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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 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
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
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
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 students raise money for Stay Strong program

Chisum students raise money for Stay Strong program

Fourth grade student leaders, Lindey Young and Grace Ballard show off the bracelets they recently sold to support children with disabilities.  Both are a part of the student leader association called PALS. “STAY STRONG” was the slogan chosen by the group to show support for the...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra
Chisum ISD announces recipients of Teacher of the Year award

Chisum ISD announces recipients of Teacher of the Year award

Chisum ISD has announced the recipients of this year’s Teacher of the Year Award.  The recipients are Elementary Teacher of the Year, Sandy Deupree (left), and Secondary Teacher of the Year, Julie Swaim. Both are natural choices for the award spending many dedicated years to teaching...

04/06/2013 by Josh Allen
Chisum ISD & Cross Branch Cowboy Church join forces to establish a working arena

Chisum ISD & Cross Branch Cowboy Church join forces to establish a working arena

Chisum Independent School District (CISD) and Cross Branch Cowboy Church closed the 2012 school year by joining forces to afford greater opportunities for young people in the Paris area.  Soon, portions of the CISD campus will receive a “face lift” as Cross Branch Cowboy Church has agreed...

02/04/2013 by Josh Allen
Pinning Ceremony for Chisum ISD Faculty Members

Pinning Ceremony for Chisum ISD Faculty Members

Chisum ISD staff members received service pins during the Faculty End of the Year Celebration on Friday, May 25.  Faculty members who received pins are: Barbara Forrest – 35 years Judy Espy and Lynda Zant – 25 years Pam Tribble and Deborah Bolton – 20 years April North, Kathy Cook,...

05/31/2012 by eParisExtra
Technopalooza hits Chisum ISD

Technopalooza hits Chisum ISD

Technology is all around us — at work, at home, even in the car. To show the community the sort of impact technology makes in the classroom, Chisum Independent School District held a Technology Showcase on Thursday. Or, as the teachers liked to call it, “Technopalooza.” “They’re...

03/08/2012 by eParisExtra
Chisum School Nurse Recognized by State Health Services

Chisum School Nurse Recognized by State Health Services

Chisum Elementary School Nurse, Kay Landers, received commendation from the Texas Department of State Health Services for being an outstanding provider of Texas Vaccines for Children.  Kay received a certificate and trophy for her excellent efforts in providing vaccinations and maintaining...

02/25/2012 by eParisExtra
Chisum School Board Appreciation Month

Chisum School Board Appreciation Month

January was school board appreciation month, and Chisum ISD would like to thank the board members for their timeless dedication and commitment to all students. Our board goes above and beyond the call of duty and it is most definitely appreciated. So “THANK YOU” board members for a job...

01/24/2012 by eParisExtra