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Terrell sweeps Sub-Varsity games

Terrell sweeps Sub-Varsity games

The Paris Wildcats lost both ends of their season-opening, sub-varsity doubleheader Thursday night at Wildcat Stadium to the Terrell Tigers.  The freshmen Cats were swamped, 48-6, while the Paris JV dropped a closer, 14-7 decision. Terrell held a 26-0 halftime lead in the freshman game behind...

08/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Givens students benefit from The Results Companies donation

Givens students benefit from The Results Companies donation

The Results Companies of Paris recently donated school supplies to T. G. Givens Early Childhood Center to make sure students start the year off right. Pictured are Results employees Kayla Dangerfield and Jimmy Turner with students from Mrs. Miller’s Pre-K class. ...

08/27/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris High School’s Patricia Baroody Named Region VIII Secondary Teacher of the Year

Paris High School’s Patricia Baroody Named Region VIII Secondary Teacher of the Year

  Patricia Baroody, Paris High School Spanish teacher, was recently named the Region VIII Education Service Center Secondary Teacher of the Year.  She will be honored at the Texas Teacher of the Year awards ceremony in Austin on October 14. Baroody holds a Bachelor in Spanish Education...

08/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
Parents and Guardians can take advantage of PISD text messaging service

Parents and Guardians can take advantage of PISD text messaging service

To participate and receive text alerts on your cell phone from Paris Independent School District, simply  text “Y” or “Yes” to Paris ISD’s short code number, 67587. You’ll know you were successful if you receive the following reply message: You are registered to receive aprox 3...

08/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar County teachers start the school year off right thanks to Everett Toyota

Lamar County teachers start the school year off right thanks to Everett Toyota

Each year as August rolls around, parents and kids rush around to buy new school clothing, back to school supplies, pick up schedules and anticipate today; the first day of school. Teachers also rush to make sure they are prepared for the first day of class with new room decor, extra supplies...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Ladycats win more tournament hardware

Ladycats win more tournament hardware

The Paris Ladycats varsity volleyball team brought back another piece of hardware from tournament play over the weekend and climbed to the .500 season mark in the process.  The Ladycats, now 7-7, travel to Leonard on Tuesday to continue pre-district play. Photo:  Ladycats capture consolation...

08/22/2016 by eparisextra.com
Jackets put damper on Wildcat scrimmage

Jackets put damper on Wildcat scrimmage

Blame it on the rain. Photo:  Donovan Williams sprints free for a 79-yard TD run for the Wildcats Whether it was the weather delay due to lightning in the area or the intermittent light rain that fell throughout Thursday night’s football scrimmage at Wildcat Stadium, the Denison Yellow...

08/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Ladycats sweep Prairiland with team effort

Ladycats sweep Prairiland with team effort

When Britney Humphrey returned to Paris High this year to take over the reigns of the Ladycats’ volleyball program, she knew she had inherited four veteran stalwarts for her match rotation.  That foursome: Senior middle blockers Dextiny Patrick and Lindi Hamner, junior setter Deagan Dingman,...

08/17/2016 by eparisextra.com
Dealing with bullying - Helping bullied kids and teens this school year

Dealing with bullying - Helping bullied kids and teens this school year

Unless you’ve directly experienced bullying, you may not realize just how devastating it can be, especially to a child or teenager.  As well as being deeply hurtful, bullying can leave anyone feeling frightened, angry, depressed, and totally undermined.  But bullying should never be...

08/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Ladycats place third at Van Tournament

Ladycats place third at Van Tournament

The Paris Ladycats varsity volleyball team finished the first week of the season with a pair of wins on Saturday to take third place in the silver bracket at the Van Tournament. The Ladycats beat Arp, 25-20, 25-11, in the third-place match.  Junior setter Deagan Dingman collected 15 assists,...

08/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Brown scores twice in Celina scrimmage

Brown scores twice in Celina scrimmage

Paris High Senior quarterback Ja’Kerion Brown scored the only two touchdowns of the evening as the Paris High varsity played a preseason scrimmage Friday at Celina Bobcat Stadium.  The Cats outscored Celina, 1-0, in touchdowns, during the controlled portion of the scrimmage before winning a...

08/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
Back to school transportation safety

Back to school transportation safety

With the start of a new school year fast approaching, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reminds all drivers, students and parents to put safety first in school zones and near bus stops. Students travel to school by a variety of means: school bus (the safest means of...

08/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris High School Peter Pan auditions coming soon

Paris High School Peter Pan auditions coming soon

“Come Fly with Us,” said Amy Burrows of the Paris High School Theatre Department. Auditions for Peter Pan the Musical  will begin on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30, 2016. “There are lots of great parts,” stated Burrows.  “From the Lost Boys, to...

08/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
PHS students prepare for Peter Pan auditions

PHS students prepare for Peter Pan auditions

Chet Norment, a Paris High School 2010 graduate, returned to host a choreography workshop for Paris ISD theater students this summer. Chet, the son of Becki and Sims Norment, is a Los Angeles based actor, dancer, and choreographer. He has performed in Music Theatre Wichita, Zach Theatre,...

08/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
Steve Gilbert named CTE Champion of the Year

Steve Gilbert named CTE Champion of the Year

Steve Gilbert was recently recognized as the Champion of the Year at the Career & Technology Association of Texas (CTAT) Image Awards for Area 3 Career and Technical Education (CTE).  Dr. Angela Chadwick, CTE and Secondary Education Director at Paris ISD, submitted his nomination for the...

08/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris ISD gets new technology building

Paris ISD gets new technology building

Last night at the Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting Angela Chadwick, Career and Technical and Secondary Education Director presented the board with the need to grow  the district’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) department in order to fully benefit the...

08/09/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris ISD Board of Trustees to discuss construction of new technology building tonight

Paris ISD Board of Trustees to discuss construction of new technology building tonight

The Paris Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet tonight at 5:30 p.m. to discuss and consider procurement of design and construction services for a new Career and Technology Education Building Project. To view the entire agenda click here.   ...

08/08/2016 by eparisextra.com
The boys of fall photo gallery

The boys of fall photo gallery

Photos Courtesy:  Tony Corso Images ...

08/07/2016 by eparisextra.com
Meet the Wildcats Media Day - Saturday August 6, 2016

Meet the Wildcats Media Day - Saturday August 6, 2016

Coach Hohenberger and his team are holding this year’s Meet the Wildcats event on Saturday, August 6 at Wildcat Stadium.  This is media and photo day for the team and fans can also enjoy some scrimmages. The schedule is as follows: 4:20 p.m. – Freshmen team pictures 4:40 p.m. – JV team...

08/05/2016 by eparisextra.com
United Way of Lamar County hosting community wide school shoe drive

United Way of Lamar County hosting community wide school shoe drive

The United Way of Lamar County is collecting new (or like new) athletic shoes and sneakers to be given to local children in need. Shoes are the most frequently requested item from local school counselors who work with UWLC, and shoes are needed throughout the school year.  Over 7200 children...

08/04/2016 by eparisextra.com