Paradise High School

Paradise High School

Summer Assignments

Several classes at PHS have summer assignments:

Pre-AP Algebra 1 (N. Waggoner and Cox)

Pre-AP English 1 (Bohmfalk)

Pre-AP English 2 (Candioto)

Pre-AP Precalculus (O'Rear)

AP Calculus (O'Rear)

Pre-AP Biology (Wood)

There is NOT a summer assignment for Mr. King's Pre-AP Algebra 2.

Dual Credit Textbook Information

Mrs. Helton's English classes
These books will be confirmed by the University during the summer.

Mr. McMurry's Class
Seniors taking the dual credit Physical Science course through Weatherford College taught by Mr. McMurry are required to find and purchase their textbook. The textbook is Conceptual Physical Science Explorations, 2nd Edition, by Paul Hewitt, John Suchockoi, and Leslie Hewitt.

Mrs. O'Rear's Class
Students who are enrolled in Mrs. O'Rear's Dual-Credit College Algebra/College Trigonometry class through TWU are required to purchase this book, which will be needed on the first day of class.

Students Attend Leadership Camp

officer team leaves for camp

On June 18, the Paradise FFA chapter left for the Area IV Leadership Camp in Brownwood. Thanks to Mr. Bradshaw for the photo.

Tryston Webb gives Valedictory address

Seniors Honored at Graduation

WEATHERFORD-On May 26, 79 seniors received diplomas at the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2018. We have photos of the event here:

Opening and Speeches
Diplomas through Glavic
Diplomas, Goates-Powers
Diplomas, Ramos-Young
Outside Photos

Senior Wall is Completed

completed picture of the senior wall

After months of painting, the senior wall for the class of 2018 is finished.

Senior Walk is History

On May 23, the class of 2018 participated in the annual Senior Walk.

Video | Photo gallery

13-Year Graduates Pose for Photo

13-year graduates pose for picture

On May 23, the seniors who attended Paradise schools all thirteen years posed for a picture. Thanks to Mrs. K for this photo.

Top Ten Percent Enjoys Mi Concina

top ten seniors at Mi Concina

On May 21, the Seniors who finished in the top ten percent had a nice lunch at Mi Concina restaurant. Thanks to Mr. Mathis for the photo.

Seniors Pose for Group Pictures

senior group cap and gown picture

On May 21, the senior class posed for their annual group picture. Photo gallery.

Class Officer Election Results for 2018-2019

9th Grade Class Officers
President--Dustin Meadows
Vice President--Cade Pearson
Secretary--Kyler Kelsey
Treasurer--Levi Goodman
Reporter--Callie Davis

10th Grade Class Officers
President--Tres Pennington
Vice President--Mia Caddell
Secretary--Shyann Jennings
Treasurer--Parker Burross
Reporter--Krista Richey

11th Grade Class Officers
President--Gracie Oates
Vice President--Wyatt Reeves
Secretary--Megan Aldape
Treasurer--Danae Meadows
Reporter--Kennedy Schneck

12th Grade Class Officers
President--Marc Aldape
Vice President--Maddie Mitschke
Secretary--Hadleigh Anthony
Treasurer--Mercedes Carrillo
Reporter--Kendall Candioto

Senior Sendoff is a Success

On May 17, Paradise High School held their annual Senior Sendoff. Photo gallery.

Athletic Awards Presented

On May 15, the PHS athletic awards were presented. We have photos of the event here.

PHS Holds Awards Ceremony

On May 14, Paradise High School held their annual academic awards ceremony at Grace Fellowship Church in Paradise. We have photos of the event here:

Attendance, Honor Roll, NHS

Classroom Awards

UIL Academic and One-Act Play Awards

Holt Receives "A Honor Roll Award"

Hailey Holt receives award

On May 3, PHS Freshman Hailey Holt was honored with the "A Honor Roll Award." Hailey was presented the award by Phillip Rodriguez of Klement Distribution, Inc. and she also received a $50 gift card.

Rogers Receives Character Counts Scholarship

Hunter Rogers character counts award

PHS Senior Hunter Rogers received the Wise County Character Counts Scholarship on April 12 at the Decatur Civic Center. Hunter is pictured with faculty members from Paradise High School.

Senior Wall is Taking Shape

senior wall photo

On April 4, the senior wall was beginning to show quite a bit of progress. Seniors have been working on the wall when possible to paint a block for their post-graduation institution.

Students and Teachers Honored at Board Meeting

students and teacher group picture taken at board meeting

On March 26, the PISD Board of Trustees recognized a group of High School UIL Academic and One-Act Play participants for their recent accomplishments.

