Reindeer Run on Dec. 5
The annual Reindeer Run to raise funds for the Paris Education Foundation is coming up on Saturday, Dec. 5. Check-in and registration begins at 7:30 a.m. outside the Lamar County Courthouse with the race start at 8:15. Visit the PEF website to register online or to learn how the nonprofit organization helps fund scholarships for PHS graduates.
STAAR Retests Dec. 7-11
The next opportunity for students to improve their STAAR scores comes the week of Dec. 7. Tests are scheduled in English 1 (Monday, Dec. 7), Algebra 1 (Tuesday), English 2 (Wednesday), U.S. History (Thursday), and Biology (Friday). STAAR Tutorials are scheduled most afternoons, 4-5 p.m., in those subject areas in the days leading up to the retests.
Cowboy Ticket Fundraiser
The PHS soccer program is having a fundraiser drawing for 4 tickets and parking to the Dec. 19 Dallas Cowboys game vs. the New York Jets. Buy your chance by Dec. 1 for a $5 donation from any soccer player, coach, athletic department, or Kings Sports and Awards.
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Paris High School is the grades 9-12 campus for the Paris Independent School District located in Paris, Texas, and Lamar County.
Live Theater Dec. 4-6
Disney’s High School Musical comes to life on the Weger Auditorium stage Dec. 4, 5, and 6. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and children and can be purchased from a PHS drama student or at the door. Seating is general admission. Bring an unwrapped toy to the Saturday or Sunday matinees and your adult ticket is only $5.
5 PHS Seniors Named AP Scholars
Paris High seniors (from left) Erin Wright, Caitlin Simpson, Alex Montellano, Maggie Maxwell, and Evelyn Gulde have qualified for The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with grades of 3 or higher. Read more.
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The mission of Paris High School is to equip each student with the knowledge and skills to be a life-long learner and productive citizen in an ever-changing world.
2012-2013 Texas Academic Performance Reports
Note: Due to changes in legislation, the performance report formerly known as the Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) report is now the Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR).
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Each month Paris High staff recognizes a student who goes above and beyond the norm of student expectations to help make the school a better place for learning. The October 2015 Student of the Month is junior Kiersten Ward.
Paris High junior Deja Sikes was named First Chair Alto 1 following Pre-Area Choir auditions on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Sunnyvale. Sikes advances to Area Choir tryouts on Jan. 9 at Texas A&M-Commerce where she will compete against 19 other students from 4 different regions for a berth in the All-State Mixed Choir or All-State Women's Choir.
The Paris High robotics team recently began its competition season with a meet at Texas A&M-Commerce. Read more.
Paris High seniors Alex Montellano and Kendra Thomas placed fourth and sixth, respectively, at the Region 2 UIL Student Congress contest on Nov. 12 in Pittsburg. Montellano is an alternate to the state competition. Their sponsor is Tracy Roden.
Ladycats Basketball. The Paris Ladycats return to the Wildcat Gym on Tuesday, Dec. 1, to host Mount Vernon for three games. Action tips off at 4:30 p.m. with the freshmen game, followed by JV and varsity.