STAAR Test Week Dec. 1-5
Students have an opportunity to improve their STAAR test scores the week of Dec. 1-5. Repeat assessments will be given in English 1 (Monday), Algebra 1 (Tuesday), English 2 (Wednesday), U. S. History (Thursday), and Biology (Friday). Students must pass the five end of course assessments to become eligible to graduate from high school.
District Rolls out Quick Tip
Paris ISD has launched a new app, Quick Tip, which empowers students to submit tips and feedback to authorized school administrators over a variety of topics, including bullying, stress, peer pressure, and family problems. The app, part of the School Messenger notification system employed by the district, was explained along with the Student Crimestoppers program in a recent student assembly. Read more.
Paris ISD: The App
Now you can conveniently keep tabs on events in Paris ISD on your mobile device by downloading the free app at Google Play Store (for android users) and Apple Apps Store (for iPhone). In addition to finding content on the PISD website, parents will be able to access student grades and lunch balances.
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.
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 Discipline Management Plan
Search PISD Board Policy
Paris High School has lots of students who go above and beyond the norm of student expectations to help make the school a better place for learning. Each month, we will recognize such students with the designation as Student of the Month. Our October honoree is freshman Jorge Vazquez. Winners receive a $25 WalMart gift card, and their picture is displayed on the school website and in a trophy case. At the end of the school year, there will be a drawing among all monthly winners for a $100 Applebees gift card.
Need help in hanging your annual Christmas display? The PHS golf team is ready to tee off on your project for a donation. Schedule your project with All Ruthart (903.445.4227), Chadler Bawcum (903.272.6793) or email golf coach Randall Lewis.
Basketball Seasons Start. With volleyball season over and football winding down it's time to turn the sports spotlight on basketball. Both Lady Cats and Wildcats will be involved in tournaments for now, but make plans to attend a rare pre-district doubleheader on Tuesday, Dec. 9, in the Wildcat Gym when the Lady Cats host Rains and the Wildcats host Mount Pleasant.
Christmas Concerts. PHS choir and band students will be involved in a series of Christmas concerts during December. Members of the PHS Chorale join other community singers to present the annual Songs of the Season on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., at East Paris Baptist. Tickets are priced at $8. The PISD Secondary Choirs Christmas Concert will be Thursday, Dec. 11, 6:30 p.m., while the PHS Band Christmas Concert is set for Monday, Dec. 15, 7 p.m. Those concerts are at the Weger Auditorium on the Paris Junior High campus and are free.