Paris High School (Paris, Kentucky)

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Paris High School
Address
308 W. 7th St.
United States
Paris, Bourbon 40361
United States
Coordinates 38.212259 -84.255471
Information
School type Government Public (U.S.)
Motto Semper Cum Superbia
("Always with Pride")
Established 1865
Founded 1798
Status Open, no delays.
School district Paris Independent (not to confuse with Texas)
Superintendent Gary Wiseman
Area trustee Jason Todd Adams
Vice Chairperson Janice Sheperd
Chairperson Collier Mathes
Administrator Brooks, Terrence
Main Principal Mrs. Jami Dailey
Employees Lou Johnson
Grades 9-12
Years offered Generally 4 years, depending if person isn't held back
Gender All actual genders supported.
Age range Roughly 14-20
Enrollment 200
Number of students Roughly around 400
Hours in school day 8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Color(s) Orange, Black, and White
Fight song Here's the Paris Greyhounds, nothing they lack, dressed in those colors of old orange and black. So here's the senior captains well can they see, leading our team onto victory.
Athletics Basil Hayden (1916), Blanton Collier (1928), Bill Arnsparger (1943), Beth Wilkerson (1979), Alvin Sims (1993). [1]
Mascot Greyhounds
Nickname Hounds/ Ladyhounds
Team name Paris Greyhounds
Rival Bourbon County Colonels
Website

Paris High School is one of the two public high schools in Paris, Kentucky, United States. In grades 9-12, Paris High School serves 219 students. Paris is a relatively small high school, but is well known for diversity. The school was integrated in 1963 and the students of Paris Western transferred in the next year.[2] Paris Independent Schools has a long tradition of educating children in Paris and Bourbon County. Beginning in 1798 as the Bourbon Academy, and changing its name to Paris City School in 1865, the tradition of creating "life-long learners", who contribute to society, still holds true today.

Athletics[edit]

  • Baseball (separate boys and girls)
  • Basketball (separate boys and girls)
  • Cheerleading squad (boys and girls together)
  • Cross country team (co-educational)
  • Powerlifting
  • Football (boys only)
  • Golf (separate boys and girls)
  • Soccer (separate boys and girls)
  • Softball (girls only)
  • Tennis (separate boys and girls)
  • Track (separate boys and girls)
  • Swimming (co-educational)
  • Bowling (separate boys and girls)
  • Archery

Academics[edit]

Paris High School has the following academic departments:

  • Career and Technology
  • English
  • Fine Arts
  • Foreign Languages (Spanish)
  • Math
  • Sciences
  • Social Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Academy of Health Sciences[3]

Paris High School offers the following of AP classes:

  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • English Literature

Music[edit]

Parisionares Choir - Directed By Eric Masters - Piano Accompaniment By Kathy Tobin

Band[edit]

The band director is Eric Masters[4]

  • Marching Band -assisted by James Morris (woodwinds), Philip Grigson (Administration), Debbie Hale (Guard), Josh Williams (Percussion and Battery), Dwight Guy(Percussion and Battery), and others. (Currently outdated.)
  • Symphonic Winds
  • Symphonic Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Pep Band

References[edit]