Paris Elementary Awards

2017-2018

PALMETTO STATE SCHOOL COUNSELOR ASSOCIATION
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR

Lori Nelson
School Counselor

Lori Nelson, School Counselor

2016-2017 STATE PTA REFLECTIONS PROGRAM

AWARD OF MERIT

Bryce Blackstone
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Bryce Blackstone

2016-2017 GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOLS

2nd RUNNER UP TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Lori Nelson
School Counselor

Lori Nelson, School Counselor

2016 - GOLDEN APPLE AWARD WINNER

Cindy Craig
Third Grade Teacher

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Cindy Craig, Teacher

2016 - SALUTE TO EDUCATION
Greenville County Schools Employee Awards

Assistant Administrator of the Year
Assistant Principal Emily Gerard


Emily Gerard, Assistant Principal

2016 - DISTRICT SCIENCE FAIR
Paris Elementary School

Niklas Jarmin - First Place - Individual Project, Gold Certificates for Project and Presentation

Fiona Baulo & Stone Merkle - Second Place - Team Project - Gold Certificate for Project

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2016 - HEALTHY SCHOOL AWARD
Paris Elementary School

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2016 - SAFE SCHOOL AWARD
Paris Elementary School

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2016-2017 GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOLS

TOP TEN FINALIST TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Lori Nelson
School Counselor

 

Lori Nelson, School Counselor

2015 - PALMETTO GOLD AWARD
Paris Elementary School

Follows a Gold Award in 2013 & 2014 and Silver Awards for 2011 & 2012

Based on ACT Aspire & Test Scores and the SC School Report Card

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EMMY JANTZ, FIFTH GRADE
POETRY CONTEST WINNER
Paris Elementary School

National Career Development Association

1st Place District
1st Place State
3rd Place National

Emmy Jantz, Fifth Grade Student

2015 - HEALTHY SCHOOL AWARD
Paris Elementary School

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2015 - SAFE SCHOOL AWARD
Paris Elementary School

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Paris Receives Designation
"Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP)"
from American School Counselor Association

January 22, 2015 Press Release

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2014 - SC School Report Card
Paris Scored an Absolute Rating of "Excellent"
and an Growth Rating of "Good"

 

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2014 - ESEA/Federal Accountability System
Paris Scored a 91.6/A

 

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2014 - HEALTHY SCHOOL AWARD
Paris Elementary School

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2014 - SAFE SCHOOL AWARD
Paris Elementary School

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2014 - PALMETTO GOLD AWARD
Paris Elementary School

Follows a Gold Award in 2013 and Silver Awards for 2011 and 2012

Based on PASS Test Scores and the SC School Report Card

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2014 - GOLDEN APPLE AWARD WINNER

Elizabeth Riebe
Second Grade Teacher

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Elizabeth Riebe, Teacher

2013 - SC School Report Card
Paris Scored an Absolute Rating of "Excellent"
and an Growth Rating of "Excellent"

 

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2013 - NATIONAL AWARD OF MERIT - NATALIE GEIGER
PTA REFLECTIONS PROGRAM

Natalie Geiger won a National Award of Merit for her film entry,
"Ordinary Miracles." Natalie has won multiple times at the school, NWPTA, district,
and state levels. This is her first national award and one of only five
presented nationally at her level.

Natalie Geiger, Student Winner

2013 - GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOLS
BEST SINGER IN THE DISTRICT - OLIVIA YOUNGINER

Olivia Younginer won the Best Singer in the District for the elementary level
and was a finalist in last year's competition. Olivia has performed on WSPA-TV's
"Your Carolina." She also sang the "Star Spangled Banner"
to open a Greenville Drive baseball game.

Olivia Younginer, Student Winner

2013 - Golden Apple Award Winner

Kimberly Grant
Third Grade Teacher

Kim Grant, Teacher

2013 - Golden Apple Award Winner

George Koontz
Fifth Grade Teacher

George Koontz, Teacher

2013 - PALMETTO GOLD AWARD
Paris Elementary School

Follows Silver Awards for 2011 and 2012

Based on PASS Test Scores and the SC School Report Card

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2012 - SC School Report Card
Paris Scored an Absolute Rating of "Excellent"
and an Growth Rating of "Good"

 

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2012 - SCPTA - Teacher of the Year 
Ann Edwards- Fourth Grade Teacher

Award given by the South Carolina PTA to one elementary teacher in the state who exemplifies exemplary teaching.

 

 

2012 - PALMETTO SILVER AWARD
Paris Elementary School

Second Consecutive Year

Based on PASS Test Scores and the SC School Report Card

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2011 - SCPTA - Principal of the Year 
David Wise - Principal
David Wise, Principal

2011 - PALMETTO SILVER AWARD 
Paris Elementary School

Based on PASS Test Scores and the SC School Report Card

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2010 - SCPTA - Teacher of the Year 
Brooke Poe - First Grade Teacher

Award given by the South Carolina PTA to one elementary teacher in the state who exemplifies exemplary teaching.

 

Brooke Poe, Teacher

2004 - NPTA - Parent Involvement - School of Excellence   

Award given by the National PTA who meet the National Standards of Parent and Family Involvement.  Standards are research - based and implementation has been demonstrated to improve student success in schools.

 

Technology Innovative Program Award -
South Carolina Association for Education Technology

Discover the Mountain in Our Backyard - Partnership with Paris Mountain State Park

 

Official Schoolyard Habitat Site - National Wildlife Federation

Certifies Our school as a habitat - based learning site

 

Palmetto Serves - Paris PTA Volunteer Award

South Carolina Board Of Education recognizes groups who have contributed significantly to education of South Carolina Students

 

SC Exemplary Writing Award -
Hall of Fame - Four-Year Winner

Given by the South Carolina Department of Education to highlight programs committed to the importance of effective communication through writing

 

School Of Promise Flagship Status

Given by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators for schools with a strong school - community collaborative process

 

 

 

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