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Date change for STAAR 2016 results

Date change for STAAR 2016 results

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) assessments has issued an important date change for the 2016 test reporting period. The results for the STAAR spring 2016 grades 3-8 administration were scheduled to be reported to districts on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.  This date...

06/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
TASSP Region 8 Outstanding Middle School Principal of the Year 2016-2017 - Kelli Stewart

TASSP Region 8 Outstanding Middle School Principal of the Year 2016-2017 - Kelli Stewart

Kelli Stewart, Principal of Frank Stone Middle School in North Lamar ISD, has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Region 8 Outstanding Principal of the Year.  TASSP recognizes outstanding principals from the twenty Regional Education Service...

06/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar finishes 6th in Lone Star Cup

North Lamar finishes 6th in Lone Star Cup

North Lamar Independent School District finished as 6th place in UIL’s 2016 4A Lone Star Cup standings.  The annual award is given to six high schools, one in each of the six UIL classifications (1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A and 6A), based on their team performance in district and state...

06/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar to hold public meeting to discuss budget this week

North Lamar to hold public meeting to discuss budget this week

The North Lamar Independent School District will hold a public meeting on June 23, 2016 at 6 p.m. to discuss the school’s budget that will be adopted. The meeting will be held at the NL athletic facility located at 3201 Lewis Lane. A comparison of the proposed budget with last...

06/20/2016 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
NLHS Band receives TBA 2016 Exemplary Band Program Award

NLHS Band receives TBA 2016 Exemplary Band Program Award

The Texas Bandmasters Association has named the North Lamar High School Band from Paris, Texas as recipient of a 2016 Exemplary Band Program Award. The band program staff includes Randy Jones (Director of Bands), Jason Smith, Roderick Boyce, Gina Ervin, Janie Logee, and Jason Smith.  TBA...

06/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar High welding certifications sealed

North Lamar High welding certifications sealed

Four students in Patt Swaims’ advanced welding class at North Lamar High School received their certifications.  David Vanderburg from Turner International Piping System gave the certification exam to the students. Pictured from left are Justin Sulsar who passed the 7018 Structural AWS...

06/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
Bailey students make music from wooden bars and mallets

Bailey students make music from wooden bars and mallets

Bailey Intermediate’s newly formed xylophone group, the Bailey Rhythm Rockets, performed for the first time this year for the Everett third graders who were touring the fourth and fifth grade campus. Using a series of wooden bars and striking them with a small wooden mallet, the Bailey...

06/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar hires Kent Craig as new head baseball coach

North Lamar hires Kent Craig as new head baseball coach

After last week’s school board meeting, the board approved the hiring of Kent Craig as the new head baseball coach. Craig has 13 years coaching experience.  He is currently with the Hughes Springs Independent School District serving as head baseball coach. Kent has seen numerous...

06/12/2016 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
North Lamar Board goes back to the drawing board on bond issue at tonight's meeting

North Lamar Board goes back to the drawing board on bond issue at tonight's meeting

The North Lamar School Board goes back to work at tonight’s board meeting to discuss just why their recent school bond election failed. WRA Architects did a post survey after last month’s election.  The board will be reviewing the results of the survey and how to regroup. Other...

06/09/2016 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
North Lamar HS floral design students receive certification

North Lamar HS floral design students receive certification

Casey Page’s Floral Design students at North Lamar High School set a first for the campus by receiving their Level 1 Floral Design Certification. Lucas McDowell, Josh Parson and Savannah Moore each passed the written and hands-on tests to receive the accreditation.  Administered at Region...

06/08/2016 by eparisextra.com
Young Arachnologist Competes at ISEF

Young Arachnologist Competes at ISEF

While Lamar County students were wrapping up their class lessons and preparing for the end of the year tests, North Lamar Freshman Josh Fulton was in Phoenix, Arizona, presenting his finding of the antimicrobial effects of venom from the Carolina Wolf spider at the Intel International Science...

06/07/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar FFA Makes Donation to Family

North Lamar FFA Makes Donation to Family

The North Lamar FFA collected $1065 in donations for the family of Michael Self and presented it to his mother, Teri Grider. Along with the check, the FFA gave Grider a 2016 North Lamar High School yearbook. Self was a freshman at North Lamar High School who tragically lost his life this...

06/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
Congrats to the NL Pantherettes from eParisExtra

Congrats to the NL Pantherettes from eParisExtra

The Pantherette Softball team had an extra-ordinary season this year.  The Pantherettes concluded their “No Quit” season as the Class 4-A State Softball Runner-up.   The silver looks good on you ladies.  Thank you for representing your school, our community, parents and friends....

06/06/2016 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
Pantherettes play for state title today

Pantherettes play for state title today

The North Lamar Pantherettes  will play today for all the chips and a State Championship. The Pantherettes took Needville 7-6 in eight innings on Thursday afternoon and will now face La Grange today at 10 a.m. #NoQuit #pantherettes #softball ...

06/04/2016 by eparisextra.com
Everett Elementary Announces Top AR Readers

Everett Elementary Announces Top AR Readers

During an awards ceremony this week, the top Accelerated Readers at Everett Elementary were announced.  Roselyn Spencer was the top reader in third grade while Montgomery Clark received the honor for second grade. Everett Top AR Readers:  2nd Grade: Montgomery Clark3rd Grade: Roselyn...

06/04/2016 by eparisextra.com