Welcome Back to School
The 2017-18 school year officially kicks off Monday, Aug. 21, with the 8:35 a.m. tardy bell. For more information about first-day procedures, check our daily announcements (link above) or visit our FAQ page. We hope you have a super year.
2017 Football Tickets
Varsity football season tickets can be picked up by 2016 season ticket holders in the Wildcat Stadium athletic office Aug. 7-18. Remaining season tickets will be released to the general public Aug. 21-25. The 2017 PHS schedule has four home varsity games with Homecoming Oct. 20 vs. Princeton. The season opener is Sept. 1 vs. Terrell. Download schedule.
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.
If you would like to have notifications sent to you cell phone, you can opt in to the PISD text messaging service. Learn more.
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)||Patricia Baroody||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|
|SkillsUSA 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|
Paris High Automotive Technology Teacher Michael Rhodes has been selected as the Secondary Teacher of the Year for Region 8 (Northeast Texas). He advances to statewide competition facilitated by the Texas Association of School Administrators. Read more.
Paris High educators and local business partners were recognized by the Career and Technical Association of Texas for their contributions to Career and Technical Education (CTE) at the summer Area 3 Conference in San Antonio. Read more.
Recent PHS graduate Josh Rodgers placed third at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, KY, this summer in the Marine Service Technology contest. His sponsor was PHS Teacher of the Year Michael Rhodes. Read more.