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North Lamar Wins DSM Award

North Lamar Wins DSM Award

The cast and directors from North Lamar High School’s fall production of Mary Poppins won the Best Ensemble Award at the 5th Annual Dallas Summer Musical (DSM) High School Musical Theatre Awards.  North Lamar was nominated for eight out of sixteen categories and learned of their award at the...

04/16/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Tennis Duo Qualifies for Region

North Lamar Tennis Duo Qualifies for Region

The North Lamar girls doubles of Kylee Scudder, left, and Haley Porter, right, qualified for region after competing at the district seeding tennis tournament in Texarkana on Wednesday. They will compete April 18 and 19 in Longview.  Lindsey Cook, center, got third in district at the...

04/15/2016 by Greg Higgins
NLHS Girls Golf Advances to Region

NLHS Girls Golf Advances to Region

The North Lamar Pantherette golf team qualified for region after placing second in district. First in district was Atlanta with Pleasant Grove taking third.  Bailey Sanders tied for fourth and had a team low of 94 the first day. Members of the North Lamar Girls Golf team from left are Taylor...

04/14/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar’s Self Signs to Rodeo in College

North Lamar’s Self Signs to Rodeo in College

North Lamar High School Senior Raelee Self of Sumner, TX, signs to join the rodeo team at Hill College in Hillsboro, TX, starting the fall of 2016. Pictured with her as she signs is Hill College rodeo coach Paul Brown (left) and her father Robert Self (right). “Hill College is excited about...

04/14/2016 by eParisExtra
Identity of NL Tagger Remains Anonymous

Identity of NL Tagger Remains Anonymous

It is unfortunate that in this day and time we have individuals who want to disrupt school activities by displaying graffiti or internet posts that raise alarm for our students, parents and school staff.  Regardless, any remarks found or written in and around school facilities that propose...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra
Aaron Emeyabbi new NL Athletic Director speaks to eParisExtra

Aaron Emeyabbi new NL Athletic Director speaks to eParisExtra

eParisExtra.com had the privilege of speaking with newly appointed North Lamar Independent School District,  Athletic Director Aaron Emeyabbi. Coach Emeyabbi is no stranger to hard work and a winning program.  Emeyabbi has served as the Athletic Director with Ferris Independent School...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar hires new Athletic Director

North Lamar hires new Athletic Director

Aaron Emeyabbi was recommended for the North Lamar Athletic Director and Head Football Coach and approved by the board in last night’s meeting. Emeyabbi is currently the Athletic Director for Ferris Independent School District.  He has been with FISD for over 5 years now.  He graduated...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar ISD threat determined to be non-credible

North Lamar ISD threat determined to be non-credible

During the week of April 4, a message was found scribbled on the walls of the boy’s restroom at North Lamar High School that warranted the attention of school administrators.  A photo of the message was additionally posted to social media. Upon being notified of the threat, district...

04/11/2016 by eParisExtra
NL could soon have new Athletic Director

NL could soon have new Athletic Director

The North Lamar ISD Trustees will be making a recommendation to the board at Monday night’s meeting. The meeting will take place at the high school library at 6 p.m. The search for a new athletic directors comes with the resignation of Head Coach and Athletic Director Tim Billings....

04/10/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Students Learn Healthy Habits by Moving

North Lamar Students Learn Healthy Habits by Moving

While learning about healthy lifestyles and upon completing the annual Skip, Jump and Run fundraiser, students at Higgins Elementary gathered at R. L. Maddox Stadium to walk or jog the track with parents and grandparents. Sponsored by the elementary PE Departments at North Lamar ISD, the...

04/09/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Pantherettes Dominate On The Road

North Lamar Pantherettes Dominate On The Road

Early lead gives the North Lamar Pantherettes victory over Liberty-Eylau, 6-0 North Lamar jumped out to an early lead on Liberty-Eylau and captured a 6-0 victory Tuesaday. Brooke Collard pitching against Paris earlier in the season. Photo by:  Greg Higgins The game was decided quickly as the...

04/08/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Improves to 3-1 in District with Comeback Win

North Lamar Improves to 3-1 in District with Comeback Win

Austin Stephens brought home the winning run to give the North Lamar Panthers the lead in the seventh inning, as they hung on to beat Liberty Eylau 9-6 on Tuesday. Sam Cowling singled to get on base in the seventh. He then went from second to third on a single by Brayden Steed. (Photo by Adam...

04/07/2016 by Greg Higgins
Pitching Duel Goes The Way Of The Hawks

Pitching Duel Goes The Way Of The Hawks

In three district games this year the North Lamar Panthers have only allowed three runs. The Panthers offense has only managed five run in those games. What that makes for is some very interesting and close ball games. (Photo by Bill Higgins) Kevin Dickey pitching last season in a playoff game...

04/06/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar Speech and Debate Wins District Championship

North Lamar Speech and Debate Wins District Championship

North Lamar High School Speech and Debate Team was named the 2016 UIL District 15AAAA Speech Champion after competing in Pittsburg on Tuesday. Contributing to the district win beginning front row left are Bailey Fowler (third place in Poetry Interpretation),Abraham Prado (fourth place in...

04/06/2016 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Lose Heartbreaker in Area Championship

Pantherettes Lose Heartbreaker in Area Championship

After spending several years as an assistant, Coach Duanna Ewell took over as head coach this year with high expectations. Though there were ups and downs through the season, the Pantherettes came together and finished in 2nd place in district. Friday night they traveled to McKinney to face...

04/05/2016 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Out-last Pleasant Grove at Home

Pantherettes Out-last Pleasant Grove at Home

Unless you’re in the playoffs, there aren’t many must win games in a season. Saturday, however, was a game for North Lamar in which you felt like they needed to win. Not only were they playing at home, but they were playing the first place Pleasant Grove Lady Hawks. Photo by Greg...

04/05/2016 by Greg Higgins
North Lamar’s Robinson Wins State and Advances to Nationals

North Lamar’s Robinson Wins State and Advances to Nationals

North Lamar High School junior, Sammy Robinson, won first place in Power Equipment Technology at the State Skills USA Competition on March 31-April 3 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Robinson competed against 19 other students from across the state in both written and hands-on tests earning him a...

04/05/2016 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Search For New Athletic Director Continues

North Lamar Search For New Athletic Director Continues

Since the resignation of Coach and Athletic Director, Tim Billings on February 19, North Lamar Independent School District is still in search of a new Athletic Director. John McCullough, Superintendent for NLISD stated this morning,  “We are discussing all of the candidates this morning. ...

04/04/2016 by eParisExtra
April is Aluminum Can Drive Month at NL

April is Aluminum Can Drive Month at NL

Higgins Elementary Green Team members, Jaxon Chalupa, Audrey DelTorro, Jolee Rushin along with Kyler Waldroup, collect aluminum cans from parents dropping their kids off for school. During the month of April, families are encouraged to participate in North Lamar’s month-long can drive. For...

04/03/2016 by eParisExtra
Traveling Milking Parlor Teaches about Dairy Industry

Traveling Milking Parlor Teaches about Dairy Industry

The second and third grade students at Everett Elementary gathered in front of the Mobile Dairy Classroom to learn about the dairy industry from instructor Aaron Sanders. The traveling milking parlor, sponsored by the Southwest Dairy Museum, is a free innovative program that brings the dairy...

04/02/2016 by eParisExtra