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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...

7 hours ago 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
PHS student receives wheelchair

PHS student receives wheelchair

  Thanks to an attentive community member, Jadadrion Ford now has a new wheelchair. Travis Jackson, an insurance agent with The Horace Mann Companies, regularly visits with area teachers.  In one of his visits, he became aware of a problem Jadadrion was experiencing and decided to do...

05/27/2015 by eParisExtra

"Young Performers Workshop" on Saturday at PHS

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...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris Wildcat Youth Football Camp

Paris ISD will be hosting a youth football camp June 8-10 from 10am-noon at the Wildcat Stadium.  The camp is designed for kids going into 3rd through 6th grade. The cost of the camp is $15 and includes a camp t-shirt. Registration is open through June 3rd. Campers will be broken down by grade...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra

"Slow Roll" to be a Monthly Event

Paris Jr. High 8th grader Sahil Prakash’s first “Slow Roll”  was such a success that he has decided to make it a monthly event. The next “Slow Roll” will be held  on Monday, June 1st.  Riders will meet a 6pm at Market Square, located at 400 1st street SW in...

05/25/2015 by eParisExtra
NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

NL 4th Grader Walks in the Shoes of Her Principal

Hannah Jackson, 4th grader from Aaron Parker, walked a day in the shoes of Principal Tammie Bates after winning the highest bid at the Parker Spring Fling silent auction. Jackson began her day as principal at 7:45 in the morning.  Following closely behind Principal Bates, her day’s duties...

05/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Justiss Elementary School welcomes Pre-K students

Pre-K students from T.G. Givens and Lamar County Head Start annually visit and tour both Justiss and Aikin Elementary Schools to get to know their new home for the next year. Photographed singing the ABC Alphabet Song at Justiss with the pre-k students are Deedre Peck counselor, Renee Elmore...

05/22/2015 by eParisExtra
PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

The Paris Junior High School Chapter of National Junior Honor Society inducted sixty-six seventh graders recently. Members must have a cumulative grade point average of 89.5; however, membership is more than just academic. Students must also demonstrate high standards in leadership, service,...

05/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

The Crockett Chapter of National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) inducted fifth graders for excellence in academic achievement and involvement in leadership and service. More than just an honor roll, NEHS engages its members in service activities and leadership development that help strengthen...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Students Sweep Ceramics at Art Fair

PHS Students Sweep Ceramics at Art Fair

Paris High art students collected several awards for their entries at the recent Paris Art Fair, included a sweep of the top three places in the high school division for ceramics/sculpture. Sophomore Frankie Beard’s ceramic pie-slice container (shown right) top top honors, while senior...

05/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Mock wreck to be staged Friday at Paris High School

Mock wreck to be staged Friday at Paris High School

A mock accident will be staged Friday, May 15, at 9 a.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. at Paris High School near the tennis courts for the purpose of stressing safe driving practices to high school students. The area will be closed to the public and it will appear as if a “real” accident...

05/14/2015 by eParisExtra
WildCats Travel Great Lengths to Play Baseball

WildCats Travel Great Lengths to Play Baseball

Homer’s classic epic The Odyssey received a modern remake in the Class 4A bi-district baseball playoff series between the Paris Wildcats and Spring Hill Panthers.  Unfortunately for Paris, the Cats never found their way home as Spring Hill completed a 2-0 series sweep with a 5-0 shutout...

05/11/2015 by Tim Taylor
Hanley and Marshall Named PISD Teachers of the Year

Hanley and Marshall Named PISD Teachers of the Year

Superintendent Paul Jones congratulated the Paris Independent School District staff at the annual Staff Recognition Reception at Paris High School Wednesday. The quality and longevity of teachers and employees was celebrated as the Teachers of the Year were introduced, retirees were honored,...

05/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior High School visited by Congressman John Ratcliffe

Paris Junior High School visited by Congressman John Ratcliffe

They may not be old enough to vote, but U.S. Congressman John Ratcliffe made a stop to visit with some of his youngest constituents on Monday. Eighth graders in the history classes of Cleonne Drake and Jodye Grissom at Paris Junior High School heard a brief presentation about what he does as a...

05/06/2015 by eParisExtra
Justiss Queen For a Day

Justiss Queen For a Day

Justiss Elementary School principal Renee Elmore is surprised with a tiara and gifts to be “Queen for a Day” on National Principal’s Day! ...

05/06/2015 by eParisExtra
PHS Moore Will Need to Be Fast-Change Ninja

PHS Moore Will Need to Be Fast-Change Ninja

Like most senior girls, one of the difficult decisions Shawnte Moore had to make this semester was what to wear to prom.  Moore made her choice this past week, but her second-place finish in long jump at Friday’s Region 2-4A Track and Field Championships has unexpectedly thrown a wrench into...

05/05/2015 by Tim Taylor
Win over Rabbits Sends Cats to Playoffs

Win over Rabbits Sends Cats to Playoffs

For the second straight year, the Paris Wildcats needed, and got, a late-season win over the Atlanta Rabbits to qualify for the baseball playoffs. In 2014, it was a play-in game to decide the district’s fourth seed after both teams finished district play with 4-6 records.  Friday, it was a...

05/05/2015 by Tim Taylor
WildCats' Hits Find Pirates' Gloves in Loss

WildCats' Hits Find Pirates' Gloves in Loss

Wednesday’s 5-1 District 15-4A loss at Pittsburg left Paris head baseball coach Bill Sikes with both good and bad news. “We hit the ball really well,” he said.  For a team that has scored a grand total of 8 runs in 6 district games against schools not named Liberty-Eylau, the...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra