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Archived District News, April 2012

Prestigious Prichard Award Given at Academic Ceremony
Senior Emily Invergo was awarded the prestigious Edward F. Prichard Award at Paris High School's 29th annual Academic Honors Ceremony. Presenting Emily with the award is PHS Principal, Mrs. Jami Dailey (left) and PHS Assistant Principal, Mrs. Bertha Johnson.  Click here to view the complete photo gallery. Click here to read more about the Prichard Award.

WWII Hero Honored in Cadet Parade
Retired Lt. Colonel Kenneth T. McFarland, a World War II veteran, served as the grand marshal for the fourth annual 'Parade of Cadets' in Millersburg on Saturday, April 21, 2012.  Lt. Colonel McFarland is the great grandfather of Paris Middle School eighth grade student and Cadet Corp member, Cadet Sgt. Matthew Puryear.  Matt follows a long-standing family tradition as he is a fourth generation member of the armed services.  Click here to view the story that aired on Channel 36  WTVQ. 

Information for Parents about New State-Mandated Testing

Parents, do you have questions about the new accountability and testing system that Kentucky is implementing beginning this spring?  The Kentucky Department of Education has produced two publications to answer these questions.  Click on each title to learn more. 
A Parent's Guide to School Accountability in Kentucky 
A Parent's Guide to Testing in Kentucky

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Garden Set for May 8
A ribbon cutting ceremony to officially launch the newly expanded Paris Independent School Garden and recognize grant funders will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.  Participants and guests should meet in the Board Conference Room and then proceed to the garden for the ceremony.
Mr. Gary Wiseman, Paris Independent Superintendent, and school board members, School Garden Task Force, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky staff and board members, and Kentucky Environmental Education Council Executive Director and Staff will be present for this event.  The general public is also invited to attend.