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Open Tennis Courts
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wildcat tennis courts open for summer play/practice, weather permitting
Freshman Band Camp
07:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Incoming freshmen prepare for upcoming band marching season (lunch break 11:30 am-1 pm)
Percussion Camp
08:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Percussion students prepare for the upcoming marching season with this camp at PJHS
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 (School Announcements)

2014-15 PISD Calendar
Now Available Online

The 2014-15 school year begins Monday, Aug. 25, with the first day of instruction and ends Friday, June 5, with the graduation of the Class of 2015.  Download a copy of the calendar and start your planning today.  Calendario en Español.

Start Planning Now
For Homecoming 2014

The new 2014-15 school year starts with a bang as Week 2 culminates with Homecoming 2014.  Be sure to make room for all those traditional events leading up to the varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 5, vs. Melissa at Wildcat Stadium.  Stay tuned for further details in the weeks ahead and check out the entire football schedule.  Download schedule.

Homecoming 2014
PISD's New Notification System

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.

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.

There are currently no announcements.

Back to Work for Volleyball, Football, Band

Summer is winding down, but the sizzling August days won't detour students in volleyball, football, band, and other groups associated with Friday night high school fever.  Pre-season practices will begin for those groups, including:

  • Band which starts on Monday, July 28, with Percussion Camp.  Freshmen report on July 30, and the full entourage is back by Aug. 1.
  • Volleyball which holds tryouts starting Monday, Aug. 4.  You can check out their progress on Aug. 8-9 with scrimmages at nearby Chisum and Prairiland.  The season officially starts on Aug. 12.
  • Football which starts pre-season drills on Monday, Aug. 4.  Preview the 2014 Cats at a morning scrimmage on Aug. 15 at Wildcat Stadium vs. Pleasant Grove.  The first week of classes will culminate in the first games of the season.

PEF Awards $104,000 in Scholarships

The Paris Education Foundation awarded $104,000 in scholarships to 72 members of the Paris High Class of 2014.  The awards were based on a point system that considers academic achievement, financial need, and teacher recommendations among other factors.  For more information on PEF, visit the organization's website.

Freshman Orientation Aug. 19, 6 pm
Grades 10-12 Can Pick Up Schedules Aug. 13, 9 am to 6 pm


The 2014-15 school year officially begins on Monday, Aug. 25, when the 8:35 a.m. tardy bell signals the first day of classes.   

Incoming ninth graders are encouraged to attend Freshman Orientation on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 6 p.m., to pick up their class schedules and get a quick look at the building layout.

Meanwhile, students in grades 10-12 may pick up their schedules on Wednesday, Aug. 13, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Students new to Paris ISD may register for school during office hours Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., beginning Aug. 11.  New students must bring their current immunization record and transcript to enroll.

Freshman Orientation
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 6 pm

Students in Grades 10-12
Can Pick Up Schedules
Wednesday, Aug. 13

New Student Registration
Aug. 11-14 & Aug. 18-21,
8 am to 4 pm



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).

2012-13 Accountability Summary

2011-12 AEIS Report

2012-13 School Report Card

2013-14 Campus Improvement Plan

2012-13 Campus Improvement Plan

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Happening Now at PHS
Student Council Named

Paris High students in grades 9-11 selected their Student Council leaders for the 2014-15 school year during a recent election.  Incoming freshmen will elect their representatives at the beginning of upcoming year.  See list.

Awards Assembly

Paris High paused recently to honor students for outstanding achievements in the classroom, extracurricular activities, and perfect attendance.  Many of the awards had been previously posted on this website, but here's a list of previously unreleased award recipients.

Athletic Award Winners

Paris High recently celebrated another banner year in athletics with the annual Athletic Awards Banquet.  See the list of award winners.

Events on the Cat Horizon

Volleyball Scrimmages.  Get an early preview of the 2014 Lady Cats volleyball teams when they battle area schools in a pair of pre-season playday scrimmages.  The action will be at Chisum on Friday, Aug. 8, and continues at Prairiland on Saturday, Aug. 9.

Football Scrimmage.  Wildcat Stadium will be the site of the 2014 Cats' first action against another team when Pleasant Grove visits on Friday, Aug. 15, for scrimmages on all three levels: varsity, JV, and freshmen.  Action gets underway at 9 a.m.

Current Weather
Current Conditions:
Cloudy, 70 F

Thu - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 71 Low: 64
Fri - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 81 Low: 65
Sat - Mostly Sunny. High: 87 Low: 65
Sun - Sunny. High: 89 Low: 65
Mon - Mostly Sunny. High: 90 Low: 67

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