A memorial monument honoring the memory of Loren Stephens, a beloved Lamar County educator who passed away last year, has been erected at Crockett Intermediate School’s track on Clark Lane. The monument was organized by Joan E. Moore, a friend of the Stephens family.
A memorial monument honoring the memory of Loren Stephens, a beloved Lamar County educator who passed away last year, has been erected at Crockett Intermediate School’s track on Clark Lane. The monument was organized by Joan E. Moore, a friend of the Stephens family. Loren Stephens worked fo…
Covid-19 has had a variety of impacts on Texas school districts, finances among them. Paris ISD administrators are keeping an eye on the property tax collection rate and meal revenue.
As the leaders of four more Paris ISD campuses detailed their improvement plans for trustees Monday evening, a common theme emerged: increase state accountability scores.
Paris ISD senior Tate Lewis will get the chance to compete in the Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway thanks to his submitting a 60-second video about why he deserves the $125,000 scholarship.
The Paris ISD Board of Trustees are scheduled to review campus improvement plans for Paris Junior High, Paris High, Travis High School of Choice and Aikin Elementary School when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Paris ISD competed in the fourth annual “Stuff the Bus” stuffing drive. The district donated approximately 2,000 boxes of stuffing to the Downtown Food Pantry.
Paris ISD FFA instructors Steve Tucker, Jacy Hayes and Sydney Hines answered questions from The Paris News about how their students have been faring during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic
Justiss Elementary staff and students cast their vote for president of the United States on Nov. 3 in a mock election conducted by Justiss Intervention Teachers.
Parker Benson and Keshawn Wallace, seniors at Paris High, scored in the top 2.5% of juniors in the region for the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test who are one or more of the following: African American, Hispanic American or Latinx, Indigenous, or attend school in a rural area, or are from a small town.
Paris High School’s 2020 Homecoming pep rally concluded Tuesday night with the crowning of Queen Grace Perry and King Troy “Bubba” Jones.
Beginning in the summer of 2020, Office Depot OfficeMax stores nationwide began raising funds to help support Title 1 schools. A check was presented to Justiss Elementary in the amount of $1,548. This check was made available through the “Round It Up” Rewards Program, a program where local s…
On Oct. 17, Davis Green, pictured, Allyssa Standifer and Johnny Young competed in the Melissa Cardinal Autumn Classic UIL Tournament. This competition hosted 183 competitors over four states. Green placed third in persuasive extemporaneous speech, out of 20 competitors.
Despite a roller coaster of events that marked the final months of the 2019-20 fiscal year, Paris ISD had a financially uneventful year, according to the district’s auditor.
Remote learning will be coming to an end for students who are failing, Paris ISD trustees were told Monday as various campus leaders discussed their own plans for improving their schools and their quality of education.
Paris Firefighters visited Aikin Elementary to talk to students about fire safety. One of the lessons that the firefighters stressed was how important it is to know your home address. Oliver Gonderman, Anthony Cortines, Oliver Bell and Marley Perry all knew their address and received a speci…
A Covid-19 update and a 2019-20 audit report are among the items of the Paris ISD Board of Trustees agenda for 5:30 p.m. Monday.
This year, Red River Valley school districts tried something they’d never done before: remote learning. But for many, it hasn’t seemed to be working.
Covid-19 cases remain steady at Red River Valley schools while the number of cases reported in Lamar County surge with an additional 207 cases reported last week by the Paris/Lamar County Health District.
Paris ISD administrators have made the decision to end remote instruction by the end of the current grading period for students who “fail to meet basic academic standards.”