STAAR Test Week Dec. 1-5
Students have an opportunity to improve their STAAR test scores the week of Dec. 1-5. Repeat assessments will be given in English 1 (Monday), Algebra 1 (Tuesday), English 2 (Wednesday), U. S. History (Thursday), and Biology (Friday). Students must pass the five end of course assessments to become eligible to graduate from high school.
District Rolls out Quick Tip
Paris ISD has launched a new app, Quick Tip, which empowers students to submit tips and feedback to authorized school administrators over a variety of topics, including bullying, stress, peer pressure, and family problems. The app, part of the School Messenger notification system employed by the district, was explained along with the Student Crimestoppers program in a recent student assembly. Read more.
Paris ISD: The App
Now you can conveniently keep tabs on events in Paris ISD on your mobile device by downloading the free app at Google Play Store (for android users) and Apple Apps Store (for iPhone). In addition to finding content on the PISD website, parents will be able to access student grades and lunch balances.
Paris ISD uses School Messenger to provide timely communications. If you have a child attending PISD, you are automatically in the database and will receive phone notifications. To enhance our ability to accurately deliver information on activities and emergencies, we kindly request that you create your own contact preference profile.
Paris High School is the grades 9-12 campus for the Paris Independent School District located in Paris, Texas, and Lamar County.
Cats Ready for Playoff Run . . . Are You?
Sure, it's cold and you've got a thousand things to do for the holidays, but this year's Paris Wildcats football team needs your support, energized by memories of playoffs past. Still skeptical, even after the Cats knocked off 7th-ranked and previously unbeaten Van in the first round and brought back the Silver Crush jerseys during an area championship over Sanger? Then check out this remarkable playoff promo produced by junior lineman D. J. Samuels then make plans to attend Friday's Regional Semifinal game vs. Liberty-Eylau at Mount Pleasant's Sam Parker Field.
Wildcats Bring Back Silver Crush
The Paris Wildcats changed into their brand new Silver Crush jerseys, jumped out to a 21-0 lead, and finished off the Sanger Indians with another fourth-quarter drive to secure a 28-16 Area Championship Friday in Denison. Next up is a rematch with the Liberty-Eylau Leopards in a Region 2-4A-1 semifinal game Friday, Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m., at Mount Pleasant's Sam Parker Field. Read more. See video highlights below.
BlueTube Presents "Turkey Trot"
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 School has lots of students who go above and beyond the norm of student expectations to help make the school a better place for learning. Each month, we will recognize such students with the designation as Student of the Month. Our October honoree is freshman Jorge Vazquez. Winners receive a $25 WalMart gift card, and their picture is displayed on the school website and in a trophy case. At the end of the school year, there will be a drawing among all monthly winners for a $100 Applebees gift card.
Need help in hanging your annual Christmas display? The PHS golf team is ready to tee off on your project for a donation. Schedule your project with All Ruthart (903.445.4227), Chadler Bawcum (903.272.6793) or email golf coach Randall Lewis.
Basketball Seasons Start. With volleyball season over and football winding down it's time to turn the sports spotlight on basketball. Both Lady Cats and Wildcats will be involved in tournaments for now, but make plans to attend a rare pre-district doubleheader on Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Wildcat Gym when the Lady Cats host Rains and the Wildcats host Mount Pleasant.
Christmas Concerts. PHS choir and band students will be involved in a series of Christmas concerts during December. Members of the PHS Chorale join other community singers to present the annual Songs of the Season on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., at East Paris Baptist. Tickets are priced at $8. The PISD Secondary Choirs Christmas Concert will be Thursday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m., while the PHS Band Christmas Concert is set for Monday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m. Those concerts are at the Weger Auditorium on the Paris Junior High campus and are free.