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.
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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.
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.
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:
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.
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 6 pm
Students in Grades 10-12
New Student Registration
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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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.
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.
Paris High recently celebrated another banner year in athletics with the annual Athletic Awards Banquet. See the list of award winners.
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.