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Archived District News, May 2012



Paris Holds Commencement Exercises.
Forty-one seniors were awarded diplomas at Paris High School's 115th Commencement Exercises.  Mrs. Kenney Shropshire Roseberry, Paris High School Class of 1940, was the speaker for the evening.
  Click here to view the complete photo gallery. 

Surplus Equipment / Vehicle
Paris Independent Schools have declared the following as surplus equipment and will be accepting sealed bids until 10:00 am. on May 30, 2011. Bids should be delivered to Paris Schools Central Office, 310 W. 7th St. during business hours.  The successful bidder will be notified.
Ford Explorer 1997 
The property can be examined at 310 W. 7th St anytime between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday prior to May 30, 2011.
Band Room Renamed in Honor of Phil Grigson

Congratulations to Mr. Phil Grigson who is retiring after twenty-seven years as the Band Director at Paris High School. In honor of his dedication and service, the Paris Board of Education approved a petition by the Paris Band Boosters Organization to name the band room in Mr. Grigson's honor.  Band boosters and former band students, Mr. Chris Jones and Mrs. Jennifer Allen, made the presentation on behalf of the boosters after Wednesday's band concert.  Click here to view the complete photo gallery of Mr. Grigson's final spring concert. 



 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held at Paris Garden
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, May 8, 2012 to officially launch the newly expanded Paris Independent School Garden and recognize grant funders.  On hand for the ceremony were Paris Independent Superintendent Gary Wiseman, School Board Chairman Mike Tucker, members of the School Garden Task Force, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky staff and board members, and Kentucky Environmental Education Council Executive Director and Staff.  Click here to view the complete photo gallery. 

Music Department Presents Spring Concert and Honors Mr. Grigson

The Paris Music Department celebrated the career of Mr. Philip Grigson on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. in the Siwicki Center for Fine Arts Auditorium.  The Paris Middle School Advanced Band and Paris High School Symphony Band presented a spring concert with a reception following.  Former students were featured as guest conductors and guest performers.  Former band booster presidents were also recognized.  Click here to read an article about Mr. Grigson's career  published in The Bourbon County Citizen.  (Article reprinted with permission.)

Paris Alumni Banquet Scheduled for May 19, 2012

The 94th annual Banquet of the Paris High School Alumni Association will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in the Thomas A. Siwicki Center for Fine Arts cafeteria. The graduating class of 2012 will be honored guests. The speaker will be Mrs. Emma Carol Logan Linker, class of 1959.  Click here for more information about tickets for the event and to learn more about the Alumni Association.

 Preschool Screenings


Preschool screenings will be held May 21, 2012 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Call 987-9127 to schedule a screening. All 3 or 4 year old children who plan to enroll in preschool for the 2012-13 school year should contact Mrs. Virtie Kirby at the above number to schedule a screening.