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BBQ Benefit Supper for Aiden Walters

BBQ Benefit Supper for Aiden Walters

The North Lamar High School Pantherette Softball Team will host a benefit supper for six year old Aaron Parker student Aiden Walters on Friday, April 10 at 5:00 p.m. at the NL Softball Field.  The $5.00 meal includes a barbecue sandwich, chips, drink and dessert.  Donations will be...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
NLHS Theatre Dept. Earns Dallas Summer Musical Nominations

NLHS Theatre Dept. Earns Dallas Summer Musical Nominations

The Dallas Summer Musicals announced the nominations in 12 of 15 categories in the Sunday, March 29 edition of Dallas Morning News.  North Lamar High School senior Jared Chenevey (pictured) was nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his role, Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast.  ...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Drama Takes First Place at UIL District Competition

North Lamar Drama Takes First Place at UIL District Competition

North Lamar High School’s production of Twelfth Night took first place at the District UIL One Act Competition on Friday, March 27 in Texarkana.  Brandon Michael and Kallyn Burchinal were selected for the District Honorable Mention All Star Cast.  Brittany Birch (pictured) earned a...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Band Skypes with Emmy Awarding Composer

NL Band Skypes with Emmy Awarding Composer

North Lamar’s high school band is gearing up for their UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Competition by receiving constructive criticism from the composer of the piece they have chosen to play for contest.  Julie Ann Giroux, who has published over 80 pieces for concert bands, listened to the...

03/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Bailey Reading Fair Winners Announced

Bailey Reading Fair Winners Announced

Much like a science fair where students independently research ideas or topics to learn about a specific field of science, a reading fair is designed to help students be creative while helping them develop an appreciation for reading.  Recently, Bailey Intermediate fourth and fifth grade...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Shows Support for Aiden Walters

North Lamar Shows Support for Aiden Walters

The North Lamar students, faculty, staff, and board members raised $8,162.29 for Parker kindergarten student Aiden Walters’ and his family this week.  Aiden was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor last week and has been since been receiving intensive medical treatment in Dallas. ...

03/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Students at Bailey Intermediate Celebrated Black History Month

Students at Bailey Intermediate Celebrated Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, Bailey Intermediate 5th graders in Toni Preston’s class spent a large part of February researching famous people who have made an impact on U. S. History. The students gathered information from books and the internet then narrowed their research down to one...

03/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Dinosaur George Exhibit was a Huge Hit

Dinosaur George Exhibit was a Huge Hit

Thanks to the Paris Area Arts Alliance, Lamar County students experienced a world-class traveling prehistoric exhibit of dinosaur fossils held at North Lamar High School.  Everett 2nd grader, Katherine Fendley, (top picture right) notices the different color of fossils that were formed by the...

03/14/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Key Club Gives Irish Treats for the Elderly

NL Key Club Gives Irish Treats for the Elderly

North Lamar High School Key Club members, from left, President Lydia Jimenez, Vice President Alondra Palomares, and Chaplain Makayla Herman prepare “Irish Green” treats for the residents of Lamar Place to wish them a happy St. Patrick’s Day.  The Key Club members visited...

03/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Ameriheart sponsored by Paris Cardiology Center (Khalid Shafiq M.D.) Comes to Bailey Intermediate School

Ameriheart sponsored by Paris Cardiology Center (Khalid Shafiq M.D.) Comes to Bailey Intermediate School

On Thursday, March 12th 2015 children from North Lamar Bailey Intermediate School took a tour of the World’s largest display of a full-blown human heart stationed at its gym. Sayek Shafiq from Stone Middle School and Layla Shafiq from Bailey Intermediate school along with staff from Paris...

03/13/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Students Compete in State Competition by Skype

North Lamar Students Compete in State Competition by Skype

The Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA) held its state competition in San Antonio on March 5-8.  North Lamar High School had three students qualify to compete. Many of the schools were not able to attend due to weather related issues.  NLHS Sophomore Ty Rast was able to take his test...

03/12/2015 by eParisExtra
Hearts & Hats for Aiden Walters

Hearts & Hats for Aiden Walters

Kindergarten through senior students at North Lamar Independent School District are paying a dollar a day to wear hats this week in support of Aaron Parker Elementary kindergarten student Aiden Walters (pictured right). Aiden was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor on March 6 and is...

03/12/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar’s Hodgkiss Receives Prestigious UIL Sponsor Excellence Award

North Lamar’s Hodgkiss Receives Prestigious UIL Sponsor Excellence Award

  The University Interscholastic League has announced that North Lamar High School history instructor Dennis Hodgkiss has been selected as one of the 15 recipients of the prestigious UIL Sponsor Excellence Award for 2014, according to UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt. ...

03/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Region Science Awards Go to NLHS Students

Region Science Awards Go to NLHS Students

Two Pre-AP Biology students from North Lamar High School were winners at the East Texas Regional Science Fair in Kilgore on February 27. Bailey Fowler won the Water Environment Association of Texas and Texas Water Utilities Association Award and the Association of Women Geoscientists Award. ...

03/11/2015 by eParisExtra
NLHS Art Students Bring Home Gold

NLHS Art Students Bring Home Gold

North Lamar High School art students competed in the Region 8 Visual Art Scholastic Event (V.A.S.E.) in Texarkana.  “V.A.S.E. is the UIL equivalent competition in art where the students take their completed artwork and go through an interview process to talk about their artwork with a...

03/06/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar’s Seven Advance to State SkillsUSA Competition

North Lamar’s Seven Advance to State SkillsUSA Competition

The North Lamar High School Automobile Technology and Small Engine Repair chapters competed at the SkillsUSA District Meet in Waco on February 26-28.  Seven students won district championships and will compete at the State SkillsUSA Competition in Corpus Christi on March 25-29. Advancing to...

03/05/2015 by eParisExtra
The Lorax Visits Parker 1st Graders

The Lorax Visits Parker 1st Graders

Outfitted as Dr. Seuss’s character the Lorax, Aaron Parker first grade teacher Kaye Cooper surprised her students by dressing in costume to read The Lorax to her students.  Using fun images, word plays and rhymes, Dr. Seuss speaks through the Lorax warning against mindless progress and the...

03/04/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday

NL Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday

Students across the country are celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2nd. Known as Read Across America Day, thousands of schools, libraries, and community members participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books.  Bailey...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
NL ISD Calendar for March 2015

NL ISD Calendar for March 2015

North Lamar ISD Calendar March 2015 March 2-6 Texas Public Schools Week – Bailey Scholastic Book Fair -   Mon 2 10:00 a.m. - Texas Public Schools Week Opening Ceremony @ Love Civic Center NLHS Baseball & Softball Team Pictures with Lifetouch after school - Stone ‘Mixed...

02/28/2015 by eParisExtra
 North Lamar’s Speech Sweepstakes Opens Door to National Tournament

North Lamar’s Speech Sweepstakes Opens Door to National Tournament

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) District of the National Speech and Debate Association held its tournament last weekend to select the students who will represent UIL at the National Speech and Debate Tournament this summer.  Five students from North Lamar’s Speech and Debate...

02/24/2015 by eParisExtra