Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Welcome to Paris Independent Schools

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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!

**Important Memo Regarding Solar Eclipse and School Release Times on 8/21**

Welcome Back
 Students were all smiles this morning as Principals greeted them
 on their first day of school!


Professional Development
 It's August which means teachers are back in the building
preparing for students to arrive!


Summit Training
 Several teachers and administrators attended a Summit Training for the new Paris Pride 2.0 program coming to Paris this fall! To read the article, click here.

PES Hires New Principal
  Paris Elementary has named Thomas Reed their new Principal. Reed comes to Paris from Fayette County and is excited about this opportunity. Click here to read the full article.

Paris Pride 2.0 Information

Parents and Students came to hear about the Paris Pride 2.0 program that will kick-off this coming school year! To read the article, click here, or find it in the Bourbon County Citizen.

Class of 2017
Congratulations to our Graduates! The top photo is our HS graduates, while the bottom photo is our newest Freshman Class! Both were honored at their own ceremony.

Alumni Banquet
 The Alumni Association held their annual banquet this past weekend to honor the graduating seniors and present awards to outstanding alumni and students. This years recipient for the K Cup for Loyal Alumnus is Bill Alverson. Presenting his award was former winner and graduate, Jennifer Allen. Three students were also presented alumni scholarships. Congratulations to Abbi Cain, Louella Fields, and Akhira Umar. Umar was also presented the Senior Cup.

DVA Donation
 Thank you to the Disabled American Veterans who presented a check to PHS for their Graduation Lock-In.

Exciting Week
Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week and several businesses and parents brought in meals and treats for our teachers. Pictured above is Tommy Sikes with Raising Cane's. He provided every employee in the district with a gift card to Canes! Thank you to Tommy and everyone else who made the week special! Pictured below are Librarians Jennifer Allen and Dawn Privett and Mark Adler from the Paris Bourbon Co Library. Together they were able to give every student a library card for the public library!

Beta Inductees
Congratulations to our newest Beta Club members. The high school Beta inducted 10 sophomores while the middle school tapped several 7th and 8th graders to Jr. Beta.

Prom Court
PHS held their prom Saturday Night at the Thoroughbred Center. Congratulations to Jekobi Wells and Abby Cain (right) who were crowned Prom King and Queen. Taijin Cunningham and Symone Crumbie (left side) were named Prom Prince and Princess.

Administrative Assistant Day

 District assistants were recognized Wednesday by Superintendent Ken Bicknell.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
The All Sports Training Facility officially opened today with a ribbon cutting ceremony that brought over a hundred community members, alumni, current and former teachers, coaches, and students out to celebrate! What a great time to be a Greyhound! (Watch for more photos in the Citizen and Herald Leader, and Lexington News Outlets who were all in attendance).

Ladyhounds Win Region Tournament
Our Ladyhound Softball Team won the Class A Region Tournament this past weekend! They defeated Nicholas County in the semis and Bishop Brossart in the finals 4-2! They will play in the State Tournament on Saturday in Owensboro.

3rd Graders Present to UK
Several PES 3rd graders and their teachers presented their idea for an arcade to the UK Next Generation Leadership Academy. If you haven't donated, please consider doing so. These students have worked hard to bring entertainment to Paris.

JKG Places 4th
 Congratulations to our JKG students for finishing 4th in the state at the Career Development Competition. To read the full article, click here.

Student Work Showcase
All schools held their Spring PBL work showcase night. Every student completed a project either individually or as a group or class and invited families and community members to come view their work.

Facility Tour
On Tuesday, April 25, at 1:00 p.m., the ribbon cutting ceremony for the All Sports Training Facility will take place at Blanton Collier Stadium (PHS Football Field). We invite you to join us and check out the latest addition that is sure to make our student athletes even more competitive!
In order to meet the requests to see the facility and amenities, the building will be open for tours until 6:00pm

Science Day
 The Center of Science Industry (COSI) came to PES for their science day and taught them about weather and had students participate in hands on science learning stations.

Driving Awareness
Governor Bevin has proclaimed April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. To view the proclamation, click here.

3rd Graders Visit City Hall
Our 3rd graders stated their case for an arcade in front of the city mayor and commissioners. You can help make this possible by clicking here and making a donation! What an exciting time for our community!

Paris Pride 2.0
To learn more about this new and exciting program for the 2017-2018 school year click here!

Graduation Date Set
   The Paris High School graduation has been scheduled for Saturday, May 20th, at 7pm. The 8th grade graduation will take place Thursday, May 18th, at 6:00.

Attendance Incentive
The Masonic Lodge has generously donated and presented our Elementary with two bikes that will be used as perfect attendance incentives for the remainder of the school year. Special thanks to Earl Sosby, Wilson Wilder, Dennie Ritchie, Jim West, Bruce Klobeke, George Lucey, and Denzel Vanderpool.

100 Man Lunch
  Elementary Principal Rachelle Schjoll poses with student Xavier Brown and his dad Justin Brown, who was the 100th man at the annual 100 man lunch! Over 130 male role models came to share a meal with a student, and afterwards they were able to shop the book fair together!

For District News Prior to Spring Break Please Click the Archived News Link Below

Paris Schools Archived News March 2016 - March 2017
Paris Schools Archived News, November 2015 - February 2016
Paris Schools Archived News, October 2015
Paris Schools Archived News, September 2015
Paris Schools Archived News, August 2015
Paris Schools Archived News, 2014-2015 School Year
Paris Schools Archived News, 2013-2014 School Year
Paris Schools Archived News, 2012-2013 School Year
Paris Schools Archived News, 2011-2012 School Year
Paris Schools Archived News, 2010-2011 School Year



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            Paris, KY 40361
            Phone: 859-987-2160
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