Monday, March 25, 2019

Paris Middle School Archived News, November 2014

Jackson Yazell Recognized by BOE

Middle School Cross County runner Jackson Yazell was recognized at the Paris monthly Board of Education meeting for competing in the KHSAA State Cross-Country Meet. Coach Brian Schaad presented him with a plaque.  Jackson also received a sports bag from Coach Barr on behalf of the athletic department.

Jackson Livingood to Travel Abroad

  Jackson Livingood, the son of Chris and Erin Livingood and a student at Paris Middle School has been accepted as a Student Ambassador!  He has earned the adventure of a lifetime—eight cities in 19 days with the People to People Ambassador program.  This educational exploration program founded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower will offer Jackson the opportunity to study in England, France, and Italy in the summer of 2015.  Click here to read the complete press release.

Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Teacher of Year
  Congratulations to Ms. Jennifer Gibson who was named Paris Independent Schools Teacher of the Year at the annual Paris Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet.  Ms. Gibson teaches 7th and 8th grade Language Arts at Paris Middle School.

Students Celebrate Dia de los Muertos
Mrs. Sara Davis’ Spanish classes at Paris High School and Paris Middle School celebrated Dia de los Muertos by cooking Mexican food during class.         

Congratulations to PHS Band!
The Paris High School Marching band traveled to Norwood, Ohio on Saturday November 8, 2014 to compete in the 2014 Mid-States Championships. This was Paris High School's first ever appearance in the circuit championships. The band performed at 10:15 a.m. and competed with twenty bands from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. After the preliminary performances, the band finished fourth overall earning them a spot in final competition. The Paris Band drew the eighth spot for the evening and finished with their best performance of the year. The band moved up six points from prelims to finals and finished third overall on the evening with a score of 72.2. 

Sixth Grade Students Build Machines

  Sixth grade students in Ms. Michella Hopkins' class have been studying compound machines.  Students were assigned the task of making a compound machine, a machine that has two or more simple machines (lever, pulley, wheel/axle, gears, incline plane, screw, and/or wedge).  Click here to view the complete photo gallery.