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NLHS DEBATERS AMONG STATE’S TOP TEN

NLHS DEBATERS AMONG STATE’S TOP TEN

Three North Lamar High School students earned state rankings, placing in the top ten at the UIL State Student Congress Tournament held on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin the week of January 11 to 13. Junior Kay Edwards placed 4th, Junior Jordan Walters placed 8th, and Junior...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Students Helping Students Learn about the Great Paris Fire of 1916

Students Helping Students Learn about the Great Paris Fire of 1916

North Lamar second grade students at Everett Elementary were educated on the Paris Fire of 1916 by students from Paris ISD. The Paris students, who are working with the Centennial Fire Group, are sharing historical facts about the day of the fire and how the town came together to rebuild after...

02/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Survive Against Paris

Pantherettes Survive Against Paris

It had everything you could want in a rivalry-type game. In the end, though, it was a Bill Jones layup at the buzzer that gave the Pantherettes a 51-49 victory. Both teams battled back and forth most of the game. The first half ended in a 21-21 tie. It was the third quarter in which North...

02/08/2016 by Greg Higgins
Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Just before the start of Saturday’s 71-59 overtime win over crosstown rival North Lamar in the Wildcat Gym, a Paris High student waving a homemade sign tried to get the home crowd to join him in a chant of “J-Squad.” He was referencing, of course, the starting five of the 8th-ranked Cats...

02/08/2016 by Tim Taylor
Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Dazzling Shirts to Celebrate 100 Day of School

Kayri Williams and Addison Mayfield, students in Teresa Niblett’s kindergarten class at Aaron Parker Elementary, celebrate 100 Days of School by wearing their bedazzling shirts garnished with 100 buttons and golden jewels.   ...

02/07/2016 by eParisExtra
NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

NLHS Presents a Night of Academia

North Lamar High School students will present a Night of Academia on Monday, February 29, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  Students will showcase the quality of work being produced in the classroom for family and friends by displaying and explaining the projects...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar's Versache Buchanan Signs with Alcorn State

North Lamar's Versache Buchanan Signs with Alcorn State

Versache Buchanan has signed a letter of intent to play quarterback at Alcorn State.   Reprinted with permission from The Panther Press. ...

02/05/2016 by Greg Higgins
Pantherettes Win Third in a Row

Pantherettes Win Third in a Row

After starting the first half of district play with a 2-3 record the North Lamar Pantherettes find themselves with a 5-3 record with two games left. This, in part, thanks to a 54-46 win at Atlanta. This is the second team that defeated North Lamar during the first half of district only to lose...

02/04/2016 by Greg Higgins
Crosstown Showdown on Saturday at Wildcat Gym

Crosstown Showdown on Saturday at Wildcat Gym

Crosstown Showdown between the boys basketball teams from Paris High School and North Lamar High School on Saturday, February 6th at the Wildcat Gym. The Paris High School baseball team will be holding a chilli supper fundraiser during alll the games (serving from 3:30pm-7:30pm) in the PHS...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Survive in Pittsburg

Pantherettes Survive in Pittsburg

For the first time during district the North Lamar Pantherettes have won two games in a row and have a winning record because of it (3-4). North Lamar upended Pittsburg on the road 44-40. (Photo by Bev. White) North Lamar trailed 22-15 at the half but their defense only allowed the Lady...

02/03/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Speeds Past Pittsburg Behind Big Second Half

North Lamar Speeds Past Pittsburg Behind Big Second Half

The North Lamar Panthers led 27-25 at the half. Then, they proceeded to out score the Pirates 44-31 in the second half on thier way to a 71-56 victory on the road. North Lamar finishes the first half of district with a 2-3 record and will be on the road in Atlanta Tuesday night. North...

02/03/2016 by Greg Higgins
NLHS Earns Speech Championship at Mt. Pleasant Meet

NLHS Earns Speech Championship at Mt. Pleasant Meet

North Lamar High School students participating in University Interscholastic League (UIL) academics are preparing for district by attending invitational or practice meets in the local area.  Host schools abide by UIL rules just as they do in UIL district, regional and state meets.   The...

02/02/2016 by eParisExtra
Professionals Speak to NL Students about Career Options

Professionals Speak to NL Students about Career Options

Lamar County Attorney Gary Young and Paris Investigator Chris Bean spoke to students at North Lamar High School about career options. Students in Tiffany Page’s AVID class learned how closely the two professionals worked together on a daily basis and were educated on how the men depend on the...

01/31/2016 by eParisExtra
NLISD Spring GT Nominations Open

NLISD Spring GT Nominations Open

North Lamar ISD is accepting nominations for the Gifted/Talented Program for school year 2016-2017.  The nomination period will continue through February 12, 2016.  Students in kindergarten through grade 11 are eligible.  Students currently participating in the program do not need to...

01/30/2016 by eParisExtra
Panther Soccer Back on Track with Victory over L-E

Panther Soccer Back on Track with Victory over L-E

North Lamar came into Tuesday night’s match with the Liberty-Eylau Leopards having lost their last three games and desperately needing a victory to get back on track. The match would be a true test of how well this young Panther squad would react to adversity. <img...

01/29/2016 by Greg Higgins
Pantherettes Put Together a Complete Game Against Liberty Eylau

Pantherettes Put Together a Complete Game Against Liberty Eylau

For one of the first times all year, the North Lamar Pantherettes put together a complete game as they beat Liberty Eylau 52-33. This was much different than the 49-23 loss North Lamar suffered earlier at Liberty Eylau. It was a game in which the Pantherettes only managed four points in the...

01/28/2016 by Greg Higgins
Buddies Blankets for Children in Need

Buddies Blankets for Children in Need

Higgins Elementary Gifted and Talented students gathered at the radio station to record a public service announcement with radio personality Chad Lindsey.  The PSA will air on K95.5 and K96.5 My Rock through the months of January and February. Students in the GT program at Higgins are...

01/27/2016 by eParisExtra
Panthers Can't Find a Rhythm Against Pleasant Grove

Panthers Can't Find a Rhythm Against Pleasant Grove

The North Lamar Panthers managed 17 points in the first half. Pleasant Grove had 22 in the first quarter and 15 in the second quarter. It was a rough way to start the game, as North Lamar only made three field goals in the half. Pleasant Grove knocked down 13 on their way to a 64-45...

01/26/2016 by Greg Higgins
NL Girls Lose Heartbreaker to Pleasant Grove

NL Girls Lose Heartbreaker to Pleasant Grove

Monday night’s soccer match between the North Lamar Pantherettes and Pleasant Grove Hawks was full of action, phenomenal play at goalie and card tricks by the referees. NL started the match with a fiery intensity that seemed to be missing in the previous week. <img...

01/26/2016 by Greg Higgins
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Benefit NLHS Class of 2016

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Benefit NLHS Class of 2016

Students graduating in June 2016 from North Lamar High School have been busy this school year raising money for a post-graduation party.  Pictured: NLHS Librarian Debbie Basden places an order for chocolate dipped strawberries with North Lamar senior Cameron Edwards.  Through North Lamar’s...

01/26/2016 by eParisExtra