Friday, December 09, 2016

Welcome to Paris Middle 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

Snow Schedule
Please click here to view the Middle School schedule in the event of a one or two hour delay.

Duke TIP
 
Several 7th grade students were selected to the Duke Talented Identification Program. They qualified to take the ACT early.

Field Trip
 Middle School students attended the Hopewell Museum to learn about Still Life. They were able to learn about artists using the method, see examples, and also design their own still life piece.

Veterans Day
 
Middle and High School students hosted Veterans for lunch and a program that included songs, poetry readings, and guest speakers.

Harlem Ambassadors Visit
 
 The Harlem Ambassadors put on a show at the Elementary School to discuss bullying. They also used Middle School Students to help with their message.

Students Celebrate
students eat popcicles 

PMS students were treated to a popsicle party for winning the District Attendance Challenge for the month. Each school competes to have the best attendance percentage and the winner is awarded.
In bottom photo, students took a field trip to Gatti-Town. Kids were able to play as well as participate in a learning project.

 students at gattitown


Battle of Grades
students wear color based on grade 
 Students participated in Homecoming activities all week. They ended with a color battle on which grade would have the most people wear their designated school color! To see more Homecoming pictures visit our Paris Middle & High School Facebook page.


Student Recognized
student with duke gifts   Congratulations to 8th grader Zoe Strings who qualified for the Duke TIP program over the summer. Her selection was based on ACT scores as a 7th grader.

 
2016 Paris Middle School Eighth Grade Promotion Class

Students Visit New Library

 
Students in Mrs. Jennifer Allen's class ventured to the new public library.  Thanks to Debbie Horne for the guided tour!

Language Arts Students Hard at Work
 
Paris Middle School students in Mrs. Samantha Brown's ELA class work together to create Venn Diagrams about two characters in the novel they are reading titled, Tangerine

Students Study Edgar Allen Poe
  Students in Kristen Jones's eighth grade language arts class display their creations after reading and discussing Edgar Allan Poe's short story, "The Masque of the Red Death."  Pictured are Tori Denton and Emily Guy.
 

Academic Team Places Second at District Governors Cup
 
The Paris Middle School Academic Team finished as runners-up in the District Governor's Cup competition.  The Quick Recall team and seven individual students will advance to the Regional Tournament held Saturday, February 13th at Jessie Clark MS. 

Paris Middle Holds Spelling Bee
 
Congratulations to Hunter Brady, Paris Middle School Spelling Bee Champion and Cherie Dennis, Paris Middle School Spelling Bee Runner-up. Hunter will represent Paris Middle School in the upcoming county-wide spelling bee.

Community Service Project
 
Paris Middle School students engaged in a community service project in December.  Students made “no sew” blankets to deliver to Bourbon Heights. 

Library Visit
 
Students in Mrs. Jennifer Allen's class took a walking field trip to the "old" public library location on Main Street.  The new location officially opened on January 11. 

Chocolate Rocks!
 
Eighth grade Science students in Ms. Kathleen Harris' class are pictured modeling rocks made with three different colors of chocolate chips. Students modeled metamorphic, sedimentary, and igneous rock cycles, wrote in their journals and then ate the results! 

Cupcake Fun!
  Ms. Lori Winburn's cupcake club created Minion cupcakes!
 

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 margaret.spickler@paris.kyschools.us or connie.appelman@paris.kyschools.us for new user name.  Click here for a quick tutorial.

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            304 W. 7th St.
            Paris, KY 40361
            Phone: 859-987-2163
            Fax: 859-987-2164
            8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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