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Paris, Texas 75460
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Quick Tip is a support system that allows students to communicate with school administrators. While the district already has many programs to help students deal with challenges such as bullying behaviors, stress, peer pressure, and family problems, Quick Tip helps break the code of silence often experienced by students because it allows them to report concerns to administrators anonymously.

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Paris ISD News ➤ Article 24966
Thumbnail Image for Article 24966PHS Coach saves choking student in lunchroom
Posted Date: 09/27/2018

Paris High School’s cafeteria turned into a life or death situation for one student recently.

When coach Bailey Nelson saw a student  choking on a piece of food, he knew what to do.  “I knew there was definitely something wrong,” Nelson said. “I saw a student try to help her without success and that’s when I realized it was something that needed to be done immediately,” said Nelson.

Nelson put his arms behind her sternum and successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver to save her life.  The whole incident was recorded on the school’s security system.

Superintendent Paul Jones and principal Chris Vaughn recognized Nelson at the School Board meeting last week for his heroism.

PHS Coach saves choking student in lunchroom

Principal Chris Vaughn publicly thanks Coach Bailey Nelson for jumping into action during a life-threatening choking event at Paris High School at the School Board meeting last week.


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