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PHS Theatre Dept. Hosts

PHS Theatre Dept. Hosts "Young Performers Workshop"

The Paris High School Theatre Department will be hosting a “Young Performers Workshop” on Saturday, May 30th from 10am-2pm. Students will build confidence and foster creative expression while developing their acting, dancing, singing, and stage movement skills. Students will learn a...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Choir Students Win 31 Medals at UIL Event

PHS Choir Students Win 31 Medals at UIL Event

Paris High choir students won 31 medals, including 11 gold, for their solo performances at the UIL Choir Solo & Ensemble Contest earlier this semester. Eleven students earned gold medals to qualify for the State Solo & Ensemble Contest during the Memorial Day weekend.  The PHS choir...

04/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Lady Cats Host Pantherettes in Finale

Lady Cats Host Pantherettes in Finale

The Paris Lady Cats came close to ending a 3-year district softball victory drought, but an error-filled sixth inning led to a 3-run rally by host Liberty-Eylau Friday as the Lady Leopards held on for a 6-2 win. Paris closes out the 2015 season Tuesday by hosting North Lamar at the Paris Junior...

04/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Wildcats Improve Playoff Standing with Win

PHS Wildcats Improve Playoff Standing with Win

The Paris Wildcats took a big step towards cementing a berth in the playoffs with a 5-1 win Friday at Libety-Eylau. The win evens the Cats’ record in the District 15-4A baseball chase at 3-3, pulls them into a tie with Atlanta for third place, and gives them a 2-game lead over L-E and...

04/20/2015 by Tim Taylor
PHS Ben Cobb Places Third at Jr. Livestock Show

PHS Ben Cobb Places Third at Jr. Livestock Show

Sophomore Ben Cobb of Paris High’s FFA program, placed third in Class 4 steers at the Lamar County Junior Livestock Show held at the Fairgrounds. ...

04/18/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS's Yates Defends District Discus Title

PHS's Yates Defends District Discus Title

Paris High participated in the District 15-4A Track and Field Championships Wednesday in Atlanta and qualified 11 entries in individual events and a 5 relays for the Area 15-16 track meet to be held in Bullard on April 23. Liberty-Eylau won team titles in the girls and JV boys divisions, while...

04/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Head Start celebrates Week of the Young Child

Head Start celebrates Week of the Young Child

Head Start staff  members celebrate with students after launching balloons to kick off the nationally observed “Week Of The Young Child.” Activities began on Monday and the campus is spending the week engaged in a variety of special events. The culminating event will be a High Hat...

04/17/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS student advances to state essay competition

PHS student advances to state essay competition

Paris High School senior Danielle Callaway (pictured right) placed first in the Area IV Conservation Awards Program for her essay in the ages 14 to18 division. Callaway’s essay advances to compete against four other area winners in the state of Texas. This year’s essay theme was “How...

04/16/2015 by eParisExtra
Justiss students celebrate National Assistant Principals Week

Justiss students celebrate National Assistant Principals Week

Students at Justiss Elementary surprised Assistant Principal Kristi Callihan with a few of her favorite things in honor of National Assistant Principals Week. Students Jeremiah Banda, JaKasia Morgan, Lea Lane, and Tyana Williams are pictured with Mrs. Callihan.     ...

04/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior High Art Students Win Top Awards

Paris Junior High Art Students Win Top Awards

Paris Junior High School art students competed recently in the regional Junior Visual Art Scholastic Event (JR. VASE) at Red Water High School.  The students earned five medals and eight superior ratings.  Their art teacher is Heather Coe. Students had the opportunity to attend a workshop...

04/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Tennis Team Wins at Atlanta Meet

Tennis Team Wins at Atlanta Meet

The Paris High tennis team warmed up for the District 15-4A Championships by placing highly in several divisions at a recent tournament in Atlanta. Sophomore Matt Cochran won the boys singles championship, while senior Michael Montgomery took the consolation bracket. In girls singles, sophomore...

04/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Top-Ranked PG Continues District Romp

Top-Ranked PG Continues District Romp

The Pleasant Grove Hawks are ranked No. 1 in the state among Class 4A teams by the website txhighschoolbaseball.com.  While it remains to be seen if the Hawks will book their traditional trip to the state finals, they definitely appear to belong in a league of their own as far as District...

04/13/2015 by Tim Taylor
PHS Wins 8 Events at District UIL Meet

PHS Wins 8 Events at District UIL Meet

Paris High won 5 individual events and 3 team events to place third overall at the District 15-4A UIL Academic Spring Meet held Thursday and Friday in Mount Pleasant. The top 3 individuals in each event along with the winning teams in the team events advance to the Region 2-4A championships...

04/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Justiss STAAR Family Night

Justiss STAAR Family Night

Justiss STAAR Family Night, is an annual event held to share important information with parents about the STAAR test.  Justiss teachers provide parents with math and reading games and important information that parents can use to help their students be the best testers possible.  Michelle...

04/12/2015 by eParisExtra
Head Start Students Build a Train

Head Start Students Build a Train

Head Start students built a train from recycled cardboard boxes as a part of their investigation of  “Reducing, Reusing and Recycling.” ...

04/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Cats 'Scratch & Claw' to 2nd District Win

Cats 'Scratch & Claw' to 2nd District Win

The U.S. military is known for its Shock & Awe offensive campaigns.  For the Paris Wildcats baseball team, the 2015 District 15-4A season is defined by head coach Bill Sikes as Scratch & Claw. The Cats’ latest effort was a 2-0 decision over the Pittsburg Pirates Tuesday night at...

04/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Givens Students Study Rabbits

Givens Students Study Rabbits

The students in Denise Bell’s pre-K class at T.G. Givens Early Childhood Center learned about rabbits as the Easter weekend approaches. The students learned how to provide proper nourishment and care for pet rabbits as well as several “rabbit facts” in the school’s...

04/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Lady Cats Have Another Strong Showing at Track Meet

Lady Cats Have Another Strong Showing at Track Meet

The Paris High girls track and field team continued its strong season Friday by taking second place to host Sulphur Springs in a 6-team meet.  It’s the final practice meet before the District 15-4A Championships on April 16 in Atlanta. The Lady Cats won the 800-meter relay and long jump...

04/07/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Automotive Tech Student Wins State Competition

PHS Automotive Tech Student Wins State Competition

For the fifth time in the last ten years, a Paris High School student has won the state automotive contest.  Mitch Liles, a contract student from Chisum, won the 2015 Skills USA State Automotive Service Technology contest. Liles won over $10,000 in scholarships and tools. He will represent the...

04/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Aikin Elementary Principals ‘Stuck’ on Reading

Aikin Elementary Principals ‘Stuck’ on Reading

Aikin Elementary School students recently celebrated the joy of reading through two weeks of activities called Read Across Aikin.  Pictured right is Sharon Yerby’s Kindergarten class taped Principal Pat Gilbert to the wall leaving her stuck on reading. 4,476 books were read during this...

04/06/2015 by eParisExtra