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North Lamar FFA Stand Out in Agricultural Mechanics

North Lamar FFA Stand Out in Agricultural Mechanics

North Lamar FFA students competed in the Agricultural Mechanics division at the Lamar County Junior Livestock Show.  In the Class 4 Trailers category, the team of Josh Foster, Dakota Lester-Hembree, and Dillon Lee won a blue ribbon with their 20’ bumper pull trailer. Earning a red ribbon in...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Register Now for North Lamar’s 5K Color Run!

Register Now for North Lamar’s 5K Color Run!

Register now for the 1st Annual North Lamar National Honor Society’s Scholarship 5K Color Run on Saturday, May 9 beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Preregistration by Saturday, April 25 is $25 for adults and $15 for kids and includes a T-shirt.  Race day registration is $30 for adults and $20 for...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Band Earns UIL Sweepstakes

NL Band Earns UIL Sweepstakes

North Lamar High School bands have a long history of earning the UIL Sweepstakes award, and again this year the band earned a Double Sweepstakes.  This fall the NLHS Marching Band earned superior ratings for their halftime show “Art at the Speed of Life.” This spring the varsity and...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Freshman Orientation Set at North Lamar High School

Freshman Orientation Set at North Lamar High School

Freshman Orientation for North Lamar High School is set for incoming 9th graders and their parents on Monday, April 27 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Displays and representatives from class departments, clubs, and organizations will be on hand with information and ready to answer...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Stone Middle School Inducts Students into National Junior Honor Society

Stone Middle School Inducts Students into National Junior Honor Society

Stone Middle School held its 2015 National Junior High Society induction ceremony at Calvary Methodist Church on Sunday, April 19, 2015. The new inductees are Cody Anthony, Alec Asay, Sarah Austin, Kshitiz Basnet, Scott Bishop, Haleigh Blackshear, Allison Bright, Philicity Chennault, Madelyn...

04/22/2015 by eParisExtra
STAAR Pep Rally Pumps Students at Bailey Intermediate

STAAR Pep Rally Pumps Students at Bailey Intermediate

Students across the state of Texas in grades 3-8 will be taking a series of state-mandated standardized tests this week.  The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test will evaluate this year’s achievements and knowledge in math, social studies, reading, and science. ...

04/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Suffer First District Loss in Atlanta

Pantherettes Suffer First District Loss in Atlanta

Reagan Richardson struck out eight batters, but the North Lamar Pantheretts still fell to Atlanta 5-3 in seven innings on Friday. Atlanta stayed on top until the final out after taking the lead in the first, scoring three runs on an error and a couple sacrifice flies. (Pictured right:...

04/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Ty Jones Pitches a No-Hitter as North Lamar Defeats Atlanta

Ty Jones Pitches a No-Hitter as North Lamar Defeats Atlanta

This may sounds like a broken record but it needs to be said once again. The North Lamar Panthers won another game because of the dominating pitching performance by Ty Jones (pictured right). Last week against Liberty-Eylau, Jones allowed only one hit in their 9-0 victory. This time, Jones...

04/20/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Students Fair Well at Lamar County Junior Livestock Show

North Lamar Students Fair Well at Lamar County Junior Livestock Show

Students in North Lamar’s FFA and 4H programs represented the district well at the Lamar County Junior Livestock Show. ...

04/19/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Hosts Social Media Safety Program - Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

NL Hosts Social Media Safety Program - Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

Rebecca Peevy, Executive Director of The Children’s Advocacy Center, and Detective Chris Bean will present an internet safety program on Monday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. in the North Lamar High School auditorium.  All community members are encouraged to attend to learn about today’s social...

04/17/2015 by eParisExtra
 North Lamar’s UIL Academic Team Wins District

North Lamar’s UIL Academic Team Wins District

The North Lamar Academic Team earned the District 15 AAAA Academic championship with 502 points after competing on April 9 and 10 at Northeast Texas Community College in Mt. Pleasant.  Students placing first, second, or third advance to the region competition April 23 – 25 at Texas...

04/13/2015 by eParisExtra
NLHS One Act Advances to Area

NLHS One Act Advances to Area

North Lamar High School’s One Act advanced to Area after receiving straight 1’s at the UIL One Act Play Bi-District Contest in Longview on April 8.  Cast members receiving recognition are Adrian Hobbs for Best Actor, Reily Preston for Best Actress, Brandon Michael and Cameron Beshirs were...

04/10/2015 by eParisExtra
NL’s Felts Wins State SkillsUSA Championship

NL’s Felts Wins State SkillsUSA Championship

Josh Felts, a junior at North Lamar High School, competed at the State SkillsUSA competition March 25-29 in Corpus Christi.  Felts took first place in Outdoor Power Technical Information. This particular competition does not compete on the national level.  The sponsor for this event is Mr....

04/08/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Students Present Findings on Graphs, Charts & Diagrams

NL Students Present Findings on Graphs, Charts & Diagrams

Each year students in Glynese McNabb’s Math Models class at North Lamar High School study graphs learning which diagram or chart best represents a certain set of data.  This year McNabb’s seventh period class came up with a set of survey questions that were then narrowed down to five. ...

04/07/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Research Projects are Learning Tools for Others

NL Research Projects are Learning Tools for Others

Everett 2nd and 3rd grade Gifted and Talented students presented their research findings on Australia to classes and visitors.  Projects ranged from the country’s unique landscape areas to its wildlife to the culture.  Guests were given facts sheets and questions to fill out from the...

04/06/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Defeat Paris in Crosstown Showdown

Pantherettes Defeat Paris in Crosstown Showdown

The North Lamar Pantheretts jumped out to an early lead on Paris and captured an 18-1 victory on Friday. North Lamar put up eight runs in the first inning, highlighted by Bill Jones three-run homer over the center field fence. Tanna Huie and Bailee Nickerson both had RBI doubles in the inning...

04/06/2015 by eParisExtra
2015-2016 Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Underway at NLISD

2015-2016 Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Underway at NLISD

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration roundup is underway at North Lamar ISD.  Parents may visit W. L. Higgins Elementary or Aaron Parker Elementary April 6 through April 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to fill out the necessary paperwork for the 2015-2016 school year.  “Students...

04/06/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers' Soccer Season Comes to an End

Panthers' Soccer Season Comes to an End

North Lamar boys came into the Area Championship game against Wilmer-Hutchins with nine seniors ready to continue their season. While they enjoyed success under first-year head coach Aaron Welch with a mid-season eight-game win streak that included an upset victory over a sixth-ranked opponent,...

04/06/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Students Remembering the Elderly at Easter

NL Students Remembering the Elderly at Easter

Members of the North Lamar Beta Club made their bi-annual visit to Paris Oaks to wish residents a Happy Easter.  The group spent their after-school time parading the halls of the assisted living facility and going door to door handing out candy.  T he club goes twice a year, Halloween and...

04/05/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Student’s Talent Leads to Hollywood Experience

NL Student’s Talent Leads to Hollywood Experience

Carly Cooper, a 6th grader at Stone Middle School, has been selected to participate in a once in a lifetime event call “The Celebrity Experience” this summer in Los Angeles, California. Cooper was one of 400 who auditioned earlier this year before a panel of judges in Irving, Texas.  She...

04/04/2015 by eParisExtra