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Dual Credit Testing
Students applying for dual credit classes for next year take TSI tests administered by PJC staff in labs 1414, 2416
Cap & Gown Parade
08:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Members of Class of 2016 dress in their caps & gowns while visiting Aikin and Justiss Elementaries
Contact Information
Paris High School
2255 South Collegiate Drive
Paris, Texas 75460

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

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

Pawcast (Daily Announcements)

Baroody: Teacher of Year

PHS Spanish Teacher Patricia Baroody has been named PISD Secondary Teacher of the Year and will represent the district in the upcoming Region 8 ESC competition.  Read more.

Wildcats’ Football Schedule

The 2016 Paris High football schedule has been released.  It features six home games with Homecoming scheduled for Friday, Sept. 16, vs. the Pittsburg Pirates.  Download a copy.

Road Construction

The City of Paris is beginning work to widen Collegiate Drive between Clarksville Street and Jefferson Road.  The project is expected to take five months to complete, and there may be times when local traffic is diverted to 24th Street on the west side of the Paris Junior College campus.

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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Class of 2016 Commencement Friday, June 3

The Paris High Class of 2016 will officially become the newest alumni of the Wildcat Nation during Commencement ceremonies at Wildcat Stadium on Friday, July 3, 8 p.m.  If there is a threat  of inclement weather, the event will be moved indoors to the Wildcat Gym where seating is limited.  Graduates will be issued 9 tickets each.  

Family members will not be allowed on the field during or after Commencement and should arrange to meet their graduates in the parking lot following the event.

Seniors must attend a mandatory rehearsal at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, to be eligible to participate in Commencement.  Final transcripts will be mailed to designated colleges.  Request for additional transcripts must be made in writing by the graduating senior.  

DVDs of the event, provided by BlueTube, the school's award-winning video production program, may be ordered from a table inside the main entrance.  Download DVD order form.  The 2-DVD set, which includes a bonus Senior DVD, costs $25 each and will be available for pickup in the school office after June 13 (or add $5 for mailing).  A professional photographer will also take closeup shots of diploma presentations and will offer picture packages for sale. 

Exams Mark End of School Year

Tuesday, May 31
Seniors Periods 4-6

Wednesday, June 1
Period 7

Thursday, June 2
Periods 1-3

Friday, June 3
(Gr. 9-11) Periods 4-6

Semester exams will officially close the 2015-16 school year and will be administered next week at Paris High.  Students in grades 9-11 can exempt one exam for any eligible class and can receive an exemption for each Level III score on a corresponding STAAR EOC test.  (see Student Handbook or exemption form below for more information).  Seniors may exempt any exam if they meet eligibility criteria.  Note: There are two exam exemption forms for seniors.  There will be a 12:20 p.m. early dismissal scheduled Thursday and Friday, June 2-3, with no lunches served either day.

Grades 9-11 Exam Exemption Form

Senior AM Exam Exemption Form

Senior PM Exam Exemption Form

PISD Board Approves 2016-17 Calendar

First Day of School: Aug. 22
Last Day of School: May 26
Graduation: June 2

The Paris ISD Board of Trustees has approved the 2016-17 school calendar.  Download a copy.  The calendar includes the following holidays:

  • Labor Day, Sept. 5
  • Thanksgiving, Nov. 21-25
  • Christmas, Dec. 19-30
  • MLK Day, Jan. 16
  • Spring Break, March 13-17
  • Weather Days, April 14 & May 15


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.

2014-2015 Texas Academic Performance Reports

2013-2014 Texas Academic Performance Reports

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).

2014-2015 School Report Card

2013-14 School Report Card

2012-13 School Report Card

2015-16 Campus Improvement Plan

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Happening Now at PHS
Student of the Month

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 April 2016 Student of the Month is senior Hayden McFadden.

Skills USA Winners

Three PHS students earned medals in the recent Texas Skills USA Leadership and Skills Conference held at Corpus Christi.  Junior Josh Rogers (middle) took first place in Marine Service Technology and advances to nationals next month in Louisville, Ky.  Sophomore Alex Folmar (right) was second in Basic Health Skills, and freshman Grace Hamm (left) was third in Photography Technical.  Read more.  

Garden Club Essay Winner

PHS senior Caroline Janes is presented a $100 first prize by Paris Council of Garden Clubs President Georgia Weddle for winning the Texas Garden Clubs District 3 essay contest.

Events on the Cat Horizon

State Choir UIL Contest.  Eight PHS Chorale students will be performing at the State Choir UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest Saturday in Pflugerville.

FPS Internationals.  A group of 11 PHS students and their sponsors will be competing at the Future Problem Solving International Conference at Michigan State beginning June 1.