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.
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Proud to be known nationally for its students' academic accomplishments, Paris High School celebrates a long tradition of high academic achievement, strong enrollment in advanced level classes, an outstanding fine arts program, and real-world relevant Career and Technical Education courses. Both the faculty and administration strive to serve the needs of all students by providing a well-balanced academic curriculum, a wide variety of high quality electives, innovative technology integration and application, and numerous extracurricular-based academic opportunities. Individual student needs are analyzed continually so that each student can be successful in a rapidly changing society, thus course offerings vary accordingly.
A wide variety of course offerings designed to meet the needs of students with different learning abilities and interests are available to students at grades 9-12. In addition to regular courses, College Board Advanced Placement and Paris Junior College Dual Credit courses allow students to earn college credits prior to graduation from high school.
Course descriptions, along with information relating to Graduation Requirements/Options; General Academic Information; Advanced Academic Programs, including Dual Credit and Advanced Placement courses; and Career and Technical Education, are included the Paris High School Course Description Handbook.
Also included in this web section is information on:
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.
Ladycats Home Volleyball. The Ladycats volleyball teams host Leonard for a trio of matches Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the Wildcat Gym. Freshmen action starts at 5 p.m. followed by JV and varsity.