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What's Happening Today
OCT

21

TUE
Math TAKS
Former students have opportunity to complete graduation requirements by taking this test
Boys Golf
09:00 AM
Wildcats boys golf team plays in a tournament hosted by Texas High at Northridge CC
Volleyball
4:30 PM
Lady Cat varsity volleyball teams (9/JV/V) play District 15-4A matches at North Lamar (4:30/4:30/6)
Contact Information
Paris High School
2255 South Collegiate Drive
Paris, Texas 75460
Schedule:

School Hours: 8:35-3:45
Office Hours: 7:30-4:00

Map  
Phone: 903-737-7400
Fax: 903-737-7515
Campus Announcements

Pawcast (School Announcements)

Report Cards Due Wednesday

The first nine-weeks grading period at Paris High is over, and report cards are due to be distributed Wednesday.  It also marks another important UIL checkpoint, or date when students can lose or gain eligibility to participate in extracurricular events such as athletics or other contests.  These checkpoints are listed in the school calendar found on this page.

Paris ISD: The App

Now you can conveniently keep tabs on events in Paris ISD on your mobile device by downloading the free app at Google Play Store (for android users) and Apple Apps Store (for iPhone).   In addition to finding content on the PISD website, parents will be able to access student grades and lunch balances.

PISD's Notification System

Paris ISD uses School Messenger to provide timely communications. If you have a child attending PISD, you are automatically in the database and will receive phone notifications. To enhance our ability to accurately deliver information on activities and emergencies, we kindly request that you create your own contact preference profile.

Welcome to PHS
 

Paris High School is the grades 9-12 campus for the Paris Independent School District located in Paris, Texas, and Lamar County.


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Princeton 65, Paris 64

Record-Setting
Night Falls
Point Short

The Paris Wildcats had an historic night on the football field Friday, statistically, but they came up a point short of continuing their 18-game district win streak in an exhausting, 65-64 loss to the Princeton Panthers.  The Cats try to regain momentum in the District 7-4A-1 chase next Friday, Oct. 24, when they visit Pittsburg to take on the Pirates.  Read more.

PHS Band Qualifies for Area Contest

The Blue Blazes Band earned a Division I rating at Tuesday's Region 4 UIL Marching Band Contest in Mount Pleasant despite having to deal with windy conditions.  The rating advances them to the Area C finals on Oct. 25 in Longview where berths at the state contest will be on the line.
Video
The PHS Band performs their full halftime show, "Stained Glass", during halftime of the Paris-Argyle football game on Friday, Sept. 26, at Wildcat Stadium  (Band footage edited by Joe Watson)

BlueTube Presents "On the run"

Video
BlueTube, Paris High's weekly video news magazine, finds some time before closing out the first nine weeks to assemble a show we call "On the run."  We find the cross country team practicing in the dark, trying to bring the program into the spotlight.  We check out highlights from a couple of big district victories in Plays of the Week, and we take a quick look at last week's pep rally.  See past episodes on our BlueTube page.

Paris High School Mission Statement:

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).

2012-13 Accountability Summary

2011-12 AEIS Report

2012-13 School Report Card

2013-14 Campus Improvement Plan

2012-13 Campus Improvement Plan

Please refer any problems or suggestions for the Paris High website to phswebmaster.

Happening Now at PHS
Students to be Recognized

Paris High School has lots of students who go above and beyond the norm of student expectations to help make the school a better place for learning.  Each month, we will recognize such students with the designation as Student of the Month.  To get the honor rolling, PHS Principal Chris Vaughn has named freshman Trae Dudley as September's winner.  Future monthly winners will be chosen by a committee from faculty nominations.  Winners receive a $25 WalMart gift card, and their picture will be displayed on the school website and in a trophy case desginated as the Current Student Wall of Honor.  At the end of the school year, there will be a drawing among all monthly winners for a $100 Applebees gift card.

SAB Region Choir Winners

Paris High placed 9 members and an alternate in the SAB All-Region Choir, including 2 of the 3 top section chairs.  Read more.

Events on the Cat Horizon

UIL Academic Fair. Students who would like to sign on to one of Paris High's UIL academic teams will get a chance Wednesday during lunch by attending the UIL Fair.  Event sponsors will be available on the cafeteria stage along with informational posters about the various contest categories.  If you sign up during the event, you'll be entered into a drawing for a gift card.

Volleyball at North Lamar.  Support the Lady Cats Tuesday night as they take the short trip crosstown to face the District 15-4A leading North Lamar Pantherettes.  The freshmen and JV matches are scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m. followed by the varsity match at 6.

Thursday Night Football.  The Wildcat freshmen and JV football teams host the Pittsburg Pirates Thursday night at Wildcat Stadium.  Freshmen kick off at 5:30 p.m. with JV around 7.

Current Weather
Current Conditions:
Fair, 61 F

Forecast:
Tue - Sunny. High: 81 Low: 58
Wed - Sunny. High: 78 Low: 55
Thu - Partly Cloudy. High: 76 Low: 55
Fri - Sunny. High: 82 Low: 57
Sat - Sunny. High: 85 Low: 58

Full Forecast at Yahoo! Weather

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