Saturday, October 19, 2019

Paris Schools Archived News, September 2014

Paris Schools Raise Money for Lupus
In the month of September, Paris Independent Schools hosted a Lupus Awareness Campaign for the purpose of raising awareness of this disease and supporting those affected by raising funds to help find a cure. Students and staff participated in the "Butterfly Campaign" and all funds raised supported the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter.  For more information on how you can support the Lupus Foundation, please log onto 

Retired Professor Speaks to High School about Integration

Dr. Paul Redditt, retired Georgetown College professor, came to speak to Mrs. Mason' s English II classes about his experience at Little Rock Central High during the integration in 1957. Students in Mrs. Mason's English II classes have been reading the novel, Warriors Don't Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals, one of the Little Rock nine who were the first African American students to integrate the high school. Dr. Redditt shared his perspective as a student who witnessed the events during that time. Click here to view the complete photo gallery.

Tristan Wilson Named Commended Student by NMSC
Mrs. Dailey, PHS Principal, announced today that Tristan Wilson has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to this scholastically talented senior. Click here to continue reading.

KeyAna Washington Crowned Homecoming Queen
Congratulations to KeyAna Washington who was crowned 2014 Paris High School Homecoming Queen on Friday, September 19, 2014. KeyAna poses with the evening’s special guests and attendants. Pictured from front to back, left to right are Molly Mason (flower girl), Eleanor Privett (crown bearer), 2013 Queen Gwen Roberts and Vice-Mayor Wallis Brooks. Molly and Eleanor are Paris Elementary kindergarten students. Click here to view the complete gallery of homecoming pictures.