Justiss students learn about fire safety during Fire Prevention Month
Paris Firefighters Josh McCord and Austin Sugg speak to Katie Parson’s second-grade class.
Paris Fire Department Firefighters Josh McCord and Austin Sugg visited Justiss Elementary School to speak to students during Fire Prevention and Safety Education month. The fire department visits schools to encourage children to practice safety measures to keep both their families and themselves safe.
Aikin Students Go BOLD against Harvey
Pictured (left to right) are Socrates teacher Tammy King, Semaj Bell, Caroline Gillem, Braylon Williams-Ricks, 1st-grade teacher Lauren Matthews, and Staylee Davis.
Aikin Elementary School raised $1,500 for gift cards for schools affected by Hurricane Harvey. Socrates students held a concurrent drive for classroom pets and pets who belong to students and teachers.
Fulton Learning Center and Live Oak Learning Center in Rockport, Texas, will receive the gift cards. Students return to those campuses on October 11 for the first time since the storm devastated the area.
Crockett Intermediate School Boys Pre-Athletics announces September winners
Crockett Intermediate School’s boys Pre-Athletics program announced the winners of the Wildcat Pride Award and Athlete of the Month for September. Over 100 students participate in the program.
According to coach Barrett Shirey, “The criteria for the Wildcat Pride Award is showing Wildcat Pride in everything we do, hustle, have good character, show respect, make good grades, have good behavior, and say ‘yes, ma’am/sir.’ Athlete of the Month is doing all that plus going above and beyond and standing out above all the rest of the athletes.”