Student of the Month Drawing Winners Announced

Here are the four students of the month drawing winners that were announced at the end of the fourth six weeks:

Nominating Teacher(s)
Dylan Thoms Mrs. Foster
Summer Cobb Candioto/Bohmfalk
Nathan Ramos McMurry
Garrett Walsh Helton

Senior Wall Work Has Begun

PHS Seniors who have committed to a college or the armed forces are painting a block for their institution on the Senior wall. In February, Seniors Lane Upton and Danny Richardson painted their USMC blocks. Thanks to Mrs. K for the pictures.

senior wall being painted

senior wall being painted

Four to Join Marines

picture of four seniors who are joining the marines

On February 13, four PHS Seniors announced their intention to join the United States Marine Corps. Photo gallery.

FCA Enjoys Cookout

On February 12, the PHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes had a cookout at the Ryle's house. We have photos of the fun here.

Seniors Enjoy Gown Signing

On January 31, the senior class participated in the annual gown-signing ritual as part of their commitment to graduate. Photo gallery.

PHS Teacher Receives Jack Harvey Award

Georgia Helton, Jack Harvey winner

WEATHERFORD-On January 26, PHS English teacher Georgia Helton was honored as the recipient of the Jack Harvey Award by Weatherford College. The Harvey Academy honors exemplary teachers in the memory of Professor Emeritus Jack Harvey, who taught at WC for 23 years and was considered among his peers as a “master teacher.”

Students of the Month Announced

The drawing winners for the third six weeks period have been announced:

Lucy Ruiz - from Mr. Waggoner's class
Keylee Winters - from Ms. Carothers' class
Colton Guinn - from Ms. Taylor's class
Kathryn Davis - from Ms. Harkins' class

FCA Delivers Clothing to Charity

On December 16, a group from the Paradise Fellowship of Christian Athletes delivered a donation of clothing to Beautiful Feet Ministries in Fort Worth. Photo gallery.

Pre-AP English Students Present Books

Megan Prindle
Megan Prindle
Riley Penny
Riley Penny

On December 14, students in Mrs. Candioto's Pre-AP English 2 wrote books for students in the Elementary and Intermediate grades. In these photos, sophomores Megan Prindle and Riley Penney read their books to Intermediate students in Mrs. Buckner's room. Thanks to Mrs. Buckner for the photos.

PISD Makes Contribution to Live Thankfully

live thankfully photo

In December, the students, parents, and staff at Paradise ISD helped with the county-wide "Live Thankfully" campaign. All four campuses donated 5200 food items. We will be helping 32 families in Paradise through Live Thankfully. Photo gallery.

Students of the Month Drawing Winners Announced

The drawing winners for the second six weeks period have been announced:

David Benson from Mrs. Wood's class
Elizabeth Roones from Mrs. Candioto's class
Katelynn Thoms from Ms. Taylor's class
Kaitlynn Smith from Mr. Foster's class.

FCA Enjoys Cookout

On November 11, the Ryles hosted a Fellowship of Christian Athletes cookout. We have photos of the event here:

photo of FCA gathering

photo of FCA gathering

photo of FCA gathering

photo of FCA gathering

Students of the Month Named

Students of the month for September 2017 are the following:

Becca Bailey
Heather Karg
Marshall Payton
Tres Pennington

To see the list of September 2017 Outstanding Students that were nominated by teachers, click here.

Students Participate at Fields of Faith

On October 4, Paradise students joined in with students from other schools at the Fields of Faith event at Decatur High School. Thanks to Mrs. Ryle for the photos.

Paradise students at Fields of Faith

Paradise students at Fields of Faith

Skogberg, Pearson Crowned at Homecoming

Bridger Skogberg and Hanna Pearson, homecoming

On September 22, PHS Seniors Bridger Skogberg and Hannah Beth Pearson were crowned Homecoming King and Queen. We have photos of the event here:

Coronation Ceremony | Crowning at Halftime

Homecoming Parade is a Hit

girls in Homecoming parade

On September 18, the annual Homecoming parade was held. We have photos of the fun in these galleries:

First half | Second half

Parade Float Results
Class floats
4th place: Seniors
3rd place: Sophomores
2nd place: Freshmen
1st place: Juniors

Best of the best
Most spirited: Varsity football and Emeralds Drill Team
Most original: Spanish Club
Special shout outs: Soccer and peewee football floats and Intermediate StuCo
Cutest ever: the little girls on ponies at the end of the parade
Best Overall: Tied between Junior float and Freshman float

Results of the hall decorating contest:
1st – Freshmen
2nd – Sophomores
3rd – Juniors
4th – Seniors

Homecoming Court

Here are the Homecoming nominees for 2017:

Freshman Princess and Prince – Candice Green and Trey Valentine

Sophomore Princess and Prince – Megan Aldape and Matthew Eisen

Junior Princess and Prince – Breanna Beggs and Morgan Wilmoth

Queen Nominees – Hannah Beth Pearson, Rose Powers, Hunter Rogers, Chelsey Skinner

King Nominees - Tyler Clemens, Corbin McBride, Bridger Skogberg, Tryston Webb

PHS Begins School Year

Paradise High School began their school year on Thursday, August 17. We have photos of the fun here.

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