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Archived District News, January 2012

Paris Celebrates National School Board Month
The Paris Board of Education was recognized at the January Board Meeting by Paris Mayor Mike Thornton who read a proclamation declaring January National School Board Month.  Click here to read the complete press release. 

Brian Washington Named New Football Coach
  Brian Washington, Paris High School Class of 1991, has been named  Head Football Coach at Paris.  Click here to read the announcement published in The Bourbon County Citizen.  (Reprinted with permission.) 

City of Paris Commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr.
The community of Paris celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 16 with the city's annual march.  Paris students of all ages participated in this event.  Photo by Rebecca Lawyer, The Bourbon County Citizen.  Reprinted with permission.

Event at Adena Springs Farm Benefits Paris Middle
Pictured above are Adena Springs Farm's stallion Einstein and Paris Middle School students at Adena Springs’ Open House Stallion Show on January 8th, 2012.  The event benefited the Race for Education’s Starting Gate Youth Program at schools in Bourbon County and Paris.  To read more about the event, click here to read the press release or click here to review an article published in Kentucky Forward.

Paris High School Seniors Named "Scholar Athletes of the Week"
  Congratulations to Blanton Park and Estelle Withrow who were named "Scholar Athletes of the Week".  They will be featured on the Scholastic Ball Report airing on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. on Channel 27, WKYT. Make sure to tune in! 

Senior Ladyhound Alexis Tye Leading State
  Congratulations to Alexis Tye who leads the state (statistics through January 15, 2012) in 3 point goals made per game (2.9 pg) and is second in scoring leaders  with 24.3 ppg behind Sydney Moss of Boone County who averages 24.5 ppg. 

Attention PHS Seniors and Senior Parents!
  Paris High School is hosting a Financial Aid Workshop on Monday, January 9, 2012 in the library beginning at 6:00 p.m.  KHEAA representative Summer Gortney will be present to discuss filling out the FAFSA form and to answer your questions about financial aid.  Don't miss out on this opportunity to speak with an expert about financial aid for college! 

Congratulations Sixth Grade Showcase Team
Congratulations to sixth grade academic team members who finished in third place in quick recall at the district sixth grade showcase event!  Other individual awards (pictured above left to right, front to back) are Avery Patrick (6th place, Arts and Humanities), Amanda Morgan (6th place, Language Arts), Katie Hamrick (1st place, Arts and Humanities), Laurel Gibson (5th place, Composition), Ben O'Bryan (3rd place, quick recall), Sam Derrickson (3rd place, Social Studies), and Tate Sullivan (2nd place, Science, 2nd place, Social Studies).  Absent when photo was taken were team members Jarod O'Bryan and Eva Saylor.