2013-14 PISD Calendar
For Your Planning Use
The PISD Board of Trustees has approved a school calendar for the 2013-14 academic year which you may choose to use for planning purposes as we launch a new school year.
2013 Football Schedules;
Program Ad Orders Taken
Next year's football schedules have been released for Paris High varsity, JV, and freshmen teams along with all Paris Junior High 7th and 8th grade teams. Get an early start on planning your fall calendar and be ready to come out and support the Paris Wildcats for another season of championship football. 2013 Football Schedules
Would you like to show your support for the Cats? A great way is through adverising your business or personal wishes in the 2013 PHS Football Program. Ads are now being accepted through 5Star Sports with artwork and payment due by August 9. Click on the ad below for an order form.
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Class of 2013 Graduation DVDs Ready
The Paris High Class of 2013 officially became the newest alumni of the Wildcat Nation on Friday, May 31, during Commencement ceremonies at Wildcat Stadium. DVDs of the event, provided by BlueTube, the school's video production program, are now ready for pickup during summer office hours (8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday). You can still purchase your copy for $20 per set (add $5 if you want it mailed to you). Download DVD order form. The 2-DVD set includes a complimentary Senior DVD with bonus footage. Picture packages can still be ordered for $25 plus a $10 late fee. Envelops are in the office. Final transcripts will be mailed to designated colleges. Request for additional transcripts must be made in writing by the graduating senior.
Students Recognized for Awards & Scholarships
The end of another school year brings awards galore for achievement in academics, athletics, and scholarship. The annual Paris High Awards Assembly was held May 13, in the Wildcat Gym. Students were recognized for outstanding achievements in the classroom, in extracurricular contests, and for perfect attendance. Most of these achievements have been previously noted on this website and can be found among our news archives (blogs.parisisd.net/phsnews). Click to view a list of achievements not previously mentioned on this website. The annual PHS Athletic Awards program was May 20 in the Weger Auditorium with numerous awards handed out, and the Paris Education Foundation distributed its scholarships on May 14 in a ceremony in the PHS Commons.
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Students in the National Honor Society solicited donations of $25 each to provide flags to be displayed around the campus during patriotic calendar events, such as the recent Memorial Day weekend. The PISD maintenance department provided the in-ground pole supports, students in Ty Merritt's ag classes mounted flags to the poles, and NHS students placed the poles in ground. Donations are still being taken by NHS sponor Crystal Henry in honor or memory of a loved one.
Seniors Cannon Chadwick and Brice Winter headline the All-District Baseball Team. Read more.
Paris High visual arts students, under direction of Jeremy Beshirs, recently submitted portolio entries for the annual Lamar County Junior-Senior Art Show on display at the downtown Plaza Gallery. Read more.
Students have an opportunity to improve their STAAR or TAKS scores this summer. Exit level TAKS retests (Class of 2014 or prior years) will be administered July 8-11. STAAR retests will be given during the testing window of July 8-16. Students will be notified in writing for exact test sessions and other details.
Summer Sports Camps. PHS provides opportunities for students to hone their athletic skills during the summer months. Some are fee based, others are free. Download flyer for more information on the following camps.
BlueTube, the school's video news program, has produced its final show of the 2012-13 school year. You can catch past shows on the BlueTube page.