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Paris High School
2255 South Collegiate Drive
Paris, Texas 75460

School Hours: 8:30-3:50
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 am – 4:15 pm

Phone: 903-737-7400
Fax: 903-737-7515
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Financial Aid Meeting

dollar signsParents 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.

UIL Checkpoint

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.

PISD's Notification System

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.

Text Messaging

If you would like to have notifications sent to you cell phone, you can opt in to the PISD text messaging service.  Learn more.

Clubs & Organizations

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. 

Club/Organization  Sponsor(s) Purpose Student Eligibility
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


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Happening Now at PHS
Student of the Month

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.

All-Region Choir

Eight PHS students earned chairs in the Region IV Small School Choir, while two other Chorale members were named alternates.  Read more.

FFA Calf Scramble
Paris FFA students Rino Moore and Chrystlynn Killingsworth competed recently in the Heart of Texas Rodeo calf scramble.  Moore caught a calf and Killingsworth received a hard luck sponsorship.  Both students will be back in Waco at the 2018 show with livestock projects.
AP Scholar Awards

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.