Lamar County school districts experienced ups and downs when the Texas Education Agency released the school report card scores for each district and school.
Public schools around Lamar County started back to school today, with teachers, students and parents converging in classrooms to figure out schedules, class times, pick-up times and what supplies were forgotten that morning as they adjusted to a new routine.
Amy Adkins, assistant principal of Paris Junior High School, has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Region 8 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year.
About 1,100 educators and school leaders from Chisum ISD, Paris ISD, Prairiland ISD, and North Lamar ISD attended the annual Lamar County Convocation on Wednesday.
Students around Lamar County converged on schools Monday night to go over their schedules or meet their teachers for the upcoming 2019-20 school year.
Schools qualifying to operate CEP serve breakfast and lunch to all children at no charge to eliminate the collection of meal applications for free, reduced-price and paid student meals.
The beat is going on again this year as all area school bands head back to their fields for practice, marching with their instruments in the heat.
While at the International Future Problem Solving contest this summer at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, the students said they made some great friends.
The county’s athletes from Paris, North Lamar, Chisum and Prairiland will hear from Lamar County’s own renowned Coach Gene Stallings and receive motivational bracelets at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at First Christian Church, 780 20th St. NE.
Letters in support of a grant to build sidewalks along Pine Mill Road leading to Aikin Elementary are being sought by the City of Paris, City Engineer Carla Easton said.
Area students don’t go back to school until Aug. 15, but many school-based law enforcement officers are already back on campus preparing for a new school year — and the challenges that come with it.
This week Paris High School robotics students are walking younger students through different programming challenges.
Ansley Downs took home the world champion title for global issues problem solving and credited the win to her coach, Sandra Strom, who has announced her retirement from coaching Future Problem Solvers at Paris High School.
Paris ISD has completed most of its construction for the summer, with new parking lots, updated cafeteria lines and a new classroom.
Paris Junior High School student Johnathan Young will be attending the Lone Star Leadership Academy next week. He was nominated by his history teacher Cleonne Drake.
Registration is open for students who want to participate in the Lego’s Robot Academy this month, open to boys and girls in grades four through six. The event is being hosted by Paris High School Robotics.
The Cats on the Prowl mobile library visited neighborhoods in June and students who visited at least two times had their names entered in a drawing for the Biking for Books giveaways.
Paris High School Robotics will host a Lego's Robot Academy next month, open to boys and girls in grades four through six.
Paris ISD will be providing its teachers and staff with generous raises included in the district’s 2019-20 budget as part of a new school funding plan approved by state lawmakers in May.
The Paris ISD board approved a new roof for the Paris Junior High Band Hall at Monday’s meeting.
Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training is a 40-hour course that prepares law enforcement and EMS personnel to respond to active shooter scenarios. In Tuesday’s training, instructors set up simulations based on past events for local participants to work through at Travis High School of Choice.
The Paris High School Blazettes Officers recently attended the American Dance/Drill Team Officer Camp for dance and social officers.
Twenty-six Paris ISD students and their coaches returned with several wins after competing at the International Future Problem Solving Conference held at University of Massachusetts — Amherst.
State reps to attend retired teachers meeting
PATTONVILLE — The Lamar County Appraisal District’s request to buy the Peoples National Bank building in downtown Paris won’t survive another no vote.
The Paris ISD board did not have a quorum Monday night, and has postponed the reguLarry-scheduled board meeting to next Monday.
Without the benefit of a daily school lunch, families can struggle to keep their children fed during the summer. The Lamar County Homelessness Coalition, along with Paris ISD, is working to minimize that problem.
The 2019 UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest took place June 1-3 in Pflugerville, and Paris High School students earned four “Good” ratings, four “Excellent” ratings, and two “Superior” ratings.
Guest speaker Mike Long told assembled graduates of Travis High School in Paris that “every time you get one of these pieces of paper, it makes you more valuable.”
Ten Paris ISD freshmen chosen for the Rural Student Success Initiative recently attended a year-end celebration.
Ten Paris ISD freshmen chosen for the Rural Student Success Initiative recently attended a year end celebration.
Region 8 Education Service Center is pleased to announce that Paul Jones, Superintendent of the Paris Independent School District, will represent region in the 2019 Superintendent of the Year state competition.
For the third year in a row, Paris High School made the list of top-ranked high schools in the nation.
Friends and family could hardly stay silent as they watched their loved ones walk across the stage Friday night at Paris High School Stadium to receive their high school diplomas.
Though Garrett Rowton went back and forth a few times about joining the U.S. Marine Corps, when the time came to make that decision, he committed along with four other local graduates.
Paris Ford Lincoln would like to congratulate its 7 scholarship winners from area high schools. Scholarship presentations were made at Ford's Driving Dreams Scholarship presentation at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Tuesday. Each student, along with over 400 others, earned a schol…
Paris High School seniors Jackson Rogers, Carol Sanchez, and Vershaud Richardson, members of the Texas Association of Future Educators, are the first recipients of Paris ISD’s Grow Your Own Teacher Program.
The mobile library bus will be back on the prowl this summer, hunting for readers, though there will be a few more surprises.
The Paris Wildcat Athletic Booster Club hosted its annual athletic banquet Thursday at Love Civic Center. The top overall awards, the Ladycat of the Year and Wildcat of the Year, were presented.
For the fifth year in a row, Paris ISD swept the competition at the 45th annual North East Texas Organization of Language Educators Foreign Languages Symposium.
The Paris Education Foundation will host the 28th annual J.T. Davis Golf Tournament on June 1 at the Paris Golf & Country Club, 5335 FM 195.
The Paris Junior High School Chapter of National Junior Honor Society inducted 56 seventh graders as new members recently.
Sixty-five Paris High School seniors were awarded Paris Education Foundation scholarships totaling $130,500.
The Crockett Chapter of National Elementary Honor Society inducted 55 fifth graders for excellence in academic achievement and involvement in leadership and service.
The Paris ISD summer feeding program will be slightly different this year, according to Director of Student Nutrition Lori McEntyre.
Paris ISD set a new district record with seven state championships and a total of 26 medals and awards at the Texas Future Problem Solving Program (FPSP) Bowl.
As part of the closeout of their senior year, two Paris High School seniors also took home state awards from SkillsUSA.
Paris High School students converged Saturday night at the school for their 2019 prom.
A team of Paris High School students recently placed second in a Texas Department of Transportation contest aimed at raising awareness of the importance of safe driving, in particular highlighting the dangers of drunk driving.
The Paris Education Foundation awarded 82 scholarships at Tuesday night’s ceremony, including one not on the program.
The Paris ISD Board of Trustees will host a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. June 17 on the district’s proposed tax rate of $1.455 per $100 valuation.