donated from the Paris Kroger store. Kroger employees, Meghan Lindsey and Kristi Cochran (left to right) brought the supplies out to the school and accepting the supplies are 5th grade Mustang PALS, Case Chalaire,...

08/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Dealing with bullying - Helping bullied kids and teens this school year

Dealing with bullying - Helping bullied kids and teens this school year

Unless you’ve directly experienced bullying, you may not realize just how devastating it can be, especially to a child or teenager.  As well as being deeply hurtful, bullying can leave anyone feeling frightened, angry, depressed, and totally undermined.  But bullying should never be...

08/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Back to school transportation safety

Back to school transportation safety

With the start of a new school year fast approaching, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reminds all drivers, students and parents to put safety first in school zones and near bus stops. Students travel to school by a variety of means: school bus (the safest means of...

08/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum ISD sets new tax rate

Chisum ISD sets new tax rate

A motion was made by Larry Rickman and seconded by Matt Patterson at the Monday night Chisum ISD School Board meeting to approve the adoption of an order authorizing the issuance, sale, and delivery of Chisum ISD unlimited tax school building and refunding bonds, series 2016. Along with the...

08/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum ISD Board to discuss bond bids tonight

Chisum ISD Board to discuss bond bids tonight

The Chisum Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet tonight at 5:45 at the Administration building. On the agenda tonight, board members are expected to act on the adoption of an order authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of Chisum ISD unlimited tax school building and...

08/08/2016 by eparisextra.com
United Way of Lamar County hosting community wide school shoe drive

United Way of Lamar County hosting community wide school shoe drive

The United Way of Lamar County is collecting new (or like new) athletic shoes and sneakers to be given to local children in need. Shoes are the most frequently requested item from local school counselors who work with UWLC, and shoes are needed throughout the school year.  Over 7200 children...

08/04/2016 by eparisextra.com
Chisum students recognized at Texas FFA Convention

Chisum students recognized at Texas FFA Convention

Macy Malone of Chisum FFA received a $10,000 Wallrath Foundation Texas FFA Scholarship at the Texas FFA Convention in Dallas, Texas on July 14, 2016.  Macy graduated from Chisum ISD in June and is the daughter of Barry and Dawn Malone of Paris.  She will be attending Texas Woman’s...

08/03/2016 by eparisextra.com
Prairiland FFA Students Attend Texas FFA Convention

Prairiland FFA Students Attend Texas FFA Convention

Students of the Prairiland FFA Chapter Received Lone Star FFA Degree Pictured from L to R: Beth Ann Dougherty, Kimberlee Allison, Madison Oats, Vivian McFadden, Carsyn Fernandez, Madison Story, Wes Woodard, Cole Wright, Garrett Clark and Allen Elliott Kimberlee Allison, Madison Oats, Beth Ann...

07/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
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