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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The Future Problem Solving program stimulates critical and creative thinking skills, encourages students to develop a vision for the future, and prepares students for leadership roles. The program engages students in creative problem solving within the curriculum and provides competitive opportunities.
Paris High FPS is a powerhouse in the state of Texas, producing state champions in team and individual problem solving and scenario writing as well as numerous finalists in all categories. The school has won back-to-back state championships in the senior division team solve, and this past summer produced a world champion in individual problem solve.
Competition at the high school level is provided in two divisions: Intermediate (grades 7-9) and senior (grades 10-12). Sandra Strom serves as the senior division sponsor, while Jill Stone sponsors the freshmen entries. They are assisted by Dr. Janet Dickey.