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Paris High School
2255 South Collegiate Drive
Paris, Texas 75460

School Hours: 8:30-3:50

Phone: 903-737-7400
Fax: 903-737-7515
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High school students face many daily challenges both inside and outside the classroom.  The faculty and staff of Paris High provide many services to help students navigate those challenges.  In particular, the Counseling Department offers an array of academic and personal counseling assistance to help students make informed decisions about college and careers.

Danielle Dollins
Grades 9-11

Last names L-Z


Tiffany Blassingame
Grades 9-11

Last names A-K


Becky Wilkins
Grade 12

Nancy Waldrum
     Testing Coordinator


Sally McEwin



Stacey Pettigrew
Counseling Secretary


 Scholarship Information

Applications for most of the scholarship listings on this page can be picked up in the PHS Counseling Department; however, for some listings, students may be required to apply online.  Look for specific scholarships with the nearest application deadlines to be listed first in order.

For a more thorough listing of available scholarships, visit:

Check back often during the 2018-19 school year for a detailed list of available applications

VFW Youth Scholarships

Deadline: October 31, 2018

Horatio Alger Association
Eligibility Criteria:
* Enrolled as a full time high school student with plans to enter college no later than the Fall semester after graduation.
*Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelors degree at an accredited institution in the US.
*Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
*Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
*Display integrity and perseverence in overcoming adversity
*Hold a minimum grade point average of 2.0
*Be a United States citizen.
For more information, check folder in counselors office.
DEADLINE:  October 25, 2018

Lamar County Chamber of Commerce

* Students participating in FFA or 4H programs with appropriate qualifications, however, those students pursuing a career in Agriculture would have preference
*Rating system:  Grades 50%, Financial Need 25% and Community Service 25%
*GPA of 3.5 to continue this scholarship for 2nd semester
DEADLINE:  November 15, 2018
The winners will be announced at the 53rd Annual All Breed Bull Sale held on November 27th at Cattlemen’s Livestock Commission barn in Paris.

Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2018 (fall contest) and May 31, 2019 (spring contest)

Essay Contests for Ayn Rand’s Anthem, The Fountainhead, and Atlas Shrugged

Deadline: January 15, 2019 and April 25, 2019

Discover Student Loans Sweepstakes

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Win a $2500 Rover Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2019

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Registration Notice

Students new to Paris ISD may register for the 2017-18 school year beginning Monday, Aug. 7).    Students will need to bring the following:

  1. Parent or legal guardian
  2. Proof of residency
  3. Social Security card
  4. Birth Certificate
  5. Shot record
  6. Withdrawal paper
  7. Last report card or transcript (if previously in high school)