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Quez Allen signs to play football with Pittsburg State

Quez Allen signs to play football with Pittsburg State

Paris High School senior Quez Allen has signed to play football with Pittsburgh State. Parents are Mickey Allen and Tisha Cooper. Also pictured are Coach Lonnie Norton, Athletic Director Steven Hohenberger, Assistant Athletic Director Chad Helberg, Principal Chris Vaughn.     ...

4 hours ago by eParisExtra
Pantherettes Survive Against Paris

Pantherettes Survive Against Paris

It had everything you could want in a rivalry-type game. In the end, though, it was a Bill Jones layup at the buzzer that gave the Pantherettes a 51-49 victory. Both teams battled back and forth most of the game. The first half ended in a 21-21 tie. It was the third quarter in which North...

5 hours ago by Greg Higgins
Ladycats End Good Week with 2-1 Win

Ladycats End Good Week with 2-1 Win

Slowly, but surely, the Paris Ladycats soccer team is learning to win the close matches against quality opponents as last week’s results indicate. On Tuesday, sophomore Katy Hall’s header with five minutes remaining proved the decisive difference in a 1-0 win over 2015 regional semifinalist...

5 hours ago by Tim Taylor
Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Littlest 'J' Come up Big in OT Win at Crosstown Showdown

Just before the start of Saturday’s 71-59 overtime win over crosstown rival North Lamar in the Wildcat Gym, a Paris High student waving a homemade sign tried to get the home crowd to join him in a chant of “J-Squad.” He was referencing, of course, the starting five of the 8th-ranked Cats...

5 hours ago by Tim Taylor
Crosstown Showdown on Saturday at Wildcat Gym

Crosstown Showdown on Saturday at Wildcat Gym

Crosstown Showdown between the boys basketball teams from Paris High School and North Lamar High School on Saturday, February 6th at the Wildcat Gym. The Paris High School baseball team will be holding a chilli supper fundraiser during alll the games (serving from 3:30pm-7:30pm) in the PHS...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
PHS Students Win Essay Contest

PHS Students Win Essay Contest

Each year the Paris Council of Garden Clubs and members clubs sponsor contestants in The National Garden Club, Inc. essay contest. Four Paris High School seniors taught by Sandra Strom are the local winners of the contest.  All four essays advance to the district level of...

02/04/2016 by eParisExtra
Cats Close Out Leopards, 63-45

Cats Close Out Leopards, 63-45

For three quarters the Liberty-Eylau Leopards had the 8th-ranked Paris Wildcats right where they wanted them, but the Cats finished the District 15-4A game in championship form, 63-45, to move one step closer to defending their district title. Pictured:  Moving Jalon Pipkins to point guard,...

02/03/2016 by Tim Taylor
Header by Hall Gives Ladycats 1-0 Win

Header by Hall Gives Ladycats 1-0 Win

The third time proved charming for the Paris Ladycats who finally subdued their 2015 season-ending adversary, the Crandall Lady Pirates, 1-0, on a goal by sophomore Katy Hall with just 5:04 remaining in their pre-district soccer match Tuesday night at Wildcat Stadium. Crandall eliminated a...

02/03/2016 by Tim Taylor
PHS Students Place High at Recent UIL Academic Meets

PHS Students Place High at Recent UIL Academic Meets

Paris High students placed at recent academic meets. Seniors Caroline Janes and Maggie Maxwell placed first in Duet Acting at the Austin chapter of the National Catholic Forensic League to qualify for the Grand National Tournament to be held over the Memorial Day weekend in Sacramento. Kendra...

02/02/2016 by eParisExtra
Crockett students ‘tackle hunger’ with Souper Bowl of Caring

Crockett students ‘tackle hunger’ with Souper Bowl of Caring

The Crockett Intermediate School student council members joined the Kroger Souper Bowl of Caring Saturday to ‘Change the Game’ during the weeks leading up to the Big Game.  Over $300 was raised for the Downtown Food Pantry. Photographed with Kroger manager David Diaz are (front row)...

