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Karol Ackley Named Region 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year

Karol Ackley Named Region 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year

Karol Ackley, Assistant Principal of Paris Junior High School, has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Re-gion 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year. TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assis-tant principals from the twenty region...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD recognizes National School Bus Safety Week

Paris ISD recognizes National School Bus Safety Week

In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 20-24), the Paris ISD Transportation Department is reminding drivers to be cautious when driving near school buses. “We are asking our citizens to obey the law—don’t pass stopped school buses,” said Transportation Director Tony...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for PISD, To Retire

Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for PISD, To Retire

After 44 years in education, Mark Hudson, Deputy Superintendent for Paris Independent School District will retire at the end of the Fall Semester of the 2014-15 school year. Hudson entered the field of public education in 1971, spending 12 years as a teacher and basketball coach in three...

10/22/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Earns

Paris ISD Earns "Superior Achievement"

The Paris ISD Board of Trustees learned last night during a regularly scheduled meeting that the school district earned a “Superior Achievement” by the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. This report is also known as School FIRST and is based on 20 indicators covering areas...

10/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band advances to area marching competition

Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band advances to area marching competition

The Paris High School Blue Blazes Wildcat Band marched away victoriously from the Northeast Texas Marching Festival on October 11, 2014. The band earned a division one rating, the drum majors received a division one rating, percussion received a division one rating, and color guard received a...

10/21/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Jr. High Football Results

Paris Jr. High Football Results

The Paris Jr. High Wildcat 7th grade white football team traveled to Denison last Tuesday evening and played the Yellowjackets. The Wildcats won 26-0. Duentre Adamson had 2 touchdowns, Montrel McCarty and Kentavious Johnson each had a touchdown as well. Kentavious Johnson had  a 2 point...

10/20/2014 by eParisExtra
PHS Choir Students Take 2 of 3 Top Chairs

PHS Choir Students Take 2 of 3 Top Chairs

Paris High School choir students captured two of the three top chairs in the SAB (Soprano-Alto-Baritone) Region Choir and qualified nine students overall during auditions held Saturday at Mount Pleasant. Pictured (from left) on front are first-chair winners sophomore soprano Tieren Gates and...

10/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Justiss Elementary Holds Fall Festival

Justiss Elementary Holds Fall Festival

They usually are hard at work, but Thursday night at Justiss Elementary was all about having fun. Parents and kids enjoyed games, a haunted house, hay ride, dunking booth, and a Boogie Bubble. The annual event is hosted by the Justiss PTO and activities are provided by Justiss faculty and...

10/15/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Jr High Football Results

Paris Jr High Football Results

The Paris Junior High 8th Grade White team hosted the Leopards of Liberty Eylau Thursday evening. The Wildcats won 14-8. Walker Preston and Gerald Palmer both had touchdowns for the Wildcats. Also offensively for the Wildcats, Adolfo Ibarra and Brian Wilson had a good game. Defensively the...

10/13/2014 by eParisExtra
Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

Saturday, October 11, 2014      Paris High School SAB Region Choir Auditions – Mt. Pleasant High School Northeast Texas Marching Festival – Mt. Pleasant High School 9:00 a.m. – Robotics Team – Commerce ISD Gym      Paris Junior High School Cambiata Choir Region Auditions – Mt....

10/10/2014 by Josh Allen
PHS Theatre Department Presents

PHS Theatre Department Presents "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)"

On Monday, October 13th and Tuesday, October 14th the Paris High School Theatre Department will be presenting the hilarious play “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield. In a matter of 90 minutes, students will perform...

10/09/2014 by eParisExtra
Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

Wednesday, October 8, 2014      Paris Junior High School AMA Schedule – Students report to Mentoring/Tutoring before 6th period Six Weeks Progress Reports sent home      Aikin Elementary “The BFG” Play Field Trip – 2nd Grade      Justiss Elementary 8:00 a.m. – Girl Scout...

10/08/2014 by Josh Allen
PHS Drumline Success at Plano Competition

PHS Drumline Success at Plano Competition

On Saturday, the Paris High School Drumline earned the Outstanding Cymbal Line Award and placed third in their size division at the 23rd Annual Plano Drumline Competition. The 2014 Paris cymbal line does more than the typical cymbal line; they play the traditional crash cymbals along with...

10/02/2014 by eParisExtra
PHS Choir Students Named to All-Region Choir

PHS Choir Students Named to All-Region Choir

Five Paris High choir students were selected for the Texas Music Educators Association Region 4 All-Region Mixed Choir through auditions held Saturday at Longview Pine Tree Junior High. Two of the PHS selections, sophomore Deja Sikes and senior Dylan Candelora, finished high enough to earn...

10/02/2014 by eParisExtra
Tickets for

Tickets for "I Love Paris" Still Available

The annual “I LOVE PARIS” fundraiser, sponsored by the Paris Education Foundation (PEF) is scheduled for Saturday, October 4th at 6pm This years event will be held at the Paris High School’s Commons Area and will feature a night of laughter with Branson comedian and...

10/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD DSS Named Home Town Heroes

Paris ISD DSS Named Home Town Heroes

The Paris ISD Department of Safety and Security (DSS) was recently recognized as “Home Town Heroes” by the Paris branch of OneMain Financial for their dedication to the people of Paris ISD and the community. The “Home Town Heroes” theme is part of OneMain...

09/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior High Wildcat Football.

Paris Junior High Wildcat Football.

The Paris 8th grade Blue Team traveled to Sulphur Springs last Thursday evening. The Paris Wildcats fought hard but lost 20-16. Offensively for the PJH Blue Team Wildcats, Anqurrus Harris threw a 7 yd touchdown pass to T.J. Williams. Devin Dixon and Josh Johnson also played well offensively....

09/22/2014 by eParisExtra
PISD Receives Donation from First Federal Community Bank

PISD Receives Donation from First Federal Community Bank

On Thursday, First Federal Community Bank donated a percentage of the proceeds received from its Paris Wildcat Debit Card program to the Paris Independent School District. Gordon Hogue, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of First Federal, said, “Any time one of our customers...

09/19/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Launches Mobile App For Parents

Paris ISD Launches Mobile App For Parents

Paris ISD announced today the launch of its Paris ISD App, an all-in-one information source for parents, students, staff and community members.  The app was developed specifically to provide direct access to the district’s most sought after information in the most convenient format—your...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High School Homecoming Events are in High Gear

Paris High School Homecoming Events are in High Gear

Celebrating the Dr. Seuss Theme (from left) Elise Winter and Rileigh Wright The halls of Paris High School are buzzing this week with anticipation of tonight’s Homecoming Game. This year’s Homecoming theme is “Dr. Seuss: “One cat, Two cats, Three cats, WILDCATS!”...

09/05/2014 by eParisExtra