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Pantherettes are Austin bound

Pantherettes are Austin bound

Head coach Jimmy Fendley has mentioned the “No Quit” attitude of his team after every playoff series they have been involved in.  Once again, this was on display over the weekend as North Lamar knocked off Pleasant Grove in three games to advance to Austin and the State...

05/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar’s Beckmon named Academic All-American

North Lamar’s Beckmon named Academic All-American

North Lamar High School senior Mackenzie Beckmon has been named Academic All-American for the National Speech and Debate Association. “Requirements for this award are strenuous,” said Speech and Debate coach Kristi Hodgkiss. Recipients of the award must have a 3.7 GPA (on a 4.0 scale),...

05/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Hodgkiss and Denman named NLISD Teachers of the Year

Hodgkiss and Denman named NLISD Teachers of the Year

An appreciation banquet for North Lamar ISD employees was held Monday night to honor those who make a difference to students and co-workers throughout the year. Superintendent John McCullough and District administrators recognized employees for their years of service to the district, honored...

05/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
NLHS Graduates parade halls of district campuses

NLHS Graduates parade halls of district campuses

North Lamar High School Seniors Becky Moore and Cory Chancler led members of the 2016 graduating class through the halls of Everett Elementary as the second and third graders cheered the seniors on.  The graduates paraded the halls of each North Lamar campus in cap and gown Monday morning...

05/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Area Valedictorians and Salutatorians honored

Area Valedictorians and Salutatorians honored

The Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business and Industry hosted their annual Valedictorian and Salutatorian Luncheon at the Paris Golf and Country Club. The students attended with their principals. Photographed (from left) in front are Detroit ISD Valedictorian Tyler Davis and...

05/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
A Million Words and Counting!

A Million Words and Counting!

Reading a million words is a – lot – of – words!  That’s why Aaron Parker Elementary School honored students who have read a million words or more this year at a luncheon.  Two students, Stevy Hoskins and Riley Rutz, ­­doubled the mark by each reading two million words this year....

05/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Panthers defeat Athens in dramatic fashion

Panthers defeat Athens in dramatic fashion

You only need one word to describe the three-game series between North Lamar and Athens. (Photo by Amanda Anderson) Panthers dog piling each other after their dramatic series win on Saturday.  That word is simply execution.  In the two games in which North Lamar defeated the Athens Hornets,...

05/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Drum Majors selected for 2016 marching season

North Lamar Drum Majors selected for 2016 marching season

The North Lamar High School Band congratulates Marli Dority (left), Brock Garrison(center) and Heather Armstrong (right) for being selected Drum Majors for the 2016 Marching Band Season.  Dority and Armstrong will be juniors next year and are clarinet players in the band, and Garrison will be...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Stone Vocalists receive superior ratings

Stone Vocalists receive superior ratings

Choir students at Stone Middle School received straight 1s at the Sandy Lake FunFest in Dallas on Tuesday, May 17.  On a 1-5 scale, with 1 being the highest score possible, the choir received the superior ratings from all three judges.  Holding the trophy and representing the Beginner Choir...

05/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Bailey Xylophone Group brings cheer to residents

Bailey Xylophone Group brings cheer to residents

The Xylophone Group from Bailey Intermediate visited area nursing and retirement homes this week sharing what they have been learning in music class. Under the direction of Jenene Cannon, the students performed tunes and songs, some of which were familiar to the residents. Homes the students...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
PRMC hosts student Art Walk

PRMC hosts student Art Walk

Paris Regional Medical Center was host to an Art Walk showcasing local student art work on Monday, May 16 in the lobby of the hospital. Students, families and community members enjoyed refreshments while viewing an array of art that filled the lobby and lined the downstairs hallways. Local...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Mock Wreck touches many - Video

North Lamar Mock Wreck touches many - Video

#northlamar #mockwreck #don’tbestupid ...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Shrek announced as North Lamar’s fall play

Shrek announced as North Lamar’s fall play

With the help of the senior drama students at North Lamar High School, the Theatre Department hosted a reveal party for students interested in the fall play. Revealing NLHS’s fall play, Shrek, from left are seniors Sarah Serrano, Brittany Birch, Adrian Hobbs and Nic Corpus (in back). Students...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Track qualifies for Area

North Lamar Track qualifies for Area

Panthers and Pantherettes from North Lamar High School who placed in the top four spots at District will go on to compete at the District 15-4A Area track meet on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Atlanta. Area qualifiers, beginning front row left, are: Julique Franklin, Trey Scudder (400m district...

05/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Kevin Dickey shines in Area Round Playoffs

Kevin Dickey shines in Area Round Playoffs

The same thing that carried North Lamar through district is what has sustained them through the first two rounds of the playoffs.  In two games so far in the postseason, North Lamar has not allowed a run.  A major reason for that is the play of Kevin Dickey. Photo by:  Tony Corso Images For...

05/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Pantherettes outlast Atlanta in epic series

Pantherettes outlast Atlanta in epic series

In their three game series, North Lamar and Atlanta battled to the very end. All three games were decided by a comeback victory. Pantherettes: Regional Quarterfinal Champions North Lamar scored 17 runs in the series while Atlanta scored 16.  They played 26 innings in the three games and in the...

05/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar students learn about the animal kingdom

North Lamar students learn about the animal kingdom

Weeks of gathering information on various animals were brought to life when the Higgins Elementary Gifted and Talented class presented their findings to parents and classmates. The projects included research papers and a crafted environment for their animals. The first graders with their...

05/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Project Give Back this Wednesday, May 18

North Lamar Project Give Back this Wednesday, May 18

On Wednesday, May 18, 2016 for each one of these flyers taken into Chili’s Bar & Grill, Chili’s will donate 15% of the event’s sales back to Project Graduation. Event time is from 5 – 9 p.m. #NL #projectgraduation #chili’s   ...

05/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Mock Wreck scheduled at North Lamar High School

Mock Wreck scheduled at North Lamar High School

On Wednesday, May 18, North Lamar High School will have a MOCK WRECK.  This is an event designed to dramatically instill teenagers with the potentially dangerous consequences of drinking  while driving. It is the hope that this will challenge students to think about drinking, texting while...

05/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar has a new State Champion

North Lamar has a new State Champion

  Baylee Chappell of North Lamar is the new State Champion in the High Jump 2016. #northlamar #statechampion #highjump #bayleechappell ...

05/14/2016 by eparisextra.com