Reindeer Run Saturday
The Paris Education Foundation, which provides scholarships for PHS graduates, will hold its annual Reindeer Run Saturday, Dec. 10, from the staging area of the Downtown Community Park across from First United Methodist Church. Registration starts at 7:15 a.m. with a 1 mile fun run and 5K run both beginning at 8. See flyer for more information (but remember that the date has been changed to Dec. 10).
Attendance Credit Dates
Students who need to make up excessive absences should plan to attend a Thursday Night (4 to 8 p.m.) or Saturday School (8 am to 12 noon) to receive attendance credit. Download flyer for rules and dates.
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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 2016 Student of the Month is senior Austin Pendergraft, who receives a $25 Wal-Mart gilf card.
Paris High swept this year’s VFW Voice of Democracy Essay Contest. (From left) Zach Lamb was third, Anthony Pierotti first, and Matthew Cochran second. They will be recognized at a dinner in their honor on Dec. 20, and Pierotti’s essay advances to regional competition.
Six members of the Paris High TAFE chapter qualified for their state contest in February during regionals held recently at Mount Pleasant. Read more.
Paris High senior Phillip Sikes signs a letter-of-intent to attend the University of New Mexico on a baseball scholarship to play for the Lobos. Sikes was the District 15-4A Co-Defensive MVP and All-Red River Valley Co-MVP last season playing shortstop and pitching for the Wildcats.
Band Concert. The Paris High band program presents its holiday music in a free concert Monday, Dec. 12, at the Weger Auditorium on the Paris Junior High campus. Downbeat at 7 p.m.
Wildcats Basketball. The state-ranked Paris Wildcats boys basketball team returns to the Wildcat Gym on Tuesday, Dec. 13, to host the talented Class 5A Sulphur Springs Wildcats for three games starting at 5 p.m. with the freshmen game. Varsity should tip off around 7:30.