2017 Football Schedule
The 2017 Paris High football schedule has been released. Homecoming is scheduled for Oct. 20 vs. Princeton. The Cats have just four home games on the varsity schedule this year starting with the season-opener on Sept. 1 vs. Terrell. Download schedule.
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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.
2017-18 Back to School Information
The 2017-18 school year officially begins on Monday, Aug. 21, when the 8:35 a.m. tardy bell signals the first day of classes.
Students in grades 10-12 can pick up their class schedules on Monday, Aug. 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Incoming ninth graders are encouraged to attend Freshman Orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 6 p.m., to pick up their class schedules and meet briefly with each of their new teachers.
Students new to Paris ISD may register for school Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Aug. 7 through 17. New students should bring a parent or legal guardian, proof of residency, Social Security card, Birth Certificate, shot record, withdrawal paper, and last report card or transcript (if previously in high school).
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Practices Set for Band, Volleyball, Football
Members of the Blue Blazes Band, Ladycat volleyball teams, and Wildcat football teams begin preseason drills in advance of the Aug. 21 first day of the 2017-18 school year. The full band has its first practice set for Friday, July 28, with daily sessions from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Volleyball has three days of tryouts Tuesday-Thursday, Aug. 1-3, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily, before opening the Ladycats’ season. Football kicks off daily workouts on Monday, Aug. 7, with JV and varsity reporting each day from 4 to 8:30 p.m. and incoming freshmen due from 6 to 9 p.m.
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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.
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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. At the end of the year the name of a Student of the Month is selected to receive a $100 gift certificate to Applebees. This year’s winner is junior Ro Betts. See monthly winners on our Students of the Month page.
Recent PHS graduate Josh Rodgers placed third at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, KY, this summer in the Marine Service Technology contest. His sponsor was PHS Teacher of the Year Michael Rhodes. Read more.