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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
NL HOSA Students

NL HOSA Students "Collecting for Caps"

North Lamar HOSA students stationed themselves at each entry at the high school Friday morning to collect a dollar from students who wanted to wear their caps or hats all day.  Pictured is Kaleya Davis, left, who gets her hand stamped after putting a dollar in the bucket.  HOSA members from...

02/23/2015 by eParisExtra
K-9 Sadie Visits NL's Bailey Intermediate GT Class

K-9 Sadie Visits NL's Bailey Intermediate GT Class

Paris Firefighter Matthew Jones spoke to the Bailey Intermediate 5th grade Gifted and Talented students about his job as an arson dog trainer and handler.  During a brown bag lunch, Shelly Biven’s students learned what Jones does as an arson dog specialist.  Once a GT student at Bailey and...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
 Parker Elementary Poster Winner Receives Check

Parker Elementary Poster Winner Receives Check

Aaron Parker Elementary second grader, Trail Wilkins, received a check from the Lamar Soil and Water Conservation District (LSWCD) for his recent artwork.  He was chosen as the second place winner of the 1st – 3rd grade poster contest sponsored by the Lamar SWCD.  The theme this year was...

02/21/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Represented at TAFE State Conference

North Lamar Represented at TAFE State Conference

The North Lamar chapter of Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) attended the TAFE Teach Tomorrow Summit at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX.  TAFE is a co-curricular and statewide student organization created to allow young men and women an opportunity to explore the teaching...

02/20/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Speech and Debate Heads to State

NL Speech and Debate Heads to State

North Lamar Speech and Debate team members, Steele Musgrove, Jared Chenevey, Colin Hodgkiss, and Seth Gurley who are coached by Kristi Hodgkiss, have qualified to compete at the Texas Forensics Association (TFA) state meet in El Paso, Texas, March 5-8.  In order to earn the trip to the state...

02/19/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Beat Spring Hill

North Lamar Pantherettes Beat Spring Hill

The North Lamar Girls Varsity Basketball team beat the visiting Spring Hill team 47-38 on Monday night. Sophomore Madison Morrison led the team offensively with 16 points. Kylie Halstead scored nine points and had six rebounds. Lexie Stephens scored five points with four steals. And Bailee...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Bowlers Compete at State

North Lamar Bowlers Compete at State

Student bowlers from North Lamar High School competed at the 22nd Annual Special Olympics Winter Games in Austin on February 5-8.  Approximately 3000 athletes across the state of Texas have been training for weeks to compete in bowling, powerlifting, and volleyball.   North Lamar bowlers...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Stone UIL Drama Places First in One Act

Stone UIL Drama Places First in One Act

The Stone Middle School drama team competed in their first UIL One Act Play competition with their presentation of Bobby Wilson Can Eat His Own Face.  Their performance earned the first place middle school trophy for North Lamar. The comedy, written by Don Zolidis, paints the tough life of...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Blankets for Buddies at NL Higgins Elementary

Blankets for Buddies at NL Higgins Elementary

North Lamar Gifted and Talented students at Higgins Elementary have taken on a community service project to help children in need.  New, child-sized blankets are being collected for the Children’s Advocacy Center’s Rainbow Room.  A ‘Blanket Buddy’ will be given to any child who needs...

02/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Distinguished Awards Given to NLHS Yearbook

Distinguished Awards Given to NLHS Yearbook

The North Lamar High School 2014 yearbook “PantherNation” was awarded nine distinguished merit awards from the Interscholastic League Press Conference and an overall rating of Award of Achievement. A rating of distinguished merit means the yearbook was among the best in Texas and evaluated...

02/14/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar’s Debate Team Heads to State

North Lamar’s Debate Team Heads to State

The North Lamar UIL Debate team earned the District 15 AAAA Cross Examination Debate Championship after competing in Mt. Pleasant on Tuesday. Senior Seth Gurley and Sophomore Kay Edwards earned first place going undefeated in five rounds.  Sophomore Steele Musgrove and Freshman Colin Hodgkiss...

02/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Exxon Mobil Grant Used for Math & Science at NL ISD

Exxon Mobil Grant Used for Math & Science at NL ISD

North Lamar High School was awarded a $500 check from Food Fast Stores.  The grant was made possible through the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program. Exxon Mobil has a long history of supporting educational programs that focus on improvements in these areas from pre-school to higher...

02/12/2015 by eParisExtra
FAFSA Meeting for North Lamar Parents & Students

FAFSA Meeting for North Lamar Parents & Students

On Thursday, February 12, North Lamar High School parents and seniors are invited to attend a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) workshop and meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the North Lamar High School cafeteria.  Representatives from Paris Junior College will be available to answer...

02/10/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Student Crime Stoppers Bring Home State Award

NL Student Crime Stoppers Bring Home State Award

North Lamar’s Student Crime Stoppers brought home the Productivity Award from the 20th Annual Texas Campus Crime Stoppers Conference in McAllen, Texas on February 2-4.  The award recognizes the student organization having the most cases cleared and greatest dollar recovery for the student...

02/10/2015 by eParisExtra
 GT Nominations Being Accepted at North Lamar

GT Nominations Being Accepted at North Lamar

North Lamar ISD is accepting nominations for the Gifted/Talented Program for school year 2015-2016.  The nomination period will continue through February 16, 2015.  Students in kindergarten through grade 11 are eligible.  Students currently participating in the program do not need to...

02/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Clinch District Basketball Title

Pantherettes Clinch District Basketball Title

The North Lamar Pantherettes clinched the District 15-4A girls basketball title Friday night with a 54-42 win over the Paris Lady Cats in the Panther Gym. The Pantherettes, 24-6 overall and ranked 21st in the state, are 9-0 in district with just one team remaining in their way of a perfect...

02/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Beat Atlanta

Pantherettes Beat Atlanta

The North Lamar Girls Varsity Basketball Team continued beat the visiting Atlanta team on 2/3/15. The final score was 54-35. Leading the Pantherettes offensively was senior Kylie Halstead with 18 points. Sophomore Madison Morrison scored 13 points. Bailey Exum also had a great game with 12...

02/04/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Students Celebrate 100 Days of School

NL Students Celebrate 100 Days of School

North Lamar ISD students celebrated 100 days of school this week with a number of planned activities.   Teresa Niblett’s kindergarten students at Aaron Parker Elementary brought 100 items from home for show-and-tell.  They also graphed 100 pennies, wrote 100 words, and performed 100...

02/04/2015 by eParisExtra