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Paris Middle School Archived News, September 2013

State Testing Results Released!
There is great news to deliver about the testing results from last year.  Paris Middle School’s scores placed them in the top 10% for improvement among all middle schools in the state.  Every tested area showed huge gains with our students’ writing scores being our highlight.  Click here to read more information regarding state testing.
Girls Basketball Players Recognized
Eighth grade girls basketball players were recognized on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 along with cheerleaders. Click here to view the complete photo gallery.

Football Players and Cheerleaders Honored
Congratulations to eighth grade football players and cheerleaders who were honored for their contributions to Paris Middle School Athletics. Click here to see the complete photo gallery.

Students Travel to Hear Storytellers
  On September 27th seventh and eighth grade students participated in Cave Run’s Storytelling Festival. The annual festival features America’s best loved storytellers in a beautiful mountain lakeside setting.  The stories were told in large tents on the shore of Cave Run Lake at the Twin Knobs Recreation Area in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Students were able to experience different talented storytellers and listen to their beautifully scripted stories while enjoying some of Kentucky’s most beautiful landscape. These authors brought to life all of their stories and the students were able to fall in love with old and new stories. 

Paris Sponsors Health Fair
Kentucky Bank and Paris Middle School sponsored a health fair and wellness day on September 26, 2013. Click here to read more and view the complete photo gallery.

Paris Band of Pride Scores Distinguished!
Paris High School Marching Band of Pride participated in the Mason County Band Contest Saturday, October 12, 2013. The band delivered outstanding performances in preliminary and finals competition and earned two distinguished ratings, the first for the band under the direction of Mr. Jordan Williams, who is in his second year at Paris. The band came in second in class 1A, and first in class 1A in color guard and percussion, and third overall in all three categories. The band travels to Madison Southern High School Saturday, October 19th for State Quarter Finals competition. They take the field at 7:45 pm. Please come and support the Band of Pride as they pursue their goal of making their first appearance at state finals! Click here to view their award winning performance!

Band Wins First in Class, Fifth Overall!
The Paris High School Band finished 1st in class A at the Danville Band competition Saturday, September 14th. They placed 5th overall. Mr. Jordan Williams, PHS Band Director, thanks all the supporters for being there for the band students. The band travels to Taylor County Saturday, September 21st. Come see their show, "Chitraka"! Click here to view the complete photo gallery. Click here to view their award winning performance.

Grandparents' Day!
Paris Middle School celebrated Grandparents' Day with a luncheon. Brian enjoyed lunch with his grandmother!

Social Studies Classes Commemorate 9/11
Seventh and eighth grade students in Ms. Roy's Social Studies classes created a giant flag to commemorate 9/11. The flag hangs in the hallway as a tribute to that historic day. Click here to see more photos.

Starting Gate Begins September 9th!
All middle school students can still sign up for Starting Gate. Starting Gate begins Monday September 9th. Check with Mrs. Spears for registration forms. Starting Gate includes homework help plus reading strategies. The program runs Monday through Thursday from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Bus transportation is limited.