02/02/2016 by eParisExtra
PHS Swim Team Advances to Regionals

PHS Swim Team Advances to Regionals

On Saturday, the Paris High School Swim Team competed at the District 10-5A Swimming Championships at Austin College in Sherman. The girls swim team came in second with a total of 76 points and the boys team finished 4th with a total of 39 points.  Both relay teams advanced to the Regional...

02/01/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris High School Law Enforcement Exploring Post

Paris High School Law Enforcement Exploring Post

Paris ISD employees recently met with local law enforcement officials to discuss implementing a Law Enforcement Exploring Post at Paris High School. Offering full support for the program on top row are Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass, Patrol Captain Tommy Moore, Assistant Chief Randy Tuttle,...

01/31/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris High School band members visit Givens

Paris High School band members visit Givens

Paris High School band members Kayla Vickers and Jack Nichols spent their morning helping the Pre-K students at T. G. Givens Early Childhood Center learn about different percussion instruments. The students were introduced to various beats and sounds which will help them develop early math...

01/30/2016 by eParisExtra
Gates, Hall Score in Ladycats' Win

Gates, Hall Score in Ladycats' Win

The Paris Ladycats got a goal apiece from their two forward strikers to win a pre-district match Tuesday at Community, 2-1. Junior Tieren Gates and sophomore Katy Hall each netted goals, while Gates assisted on Hall’s tally. Paris, now 4-6-2 for the season, travels to Kilgore Friday for a...

01/29/2016 by Tim Taylor
Cats Reject Hawks' District Challenge

Cats Reject Hawks' District Challenge

The official halfway mark of the District 15-4A boys basketball chase will be reached on Friday, but the 7th-ranked Paris Wildcats may have emphatically slammed the door on any obstacle in the way of repeating as district champions with a 66-43 win over the Pleasant Grove Hawks Tuesday night in...

01/28/2016 by Tim Taylor
Aikin students complete “My Million Dollar Project”

Aikin students complete “My Million Dollar Project”

Fourth grade students in Aikin teacher Katie Exum’s homeroom recently completed a semester-long Cooperative Learning Group called “My Million Dollar Project.” Students researched college costs, cities in which to live, housing prices, vacations, cars, and charities. They decided how they...

01/27/2016 by eParisExtra
Paris High WildCats Lose on PK at Kennedale, 1-0

Paris High WildCats Lose on PK at Kennedale, 1-0

For the second straight year, the Paris Wildcats lost by a 1-0 count to the Ferris Yellowjackets in the championship finale of the Kennedale Invitational soccer tournament. “They’re a good team,” Paris coach Jeremy Beshirs said about Ferris,  “but we put ourselves in position to lose...

01/26/2016 by Tim Taylor
Justiss Elementary Announces Science Fair Winners

Justiss Elementary Announces Science Fair Winners

Justiss Elementary recently announced their science fair winners. Pictured left to right are Science Fair Sponsor Jerome Pipkins, 1st place winner Richard Garrett, 2nd place Kendra Earls, and Justiss Principal Renee Elmore. Justiss Science Fair ParticipantsFront row (left to right): Payton...

01/26/2016 by eParisExtra
PHS Students Selected as Texas All-State Musicians

PHS Students Selected as Texas All-State Musicians

Deja Sikes and Jake Freelen, members of the Paris High School Chorale, will perform with the Texas All-State Large and Small School Choirs (respectively) in San Antonio, Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center as part of the 2016 Texas Music Educators Association...

01/25/2016 by eParisExtra
Looking ahead in Paris ISD - January 25-February 5, 2016

Looking ahead in Paris ISD - January 25-February 5, 2016

Looking ahead in Paris ISD – January 25-February 5, 2016 Monday, January 25, 2016       Justiss Elementary             PTO Fundraiser Begins               Progress Reports Go Home               3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Xtreme Teams Extended...

01/24/2016 by eParisExtra