Paradise High School

Paradise High School

Free Event for Parents of Juniors & Seniors Coming

Speaker, author and teen expert, Grant Baldwin, will be making a presentation to parents on the realities of transitioning to life after high school with real answers and insight. This free event will be on Tuesday, April 29 from 6:00-7:00 pm at Weatherford College Wise County. Details are in this flyer.

Mandatory Parent/Student English & Math Dual Credit Meeting May 15

On Thursday, May 15th there will be a mandatory student and parent dual credit meeting for all sophomores wishing to take dual credit English & for juniors wishing to take dual credit Math or English for the 2014-2015 School Year. Our dual credit English & Math classes are offered through Texas Woman’s University. A representative from the college will be here to guide students and parents through the application process and registration, as well as discuss entrance exam requirements, textbook requirements, payment plans, etc.

If you fail to attend the mandatory meeting your schedule will be changed. It will be your responsibility to complete & submit all necessary paperwork to Texas Woman’s University. Your schedule will not reflect dual credit English or Math until proof of this is submitted.

Student social security numbers will be required for completion of application. Please be sure you know yours or have that information with you. The meeting will take place in the high school cafeteria beginning at 7:00 PM, on Thursday, May 15th. Students should bring their school issued laptops in order to complete the application process. Both student and parent MUST attend.

Seniors Get Smiles

On Senior Prank day, a few boys drove tractors to school and parked them in the school parking lot.

Take the Online Student Survey

Students at Paradise High School are encouraged to take the online campus survey. Click here to begin.

Senior Preview May 1

Paradise High School Seniors will have a Senior Preview Day at Weatherford College on Thursday, May 1. Buses will load at 8:00 am.

Students Represent Paradise at Queen's Contest

On March 1, Paradise ISD had three ladies represent their school at the Wise County Youth Fair Queen's Contest. Makenna Robertson was Crowned Queen for FCCLA, Danae Meadows Represented Paradise 4-H, and Bailey Sides represented Paradise FFA. Photo gallery.

Students Begin Work on the Senior Wall

Students at PHS have begun work on the senior wall. This is a place where Seniors may paint a block with the school colors of the college of their choice. Thanks to Mrs. K for the photo.

Favorites Announced

The following students were named as favorites for the current school year:

  • Most Likely to Succeed—Cyle Cox and Cimmi Alvarez

  • Best Personality—Colby Dial and Billie Rae Ward

  • Most Athletic—Taylor Edwards and Makala Neighbors

  • Most Talented—Blake Bryant and Katy Skogberg

  • Most School Spirit—Jarret Holt and Abby Wellborn

  • Most Attractive—Michael Casson and Madeline Runnels

    Class Favorites—

  • Senior—Blake Bryant and Katy Skogberg
  • Junior—Nico Englehardt and Emily Corbin
  • Sophomore—Hunter Anthony and Makenna Wise
  • Freshman—Hayden Casson and April Coursey
  • Mr. and Miss PHS—Tanner Valentine and Katy Skogberg

    Students Wanted for A+ Program

    Students are encouraged to apply to the Honor Roll Program that is sponsored by Karl Klement Ford and Karl Klement Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep. Details are here...

    PHS Seniors Qualify for State

    PONDER-At the District CX Debate competition on February 12, Jennifer Welch and Cimmi Alvarez took the District Championship and have qualified for the State meet. The girls are coached by Cheryl Hoover.

    Art Students Visit Kimbell

    FORT WORTH-On February 12, the Art 2 and Art 3 students took a field trip to the Kimbell Art Museum. We have photo gallery of the event here...

    PHS Teacher is Jack Harvey Recipient

    Paradise English teacher Stephanie Hogan was named a recipient of the Jack Harvey Award for the 2013-2014 School Year. Sponsored by Weatherford College, the exemplary-teacher award recognizes teaching excellence among educators from the college's partner schools.

    Students Present Baskets for Board Appreciation

    On January 20, a group of PHS students presented individual baskets to the school board members. This was part of School Board Appreciation month. A photo gallery of the event is here...

    Student is Inducted into Straight A Hall of Fame

    Avery Caddell was recently inducted into the Straight A Hall of Fame. Courtny Klement Strom of Klement Ice Cream Vendors came to the High school to present Avery with a $50 Wal-Mart gift card as well as a certificate acknowledging his permanent induction into The Straight A Hall of Fame.

