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STAAR Tutorials
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Algebra 1 in Long's room 2306; U.S. History (Grades 10-12) in Roden's room 1409; English 1 in Anderson's room 1205; English 2 in McGill's room 1411
Girls Soccer Tryouts
4:05 PM to 6:30 PM
contact Coach Dickinson for more information
Boys Soccer Tryouts
4:05 PM to 6:30 PM
See Coach Beshirs for more information
JV/V Girls Basketball
4:30 PM
Ladycats basketball teams (JV/V) host Mount Vernon for pre-district games in Wildcat Gym (4:30/6)
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Members of Chorale practice for Songs of the Season concert at East Paris Baptist
Songs of Season
7:30 PM
PHS Chorale performs in Songs of the Season concert at East Paris Baptist ($8 tickets available from any Chorale member)
Contact Information
Paris High School
2255 South Collegiate Drive
Paris, Texas 75460

School Hours: 8:35-3:45
Office Hours: 7:30-4:00

Phone: 903-737-7400
Fax: 903-737-7515
Campus Announcements

Pawcast (School Announcements)

Reindeer Run on Dec. 5

The annual Reindeer Run to raise funds for the Paris Education Foundation is coming up on Saturday, Dec. 5.  Check-in and registration begins at 7:30 a.m. outside the Lamar County Courthouse with the race start at 8:15.  Visit the PEF website to register online or to learn how the nonprofit organization helps fund scholarships for PHS graduates.

STAAR Retests Dec. 7-11

The next opportunity for students to improve their STAAR scores comes the week of Dec. 7.  Tests are scheduled in English 1 (Monday, Dec. 7), Algebra 1 (Tuesday), English 2 (Wednesday), U.S. History (Thursday), and Biology (Friday).  STAAR Tutorials are scheduled most afternoons, 4-5 p.m., in those subject areas in the days leading up to the retests. 

Box Tops for Prom

Students in grades 9-11 are urged to collect box tops to help their class fundraiser.  You can turn in your collection at any time to the library.

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.

Student Handbook

Rules, procedures, and consequences detailed  in the Paris High School Student Handbook are based on the Paris Independent School District Management Plan which, in turn, is based on PISD Board Policy.  For your convenience those resources are available online.

Download a copy of the PHS Student Handbook

Download a copy of the PISD Student Code of Conduct

Search PISD Board Policy 


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 October 2015 Student of the Month is junior Kiersten Ward.

Sikes Wins First Chair

Paris High junior Deja Sikes was named First Chair Alto 1 following Pre-Area Choir auditions on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at Sunnyvale.  Sikes advances to Area Choir tryouts on Jan. 9 at Texas A&M-Commerce where she will compete against 19 other students from 4 different regions for a berth in the All-State Mixed Choir or All-State Women's Choir.

PHS Robotics Team

The Paris High robotics team recently began its competition season with a meet at Texas A&M-Commerce.  Read more.

UIL Student Congress

Paris High seniors Alex Montellano and Kendra Thomas placed fourth and sixth, respectively, at the Region 2 UIL Student Congress contest on Nov. 12 in Pittsburg.  Montellano is an alternate to the state competition.  Their sponsor is Tracy Roden.

Events on the Cat Horizon

Blood Drive Friday.  The Carter mobile lab will be on hand Friday in the library to accept donations from students and staff.  Sign up with Mrs. Ekstrom in room 1402 if you’d like to give and remember to bring a photo ID.  Students age 16 need parental permission to donate.

Current Weather
Current Conditions:
Fair, 41 F

Tue - Clear. High: 49 Low: 35
Wed - Sunny. High: 55 Low: 35
Thu - Sunny. High: 58 Low: 35
Fri - Sunny. High: 59 Low: 35
Sat - Mostly Sunny. High: 57 Low: 39

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