Paradise Junior High School

Paradise Junior High

New Student Registration August 10

Paradise Junior High will conduct registration for students new to the district on Monday, August 10. More information is in this document.

Pre-AP Algebra I Summer Assignment

Paradise Junior High offers a class with assignments that must be completed during the summer:

Pre-AP Algebra I

Students Compete at National Convention

NASHVILLE-In June, PJH had three students compete at the National Junior Beta Club convention. Alexis Penny qualified in painting, Lynsey Medlin placed third in woodworking, and Hadleigh Anthony placed fifth in spelling. Thanks to Mrs. Anthony for the photo.

Junior High Holds Awards Ceremony

On May 21, Paradise Junior High held their annual academic awards ceremony. We have photos of the event here...

Students Enjoy Panther Challenge

On May 18, students from Paradise Junior High participated in the annual Panther Challenge event. We have photos of the fun in these galleries:

JH Girls | JH Boys

Coach Norwood's Class Creates Projects

In Coach Norwood's Seventh Grade Texas History class, students had to create projects based on the topics they have covered during the year. We have a photo gallery of their work here...

Math/Science Team Wins Awards at State

On April 11, a group of PJH students traveled to San Antonio for the State Math and Science Championship. Here are the results:

Paradise was the 6th place overall team

Number Sense - 7th place team

6th grade:

Nicolas Licea - 5th
Nash Hager - 11th
Alondra Loza - 19th
Austin Stephens - 30th

7th grade:

Riley Penny - 12th
Johanna Buyers - 13th
8th grade: Heather Karg - 11th
Grant Caddell - 22nd

Calculator: - 6th place team

6th grade:

Hailey Holt - 22nd

7th grade:

Katie Davis - 14th (tie)
Cortney Ramsey - 14th (tie)

8th grade

Jillian Hagar - 13th
Heather Karg - 23rd
Nic Kaker - 24th

Mathematics: 11th place team

6th grade

Nicolas Licea - 17th

7th grade

Katie Davis - 16th
Johanna Buyers - 17th

8th grade

Heather Karg - 11th


6th grade

Krista Richey - 6th
Mia Caddell - 12th

7th grade

Megan Cornett - 9th

8th grade

Grant Caddell - 12th

Students Qualify for State Meet

Paradise Junior High had several students who qualified for the State Math Science Meet in San Antonio:

6th Grade

  • Mia Caddell – Science
  • Nash Hagar – Number Sense
  • Hailey Holt - Calculator
  • Nicolas Licea – Number Sense, Mathematics
  • Alondra Loza – Number Sense
  • Krista Richey – Science
  • Austin Stephens – Number Sense
  • 7th Grade

  • Johanna Buyers – Number Sense, Mathematics
  • Megan Cornett - Science
  • Katie Davis – Calculator, Mathematics
  • Riley Penny – Number Sense
  • Cortney Ramsey - Calculator
  • 8th Grade

  • Grant Caddell – Number Sense, Science
  • Heather Karg – Number Sense, Calculator, Mathematics
  • Jillian Hagar – Calculator
  • Nicolas Kaker - Calculator
  • PJH Wins District Title

    Paradise Junior High won first place at the District One-Act Play competition in Decatur on February 4 for their presentation of "Small Actors" by Stephen Gregg.

    Individual honors went to Lynsey Medlin for Best Actress. Named to the All-Star Cast were Morgan Wilmoth, Kennedy Schneck, and Laramie Dearing. Honorable Mention All-Star Cast members were Pacer Ryle, Chase McKee, and Kara Munn. Alexis Penny received a tech award.

    Thanks to Mrs. Bohmfalk for the photo.

    Photos of the home performance are here....

    Meadows Honored at Jack Harvey Luncheon

    Paradise Junior High teacher Dianne Meadows was honored on January 30 at the Jack Harvey Luncheon. She is pictured with Junior High Principal Greg Fletcher.

    The Weatherford College Education Department sponsors The Jack Harvey Fellowship Award program. The Jack Harvey Award recognizes teaching excellence in each of their partner school districts. To date, almost 600 area educators have been named Jack Harvey Fellows.

    Paradise Takes First Place in UIL Contest

    BOYD-On December 4, Paradise competed in the District UIL Academic competition, and Paradise took first place in the Elementary and Middle School divisions. See results here:

    Elementary Results

    Junior High Results

    School Supply Donations Wanted

    Paradise Junior High is accepting donations of school supplies for those who need help purchasing them. See the list here...