WELCOME TO PARRIS SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Love to Learn, Live to Lead
Reminder - TCAP will begin Tuesday, April 28th for grades 3-5. It is very important that students are in attendance each day. Please encourage your child to do his or her best on the test. Below are some tips for success.
Get a good nights rest.
Eat a good breakfast.
Be on time for school.
Stay focused during testing.
Use your time wisely.
Don't let stress get to you...you have been working toward this all year!
Parris South kindergarteners have been studying the letter V. They had a visit from "Vegetable Visitors." Click here to view pictures from the day.
Parris South students celebrate Dr.Suess and Read Across America Week! Click here to view pictures from the week.
Parris South librarian Kristie Bell and husband Chris Bell were awarded the "Going the Extra Mile" award by the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce for their work fighting for a cure for childhood cancer. Click here to view a picture of Mr. & Mrs. Bell with their award.
Our very own April Williams was awarded the very first "Teacher of the Month" by Jones Motor Company for the month of January. Click here to view pictures of Mrs. Williams.
Thanks to Parris South parent Ashley Dennis for donating 30 copies of Kid President's new book, "Guide to Being Awesome." Click here to see what the book looks like!
Thanks to Dr. Bob Thomas and the Hardin County Health Department for teaching our students how to be proactive by taking care of their teeth. Click here to view pictures from the program.
Parris South boys and girls bring home 2nd place in the county championship. Click here to view pictures.
Congratulations to Sydney Beth Tidwell for winning "The Hardin County Dancing with the Stars" which benefited the Carl Perkins Center! Way to be a great leader!
Parris South hosted the county-wide spelling bee. Our very own Will Stricklin was the only 3rd grade competitor, and Parris Souths 5th grader Callie Clement was the winner! Our kids are awesome leaders! Click here and here to view pictures.
Parris South celebrates 100 days of school! First graders dressed like they were 100 years old and held a 100 themed museum for everyone to visit! Click here and here to view pictures from the day.
5th grade helps the community! Parris South 5th graders planned and organized a hot chocolate sale to raise money for the Daryl Worley Cancer Center. This is a year event for 5th graders. They are creating "Win-Win" situations! Click here to view a picture.
Parris South hosted the January School Board meeting. The Glee Club performed songs, and board members were served a meal afterward that was prepared by some of our wonderful parents. Each board member and supervisor was attended to by his or her personal student attendant. We are very proud of our student leaders! Click here to view pictures.
Parris South Drama Club performed, "The Conversion of Mrs. Scrooge" as part of the after school Christmas Showcase. Also performing was Glee Club, Chorus and Mini Show Choir. Click here to view pictures.
Parris South students performed "A 7 Habits Christmas." Acts were performed that demonstrated the 7 habits related to the Christmas season. Click here to view pictures.
Parris South's Spelling Winners: Callie Clement, Will Stricklin and Taylor Chandler. Click here to view a picture of the winners.
2nd grade gives back to the community by sponsoring two children through the Carl Perkins Center. Students brought in gifts for children in need. Click here to view picture.
Parris South is in the Christmas spirit. We have our Habits themed tree as well as a tree with ornaments made by the sewing club. Click here to view pictures.
3rd graders made Christmas cards for soldiers who are deployed or wounded with the help of "Homefront Hugs." Click here to view pictures.
On December 12 Kindergarten sold popcorn to raise money to send to a child in need in Rwanda. They raised $472 for their cause!
Snowflake and Corbin got messy in the cafeteria. Click here to view their mess!
Teachers need to sharpen their saws just like students! Several of our teachers and staff did just that at a paint party led by Mrs. Kay Rose. They had a great time and have some great art for the Christmas season. Click here & here to view pictures from the day.
Director of Schools, Michael Davis, visited with our school on November 4th to meet with teachers and staff. He even had lunch with some students! He fit right in! Thank you, Mr. Davis, for spending time with us! Click here to view a picture from the day.
Every grade level at Parris South Elementary participates in a community service project, and Pre-K is no different. They participated in the Trik-a-Thon for St. Jude Research Hospital. Students learned about bike safety and used their skills to ride tricycles at school. Students raised $415 in funding for St.Jude. Way to go, Pre-K! Click here to view pictures from the day.
Pre-K traveled to Falcon Ride Farms in Toone, TN on October 30th to visit their pumpkin patch. They had a wonderful and fun trip! To view pictures from the day, click here, here & here.
Dyersburg Intermediate visited Parris South on November 3rd to learn more about "The Leader in Me." They toured the building and listened to teachers and students share our story. We are so honored to help guide others through this process. Click here to view a picture from the day.
To view pictures of our Halloween fun, click here, here & here.
4th grade recently showcased their Native American projects. Click here to view pictures.
Kindergarten recently took a field trip to Circle Y. Click here to view pictures from the day.
Despite the rain, our 3rd Halloween Hustle was a success. Thanks to all the runners and our community sponsors. Click here to view pictures from the day.
Student's navigated through stations where they learned about electricity, animals, agriculture and the forestry service. Click here to view pictures from the day.
Parris South 4th graders got creative by making salt dough models of Tennessee for Social Studies. Click here to view pictures from the day.
Parris South continued to "Sharpen the Saw" on September 26, 2014. Click here to view pictures.
Click here to view the Candy Fundraiser Top Sales Winners.
On September 26, 2014 Parris South kicked off our fall book fair with a Royal Reading Day! Our school was full of Royal Readers. Click here to view pictures from the day.
Students sell tickets for chances to win money in a drawing at the Harvest Festival. The top selling boy and girl from each grade level are crowned King and Queen of their grade. Click here to view photos of the winners.
Click here to view the Harvest Festival Pumpkin Contest Winner.
Check out Parris South's 2014-2015 Student Council.
Kindergarten sharpened their saws by making scarecrows for the entrance of our school. Special thanks to Kay Rose for helping our little ones with this fun project! Click here to view pictures from the day.
On September 12, 2014 Parris South students and staff "Sharpened Our Saws" after a week of hard work. Students had fun doing activities that they signed up for based on interest. These activities included melty beads, fun with food, Minute to Win It, and many more. We can't wait for many more "Sharpen The Saw" days this year! Please click here to view pictures from the day.
Students in 3rd grade studied barter as part of a Social Studies unit on Economics. They brought items from home that they did not want anymore to barter for items from other students. The students created Win-Win situations!
Click here to view pictures from the day.