Financial Aid Meeting
Parents of graduates from the Class of 2018 should plan to attend an informative college financial aid meeting on Monday, Nov. 6, 5:30 p.m., in the library. Representatives from Paris JC will be on hand to offer tips for preparing for post-graduation, and the PHS counselors office will help fill out FAFSA forms for parents who bring their 2016 tax information with them.
The first nine weeks grading period ends Friday, Oct. 20, and academic progress reports will be distributed the following week. These reports determine UIL eligibility (no pass, no play). Tutorials are available each morning, 8:05-8:30 a.m.
Thursday Night School
Students who have excessive absences should plan to attend Thursday Night School to make up those absences. Download dates and further details.
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Students at Paris High School have a variety of choices for life-enriching activities that extend beyond the classroom. Check out the following school-sponsored clubs and organizations by selecting the club link in the first column for details on membership and activities.
|Althea Garden Club||Crystal Henry||To pursue an interest in horticulture, civic beautification, conservation, flower arranging, and social etiquette||Female students|
|Backstage Players||Amy Burrows, Jayna Shull||To allow students to be involved in a variety of theatre activities inside and outside school||All students|
|BlueTube||Tim Taylor||To promote communications through use of multimedia via video editing, broadcasting, and Internet authoring||Students who have passed hands-on camera certification exam & written test on video production fundamentals|
|Crimestoppers||Malissa Chastain, Melanie Hodges, Joey McCarthy, Robert Milton
||To provide an anonymous tip line to help ensure that Paris High is a safe and secure environment for all students and teachers||All students|
|Future Farmers of America||Sydney Hines, Steve Tucker||To change lives and prepare students for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success||Any student currently enrolled in an agriculture class during the school year|
|Key Club||Clint Holleman||To teach leadership through serving the community and others||All students|
|National Honor Society||Crystal Henry||To recognize and encourage academic achievement and to develop characteristics essential to citizens in a democracy||Students in grades 11-12 who have maintained a weighted 3.8 GPA during their high school careers|
|Pan American Student Forum (Spanish Club)||Gloria Smith||To encourage a respect for all nationalities of the Western Hemisphere, to encourage the learning of Spanish as a medium of communication, and to serve as an example of what can be accomplished by individuals of different ancestry working together||Any student enrolled in Spanish or has completed two years of Spanish|
|Robotics & Engineering||Jodi Andoe||To provide opportunities for members to become successful and productive citizens, employees and leaders through participation in local, state, and national competitions and involvement in community service projects.||Any student enrolled in Engineering Design courses|
|Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica||Nancy Hudson||To recognize high achievement of students in the Spanish and Portuguese languages and to promote a continuing interest in Hispanic and Portuguese studies||Any student, grades 10-12, who has an average of 85 in the third year study of Pre-AP or AP Spanish|
|Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE)||Emily Steele||To encourage students who are interested in pursuing a career in education (teacher, coach, counselor, etc.)||All students|
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. The September winner is senior Yenifer Farfan. See monthly winners on our Students of the Month page.
Eight PHS students earned chairs in the Region IV Small School Choir, while two other Chorale members were named alternates. Read more.
Paris High had 23 students, including these members of the Class of 2018, to receive AP Scholars Awards for results on advance placement exams taken last spring. Read more.