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PISD Reminder on Student Seating Policy at Home Games

PISD Reminder on Student Seating Policy at Home Games

With the first Wildcat home pre-district football game Friday night at 7:30pm vs. Mount Pleasant, PISD administrators are reminding students, parents and visitors of the seating policy at home games. Sections A and B (south end of the home side bleachers nearest Loop 286) are reserved for...

08/27/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris High Senior in All American High School Film Festival.

Paris High Senior in All American High School Film Festival.

Paris High senior D. J. Samuels’ 2014 Wildcat football promotional video has been named an Official Selection to the 2015 All American High School Film Festival. Finalists and winners in various categories will be named during this year’s festival, Oct. 9-12, in New York...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD'S Allison Hanley is the Region VIII Elementary Teacher of the Year

Paris ISD'S Allison Hanley is the Region VIII Elementary Teacher of the Year

Allison Hanley, Justiss Elementary School Third Grade Math Teacher, has been selected to represent Region VIII Education Service Center as the Elementary Teacher of the Year. Since 1969, the Texas State Teacher of the Year (TOY) Program has honored excellence in classroom education and provided...

08/25/2015 by eParisExtra
'Disney's High School Musical' Casting Call

'Disney's High School Musical' Casting Call

The call is out for Paris High students who would like to join the cast of Disney’s High School Musical.  Auditions will be held Monday, Aug. 31, and Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater. Rehearsals begin Sept. 10 and will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays, and...

08/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Entrances to Paris High off Loop 286 Closed

Entrances to Paris High off Loop 286 Closed

The South Loop 286 entrances to Paris High School will be closed due to road construction during the school day, beginning Monday, August 24th. Please use the entrances on Jefferson Road or on Collegiate Drive. Construction is estimated to be finished in three weeks.   ...

08/21/2015 by eParisExtra
PISD Trustees Vote to Keep Tax Rate the Same

PISD Trustees Vote to Keep Tax Rate the Same

For the third straight year, the Paris ISD Board of Trustees voted to keep the tax rate the same at $1.455. The board heard from Dan Perry, assistant area engineer for TxDot regarding the construction on the new turn lanes in front of the high school. The project should be complete in...

08/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD signs Memorandum of Understanding with Paris Junior College

Paris ISD signs Memorandum of Understanding with Paris Junior College

Texas House Bills 18 and 505 which passed in the last legislative session, removed limitations on the number of total dual credit hours a high school student can earn; the number of dual credit hours a student may enroll in each semester or academic year; and the grade levels at which a high...

08/18/2015 by eParisExtra
FREE Breakfast and Lunch for ALL Paris ISD Students

FREE Breakfast and Lunch for ALL Paris ISD Students

A reminder to parents and students attending any of Paris Independent School District campuses.  PISD is participating in  the Community Eligibility Provision of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program for the 2015-2016 school year.    What is Community Eligibility...

08/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Names New Assistant Principal

Paris ISD Names New Assistant Principal

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed Kendra Beshirs as assistant principal at Justiss Elementary school at its special board meeting Tuesday. Beshirs replaces Kristi Callihan who was named assistant principal of Paris Junior High recently. Beshirs has been a reading...

08/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Wildcat Season Tickets on Sale

Wildcat Season Tickets on Sale

Season ticket sales for the Paris Wildcats, ranked 12th in the state by Friday Night Football magazine heading into the 2015 season, are available for purchase by prior season ticket holders beginning Tuesday, Aug. 4. Prior season ticket holders can reclaim their reserved seats for the...

08/08/2015 by eParisExtra
Crape Myrtle Queen Crowned

Crape Myrtle Queen Crowned

Outgoing Crape Myrtle Queen Lauren Madding passes on the crown and duties to Paris High senior Sara Lancaster in the annual coronation ceremony on July 17 at the Paris Jr. High Weger Auditorium. ...

08/08/2015 by eParisExtra
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