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Paris Schools Archived News, August 2012

District Opens School Year with Employee Awards
Clay Goode was the recipient of the prestigious Spirit of Education Award presented at the District Luncheon held Tuesday, August 14, 2012. Presenting the award is State Representative Sannie Overly.  Rep. Overly also presented the following awards:
    Pathfinder Award - Jennifer Allen and Dawn Privett
    Apple Awards - Tiffany Schaad and Liz Yeiser
    Global  Gateway Award - Jordan Yeager
Look for complete coverage of the awards presentation in the August 22th edition of The Bourbon County Citizen on the Paris School News page. 

Big Orange Preview Honors Special Guests
United States Congressman Ben Chandler presented the daughters of Blanton Collier a flag that was flown over the Capitol in Washington D.C. in his honor. Collier was Head Coach at Paris High and went on to coach at the University of Kentucky and for the Cleveland Browns.  Paris' stadium is named after him.  Click here to view the complete photo gallery including pictures of the Delza Maggard family, Jerry Derrickson and Steve Parker, who were also honored at the Big Orange Preview.   

Fall Sports Underway at Paris
  It's kick-off and tee-off time at Paris!  Click here for team photos, rosters and schedules. 

Paris Football to be Featured on Channel 27
  Great news! The Paris High School football team will be featured as the "Team of the Week" on "The Scholastic Ball Report" aired this Saturday, September 8 at 11:30 a.m. on Channel 27, WKYT!  Congratulations to Coach Washington and his players!

Paris Board of Education Revises Dress Code
The Paris Independent School Uniform Dress Code has a new look!  After organized input from students, the board recently voted to revise the dress code.  Please click here to view the revised dress code.  Also, please check each school's home page for additional "Back to School" important information!  See you in August!

Paris Announces Academy of Health Science (AOHS)

Paris High School is excited to welcome its first class of students into the Paris Academy of Health Science (AOHS) in the fall of 2012.   This academy has been created through the National Academy Foundation (NAF).  Paris will be one of eight high schools in the state of Kentucky with an academy, and the only health science academy. 

The mission of the NAF is to sustain a national network of career academies to support the development of America’s youth toward personal and professional success in high school, in higher education, and throughout their careers.  The mission of the Paris AOHS is to provide students an understanding of health science in order to make informed career decisions.  Paris AOHS students will develop the academic knowledge and career skills needed to achieve personal and professional success.  Paris is pleased to partner with Maysville Community College and multiple health professionals in our community in order to make this academy possible.  For more information, please click "Academy of Health Science" on the orange lefthand menu on the Paris High School home page. 

Big Orange Preview to Include Special Presentation
Don't miss this year's Big Orange Preview.  In addition to the introduction of Paris Fall Athletes and a performance by the Marching Band of Pride, United States Representative Ben Chandler will be on hand to conduct a special presentation at Blanton Collier Stadium.  Chandler will recognize the families of Blanton Collier and Delza Maggard, plus former Paris Greyhound Jerry Derrickson.  Click here for more details about the contributions of these individuals who are so closely tied to the great tradition of Paris Pride.

HS and MS Open House Set for August 13, 2012
Paris Middle and High Schools will host their annual family night and open house in conjunction with the Big Orange Preview on Monday, August 13, 2012.  Due to the renovation project at the elementary school, Paris Elementary will not be participating in this year's open house event.  Plans for an open house after the completion of construction will be held in September.  Below is the schedule of events for the middle and high school.  Click here for more details.
6:00 p.m. - Schedule pick-up on the front lawn.
6:30 p.m. - Orientation Meeting for High School parents in Library.
                    Orientation Meeting for Middle School parents in Auditorium.
7:00 p.m. - Big Orange Preview Begins