Paradise High School
Important Message for Parents of Juniors
Attention Juniors and Parents of Juniors! PLEASE sign up to work your basketball concession shifts as soon as possible. Remember, without working 4 shifts, you will owe a $100 prom fee, unless you’ve worked some trash pick ups. You may call the HS office to sign up or email Mrs. Webb.
Concession Stand Schedule is Posted
See the latest copy of the junior class concession stand worker schedule here...
Students of the Month Named
These students were named students of the month for the second six weeks period. Thanks to Mrs. McAsey for the photo.
PHS Choral Club Rehearsal Files
Blankenship Appears on TV
PHS Senior, Faith Blankenship, was recently interviewed and was featured as a part of the "Different Shades of Texas" series on NBC DFW (channel 5). The episode aired on November 16, and the video can be seen here. The interview focused on three students that attended Camp CommUNITY 2016, sponsored by the Multicultural Alliance of Texas. Paradise has had several students in recent years attend this camp. Most recently, Faith, Lexy Spidle, Brayden Chatham, Damaris Gonzalez and Makaya Wakefield represented Paradise High School. Students are encouraged to bring the ideas of camp and community back to their schools. In the past, attendees have helped facilitate UNITY Day at the High School.
Other Paradise High graduates attending include Carlos Carillo, Stormi Lamb, Gabbie Pineda, Ally Fowler, Abby Pace, Gavin Von Heuvel, Nick Loney, Zach Loney, Jever Villalobos, Jacqueline Blevins, Stacey Fernandez, Hope Dennie, Katy Skogberg, Angela Powers, Tiffany Stinnett, Hunter Jones, Sierra Brandon, Tori Glover, Hannah Tackett, Katelyn Sides, Colby Dial, Chance Dial, Chase Wilson, Candice McDaniel, and Jessica Young.
PHS Graduation is May 27
The graduation location, date and time for Paradise High School are as shown below:Paradise High School Graduation
Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Weatherford High School Jerry Durant Auditorium, located at 2121 Bethel Rd, Weatherford, TX 76087
Project Graduation Receives Donation
Paradise High School and Project Graduation would like to thank the Modern Woodmen for donating $2500 to Project Graduation.
See You at the Pole Observed at Paradise
On September 28, students from three campuses participated in the annual "See You at the Pole" event. SYATP was started in 1990 by teenagers in Burleson and is now observed in countries all over the world. We have a few pictures of the event here...
Celebrity Chef Visits PHS
Chef Amber Kohle, one of Mrs. Mask's former students from East Texas, came and spoke to her Foods and Nutrition classes on September 27. Chef Amber recently competed on Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen and won. Amber spoke of her culinary training and her recent experience on the Food Network. Thanks to Mrs. McAsey for the photos.
Rodeo Team Attends Chamber Luncheon
On September 27, the PHS Rodeo team attended the Chamber Luncheon in Decatur and heard Brad Barnes speak. Mr. Barnes is the President and General Manager of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.
Randa Taylor Crowned Homecoming Queen
PARADISE-On September 23, PHS Senior Randa Taylor was crowned Homecoming Queen. She was escorted by Senior Austin Largent and was crowned by the 2015 Queen, Makenna Wise. We have photos of the event here:
Big Crowd for Homecoming Parade
A large number of people braved the heat on September 19 to see the annual Paradise Homecoming Parade. We have photos of the fun in these galleries:
Homecoming Court Named
Here is the Homecoming Court for 2016:Queen Nominees (Seniors):
Volunteers Needed for Special Needs Baseball
Wise County Special Needs baseball is in need of volunteers. They need baseball pitchers, a cheer team and other volunteers to help things run smoothly. They play on Saturdays from 9 am - 11 am and their first game is scheduled for October 1.
This is a great opportunity to help them out, and earn volunteer hours for your clubs and organizations, as well your college resume. Contact Cristina Torres at 940-389-1743 or Jeri Kay at 940-577-1848. You can also reach them on their Facebook page Made 2 Thrive Texas.
First Day of School is History
Students returned to classes at Paradise High School on August 22. We have photos of the fun here...
Caddell, Coaches Honored at August Board Meeting
At the August 22 School Board meeting, PHS Senior Avery Caddell was honored for his state championship win in Headline competition. Also recognized at the meeting was Avery's Coach, Karen Bohmfalk and UIL Coordinator Megayla O'Rear. Thanks to Mr. Mathis for the photo.
Dual Credit Textbook InformationMs. Headley's Classes
Students who are enrolled in Ms. Headley's College English classes through TWU are required to purchase certain books for the class. Details are here...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.
Class Officers Elected
On May 23, Paradise High School elected their class officers for the 2016-2017 school year:9th Grade Class Officers
10th Grade Class Officers
11th Grade Class Officers
12th Grade Class Officers
Dual Credit Contacts are Here
Do you have Dual Credit questions? Here are your contacts:
Dual Credit History:
Weatherford College Wise County
Dual Credit Math or English:
Texas Woman’s University
Arissa Gaytan (Admissions Counselor)
866-809-6130 (toll free)
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.