Saturday, March 25, 2017

Welcome to Paris High School!

"Success ~ One By One"
Welcome to our website! 
One of our top priorities is active communication with parents and our community.  This website was designed to be a user-friendly communication tool.  We hope you will find the design aesthetically pleasing and the content current and informative.  Please access the site often for current news,
important announcements, student photos, school forms and class information.  We welcome your feedback!

Team Recognized
 Members of the boys basketball team were recognized at the monthly board meeting for their success and accomplishment of being state champs!

Students Advance
   Congratulations to Junior Tate Sullivan (4th in History) and Senior Elizabeth DeBord (2nd in Arts and Humanities/4th Language Arts) on qualifying for the State Academic meet after placing in the top 4 on their written tests during the Regional Governors Cup Competition.

Learning CPR
   A new requirement for students is to learn CPR before graduation. The senior class received instruction for adult and child CPR from District Health Coordinator Alishia Euler.

Students who meet attendance and grade requirements are treated to a celebration on Friday's where they are eligible to win prizes.

National Honor Society
Paris inducted several students into the Honor Society joining an already large group. Any sophomore or higher with a GPA of 3.5 is eligible.

Student Recognized
  Congratulations to senior Elizabeth DeBord who was presented a certificate of achievement for scoring a 5 on her AP US Art History Exam.

Veterans Day
   High School students treated Veterans to a program that included poetry readings,songs from the band, and a video thanking each Veteran.

Seniors Lending a Hand
students working on laptop
Senior students attend the Elementary to help 1st graders with projects based on what they learn in class. Groups prepared posters, videos, and/or slideshows to present to the class.

Homecoming Festivities
 cars arriving at homecoming
The Senior Homecoming Court was escorted to the field by way of convertibles. The cars drove from the High School down to the football field and around the track. The band was also able to preform their show "Outbreak"  for the first time! To see more pictures of the Homecoming events and activities you can go to the Paris Middle & High School Facebook page. 
 band preforms

Student Recognized
 superintendent presents award to student
Superintendent Ken Bicknell presented senior Zach Jones with a plaque for his leadership and achievement for creating the senior courtyard. Zach was also recognized by the board members at their monthly board meeting. 

Former Graduates Back as Speakers
students listen to speaker 
 Two Paris Alum, Kim Woosley Lake '86, and Mike Robin '77, along with Denice Ritchie from CMWA came to speak to our graduating seniors about "firable" skills. This senior seminar class has speakers come periodically to give advise on what to look out for in their future.

Paris High School Class of 2016

Anne Park Recognized for Academic Excellence

Ms. Anne Park, a rising junior at Paris High School, was recognized by the Paris Independent School Board at their July 19th meeting for being selected to attend the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University this fall.  Click here to read the complete story.

New Dress Code Approved
On June 30, 2016 the Paris City School Board approved a new student dress code for the 2016-2017 school year! To view the new dress code click here.

Interested in Hosting Foreign Exchange Students?
Have you ever considered hosting a high school student from another country? Applications are now arriving for the 2016-17 school year for the Educational and Cultural Exchange Program (ECEP)!  Please click on the links posted here for more information.  ECEP Informational Flyer  ECEP Promotion  Also, a representative from ECEP will be present during the PHS/PMS Open House on March 16, 2017 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.  The representative will be located in the High School Lobby.  Stop by to find out about this great opportunity!

AOHS Lab Simulates Real World
  The North Central KY Area Health Education Center (NC AHEC) visited the Academy of Health Science on March 31, 2016. Students were given the opportunities to simulate symptoms related to medical diagnoses of asthma, COPD, cardiac arrhythmias, and pulse points on the Meti-Man simulator and the laproscopy surgical trainer used in training labs at UK. Throughout the year, AOHS students have been learning about medical emergencies and anatomy. Today's lab put the learning targets together.

Students Design Coasters
Paris High School students in Mrs. Colleen White's Physics class participate in the Roller Coaster Design Challenge using their knowledge of the Law of Conservation of Energy to create thrill rides. 

PHS Sends Delegation to KUNA
This year's KUNA (Kentucky United Nations Assembly) was held at the Galt House in downtown Louisville. Paris High School represented Austria this year. Our proposal was to create an International Brotherhood Week to create empathy and fellowship toward all people of the world. The resolution passed through the Assembly and was endorsed by the Secretary General, meaning it "passed" the UN, and we were successful in our endeavors. 

Key Club Partners with PES
  Key Club members partnered with Paris Elementary third graders and their teachers to create Valentine's Day cards for the residents at Bourbon Heights. Key Club members and the PES third graders worked hard to make over 150 cards for the residents to enjoy at their Sweetheart Dinner.

NHS Inducts Inaugural Class
Paris High School held the inaugural induction of the Paris High School National Honor Society. The following students were inducted into this prestigious society: Abigail Cain, Symone Crumbie, Elizabeth DeBord, Marenza Dray,Kailee Finch, Laurel Gibson, Rayce Harrison, Zachary Jones, Nicholas Leer, Jere Maggard, Khatirah Malik, Amanda Morgan, Anne Park, Elizabeth Preston, Matthew Puryear, Scott Ramsay, Alexis Ransom, Nohemy Sarmiento-Galeas, Akhira Umar, and Kiara Webster.  The Paris Chapter is sponsored by Ms. Vanessa Wright.

Infinite Campus Parent Portal Now Mobile App  
Infinite Campus can now be accessed from parents' smart phones!  Log in to the Parent Portal then click on the "Available on the App Store" icon then follow directions listed.  You will need a new user name for this app.  Password remains the same.  Email or for new user name.  Click here for a quick tutorial.

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