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U.S. History STAAR
Students take the U.S. History STAAR
AP English Literature Exam
Students take exam for Advanced Placement credit in English literature
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)

Progress Reports Sent Home

Three-week progress reports will be distributed to students in their second-period classes Wednesday.  Parents and students are reminded that tutorials are available daily from 8:05 to 8:30 a.m.

STAAR Test Week

PHS students will join peers statewide in another round of STAAR End of Course assessments the week of May 2.  Algebra 1 will be administered on Monday, Biology on Tuesday, and U.S. History on Wednesday.  Students who are not scheduled to take the Algebra 1 test will receive a school holiday on Monday, while students who aren’t scheduled to take the Biology test receive a school holiday on Tuesday.  All students will report to school on Wednesday.

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.

Parent Input Needed by May 11 for Online Survey

Paris ISD understands that parental involvement is crucial in supporting our schools as they meet student needs.  All parents are invited to participate by completing a short parent survey, available in two languages, by May 11.  Thank you for your participation.

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Presenting Brothers Grimm Spectaculation

Directed by PHS senior Maggie Maxwell, this short play attempts to recreate all 2,019 of the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm in a wild, fast-paced extravaganza.  Content is appropriate for grade 6 and older.  Performances will be staged in the PHS Black Box Theater where seating is limited.  Read more.

Show Dates & Times:

Friday, May 6, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 7, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 8, 2:30 p.m.


$2 student
$5 adult

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


2016 Wildcats Football Schedule Released

The 2016 Paris Wildcats varsity football schedule features six home games with Homecoming scheduled for Friday, Sept. 16, at Wildcat Stadium vs. the Pittsburg Pirates.  Other pre-district games include Terrell, Pleasant Grove, Sulphur Springs, and Argyle.  The Cats will compete in newly-realigned District 7-4A-1 along with Liberty-Eylau, Princeton, Quinlan Ford, Anna, and North Lamar.  Other PISD sub-varsity football schedules are tentative and subject to change.  Download schedule.

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 March 2016 Student of the Month is junior Dextiny Patrick.

State Bound in Discus

Tierra Yates and Quez Allen brought home silver medals from the recent Region 2-4A Track and Field Championships.  Their second-place finishes in discus earned them berths at the state track meet May 14 in Austin.  Read more.

PISD Excels Again at FPS

Paris ISD students returned from the recent Texas Future Problem Solving Bowl in San Marcos with five state championships and numerous other awards.  Read more.

Cochran Third at Regionals

Paris High junior Matt Cochran extended his tournament winning streak to seven when he captured the District 15-4A tennis championship in boys singles.  Cochran advanced to regionals and beat last year’s state runnerup en route to a third-place finish.  Read more.

Events on the Cat Horizon

Playoff Baseball.  The Paris Wildcats, No. 3 seed from District 15-4A, face the Gilmer Buckeyes, the No. 2 seed from 16-4A, in the first round of the baseball playoffs this week.  Game 1 will be Friday, 6 p.m., at Atlanta.  Game 2 will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at Atlanta with Game 3 (if needed) to follow 30 minutes after completion of Game 2.

CTSO Banquet.  Students involved with Career and Technical Skills Organizations will be honored for their accomplishments in this banquet held on Friday, 6 p.m., in the cafeteria.