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Parker Youngster Pinks Out

Parker Youngster Pinks Out

Aaron Parker Kindergarten student, Remie Moore, shows support for her grandmother by wearing pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month. Campuses across the North Lamar district have been showing their support by wearing pink during the month of October. ...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar All Region Chorale Named

North Lamar All Region Chorale Named

North Lamar High School students were named to the All Region Chorale at a contest in Mt. Pleasant on October 11.  Those named to the choir, beginning front row left, were Ryanna English, Kylee Hilliard, and Kallyn Burchinal; second row Libby Blackmon, Sarah Serrano, and Lamar Elias; third...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Student the ‘WE WILL Generation’

North Lamar Student the ‘WE WILL Generation’

In celebration of Unity Day on October 22, North Lamar students at Bailey Intermediate pledged to join “The WE WILL Generation” as a way of standing up against bullying. The pledge states five things: Own this issue and be the solution; Make sure every individual knows that they matter;...

10/23/2014 by eParisExtra
Panther Football Players Positive Role Models

Panther Football Players Positive Role Models

North Lamar Panther football players Zac Brown, Byron Wengerter, Alan Rosson and Jonathan Edwards visited classes at Parker Elementary to read to the students. Since the beginning of the school year, the athletes have been making a presence in the elementary campuses stressing the importance of...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Food, Face Painting & Fundraising for Scholarships

Food, Face Painting & Fundraising for Scholarships

Mary Grace Gibbons (front) and Ava McMonigle (back) pause long enough for a picture after having their faces painted. The North Lamar High School Cheerleaders volunteer to paint faces at the NLEF Tailgate Fundraiser. Food, face painting and fundraising for scholarships set the stage for a...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

New Chromebooks Help with Math Test Skills

Stone Middle School eighth grade students recently began using Chromebooks to help enhance their math scores.  Chromebooks are a new type of computer designed to get things done faster and easier. They run Chrome OS, an operating system that has multiple layers of security, cloud storage, and...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Superintendent Reads Charlie Brown

NL Superintendent Reads Charlie Brown

Students and parents who attended Bailey Intermediate School’s Reading and Book Fair Night Wednesday evening had a surprise reader in the library.  North Lamar Superintendent John McCullough sat among the night’s guests to read a favorite book or two which included, It’s a Great...

10/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Fire & Rescue Teach Fire Safety at Higgins

Paris Fire & Rescue Teach Fire Safety at Higgins

Members of Paris Fire Station 1 along with Sparky, the fire and rescue dog, visited Higgins Elementary to talk to the students about fire safety.   While stopping at each classroom, the firefighters practiced stop, drop and roll with the students and talked about what to do in case of a...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
NLEF Fundraiser Welcomes Bidders and Tailgaters

NLEF Fundraiser Welcomes Bidders and Tailgaters

NLEF Tailgate Auction Committee Shelley Landers, kneeling, Danna Matter, left, and Kristi Head, right, gather around the collection of auction items that will be available for bidding on at the North Lamar Education Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser this Saturday night beginning at 6:00 p.m. at...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Higgins/Everett Pecan Fundraiser

Higgins/Everett Pecan Fundraiser

The North Lamar Higgins/Everett PTO is teaming up with Paris Pecan Company to raise money for the schools. Students at both Higgins and Everett are just now starting to sell Paris Pecans, including Pecan pies. The goods will be delivered the week before Thanksgiving.  Great for holiday gifts,...

10/13/2014 by eParisExtra
Hamburger Supper to Raise Money for NL Project Graduation

Hamburger Supper to Raise Money for NL Project Graduation

North Lamar Project Graduation will host a Tailgate Party on Friday, October 17, at R. L. Maddox Stadium beginning at 5:30 p.m. until halftime.  Seniors and their parents will be grilling hamburgers to be served with chips, a drink and dessert for a $5.00 donation.  Tickets are available...

10/11/2014 by eParisExtra
NLEF Brings Back Tailgating for Scholarships

NLEF Brings Back Tailgating for Scholarships

Debbie Clark holds a yellow lab to be auctioned off at the 2013 NLEF Tailgate Scholarship event. (Submitted photo) The North Lamar Education Foundation will host its annual “Tailgating for Scholarships” event onSaturday, October 18 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Love Civic Center. ...

10/09/2014 by Josh Allen
Last Performance of NLHS Production of

Last Performance of NLHS Production of "Titus" Sunday at 2:30pm

The North Lamar High School Theatre Department’s production of Shakespeare’s “Titus” has it’s last performance Sunday, October 5th at 2:30pm at the NLHS Auditorium. The play is directed by Cody Head. Titus Andronicus is a play with “14 killings, 9 of them on...

10/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Welcome Reception for NL Superintendent McCullough

Welcome Reception for NL Superintendent McCullough

A welcome reception for North Lamar Superintendent John McCullough will be held Thursday, October 2 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. in the NL High School library.   “Mr. McCullough hit the floor running, so we thought our open week would be a great time to officially welcome him to North Lamar,”...

09/30/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Homecoming Float Winners

North Lamar Homecoming Float Winners

The float winners from last Friday’s North Lamar Homecoming Parade have been announced. First Place was Stone Middle School Girls Athletics “Land of Paws.” 2nd place went to the NLHS Peer Mentors & EDD. And 3rd place was awarded to NLHS FFA. Most Spirit was the NLHS girls...

09/23/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Homecoming Queen and King

North Lamar Homecoming Queen and King

Ashely White, daughter of Beverly and Wade White, was crowned North Lamar’s Homecoming Queen during the pre-game coronation Friday night at R. L. Maddox Stadium.  She was presented the crown, pageant sash and yellow roses by the 2013 Homecoming Queen, Jamie Hofer, and this year’s...

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Announces 2014 Homecoming Court

North Lamar Announces 2014 Homecoming Court

North Lamar will announce its Homecoming Queen at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19 at R. L. Maddox Stadium.  Nominees pictured from front row left are Marin Ivers, Kimmy Cox and Hannah Sartor. In back are Ashley White and Leslee Elliott. Students across the district will celebrate the week...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Beta Inducts New Members

North Lamar Beta Inducts New Members

Fifty new faces were welcomed into the North Lamar Beta Club on Sunday, September 14 at North Lamar High School.  The mission of the group is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among students. Those inducted were Natalie Allen, Sam Asay, Tyler...

09/17/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

North Lamar ISD Prepares for Homecoming Festivities

Next week, North Lamar ISD will be celebrating Homecoming Week with a Wizard of Oz theme. Spirit week will include wearing green on Monday, Twister Tuesday students are encouraged to wear clothes backwards and inside out; Wednesday is twin day; Thursday is dress like an animal; and  on Friday...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
NLEF to Host Scholarship Golf Tournament

NLEF to Host Scholarship Golf Tournament

Former North Lamar Superintendent James A. Dawson is continuing his service to education by teaming up with both avid and novice golfers for a good cause on October 4.  By lending his name to the First Annual James A. Dawson Golf Tournament, the North Lamar Education Foundation (NLEF) will...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra