Students received their three-weeks academic progress reports on Tuesday during their second-period classes. The current grading cycle concludes with semester exams scheduled this Friday, Monday, and Tuesday.
All PISD campuses will be closed for the Christmas holidays beginning Wednesday, Dec. 20. School resumes with the second semester on Thursday, Jan. 4.
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Paris High School is the grades 9-12 campus for the Paris Independent School District located in Paris, Texas, and Lamar County.
Exams Mark End of 2017 Fall Semester
Friday, Dec. 15
Monday, Dec. 18
Tuesday, Dec. 19
Semester exams will officially close the 2017 fall semester at Paris High. Students may exempt one exam for any eligible class. (see Student Handbook or exemption form for more information). The exam counts for 20% of the semester average. If the exam is exempted, the semester average becomes the average of the first two grading cycles.
There will be a 12:20 p.m. early dismissal scheduled Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 18-19, with no lunches served either day. The Christmas holidays begin Wednesday, Dec. 20, and the 2018 spring semester starts on Thursday, Jan. 4.
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Paris Holiday Invitational
The eighth annual Guaranty Bank & Trust Paris Holiday Invitational returns to the Wildcat Gym Dec. 28-30. This year’s lineup features a trio of preseason ranked teams in Waxahachie Life (No. 6 in Class 4A), Teague (No. 16 in 3A), and Commerce (No. 18 in 3A) along with defending champion Mount Pleasant and a pair of Arkansas schools. Mark your holiday calendar now and plan to attend this can't-miss event over the Christmas break that features 15 teams playing 45 games over 3 days.
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Paris High School Mission Statement:
The mission of Paris High School is to equip each student with the knowledge and skills to be a life-long learner and productive citizen in an ever-changing world.
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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 November winner is sophomore Skyler Bryan. See monthly winners on our Students of the Month page.
A group of 13 Paris High students qualified for the state finals of various contests for the Texas Association of Future Eductors during regionals held recently in Pittsburg. Read more.
Paris High students (from left) Jake Freelen, Nick Leija, Nicholas Reed, Rhea Tabora, and Rowan Burns will advance to Area Choir auditions on Jan. 13 at A&M-Commerce as the result of pre-area auditions held recently. Read more.
Wildcats Come Home. After spending the first three weeks of the 2017-18 boys basketball season on the road, the Paris Wildcats continue a long homestand Monday when they host the Greenville Lions for three games in the Wildcat Gym. The freshmen game tips off at 5 p.m. followed by JV (about 6:30) and varsity (8). The Cats will host Mount Pleasant Thursday, Dec. 21, before taking time off for the Christmas holidays.