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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. 

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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.

The hashtag #Clearthelist began a few weeks ago on Twitter, and now even has a Facebook page for Lamar County teachers. The Lamar County Teachers: Clear The List page has posts for each school so teachers can post Amazon wish lists for their classrooms.

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.

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.

Paris ISD has completed most of its construction for the summer, with new parking lots, updated cafeteria lines and a new classroom.

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.