Pawcast on Vacation
Pawcast, Paris High’s daily announcements, is on summer break and will resume prior to the start of the 2016-17 school year. In the meantime, check back to this website often for the latest information on Paris High news and events.
Final Grade Reports Ready
Final report cards for the 2015-16 school year are ready for pickup in the school office during summer office hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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.
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.
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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.
2016 Graduation DVDs Ready for Pickup
The Paris High Class of 2016 officially became the newest alumni of the Wildcat Nation during Commencement ceremonies in the Wildcat Gym on Friday, June 3.
DVDs of the event, provided by BlueTube, the school's award-winning video production program, are available for pickup in the office during summer hours (Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Download DVD order form.
Final transcripts of graduates will be mailed to designated colleges. Request for additional transcripts must be made in writing by the graduating senior.
STAAR Testing and Summer School Classes
The 2015-16 school year is over, but Summer School remains for any student who failed a STAAR exam or needs to make up missing credits in core academic classes.
Students who failed a STAAR exam are required to attend state-mandated remediation classes during Summer School, June 27-July 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Truancy will be filed on students who do not attend.
The next administration of the STAAR exams will be held the week of July 11.
Credit recovery will also be offered during Summer School for students who need to make up missing credits in required classes. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for Summer School students, and buses will also run.
Contact the PHS Counseling Office (903-737-7400) for more information.
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).
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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 April 2016 Student of the Month, senior Hayden McFadden, was drawn from all previous nominees to receive a $100 Applebee’s gift card as the PHS Student of the Year.
Paris High choir students returned from the State Solo & Ensemble Contest with three gold and four silver medals. Read more.
Sophomore second baseman Jenna Stallion was named to the second unit of this year’s All-Red River Valley softball team, as selected by The Paris News, while junior catcher Codi Clark and sophomore pitcher Harmony Hamil received honorable mention. Stallion was also named to the District 15-4A second team as a shortstop.