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Veteran Pride Seen in Generations

Veteran Pride Seen in Generations

Cade Thoms proudly finds his family members on the pavers at the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial.  The second grade classes from North Lamar’s Everett Elementary were given a guided tour of the site that was created to honor all veterans.   ...

11/11/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Panther Band 2nd in State!

North Lamar Panther Band 2nd in State!

“BAND did EXCELLENT!  WE ARE 2ND IN STATE!!” said North Lamar High School principal Clint Hildreth in a text to all after the band’s final performance at state. Following closely in an email, North Lamar Assistant Band Director Jason Smith said, “2nd place!  They did...

11/04/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Student Body Watches Band Compete at State

NL Student Body Watches Band Compete at State

North Lamar High School Principal Clint Hildreth made sure the student body at NL High School had the opportunity to watch the band perform at the state competition before leaving for the Alamodome in San Antonio to accompany the band. At 10:00 a.m. Monday, the band performed a flawless show...

11/03/2014 by eParisExtra
Fans Turn Out for NLHS Band Sendoff

Fans Turn Out for NLHS Band Sendoff

Braving the cold, well-wishers lined the streets at North Lamar to cheer the Panther Band as they left Sunday morning for the state competition. The band will compete Monday at the Alamodome in San Antonio.   ...

11/03/2014 by eParisExtra
Marine to be Keynote Speaker at NL Veterans Day Program

Marine to be Keynote Speaker at NL Veterans Day Program

Staff Sergeant Jacob McCormack will be the keynote speaker at the North Lamar Beta Veterans Day program on Tuesday, November 11.  All Veterans and guests are invited to a coffee reception at 8:15 a.m. in the NLHS Library followed by a program of patriotic music performed by the NLHS choir and...

11/03/2014 by eParisExtra
NLISD November & December Calendar Dates & Events

NLISD November & December Calendar Dates & Events

North Lamar ISD Calendar: November 2014 Sat 1 11:00a – 1:00p Parker Thanksgiving Day Community Feast in cafeteria -   Sun 2 – Mon 3 NLHS Band @ State Marching Contest in San Antonio -   Mon 3 7:45a – 4:00p NLHS Book Fair in the Library - 8:00a – 3:30p Stone...

11/01/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Teacher among Those Honored at State

North Lamar Teacher among Those Honored at State

Since 1969, the Texas State Teacher of the Year (TOY) Program has honored excellence in classroom education and provided a forum to showcase many outstanding educators whose efforts and example have inspired their students, their colleagues and the communities they serve. Texas Teacher of the...

10/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Wildlife Biologist Educates Students on Hunting Guidelines

Wildlife Biologist Educates Students on Hunting Guidelines

Referring to several sizes of deer antlers, Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Biologist Ragan White, points out which are legal and which are not when it comes to hunting deer.    White is one of the many guest speakers who speak throughout the year to David Pasternak’s Outdoor Education...

10/30/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Band is State Bound

North Lamar Band is State Bound

The North Lamar High School Band advanced to state after placing first at the Area C Marching Contest in Longview on Saturday, October 25.  The band will compete at the Alamodome in San Antonio on November 3.   ...

10/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Student Crime Stoppers Represent North Lamar

Student Crime Stoppers Represent North Lamar

Student Crime Stoppers, Tanner Liles (left) and Erin Boaz (second from right) represented North Lamar High School at the Lamar County Law Enforcement Banquet last Tuesday night.  Accompanying them at the Love Civic Center were NL Student Crime Stopper sponsor, Billy Copeland (second from...

10/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Parker Students Wear Orange to Stop Bullying

Parker Students Wear Orange to Stop Bullying

Parker Elementary students united to stop bullying by wearing orange on Unity Day.   ...

10/26/2014 by eParisExtra
North Lamar Red Ribbon Week activities

North Lamar Red Ribbon Week activities

All campuses at North Lamar ISD will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week, October 27-31 with the  National Theme – “Love Yourself.  Be Drug Free” NLISD Campuses will celebrate Red Ribbon Week with the following activities: Stone Middle School will decorate the school with the Red Ribbon...

10/26/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Students Learn Benefit of Martial Arts

NL Students Learn Benefit of Martial Arts

Martial arts instructor James Hale, owner of Paris ATA Martial Arts, delivered an anti-bullying message to third graders at Everett Elementary.  While bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior, Taekwondo teaches discipline and respect while boosting self-confidence and self-esteem. The...

10/26/2014 by eParisExtra
NL Students Fuel Up to be Healthy

NL Students Fuel Up to be Healthy

In October 2007, the NFL launched NFL PLAY 60, a national youth health and fitness campaign focused on increasing the wellness of young fans by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes a day.  At North Lamar, thirty-four middle school students have joined the NFL movement to...

10/25/2014 by eParisExtra
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