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Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!

Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!

The first day of school is full of anticipation, which sometimes is accompanied by a few butterflies!  Parents of young students are relinquishing their children for the day, teachers are anxious about their new class, and most youngsters are facing their new adventure with excitement. ...

08/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Back to School Spurs Backpack Donation

Back to School Spurs Backpack Donation

Seventy-five backpacks loaded with school supplies were donated to Everett Elementary School by Heritage House of Paris.  Business Development Specialist Cary Scott, right, and Sales Manager Candace White, second from right, donated the backpacks for Everett’s second and third grade...

08/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Learning Model to be introduced at North Lamar Campuses

Learning Model to be introduced at North Lamar Campuses

Over the summer a team of three administrators and four teachers from North Lamar Independent School District attended Confratute at the University of Connecticut to learn about the Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM).  Those who attended from North Lamar were Superintendent John McCullough,...

08/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Auditions for Children for Mary Poppins at NLHS

Auditions for Children for Mary Poppins at NLHS

The North Lamar  Theatre Department is  auditioning young kids for the upcoming production of Mary Poppins. They will be casting for a girl who can play age 9-11 and a boy who can play age 7-10. They need to sing in the style of the show, one minute of a song from Mary Poppins along with...

08/19/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Teachers Prepare to Meet Their Students

North Lamar Teachers Prepare to Meet Their Students

Teachers at North Lamar Independent School District will get a chance to meet their students and parents before school starts.  All elementary and middle school campuses invite families to come out for Meet the Teacher and a Back to School Bash on Thursday evening, August 20. Students who...

08/16/2015 by eParisExtra
New Faces to Lead North Lamar Students

New Faces to Lead North Lamar Students

Several new faces around North Lamar ISD will be among those teaching the leaders of tomorrow in the 2015-2016 school year.  On Thursday, August 13 North Lamar ISD held an orientation to welcome new professionals into the district and to connect with administrators, peers, and mentors before...

08/16/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar High School Holds Camp for Incoming Freshmen

North Lamar High School Holds Camp for Incoming Freshmen

Incoming freshmen filled the halls at North Lamar High School on Tuesday at the Panthers FIRST (Freshman Individually Responsible for their Success Today) orientation. Divided into small groups led by upper classmen, freshmen were led to various series of sessions designed to help make the...

08/12/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD August Dates and Events

North Lamar ISD August Dates and Events

North Lamar ISD Calendar – August 2015 Mon 10 6:00p NLISD Board Meeting in administration office conference rm -   Tue 11 8:30a 1:00p NLHS Panthers FIRST, freshman orientation -   Thu 13 NLISD New Teacher Orientation -   Fri 14 NLISD Teacher Work Day - 9:00a...

08/09/2015 by eParisExtra
NL ISD Women's Football Clinic

NL ISD Women's Football Clinic

The North Lamar football program is holding a special “Women’s Football Clinic” on Thursday, July 30th from 6:30pm-8:30pm.  In addition to learning everything you ever wanted to know about football, women in attendance will be served great food and have a chance to win...

07/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Grilling Burgers to Say Thank You to NL Peer Mentors

Grilling Burgers to Say Thank You to NL Peer Mentors

North Lamar High School Peer Mentors were treated to hamburgers and all the fixings for going above and beyond in mentoring students throughout the year.  The junior and senior mentors, who are carefully paired with students who have learning disabilities or who struggle in the classroom,...

06/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Stone Choir Earns Top Rating

Stone Choir Earns Top Rating

Stone Middle School Beginner Choir attended the Sandy Lake Funfest contest in Dallas on May 14 and received a 1st Division rating from all three judges.  Contributing to the choir’s success were members: Ellie Ables, Ivie Allmon, Ella Amis, Whitney Austin, Kami Bailey, Candace Bateman,...

06/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Officers Slated for 15-16 North Lamar Beta Club

Officers Slated for 15-16 North Lamar Beta Club

The new officers for the North Lamar High School Beta Club have been selected and will begin their duties in August for the 2015-2016 school year.  B eginning front row left are Kristen Hodges – secretary, Abby Lacey – president, Eric Shelton – vice president, and Brittany Nichols...

06/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Everett Recognizes Top AR Readers

Everett Recognizes Top AR Readers

Everett Elementary recognized the top AR readers this week for the 2014-15 school year. Pictured are Jackson Kirk, 2nd grade, and Raylee Mahon, 3rd grade, with librarian Lynnette Johnson.   ...

06/06/2015 by eParisExtra
 2015 NLEF Scholarship Recipients

2015 NLEF Scholarship Recipients

Fifty-six North Lamar graduates were awarded scholarships from the North Lamar Education Foundation (NLEF) totaling $41,250. Scholarship range from $500 to $2,000 and may be used at junior colleges, colleges, universities, and vocational and technical schools.  The 2015 recipients are: Tyler...

06/06/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Graduates Enlist in the Navy

North Lamar Graduates Enlist in the Navy

Trevor Burns, center, with Petty Officer Sam Money, left, Petty Officer Christopher Gault, right, andNLHS Principal Clint Hildreth, standing. Two 2015 North Lamar graduates have chosen to enlist in the Navy. Trevor Burns and Chase Allen will begin their careers in the military by joining other...

06/06/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Graduates Enlist in the Army

North Lamar Graduates Enlist in the Army

Craig Hale, center, with NLHS Principal Clint Hildreth and Army Recruiter Nicholas Royse. Three 2015 North Lamar graduates have been sworn in to support and defend the Constitution of the United State by joining the Army.  Jacob Mills, Craig Hale, and Joseph Daniels will all ship out this...

06/06/2015 by eParisExtra
Persuasive Speaking Seniors Leave Mark at State

Persuasive Speaking Seniors Leave Mark at State

North Lamar seniors, Seth Gurley, left, and Jared Chenevey, right, proudly represented North Lamar High School as they debated their way to earning  medals from the State UIL Speech and Debate Tournament in Austin.  In a tight-knit competition, Chenevey placed third in Persuasive Speaking...

06/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Getting a Jump on Enrolling for the 2015-2016 School Year

Getting a Jump on Enrolling for the 2015-2016 School Year

Aaron Parker Elementary and W. L. Higgins Elementary held a one day Kindergarten Round Up on Thursday, June 4 inviting prospective students and parents to meet teachers, tour the campus, and register early for the 2015-2016 school year.  Staff was on hand to help families fill out forms and...

06/05/2015 by eParisExtra
 Kiwanis Club Awards Scholarships to NL Seniors

Kiwanis Club Awards Scholarships to NL Seniors

Lydia Jimenez, Merilyn Campbell, and Makayla Herman, all North Lamar Key Club seniors, were each awarded a $500 scholarship from the Paris Kiwanis Club for their commitment to service in the school and community.  Each year the Kiwanis Club offers scholarships to seniors in the area Key...

06/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Bailey GT Students Present End of Semester Projects

Bailey GT Students Present End of Semester Projects

Fourth and fifth grade Gifted and Talented students at Bailey Intermediate presented end of the year projects to peers, guests, and family members.  The fifth grade students were given ‘Career Aspirations’ to research and present while the fourth graders each designed their own ‘Backyard...

06/03/2015 by eParisExtra