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Paris High School Homecoming Events are in High Gear

Paris High School Homecoming Events are in High Gear

Celebrating the Dr. Seuss Theme (from left) Elise Winter and Rileigh Wright The halls of Paris High School are buzzing this week with anticipation of tonight’s Homecoming Game. This year’s Homecoming theme is “Dr. Seuss: “One cat, Two cats, Three cats, WILDCATS!”...

09/05/2014 by eParisExtra
I LOVE PARIS

I LOVE PARIS

The annual “I LOVE PARIS” fundraiser, sponsored by the Paris Education Foundation (PEF) is scheduled for Saturday, October 4th at 6pm This years event will be held at the Paris High School’s Commons Area and will feature a night of laughter with Branson comedian and...

09/03/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High School Homecoming Court

Paris High School Homecoming Court

  Photo by Eric Chaverria Four Paris High School seniors were named as the finalists for the title of 2014 Homecoming Queen.  From left, TayTay Williams, Tea-Kay Liggins, Savannah Mosley, and Marissa Ellis. The Homecoming Court will be introduced at Friday’s Pep Rally at the High...

09/03/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Education Foundation Selling Raffle Tickets for a PJ Trailer

Paris Education Foundation Selling Raffle Tickets for a PJ Trailer

The Paris Education Foundation is selling raffle tickets for a 12 x 6.5 PJ Utility Trailer. All proceeds are used to provide scholarships for Paris ISD High School Seniors. Raffle tickets are five (5) tickets for $20. Tickets may be purchased by calling 903-517-5503 or 903-517-0503. The Drawing...

09/03/2014 by eParisExtra
Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

Looking Ahead in Paris ISD

A look at scheduled events on Paris ISD campuses for the next two weeks. Monday, August 25 – September 5, 2014 Paris High School Cosmetology Class selling chances to win 1 of 4 baskets   Paris Junior High School 7th Grade Cheerleaders Fundraiser – Order forms can be picked up...

09/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High School continues to outpace state averages in college readiness benchmarks

Paris High School continues to outpace state averages in college readiness benchmarks

Paris Independent School District received word recently that its level of college preparedness is once again higher than the state average. ACT, Inc., sent the College Readiness Letters to each area principal and superintendent recently, and the Paris High School letter showed that 2014 ACT...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
PHS Class of 1994 20 Year Reunion

PHS Class of 1994 20 Year Reunion

The PHS Class of 1994 members to join their classmates for an evening of sharing old memories and catching up with friends. A reception and dinner will be held at the Paris Golf and Country Club on Saturday, September 27th from 6-9pm with dinner being served around 7pm. The cost will be...

08/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD has a New Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club

Paris ISD has a New Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club

Paris ISD has a new Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club for the 2014-15 school year. A new board was formed over the summer and met diligently to develop new programs and committees. Paris Wildcat Booster Club members are invited to pre-game activities before the  PHS Homecoming game...

08/28/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Hosts county-wide assembly for educators

Paris ISD Hosts county-wide assembly for educators

LaDonna Gatlin Musician, author and motivational speaker, LaDonna Gatlin, was the guest speaker at a county wide assembly for public school instructional staff this morning, August 20 in the auditorium at Paris Junior High School. Sister of the legendary Gatlin Brothers country music group,...

08/20/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Excels in Accountability Ratings

Paris ISD Excels in Accountability Ratings

Paris ISD released the TEA Accountability Ratings to the Board of Trustees last night at a regularly scheduled meeting. The new TEA ratings only have two categories: Met Standard or Improvement Required. The PISD District overall and each individual campus received “Met Standard.”  All...

08/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD Earns Platinum Award from State Comptroller for Financial Transparency

Paris ISD Earns Platinum Award from State Comptroller for Financial Transparency

In late 2009, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs launched the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle to rate and recognize school districts, cities, counties,  and other government agencies in the area of financial transparency. For the second straight year, Paris ISD has earned recognition and is one...

08/09/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD’s Future Problem Solving Program brings home international wins

Paris ISD’s Future Problem Solving Program brings home international wins

Evan de la Garza, Zachery Nation, Madeline Petrikas, and Austin Whitaker Paris students won an international grand championship, three first place awards and one second place award at the International Conference at Iowa State University.  They are coached by Debb Fleming, Sandra Strom  and...

07/04/2014 by eParisExtra
Justiss Socrates Students Donate Digital Thermometers

Justiss Socrates Students Donate Digital Thermometers

Justiss Elementary Socrates students donated digital thermometers to families in need and to Justiss nurse Jeri Kay Johnson for use in her office.  Nurse Johnson will disperse the thermometers throughout the year to families in need. Those donating pictured from left to right are (back row)...

06/25/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris ISD School Board Approves Budget for 2014-15 School Year

Paris ISD School Board Approves Budget for 2014-15 School Year

The Paris ISD School Board approved the 2014-15 budget last night at a regularly scheduled board meeting. The budget includes raises for all PISD employees. Board members Tracy Bawcum and Regina Williams were both sworn in for new terms.  The current board officers will remain the same with...

06/17/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior High School student conducts book drive for West ISD

Paris Junior High School student conducts book drive for West ISD

Members of the 2013-2014 Lone Star Youth Leadership Council completed a West ISD Book Drive group service project to help rebuild West ISD’s school libraries. The goal was for Council members to work together to collect and provide books to help restock West ISD’s school libraries which...

06/15/2014 by eParisExtra
PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

PJH students inducted into National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

The Paris Junior High Chapter of NJHS recently inducted 56 seventh graders. Membership in the NJHS is based on scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. The NJHS ranks as one of the oldest and most prestigious national organizations for middle level students.  NJHS is...

06/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

Crockett students inducted into National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

The Crockett Chapter of 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 the programs for all students and...

06/12/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris High School’s Future Problem Solving Program continues to dominate Texas

Paris High School’s Future Problem Solving Program continues to dominate Texas

PHS – FPS 2014 State Winners Paris High School won three state championships and a total of sixteen students medaled at the state bowl. Eight PHS students will represent Texas at the FPS International competition at Iowa State University June 12-15. They are coached by Sandra Strom and...

06/11/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Elks Lodge donates items for students with special needs

Paris Elks Lodge donates items for students with special needs

Paris Elks Lodge 2433 representative Mildred Pratt poses with special needs students at Paris Junior High School. On the front row (from left) are Ruja Khwaja, Rachel Burgess, and Gerald Pomroy; in back are PISD Paraprofessional Yolanda Jackson, Lexie Kelley, Jacob Allen, teacher Regina Rhodes,...

06/09/2014 by eParisExtra
Paris Education Foundation Announced the 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Paris Education Foundation Announced the 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Seventy-two (72) Paris High School seniors were awarded Paris Education Foundation scholarships totaling $104,000. PEF 2014 scholarships recipients are (from left, first row): Sierra Fulbright, Nyquoia King, Soraya Jackson, Shakerrinee Bills, Tiffine Haan, Kelli Lahman, Kimberly Chaverria,...

06/08/2014 by eParisExtra