    PHS Student Wins Award for Art

    PHS Freshman Brooke Hager won an award with her yarn art creation. She was presented her award from Art I teacher Jan Cosgrove.

    Art Students Visit Zoo

    On December 3, a group of PHS Art students visited the Fort Worth Zoo. Students viewed the exhibits and did some sketching. Thanks to Mrs. Cosgrove for the photos.

    Panther Prowl Run is a Success

    On November 3, the Junior Class hosted the Panther Prowl 5K color run. After the race, Juniors added a little more color to Mr. Edwards. Photo courtesy of Mrs. Ryle.

    Art 1 Students Learn about Scratch Art

    Students in Mrs. Cosgrove's Art 1 classes took their turn at creating scratch artwork, and she shot photos of the students in action.

    Chemistry Students Perform Experiments

    In September, students in Mrs. Schoenthal's chemistry classes performed experiments. We have a photo gallery of them here...

    Skogberg is Crowned
    Homecoming Queen

    PHS Senior Katy Skogberg was crowned Homecoming Queen on September 20. Escorted by Senior Blake Bryant, she was crowned by the 2012 Queen, Hailee Foster. Photos of the Homecoming ceremonies are here:

    Homecoming Coronation

    Crowning Ceremony

    Juniors Win Super Class Competition

    During the week of Homecoming, the Junior class won the award for being the most-spirited class in high school.

    Hallway Decoration Winners Named

    On September 19, the winners of the Homecoming Hallway decoration contest were named:

  • 1st Place, Juniors
  • 2nd Place, Seniors
  • 3rd Place, Freshmen
  • 4th Place, Sophomores
  • Video Class Makes Homecoming Video

    Students in Coach Fehler's third period Audio/Video Production class made an interesting video for Homecoming. See it here:

    Mac Version | Windows Version

    Homecoming Parade Float Winners Named

    The weather was perfect on September 16 for the annual Homecoming parade. The following were named as best floats:

  • 1st Place – Juniors
  • 2nd Place – Freshmen
  • 3rd Place – Sophomores
  • 4th Place – Seniors
  • Overall Entry Winners

  • 1st Place – Junior Class Float
  • 2nd Place – Spanish Club Float
  • 3rd Place — Pee Wee Green Float
  • Photo galleries of the event are here:


    Parade and Bonfire

    Homecoming Court Named

    Homecoming Court

  • Katy Skogberg
  • Morgan Thomas
  • Billie Rae Ward
  • Abby Wellborn
  • Princesses:

  • Junior-Emily Corbin
  • Sophomore-Stormi Lamb
  • Freshman-Kaitlyn Robinson
  • Panther News is on the Air

    The Audio/Video class at PHS has issued their first Panther News video. See it here...

    Edwards Receives Award

    Mac Edwards, Paradise High School Principal, received the Administrator of the Year Award for the Area V North Texas at the Vocational Ag Teachers Conference in Corpus Christi, Texas in July.

    Student Survey Link

    During the school year, students are encouraged to take this student survey. Students must be logged in at our campus for it to work.

    Class Officers for 2013-2014 are Elected

    Here are the class officers for the current school year:


  • Blake Bryant-President
  • Katy Skogberg-Vice President
  • Jennifer Welch-Secretary
  • Juniors

  • Nick Loney-President
  • Hope Dennie-Vice President
  • Dillon Meadows-Secretary
  • Reagan Taylor-Treasurer
  • Mikeala Beck-Reporter
  • Sophomores

  • Hunter Anthony-President
  • Makenna Wise-Vice President
  • Kaitlyn Gibson-Secretary
  • Joseph Eisen-Treasurer
  • Brayden Ford-Reporter
  • How to Prevent Damage to your Macbook Power Cable

    The power cable to our student Macbooks cannot withstand abuse and will break easily. See this link for details.

    Weatherford College Moodle Link

    Students in Dual Credit courses through Weatherford College may access the Moodle 2 Classrooms link here. To log in, the student will need to know the user name and birthday to log in. The user name is provided by the instructor. Birth date password is using all 8 digits. For example, if your birthday is August 24, 1997, your password would be: 08241997.