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North Lamar Art Student Receives Congressional Recognition

North Lamar Art Student Receives Congressional Recognition

North Lamar High School junior Sarah Mijares, a student in Lena Spencer’s AP Art class, has been chosen as a top-ten finalist for the “People’s Choice” award in the Fourth District of Texas Congressional Art Competition. Representatives from Congressman John Ratcliffe’s office, Katie...

05/04/2016 by eparisextra.com
Bailey Ranch Life Group makes donation to NL maintenance worker

Bailey Ranch Life Group makes donation to NL maintenance worker

Members of the Bailey Intermediate Ranch Life JUMP (Journey to Unlocking My Potential) Group raised money and donated it to North Lamar maintenance worker, Eddie Farris. Loved and missed by all, Farris has been out of work several months due to an illness.  The money was raised by hosting...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
Animals to benefit from NL student donation

Animals to benefit from NL student donation

Bailey Intermediate’s Crazy About Animals JUMP group sold raffle tickets at a dollar each for a drawing in order for students to win free homework passes. They raised $425 to benefit the Lamar County Humane Association.  During the semester, the students have designed and decorated dog and...

05/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Adding Green to the Playground

Adding Green to the Playground

Members of the Aaron Parker Elementary Green Committee took turns digging a hole to plant a tree on the playground. The Cleveland pear, which was donated by Red River Landscaping, was planted by Jacob Holt, Hannah Morehead, Ariah Still, Josh Weger, Ryder Anderson, Autumn Gantt, Clayton Clark,...

04/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Bond Election - Cast your vote on May 7

North Lamar Bond Election - Cast your vote on May 7

School Bond Elections can be a touchy subject and many of us don’t really understand what a bond election is or how one works. North Lamar Independent School District is proposing a bond election on May 7 of $56 million.  The bond will allow for the construction of a new elementary...

04/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Stone Middle School Choirs Bring Home UIL Sweepstakes

Stone Middle School Choirs Bring Home UIL Sweepstakes

Stone Middle School choirs competed at UIL contest on April 6, 2016 in Canton, Texas. The Girls Honor Choir and the Boys Tenor/Bass Choir each earned Sweepstakes when they received superior ratings in both Concert and Sight-Reading performances.  The Girls Treble Choir earned a superior rating...

04/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar hands Pleasant Grove first district loss of the season

North Lamar hands Pleasant Grove first district loss of the season

Nothing gets over a loss like winning a baseball game. That’s exactly what the North Lamar Panthers did Monday night when they took down state-ranked Pleasant Grove in Texarkana. Two nights after falling to Paris High 3-1 in 10 innings, North Lamar. Took down the Hawks 8-5. Chad Box with...

04/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar speech & debate students head to state

North Lamar speech & debate students head to state

Winners of the UIL Region II Academic meet will head to State after competing Saturday at Texas A&M University – Commerce. Those who will represent North Lamar at the State UIL Academic meet beginning left are Jake Chollet, fourth in Lincoln-Douglas Debate and alternate to state; Mason...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar mock wreck rescheduled

North Lamar mock wreck rescheduled

The North Lamar High School MOCK WRECK scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, 2016. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 18 due to the possibility of bad weather. ...

04/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Stormy finish between the NL Panthers and rival Wildcats

Stormy finish between the NL Panthers and rival Wildcats

Paris head baseball coach Bill Sikes had an eery feeling prior to Saturday night’s District 15-4A makeup game at crosstown rival North Lamar. “Both teams were quiet, the stands were quiet,” he said.  “It was one of the wierdest Paris-North Lamar games I’ve ever been involved in.  Of...

04/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Panthers win behind 16 strikeouts from Kevin Dickey

Panthers win behind 16 strikeouts from Kevin Dickey

It had been 10 days since the North Lamar Panthers had played a meaningful baseball game. Kevin Dickey hadn’t pitched in two weeks. Now factor in the amount of games about to be played for North Lamar and you realize how important it is for a big game from Dickey against Liberty Eylau...

04/24/2016 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 in Atlanta. Area qualifiers, beginning front row left, are: Julique Franklin, Trey Scudder (400m district...

04/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Pantherettes Lose on walk-off homer

Pantherettes Lose on walk-off homer

It’s not the way you want the regular season to end, but North Lamar’s season isn’t over yet. The Pantherettes fell to Pleasant Grove on the road 7-5 Tuesday night thanks to a three-run walk-off home run. Reagan Richardson getting read to lay down a bunt earlier in the season...

04/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
Texas Scholars from NLISD nto be honored

Texas Scholars from NLISD nto be honored

Sixty seniors from North Lamar High School will be honored for choosing a more rigorous course of study during their high school years.  They and their parents will attend an awards recognition ceremony honoring the 2016 Texas Scholars from Lamar County on Wednesday, April 20 at a luncheon at...

04/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
District’s Silver Medal Claimed by North Lamar’s UIL Academic Team

District’s Silver Medal Claimed by North Lamar’s UIL Academic Team

The North Lamar Academic Team finished strong earning the silver medal in the District 15 AAAA Academic Championship while also capturing the  2016 UIL District 14-4A Speech Championship.  The district competitions are spread out into a series of events with points totaled at the end. ...

04/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
VFW Recognizes NL Teacher and Principal

VFW Recognizes NL Teacher and Principal

North Lamar High School English instructor Melissa Arnold, recipient of the VFW Citizenship Education Teacher Award in March, was honored by VFW Commander Bud Mackey for placing second at the VFW District-level contest. VFW Commander Bud Mackey presents English instructor Melissa Arnold for...

04/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Seniors Jaycie McEwin and Bill Jones go out with a bang

Seniors Jaycie McEwin and Bill Jones go out with a bang

After a disappointing performance against Atlanta on Tuesday night, the North Lamar Pantherettes took out some frustration Friday night against the Paris Lady Cats.  They only needed four at-bats to put up 22 runs against their crosstown rival. That along with a dominating pitching performance...

04/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Varsity Girls Qualify for Area in Track

North Lamar Varsity Girls Qualify for Area in Track

The following North Lamar Girls have qualified for the area meet to be held in Atlanta next Thursday. Area advancers: Kayedon Oliver – 1st in Pole vault. Peyton Fleming – 4th Pole vault. Baylee Chappell – 1st in High Jump. Bailey Foy – 2nd in High jump. Kayla Igleheart...

04/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
North Lamar Students Receive State Recognition for the Duke TIP Talent Search

North Lamar Students Receive State Recognition for the Duke TIP Talent Search

Three students from Stone Middle School have received state recognition for participating in the 2016 Duke University Talent Identification Program’s 7th Grade Talent Search. Recognized for their ACT or SAT scores in the Duke Talent Identification Program are Stone Middle School seventh...

04/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
1st Division Ratings Given to NLHS Bands

1st Division Ratings Given to NLHS Bands

The North Lamar High School Symphonic and Concert bands competed in the UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Contest on Wednesday, April 6 and Thursday April 7.  Both bands received 1st Division Ratings from all judges in both the Concert and Sight-Reading earning each group the UIL Sweepstakes...

04/18/2016 by eparisextra.com