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Paris ISD Spanish students perform well at Foreign Language Symposium

Paris ISD Spanish students perform well at Foreign Language Symposium

Spanish students at Paris High School and Paris Junior High School competed in the 42nd annual North East Texas Organization of Language Educators—NET-OLE—Foreign Languages Symposium at Texas TAMU-Commerce and brought home 62 places.  The group earned the High Point Award and Sweepstakes...

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Area Valedictorians and Salutatorians honored

Area Valedictorians and Salutatorians honored

The Lamar County Coalition of Education, Business and Industry hosted their annual Valedictorian and Salutatorian Luncheon at the Paris Golf and Country Club. The students attended with their principals. Photographed (from left) in front are Detroit ISD Valedictorian Tyler Davis and...

05/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris High School rewards seniors for highest grades

Paris High School rewards seniors for highest grades

Paris High School recently held a dinner in honor of the 2016 graduating seniors with the highest grade point averages. In class rank order in front (from left) are Shikha Prakash—Valedictorian, Romy Newberry—Salutatorian, Caitlin Simpson-3rd, Shreya Singh-4th, Katie Watson-5th, Evelyn...

05/21/2016 by eparisextra.com
PHS Spanish National Honor Society inducts new members

PHS Spanish National Honor Society inducts new members

Paris High School’s Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica recently welcomed its newest members in an induction ceremony. From left:  Front Row: Reagan Stone, Roniesha Davis; Middle Row: Alexis Pitcock, Meghan Lamberson, Adriana Hernández, Alexandra Hernández, Erica Cole, Reagan Benson, Katy Hall;...

05/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
PRMC hosts student Art Walk

PRMC hosts student Art Walk

Paris Regional Medical Center was host to an Art Walk showcasing local student art work on Monday, May 16 in the lobby of the hospital. Students, families and community members enjoyed refreshments while viewing an array of art that filled the lobby and lined the downstairs hallways. Local...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Education Foundation announced the 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Paris Education Foundation announced the 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Fifty-seven Paris High School seniors were awarded Paris Education Foundation scholarships totaling $108,250. The PEF 2016 scholarship recipients are Demonquez Allen, Payton Barrios, Pharceni Battle, Patxsonnia Brown, Adlih Calderon, Mary Chaix, Macey Chapman, Sloan Clay, Mary Cobb, Cristiain...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Yates Takes 6th-Place Medal

Yates Takes 6th-Place Medal

Senior Tierra Yates saved her best throw for last to earn a medal at the Class 4A Track and Field Championships Saturday at Austin’s Mike Myers Stadium. Yates threw the discus 127 feet, 3 inches, to claim sixth place in the girls event.  The winner was Orange Grove’s McKenzie Chapa with a...

05/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Cats Force Game 3, but Hornets Advance

Cats Force Game 3, but Hornets Advance

After a listless 4-0 loss on Thursday to Athens in the opening game of their best-of-three Area Round playoff series, the Paris Wildcats returned to West Mesquite Tillery Field on Saturday hopeful not to go down without a fight. Photo by:  Tony Corso Images They landed a haymaker in Game 2 as...

05/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Cats Force Game 3, but Hornets Advance

Cats Force Game 3, but Hornets Advance

Paris High School senior Channing Parker outdueled Athens ace Brandon Boyd to pitch the Wildcats to a 2-1 win in Game 2 Saturday of their best-of-3 Area Round playoff series at West Mesquite Tillery Field. But with the Cats seemingly on their way to a comeback series win, the Hornets regained...

05/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJH Students Placed at State Championship Math and Science Meet

PJH Students Placed at State Championship Math and Science Meet

Six Paris Junior High School students competed in the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association (TMSCA) State Championship meet at the University of Texas San Antonio on April 16.  Parker Benson, James Miller, Savanna Sandor, Allyssa Standifer, Nicole Tijerina, and Ryan Tijerina obtained...

05/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
Hornets Sting Cats in Game 1, 4-0

Hornets Sting Cats in Game 1, 4-0

The Paris Wildcats got a walk by Zach Norris in the fifth inning to break up a perfect game and a single from Cody Conway in the sixth to break up a no-hitter by Athens pitcher Emanuel Hernandez, but little else went right for the Cats Thursday as they dropped Game 1 of their best-of-3 Area...

05/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
Crockett to celebrate Schools To Watch designation on May 18

Crockett to celebrate Schools To Watch designation on May 18

Crockett Intermediate School is one of seven newly designated schools in Texas to be designated as an exemplary middle school by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform’s “Schools to Watch” (STW) Team. Parents and community members are invited to help celebrate this...

05/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris High School Student to represent Texas on National Level at SkillsUSA

Paris High School Student to represent Texas on National Level at SkillsUSA

Three Paris High School students earned top prizes at the TexasSkills USA Leadership and Skills Conference, with one student earning a spot in the national contest this summer.  The students beat out competitors from across Texas. Josh Rogers earned a first place gold medal in Marine Service...

05/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
Justiss Elementary talent show winners

Justiss Elementary talent show winners

Justiss Elementary Talent Show winners for 2016 were 3rd graders Quentis King and A’mari Lawerence. A’Mari sang “I Will Always Love You” with accompaniment by Quentis.   ...

05/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
Wildcats advance on back-to-back shutouts

Wildcats advance on back-to-back shutouts

Baseball teams that can combine great pitching with timely hitting and solid defense can make long playoff runs. Photo:  Phillip Sikes, Tony Corso Images Such was the case for the Paris Wildcats, who got back-to-back shutouts from junior Phillip Sikes and senior Channing Parker to dispatch the...

05/08/2016 by eparisextra.com
PHS student wins Texas Garden Clubs District 3 Essay Contest

PHS student wins Texas Garden Clubs District 3 Essay Contest

Paris High School senior Caroline Janes won first place in the Texas Garden Clubs District 3 essay contest.  She was presented a $100 award by Paris Council of Garden Clubs President Georgia Weddle. Janes is in Sandra Strom’s Advanced Placement English IV class. Her essay has advanced to...

05/07/2016 by eparisextra.com
Givens and Head Start students celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Givens and Head Start students celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Students from the bilingual classes at Givens Early Childhood Center and Lamar County Head Start entertained fellow students with a Cinco De Mayo program. Pictured dancing are Givens students Jaqueline Ayala and Josue Peralta. ...

05/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
PHS BlueTube receives Distinguished Merit Award

PHS BlueTube receives Distinguished Merit Award

From left are award winning BlueTube students DJ Samuels, Cheyenne Plummer, Dextiny Patrick, Javier Martinez, Jake Freelen, and KJ Tyler. BlueTube, Paris High’s weekly video news magazine, has been selected as 1 of 12 high school broadcast programs to receive the Distinguished Merit Award...

05/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris ISD Names Teachers of the Year

Paris ISD Names Teachers of the Year

Patricia Baroody was named Secondary Teacher of the Year and Rachel Henson was named Elementary Teacher of the Year for the Paris Independent School District at the staff recognition reception, an annual event recognizing teaching excellence as well as honoring employees for their years of...

05/05/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris vs. Gilmer Baseball Series Set

Paris vs. Gilmer Baseball Series Set

The Paris vs. Gilmer bi-district best-of-3 playoff series will be contested at the neutral site of Atlanta.  Game 1 is scheduled for Friday, 6 p.m.  Game 2 will be Saturday, 11 a.m., and Game 3, if needed, will follow 30 minutes after the completion of Game 2. The winner of the Paris-Gilmer...

05/04/2016 by eparisextra.com