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ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

Cheyenne Whitney and Reily Preston, both 2015 graduates from North Lamar High School, were presented scholarships from the North Lamar Chapter of the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) to help with their post-secondary expenses.  Preston is planning to attend Oklahoma City...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

2015 North Lamar Valedictorian Ashlyn Watson and Salutatorian Lindy Norris were D.J.’s for the Day on Paris’s MIX 107.7 radio show from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday morning.  T hey shared their school experiences and plans to attend college with DJ Angelina. Watson will attend Texas A&M...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

North Lamar ISD school board members helped serve drinks and dessert to administrators, teachers, staff, and spouses at a banquet Monday night to honor those who make a difference to students and co-workers throughout the year. Superintendent John McCullough recognized employees for their...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Split Final Two Games With Van To End Season

Panthers Split Final Two Games With Van To End Season

After a disappointing game 1 loss to Van, North Lamar came into game 2 of the Area Championship need a win to extend the series to a tentatively-scheduled game 3 on Saturday.  The sense of urgency was obvious on Friday night from the first pitch, and it seemed like a repeat of game 1 as Van...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Season Comes to an End Against Athens

Pantherettes Season Comes to an End Against Athens

This wasn’t how the season was supposed to end for the North Lamar Pantherettes. Not here. Not now. Not like this. North Lamar was supposed to keep on competing in the Class 4A softball playoffs. It wasn’t meant to be, however as North Lamar fell to Athens in two games, 4-2 and 6-4. From...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Color Run Exceeds Expectations

NL Color Run Exceeds Expectations

A span of color was the scene at the starting line of the First Annual North Lamar National Honor Society Color Run held over the weekend.  Beginning at North Lamar High School and meandering through campus, eighty runner participated and help exceed expectations after being postponed a week...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar’s Garrison to Sing at National Conference

North Lamar’s Garrison to Sing at National Conference

Brock Garrison, a sophomore at North Lamar High School, has been selected to sing at the Future Business Leaders Association (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Chicago, Illinois on June 29.  He will sing the national anthem in front of approximately 12,000 people from all over the...

05/17/2015 by eParisExtra
NLHS students Reenactment of Joan of Arc

NLHS students Reenactment of Joan of Arc

North Lamar sophomore students in Dennis Hodgkiss’s Pre-AP World History class staged a reenactment from the 1431 AD trial and execution of French heroine Joan of Arc.  As Joan of Arc, played by Kylee Scudder, left, awaits execution, a witness against her, Landon Carter, tries to break...

05/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Suffer Heart Breaking Loss in Game One

Panthers Suffer Heart Breaking Loss in Game One

It was a game that the North Lamar Panthers seemed to have in control. North Lamar held a 6-2 lead going into the sixth inning and a 7-3 lead heading to the bottom of the seventh. That’s when it unraveled as North Lamar lost game one to Van 8-7. Pictured (Photo by Bev White) Ty Jones...

05/16/2015 by eParisExtra
 NL Panthers Pack Care Packages for Van

NL Panthers Pack Care Packages for Van

Socks, soap, deodorant, toothbrushes, first aid kits, snacks, and daily devotionals were packed into care packages by the North Lamar Panther baseball team for Van’s players and coaches.  Thursday night before the two began the area series of games, the Panthers presented the Vandals with...

05/16/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Summer Camps

NL Summer Camps

North Lamar ISD is offering a variety of summer camps beginning in June and continuing through July. Soccer Camp - June 8-10 for K-6th, from 1pm-4pm each day. Cost: $40 (includes t-shirt) Boys Basketball Camp – June 8-11 for K-8th (different times & fees depending on grade...

05/15/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Sends Relief to Van

North Lamar Sends Relief to Van

Overnight upon hearing about the tragedy in Van, Texas, North Lamar ISD was in full gear to help those in a town 90 miles away.  Among those were students in Kenda Felker’s class at Stone Middle School who gathered a car load of water, food, school supplies, homemade cards, and money for...

05/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Van Relief Efforts

Van Relief Efforts

As the North Lamar Panthers move on to the Area Round of the playoffs, baseball might be the furthest thing from the mind of their opponent. Late Sunday night, a tornado ripped through the city of Van. With the tornado, came a lot of destruction as well. As of Monday morning, there are at least...

05/12/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes: Area Champions

North Lamar Pantherettes: Area Champions

The North Lamar Pantherettes only needed two games to get by the Brownsboro Bearettes in the Area Round of the playoffs. However, it wasn’t an easy two games for Coach Fendley and the Pantherettes. Game 1: North Lamar 3 Brownsboro 2 (8 Innings) Brownsboro, Tx – Sarah Penrose drove in...

05/11/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Gets by Gilmer in Bi-District Round of Playoffs

North Lamar Gets by Gilmer in Bi-District Round of Playoffs

The North Lamar Panthers took on Gilmer in the first round of the playoffs this weekend in Mt. Pleasant and only needed two games to take care of the Buckeyes.  Game 1: North Lamar 10 Gilmer 6 A pattern from the end of the season continued against Gilmer this weekend. North Lamar’s bats...

05/11/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Students Plant Flowers for Mother’s Day

NL Students Plant Flowers for Mother’s Day

Higgins Elementary 1st grade classes toured the greenhouses at North Lamar High School and learned how the horticulture students took care of the plants and flowers.  The high school students then helped the young students plant flowers for their mothers on Mother’s Day.  Above, Regan...

05/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Cakes for Mom

Cakes for Mom

Colby Miller, Kace Evans, and Jackson Hoskins decorated cakes to give to their mothers for Mother’s Day.  The three second graders along with other students at Aaron Parker Elementary paid $5.00 to participate in the Brookshire’s cake decorating community activity.  Brookshire...

05/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Bow Donated to NL's Outdoor Education Program

Bow Donated to NL's Outdoor Education Program

One lucky student from next year’s Outdoor Education Program at Stone Middle School will be the winner of a Mathews Mission bow donated by Steve Story, owner of Shoot Em Up Archery.  The criteria for the winner will be grades earned during the 2015-2016 school year and shooting ability...

05/09/2015 by eParisExtra
 North Lamar’s Color Run Rescheduled

North Lamar’s Color Run Rescheduled

Due to inclement weather for Saturday, the 1st Annual North Lamar National Honor Society’s Scholarship 5K Color Run has been rescheduled for on Saturday, May 16 beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Race day registration is $30 for adults and $20 for kids.  Registration forms can be found on North...

05/08/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Students Participated in the Kids Marathon

North Lamar Students Participated in the Kids Marathon

North Lamar students joined others from across the county to participate in the Kids Marathon event that focused on health and nutrition.  Between March 2 to May 4, students logged a minimum of 25 miles that they either ran or walked.  During this time they received newsletters with tips on...

05/06/2015 by eParisExtra