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Getting a Jump on Enrolling for the 2015-2016 School Year

Getting a Jump on Enrolling for the 2015-2016 School Year

Aaron Parker Elementary and W. L. Higgins Elementary held a one day Kindergarten Round Up on Thursday, June 4 inviting prospective students and parents to meet teachers, tour the campus, and register early for the 2015-2016 school year.  Staff was on hand to help families fill out forms and...

06/05/2015 by eParisExtra
 Kiwanis Club Awards Scholarships to NL Seniors

Kiwanis Club Awards Scholarships to NL Seniors

Lydia Jimenez, Merilyn Campbell, and Makayla Herman, all North Lamar Key Club seniors, were each awarded a $500 scholarship from the Paris Kiwanis Club for their commitment to service in the school and community.  Each year the Kiwanis Club offers scholarships to seniors in the area Key...

06/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Bailey GT Students Present End of Semester Projects

Bailey GT Students Present End of Semester Projects

Fourth and fifth grade Gifted and Talented students at Bailey Intermediate presented end of the year projects to peers, guests, and family members.  The fifth grade students were given ‘Career Aspirations’ to research and present while the fourth graders each designed their own ‘Backyard...

06/03/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar to Hold One Day Kindergarten Round Up

North Lamar to Hold One Day Kindergarten Round Up

North Lamar ISD invites parents and students who will be entering kindergarten in the 2015-2016 school year to visit Aaron Parker Elementary in Powderly or Higgins Elementary on Thursday, June 4 at 8:30 a.m.  Campus tours will be given and teachers will be in their classrooms to meet...

06/01/2015 by eParisExtra
 North Lamar’s Art Standouts Recognized

North Lamar’s Art Standouts Recognized

Artists from North Lamar High School were recognized after entering in the 2015 Paris Art Fair competition.  Overall ‘Best of Show’ from all artwork categories was Shalen Haney with her acrylic painting titled “Jeremy”.  Other North Lamar winners whose media was acrylic include Gracie...

05/30/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Students Compete in Cultural Event

North Lamar Students Compete in Cultural Event

North Lamar High School students who are members of the Northeast Texas Organization of Language Educators (NET OLE) competed against others from across East Texas in the Foreign Language Competition at Texas A&M University – Commerce.  The students demonstrated their acquired foreign...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
 SHAC Recognizes North Lamar Poster Winners

SHAC Recognizes North Lamar Poster Winners

North Lamar’s School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) awarded winners of the “How do You Stay Physically Fit” poster contest.  Raynie Lewis from Everett Elementary was 1st place winner, Bryson Bates (pictured right) from Parker Elementary was 2nd place, and Logan Dority from Everett was...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Aaron Parker Elementary Holds NEHS Induction

Aaron Parker Elementary Holds NEHS Induction

Aaron Parker Elementary held its National Elementary Honors Society (NEHS) induction for eight fourth graders on May 22.  Standing behind the ceremony table after signing the NEHS book beginning front row left are Cody Pierce, Camden Renfro, Riley Rutz, and Morgan Wharton.  In back are...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

ATPE Presents Scholarships to NL Seniors

Cheyenne Whitney and Reily Preston, both 2015 graduates from North Lamar High School, were presented scholarships from the North Lamar Chapter of the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) to help with their post-secondary expenses.  Preston is planning to attend Oklahoma City...

05/23/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

North Lamar Valedictorian and Salutatorian Try Their Hand at Radio

2015 North Lamar Valedictorian Ashlyn Watson and Salutatorian Lindy Norris were D.J.’s for the Day on Paris’s MIX 107.7 radio show from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday morning.  T hey shared their school experiences and plans to attend college with DJ Angelina. Watson will attend Texas A&M...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

Head and Lacey Named NLISD Teachers of the Year

North Lamar ISD school board members helped serve drinks and dessert to administrators, teachers, staff, and spouses at a banquet Monday night to honor those who make a difference to students and co-workers throughout the year. Superintendent John McCullough recognized employees for their...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Split Final Two Games With Van To End Season

Panthers Split Final Two Games With Van To End Season

After a disappointing game 1 loss to Van, North Lamar came into game 2 of the Area Championship need a win to extend the series to a tentatively-scheduled game 3 on Saturday.  The sense of urgency was obvious on Friday night from the first pitch, and it seemed like a repeat of game 1 as Van...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Season Comes to an End Against Athens

Pantherettes Season Comes to an End Against Athens

This wasn’t how the season was supposed to end for the North Lamar Pantherettes. Not here. Not now. Not like this. North Lamar was supposed to keep on competing in the Class 4A softball playoffs. It wasn’t meant to be, however as North Lamar fell to Athens in two games, 4-2 and 6-4. From...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Color Run Exceeds Expectations

NL Color Run Exceeds Expectations

A span of color was the scene at the starting line of the First Annual North Lamar National Honor Society Color Run held over the weekend.  Beginning at North Lamar High School and meandering through campus, eighty runner participated and help exceed expectations after being postponed a week...

05/18/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar’s Garrison to Sing at National Conference

North Lamar’s Garrison to Sing at National Conference

Brock Garrison, a sophomore at North Lamar High School, has been selected to sing at the Future Business Leaders Association (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Chicago, Illinois on June 29.  He will sing the national anthem in front of approximately 12,000 people from all over the...

05/17/2015 by eParisExtra
NLHS students Reenactment of Joan of Arc

NLHS students Reenactment of Joan of Arc

North Lamar sophomore students in Dennis Hodgkiss’s Pre-AP World History class staged a reenactment from the 1431 AD trial and execution of French heroine Joan of Arc.  As Joan of Arc, played by Kylee Scudder, left, awaits execution, a witness against her, Landon Carter, tries to break...

05/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Panthers Suffer Heart Breaking Loss in Game One

Panthers Suffer Heart Breaking Loss in Game One

It was a game that the North Lamar Panthers seemed to have in control. North Lamar held a 6-2 lead going into the sixth inning and a 7-3 lead heading to the bottom of the seventh. That’s when it unraveled as North Lamar lost game one to Van 8-7. Pictured (Photo by Bev White) Ty Jones...

05/16/2015 by eParisExtra
 NL Panthers Pack Care Packages for Van

NL Panthers Pack Care Packages for Van

Socks, soap, deodorant, toothbrushes, first aid kits, snacks, and daily devotionals were packed into care packages by the North Lamar Panther baseball team for Van’s players and coaches.  Thursday night before the two began the area series of games, the Panthers presented the Vandals with...

05/16/2015 by eParisExtra
NL Summer Camps

NL Summer Camps

North Lamar ISD is offering a variety of summer camps beginning in June and continuing through July. Soccer Camp – June 8-10 for K-6th, from 1pm-4pm each day. Cost: $40 (includes t-shirt) Boys Basketball Camp – June 8-11 for K-8th (different times & fees depending on grade...

05/15/2015 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Sends Relief to Van

North Lamar Sends Relief to Van

Overnight upon hearing about the tragedy in Van, Texas, North Lamar ISD was in full gear to help those in a town 90 miles away.  Among those were students in Kenda Felker’s class at Stone Middle School who gathered a car load of water, food, school supplies, homemade cards, and money for...

05/14/2015 by eParisExtra