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Meet the Wildcats

Meet the Wildcats

The Paris ISD Wildcat Booster Club is hosting a “Meet the Wildcats” event on Saturday, August 8th at Paris High School Wildcat Stadium. Festivities begin at 6:30pm with a Tailgate Party and Celebration.  On the field at 6:55pm there will be coach and player introductions for all...

07/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris school board appoints new trustee

Paris school board appoints new trustee

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed Sharma Williams to replace Regina Williams as place 2 School Board Trustee at its board meeting Monday. Bert Strom, Paris ISD Board of Trustees Vice-President, with Regina Williams. Newly appointed Board member Sharma Williams...

07/23/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris school board names new assistant principal

Paris school board names new assistant principal

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed an assistant principal at Paris Junior High School at its board meeting Monday. Kristi Callihan (pictured) will be Paris Junior High School assistant principal replacing Mike Henry who was named assistant principal at Paris High...

07/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris ISD School Board Names New Assistant Principals

Paris ISD School Board Names New Assistant Principals

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed new assistant principals at Paris High School and Aikin Elementary at its special board meeting this past Monday. Mike Henry (pictured) will be Paris High School assistant principal replacing Stephen Long who was named...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD’s Future Problem Solving Program Brings Home International Wins

Paris ISD’s Future Problem Solving Program Brings Home International Wins

Paris ISD Future Problem students competed against 4,000 from the nation and 11 foreign countries at the International Conference.  They won two first place awards, two third place awards, one fourth place award, and three finalist honors.  They are coached by Debb Fleming, Sandra Strom, Dr....

06/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Williamson To Attend Air Force Academy

Williamson To Attend Air Force Academy

Kaileb Williamson, a recent Paris High School Honors Graduate, receives a certificate of appointment to the Air Force Academy from Lt. Col. Joe Barkate. Kaileb will be joining older brother Daron Williamson (PHS Class of 2013) at the university outside of Colorado Springs, CO. ...

06/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD School Board Names New Principals

Paris ISD School Board Names New Principals

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed principals at Paris Junior High and Aikin Elementary schools at its special board meeting Wednesday. Stephen Long (pictured right) will take the reins at Paris Junior High after serving as assistant principal at Paris High School...

06/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Gilbert to retire as Aikin Elementary Principal

Gilbert to retire as Aikin Elementary Principal

After more than four decades in education, Aikin Elementary School’s principal will call it a career at the end of August. Pat Gilbert, principal of Aikin Elementary School for the past 24 years, entered the field of public education in 1971.  She spent eight years as a teacher, eight...

06/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High School’s Future Problem Solving Program outperforms the toughest competition in the state

Paris High School’s Future Problem Solving Program outperforms the toughest competition in the state

Forty-six (46) Paris High School students won bids to compete at the 2015 State Bowl by outperforming the toughest competition in the State of Texas including all classifications of public and private schools. 1st row: Mallory Shoemake, Shikha Prakash, Zoie Young, Sara Lancaster, Matthew...

06/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Justiss Student Council Raises Runds to Plant Tree

Justiss Student Council Raises Runds to Plant Tree

Proudly standing by their new tree at Justiss Elementary are student council representatives.  The new tree was purchased through a donation by Diane Stegall and Modern Woodsmen of America Company.  The Student Council raised funds to have the tree delivered and planted at Justiss. Pictured...

06/05/2015 by eParisExtra
Dallas Cowboys’ mascot Rowdy visits Aikin

Dallas Cowboys’ mascot Rowdy visits Aikin

On Wednesday, June 3rd the Aikin Elementary fourth grade students today had a visit from the Dallas Cowboys mascot Rowdy. The Aikin fourth graders took their annual field trip to Cowboy Stadium in May.   ...

06/04/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High School Seniors Take a Walk Back in Time

Paris High School Seniors Take a Walk Back in Time

Paris High School seniors donned caps and gowns a little early for the annual tradition and sentimental journey through their former schools. They climbed into buses and traveled to Justiss Elementary School and Aikin Elementary School where the Executive Student Council, Class Officers, and...

06/04/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS College Signing Event Tuesday

PHS College Signing Event Tuesday

On Tuesday, June 2, 2015 four graduating seniors from Paris High School signed letters of intent with colleges. Pictured are Leonel Gutierrez, Jose Escobedo,  Tevaria “Mae Mae” Council, and Drew Helberg. Paris High School senior Leonel Gutierrez signed a letter of intent to play soccer at...

06/03/2015 by eParisExtra
J.T. Davis Golf Tournament this Saturday

J.T. Davis Golf Tournament this Saturday

The Paris Education Foundation hosts the J. T. Davis Golf Tournament each year, the first Saturday in June at the Paris Golf and Country Club.  This year’s is this Saturday, June 6th. The format will be four person teams, with an 8:00 a.m. tournament and a 1:00 p.m. tournament. All...

06/02/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS student advances to national essay competition

PHS student advances to national essay competition

Paris High School senior Scott Gilbert won first place in the National Garden Clubs South Central Region (Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) Essay Contest.  His essay has advanced to the national contest. PHS also received top awards at the Texas Garden Clubs District 3 essay...

06/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High School Honor Graduates

Paris High School Honor Graduates

Paris High School recently held a dinner in honor of the 2015 graduating seniors with the highest grade point averages. Principal Chris Vaughn introduced each student including a record of their activities and accomplishments.  The students introduced their parents and a special guest. They...

06/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Givens students grow sunflower house

Givens students grow sunflower house

After reading Eve Bunting’s story titled “Sunflower House,” T.G. Givens students planted seeds and charted their growth as part of an enrichment class taught by Shawn Reeves. Students watched their seeds grow into tall, mature plants over a three month period. Mrs....

05/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High School student athletes honored

Paris High School student athletes honored

The Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club hosted a sports banquet for athletes, coaches, parents and guests on May 26 at Love Civic Center. The Ladycat of the Year award was shared by Shawnte Moore and Julianna Clipson, and the Wildcat of the Year award was shared by Jordan Williams and Seljah...

05/29/2015 by eParisExtra
PJH Students Named to All-Region Band

PJH Students Named to All-Region Band

Fourteen Paris Junior High School band students were named to Region IV All-Region Band. On the front row are (from left) Aislinn Taylor, Keller Stripland, Brianna Johnson, Alyssa Tacuyan, Nathaniel Anderson, and Alec Finch.  On the second row are Skyla Mackey, Sahil Prakash, Zach Nation,...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Choir Students Earn Medals at State

PHS Choir Students Earn Medals at State

Eight Paris High choir students returned with medals from the State Class 4A UIL Choir Solo & Ensemble Contest over the Memorial Day weekend in Pflugerville. Gold medalists earned superior ratings on their solo performances.  The group included senior Dylan Candelora, junior Quinn Dillard,...

05/28/2015 by eParisExtra