Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Immunizations for students needed for 2018-19 school year


PES Hires New Principal
 
We are excited to announce that Mr. Keith Griesser will be the new principal at Paris Elementary beginning July 1st! 


Softball Success
 
Congratulations to our Ladyhounds softball team! They made history this season by winning their first 40th District championship and advancing to the 10th Region Championship game.

Class of 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 Graduates.

Employees Recognized
 
Our retiring employees were honored at the board meeting for their many years of service to the district. Congratulations to Connie Appelman, Peggy Garrison, Jeff Isaacs, and Margaret Spickler.

Signing Day
 
Congratulations to all our seniors who signed with their respective colleges in front of their families and classmates.

Walk-A-Thon
 
Our Middle Schoolers participated in the WHAS Crusade for Children Walk-a-thon to raise money for schools, hospitals, and agencies assisting students with special needs. They earned $70!

King and Queen
  PHS held their "Tiffany & Company" themed Prom on Saturday. Congratulations to Gabe Roberts and Kailee Finch on being named Prom King and Queen.

JKG Students Attend Competition
 
Several of our JKG students attended the JAGKY Career Development Competition. To read the full article, click here.

100 Man Lunch
 
PES held their annual 100 man lunch. Over 130 male role models attended the event, including some of our senior boys!

National Walk Out
 
Our students participated in the walk-out on 3/14 for seventeen minutes to honor the victims killed in the Florida school shooting in a movement to end school violence.

Student Excitement
 
Elementary students showed their excitement when they found out they would have their own chromebooks to work on!

Reading Across America
 
PES celebrated Read Across America week by hosting guest readers. Lisa Tubbs, FRYSC director at the elementary, read The Hungry Caterpillar to students while also dressed the part.

Staff Appreciation
 
Several of our FFA students presented teachers and staff members with goodie bags as part of FFA week.

Flag Donation
 
Representative Sannie Overly and Attorney Emily Ferguson present Paris Elementary with a new American Flag.

Spelling Bee Champs
   

Congratulations to Christopher Thomas who won the County-Wide Spelling bee today.  As the Bourbon County champion speller, Christopher will go on to compete at the state-wide spelling bee on March 17 at the Ky. Center for the Arts.  The county runner-up was Ciara Byars from PES.



MC Strong!
 
 Many of our teachers and staff wore their Orange and Blue
in support of Marshall County!

 

Black History Month
 
Yesterday PHS kicked off Black History Month by hosting a Poetry/Music Slam with readings and musical performances. You can see more pictures on our Facebook page.

Students Send Supplies
  Several students at Paris Middle and High School collected nearly 50 pounds of school supplies to send to victims of the California state wildfires. Students then packaged and mailed the supplies across country.

PES holds Spelling Bees
  Congratulations to Andrew Smith (runner up) and Ciara Byars for winning the 4th and 5th grade spelling bee. Ciara will represent Paris Elementary in the city-wide bee. The middle school representative will be determined this week. For pictures of all PES participants, see our district Facebook page.

School Board Appreciation

 
 January is school board appreciation month. Thank you to our members for the time and energy they put into our staff and students.


End of Semester Events
 
Thursday was a fun and exciting night for our students. Our middle and high school hosted a student showcase followed by a band concert. The Elementary held its student work showcase for 1st-3rd grade and sang for a huge crowd during their annual Holiday performance. As always, more pictures are available on our Facebook page.
 


Masons Donate Bikes
 
 The Masonic Lodge presented bikes to the Elementary as an incentive for perfect attendance.

JAG Students Attend Conference
 
Two of our JKG students Trey Kenney and Kelly Nguyen attended the National Student Leadership Academy in Washington, DC this week with teacher George Stafford.

Guests Tour Schools
  Today Tinder Harris, Louis Prichard, and Chuck Craycraft toured our schools with Superintendent Ken Bicknell. They were able to see the great things going on in the district and discuss the future of the Educational Foundation.

Students Celebrate Veterans
 
Elementary students sing to Veterans at their annual Veterans Day program. The middle and high school also held a program for Veterans. You can see more pictures in this weeks Citizen.

Students Teach Hygiene
 
 High School students in the Academy of Health Science discussed hygiene with elementary students.

United Way Grants
 
Congratulations to Virtie Kirby and Elizabeth Waugh for receiving classroom grants from donations to the United Way Promise Fund last year. This years campaign runs November 1-21.
 

Band Advances


 
Congratulations to our Marching Band of Pride! They placed 4th in Quarterfinals and went on to march in the semi-finals this past weekend. They finished 10th overall!

Get Fit Winners
  Congratulations to PES teacher Amanda McMahon and her grandson John Snapp who won some nice prizes at the Get Fit Finale this weekend. We also had a class who won the community school award for active minutes. That class will receive a trip to Get Air. More on that will come next week.

AOHS Visits UK
 
Our Academy of Health Science students took a trip to UK Hospital to tour the ER. They were also able to experience simulation labs in the College of Nursing.

Youth Leadership Program
 
 11 of our Juniors are participating in the Paris/Bourbon Co Youth Leadership Program (formerly Corporate College). Today they visited the Water Treatment Plant and the Police and Fire Stations.

For District News from previous years Please Click the Archived News Link Below


Paris Schools Archived News March 2016 - October 2017
Paris Schools Archived News, November 2015 - February 2016
Paris Schools Archived News, October 2015
Paris Schools Archived News, September 2015
Paris Schools Archived News, August 2015
Paris Schools Archived News, 2014-2015 School Year
Paris Schools Archived News, 2013-2014 School Year
Paris Schools Archived News, 2012-2013 School Year
Paris Schools Archived News, 2011-2012 School Year
Paris Schools Archived News, 2010-2011 School Year

 

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