Photographed from left are David Nichols, Robert High, Paul Jones, Christina Peters, Britney Young, Kimberly Donnan, Jayla Rodriguez, and Zahra Tapia.
Paris ISD food drive competition generates winning results.
Kiwanis Club of Paris recently invited Paris ISD campuses to compete in a food drive. Aikin Elementary collected the most items to win the competition. The district gathered a total of 2,353 non-perishable food items.
Kiwanis Club president David Nichols and community affairs co-chairman Robert High accepted the donation from Superintendent Paul Jones and Aikin Elementary principal Kimberly Donnan. Aikin students Britney Young, Jayla Rodriguez, and Zahra Tapia represented their school as the winning campus.
Christina Peters, of Lakes Regional Community Center and sponsor of Kiwanis Aktion Club, will supervise Aktion Club members in sorting and packing food boxes for families in need.
Paris Junior High School students tour CTE classrooms at Paris High to learn more about endorsements.
Paris Junior High School eighth-graders toured Paris High CTE classrooms recently to learn more about the high school endorsements program—areas of interest selected when leaving eighth grade, that guide course selection through high school. Students earn endorsements by choosing electives and coursework under one of five choices — business/industry, public services, arts/humanities, multidisciplinary studies and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).
Dr. Angela Chadwick, Career and Technical Education and Secondary Education Director said, “We want our students to be able to make the most informed decisions possible. We have added this tour to our offerings of various parent and student informational meetings to make that possible.
Crockett Intermediate School’s Kiwanis K-Kids and Socrates students donate Christmas gifts for Port Arthur ISD students
Front row: Jasmine Franklin, Shamyia Holt, Erika Holt, Mazy Frierson, Jaxon Bell, Blake Walker, Kelton Varner
Middle row: Laura Torres, DaKenzi Robinson, Madeline Green, Luke de la Garza, Anderson Bunch, Ava Fitzgerald, Preston Thompson, Angelize Kenerly
Back row: Matthew Miller, Chase Lamb, Addison Andrew, Sophie Smallwood
Not photographed: Destinee Gunn
Crockett Intermediate School’s Kiwanis K-Kids and Socrates students participated in a community service project recently. Requested were books, games, and puzzles for Port Arthur ISD students who lost almost everything in the Hurricane Harvey flooding. Santa Claus will visit each of the elementary school campuses of Port Arthur ISD next week to deliver the gifts.
Paris Junior High helps those in need with Toy Drive.
Students and staff at Paris Junior High got into the spirit of giving with a toy drive sponsored by the IMPACT Class and Brothers Unlimited. The toys will benefit the Lamar County Head Start Christmas Store.