Early Wednesday morning, Justiss Elementary Principal Renee Elmore caught third grade reading teacher Andrea Porcayo and fourth grade reading teacher Ashley Langston giving each other encouraging words and a supportive hug as they got ready to give this year’s STAAR Reading test. Testing sea…
Paris ISD’s Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget is beginning to take shape, but much of it currently relies on frequently changing estimates until the state and Lamar County Appraisal District provide final numbers.
George Fisher will continue to serve as president of the Paris ISD Board of Trustees while Jenny Wilson will continue on as vice president after the board’s reorganization Monday.
Paris High School announced the top performing students for the class of 2021, Valedictorian Allyssa Standifer, left, and Salutatorian Lauren Avery. Paris High School graduation will take place at Wildcat Stadium at 8 p.m. June 4.
Arianna Gonzalez, a fourth grade Socrates student at Justiss Elementary School, won first place with her art creation in the Arbor Day contest sponsored by the Valley of the Caddo Museum. Arianna received $25 and a tree to plant at Justiss Elementary. Tammy King is the Paris ISD Elementary S…
Thursday evening was a joyous occasion in downtown Honey Grove, during which 42 ambitious seniors from Delta, Fannin and Lamar counties earned Dr. Joanne Olivard Scholarship awards.
Junior Lindley Loughmiller is the first student in Paris High history to make it to the national level in the Skills USA competition.
The Paris ISD Board of Trustees are expected to accept the resignation of Place 4 trustee Mihir Pankaj at its 5:30 p.m. Monday meeting at the Elaine Ballard Administration Building, 1920 Clarksville St. Pankaj recently won election to the Paris City Council.
Paris High School junior Davis Green placed third in the Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking event at Regionals, held virtually at Lindale High School.
Students at Aikin Elementary celebrated National Poetry Month with an outdoor Poetry Parade. Librarian Melanie Loughmiller placed poetry posters around the fence on the west playground.
The Joseph Ligon Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has selected four area high school seniors as Good Citizens.
Paris ISD named Nelisa Kelley as Elementary Teacher of the Year and Dr. James Ludyen as Secondary Teacher of the Year at a celebration last week held at Wildcat Stadium.
The newly released funds come after educators and state Democrats urged the governor to unlock the pandemic relief money as schools plan their budgets for the next school year.
The expo was virtual this year, but still provided area eighth grade students with the opportunity to speak with local professionals to better understand career pathways.
Paris ISD trustees are urging the Texas Education Agency to funnel federal Covid-19 stimulus funds into local public schools rather than using it to supplant its own funding as it did last year.
A team representing Paris ISD achieved Highest Honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge — a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 125,000 students annually.
Crockett Intermediate School has found a way to encourage students to continue in extracurricular activities offered at Paris Junior High School.
On March 20, six students from Paris High School competed in the District UIL Speech and Debate competition in Pittsburg, Texas. Competitors included freshman Anderson Bunch, and juniors Brayden Sheppard, Miranda Morris, Ivy Bailey, Davis Green and TK Marshall. The students competed in the f…
Paris ISD students will participate in the Texas Future Problem Solving Program’s State Bowl. Students will compete virtually in the state bowl this week.
Justiss Elementary School recently awarded prizes to the top sellers of their Big Kahuna Fundraiser. Winners were, from left, Kindergartener Samarious Woods-Battle in third place; Kindergartener Skyler Smith in second place; and first grader Rai'Lynn Lester in first place.
Paris ISD strives each and every day to be a school that “Embraces Diversity and Drives Success.”