Choir, Band Programs
Present Christmas Music
The Paris High Choir and Band departments will present their annual Christmas concerts before we break for the holidays. Crockett, Paris Junior High, and PHS join together in the PISD Secondary Choirs Concert on Monday, Dec.16, 6:30 p.m., in the Weger Auditorium on the PJHS campus. Then stay for Carols & Cookies in the PJHS cafeteria where the music is free and refreshments can be purchased. The PHS Band Concert will follow on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6 p.m., in the Weger Auditorium.
Dec. 23-Jan. 3
School will dismiss for the Christmas holidays from Monday, Dec. 23, through Friday, Jan. 3. The second semester begins on Monday, Jan. 6.
As of Sept. 28, PISD will no longer support the old text notification system. The district now uses School Messenger to send out voice, text, and email notifications. For more information on School Messenger and ways to customize this service, please visit the PISD home page.
Paris High School is the grades 9-12 campus for the Paris Independent School District located in Paris, Texas, and Lamar County.
Guaranty Bond Bank
Paris Holiday Invitational
Paris High will host the fourth annual Guaranty Bond Bank Paris Holiday Invitational, Dec. 26-28, in the Wildcat Gym. The impressive field features a defending state champion (Roxton), a regional finalist (Red Oak Life), two former tournament champions (Liberty-Eylau and Paris), and seven other teams with playoff pedigrees from last season. Take a break from your holiday schedule and follow the action of this three-day tournament leading up to the championship final on Saturday, Dec. 28, at 5 p.m.
Download Tournament Information, Pool Schedules, and Brackets
Napier Honored in Thursday Ceremony
Paris High senior Tanner Napier has been named one of 10 finalists for the U.S. Army and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence. He was recognized by Hall of Famer Mike Haynes (in yellow blazer) in a short ceremony Thursday in the Wildcat Gym. The award recognizes achievement in and out of the classroom of student-athletes across the country. The winner will be announced on Jan. 3 at the U.S. Army All-Amercan in San Antonio. Napier has won 8 of the past 11 tournaments he's entered, and he placed second at the 2013 Class 3A State Championship. Read more.
BlueTube: 'Countdown to Christmas Break'
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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Need help hanging those Christmas decorations this year? The Paris High golf team is ready to come to your aid with their annual Christmas Lights Fund-raiser. Donations are appreciated. Call team members Zane Young (903.491.9751) or Parker Lewis (903.669.9122) to schedule your appointment.
The Paris Lady Cats were well represented on this year's All-District Team as selected by 13-3A coaches. Read more.
Exams & Exempions. The first semester has flown by and officially ends following semester exams scheduled for Wednesday-Friday, Dec. 18-20. Both Thursday and Friday, Dec. 19-20, will be 12:50 p.m. early dismissal days. A student may exempt one exam if he/she meets eligibility criteria. Download exemption form. The second semester begins Monday, Jan. 6, following the Christmas holiday break.
Reindeer Run. The Paris Education Foundation's inaugural Reindeer Run will be Saturday, Dec. 21, 8:15 a.m. from the County Courthouse parking lot. For a $20 donation, an adult can participate in the 5K Reindeer Run or 1-mile fun. Students can enter, too, at the discount price of $5. Proceeds benefit college funds of future Paris High graduates. Register online at the PEF website.