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STAAR Performances

As 3rd-5th grade students were gearing up for this week’s STAAR Tests, eight members of TJMS’s drumline made a surprise appearance last Friday at Adams Elementary’s STAAR Pep-rally.
Kary Vincent Sr. Photo by Lance Edwards of KBMT

In Memory of Kary Vincent, Sr.

It is with a heavy heart that Port Arthur ISD shares that beloved coach and PAISD graduate Kary Vincent, Sr. passed away on December 26, 2018.
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First Day of School 2018-2019

PAISD had a successful start of school this past Wednesday. Teachers and staff were fully prepared to educate and care for the children of Port Arthur. Click to view a few photos.
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Message from Dr. Porterie

Convocation marked the start of the 2018-2019 school year and Dr. Porterie has some motivation for PAISD

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Our Mission, as the primary source of public education in the community, is to meet the unique educational needs of our diverse population by providing a comprehensive quality education for students of the Port Arthur Independent School District.