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Paris ISD Superintendent Paul Jones accepted a check in the amount of $2,984 from First Federal Community Bank’s Paris Wildcat Spirit Card Program. Assistant Vice President Tina Freelen presented the check. When bank customers use their Wildcat Card as a credit card in a PIN-less transaction…

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Justiss Elementary celebrated and honored local veterans during its annual Veteran's Day Program. Over 25 veterans that were family and friends of Justiss students were special guest and received a special American flag from Justiss Student Council members.

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Developing football skills has been the focus in physical education for boys in third and fourth grade at Justiss Elementary School. P.E. coach LaTonyia Johnson recognized students for outstanding skills and abilities in passing, punting and kicking. 

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Thirty Paris Junior High band students earned places in the Texas Music Educators Association Region IV Middle School All-Region Band. Students who qualified include: Flute: Alexandra Mendoza, Ethan Hundley, Matthew Miller, Ava Fitzgerald and Madeline Green; Clarinet: Adeliz Hinojosa, Paul T…

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Paris High School junior Allyssa Standifer has advanced to the UIL State Congress competition set to take place Jan. 13-15 in Austin. Standifer placed third in the recent regional meet at Region 8 ESC in Pittsburg. Congress is an individual contest in a large group setting modeled after the …

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The school brought 150 pre-K students to visit as a part of their unit talking about giants and size comparison, giving students the opportunity to run, play and explore the pumpkin patch.

This morning Lamar County Head Start held its annual Breakfast With Dad, part of the school’s ongoing goal of increasing parental involvement. according to Family Engagement Coordinator Shenuda Ellis.

The organization’s goal is to help feed children during their two-week Christmas break from school. Many kids eat their major meal at school each day and may not have much at home during this break, organizer Christine Lenoir said.

The struggle was real, but Justiss Elementary first-grader, Karis Furtch, does whatever it takes to learn about pumpkins during her teacher Laura Chesshire's lesson!

The Paris High School Class of 1962 will be celebrating its 57th class reunion Saturday at Magels Restaurant banquet room from 6 to 10 p.m.

The Paris High School Robotics and Engineering Team is preparing to compete in the CoCo BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology) UIL Robotics Contest in Collin County. The contest theme is “Off the Grid.” The team’s mission is to design and build a robot capable of working with a…

Paris Junior High School will receive some safety upgrades with new construction scheduled to start before Christmas, creating a new front office to separate visitors from the main body of the school. 

Givens Early Childhood Center employees attended CPR training and ‘Stop the Bleed’ emergency and first aid training at Quality Care ER on Monday. Jon-Michael Barnett, Base Clinical Lead with Air Evac 139, conducted the training. 

All Paris ISD nurses and several Paris High School staff members completed a “Stop the Bleed” emergency and first aid training course at Quality Care ER on Monday. Jon-Michael Barnett, Base Clinical Lead with Air Evac 139, watching as Aikin nurse Chandra Watson, right, practices how to use a…

Justiss Elementary has been participating in "Start with Hello" week along with hundreds of schools and youth organizations across the United States. The "Start with Hello" program teaches students the skills they need to create a culture of inclusion and connectedness, and encourages them t…

A special group of Crockett sixth-grade students show tremendous respect at the flagpole at the beginning and ending of each school day. The students were selected last spring to serve on Officer Jordan’s Flag Crew because they are good students, role models and leaders. They received traini…

Paris City Councilwoman Renae Stone visited Aikin Elementary School this week to speak with the candidates for Student Council. She stressed the importance of civic responsibility for citizens of all ages. She compared running for city council with running for student council and explained h…

Second-grade students at Justiss Elementary School finished up their unit on place value with a "Noble Number Place Value Party" Celebration. The students even decorated a cake in each classroom with numbers on top showing the correct place values for each. The students and teachers learned …

Crockett librarian Paula Alsup explains the Book Challenge to fifth-grade students Lane Hundley and Jace Freeman in Chelsea Hogan's Language Arts class. The challenge lasts all year and students receive certificates for completing the challenge during awards assemblies each semester.

When faced with the choice of either being uninsured or approving a new property insurance policy, Paris ISD board members agreed to a new insurance contract.

On August days when the heat index can approach 110 degrees, children as young as 4 are riding buses without air conditioning in Paris ISD — while seven non-route activity buses with air conditioning are in the bus barn.

Football season is another week closer, and each of our local teams completed the first week of scrimmages. More scrimmages will take place Thursday and Friday, and a full schedule of the scrimmage slate can be seen on today’s sports page.