Paradise High School
Blood Drive T-Shirt Sale is Under Way
The PHS Student Council is hosting their annual blood drive and this year it will be a Pay It Forward event in honor of Stacey Webb. There is also a t-shirt being sold, and proceeds go to Mrs. Webb. See the order form here...
Students Compete at UIL State Meet
PHS had five students competing at the UIL Academic State Meet at UT Austin on April 21. Pictured are Emersen Adams, Faith Blankenship, Logan Waggoner, Austin Medlin, and Avery Caddell. Thanks to Mrs. O'Rear for the photo.
PHS Students Gear up for State
On April 21, PHS students Avery Caddell, Faith Blankenship and Emersen Adams prepared for their events at the UIL State meet in Austin. Thanks to Mrs. Bohmfalk for the photo.
Seniors Visit WCWC
PHS seniors attended Weatherford College Wise County's 4th annual Senior Preview Day on Thursday, April 20. Students learned about financial aid options, educational opportunities available at WCWC, heard from college professors about expectations in the classroom, and took a tour of the campus.
Important Dates to Remember
Seniors have several important school dates to remember. Click here for a summary of events.
WCWC Dual Credit History Meeting April 24
This year's Weatherford College Wise County meeting date for next year's potential dual credit students will be Monday, April 24th at 6:30 pm in the high school cafeteria. This meeting is mandatory for all current sophomores planning to take Dual Credit US History and for current juniors planning to take the DC Physical Science in the 2017-2018 school year. Attendance is mandatory for both student and parent.
Camp Summit is Hiring Summer Kitchen Staff
Camp Summit in Paradise is hiring summer kitchen staff. Details are here.
Senior Wall is Taking Shape
The class of 2017 is making their mark on PHS. Students who have committed to college or the military are painting their name and the school logo on a block of the wall.
Medlin Honored at Character Counts Ceremony
Paradise Senior Austin Medlin was one of the nine winners of the 2017 Character Counts Scholarship on March 30. Austin is pictured with PHS speech and drama teacher Karen Bohmfalk, whom he chose to speak on his behalf. Thanks to Mr. Mathis for the photo.
TWU Dual Credit Meeting May 8
This year's TWU meeting date for next year's potential dual credit students will be Monday, May 8 at 6:30 pm in the high school cafeteria. This meeting is mandatory for all current sophomores & juniors planning to take the following dual credit courses for the 2017-2018 school year:
Sophomores: Dual Credit English
Juniors: Dual Credit English or Math
Important Message for Seniors
Please note these three important things:
1. There are MANY scholarships available on Mrs. Kronenberger’s webpage. Check out the scholarship tab on her webpage today. Don’t miss out on a chance to earn free money.
2. Bring proof of any outside scholarships that you’ve received from colleges, universities, and organizations to Mrs. Kronenberger, so that you can be recognized at this year’s Senior Send-off. These are due ASAP.
3. Finally, the Senior wall is starting to take shape….don’t be left out. Bring your letters of acceptance & see Mrs. K for help in painting your block! We supply the paint, brushes, tape, and a projector. Let’s make the Class of 2017 wall the best one yet!
New Choir Music Clips
Here are the music clips for High School choir:
Aberl Uses Extra Effort at Academic Competition
PHS Senior Tanner Aberl dressed up for his Informative Speaking competition at Wichita Falls on March 24. He placed third and needs a hippopotamus costume for regionals. Thanks to Mrs. Bohmfalk for the photo.
Senior Trip Information
SENIORS: The votes have been counted and we will be going to Fiesta Texas, San Antonio, by charter bus, for our Senior Trip! More information will be given out as we get closer to Tuesday, May 23, but for now, if you have a season pass that works for Fiesta Texas, please let Coach Taylor know ASAP. Also, if you do not want to, or do not plan on going on the senior trip, please let Coach Taylor know.
Stuart Signs with Cisco College
On March 1, Brett Stuart signed with Cisco College and will be joining the Wrangler Rodeo Team for Fall 2017. Pictured with him are from left, Don Ed Eddleman, Cisco's Rodeo Coach, Brett, his mom Tennille and dad Buddy.
Students of the Month Named
These students were named as students of the month for the fourth six weeks. Thanks to Mrs. McAsey for the photo.
Cupcake Wars Winners Announced
On February 23, students in Mrs. Mask's Foods class competed in their annual Cupcake Wars competition.
The winner was a lemon cupcake with strawberry icing topped with a fresh strawberry and lemon peel curl. Pictured are Saylea Mayfield, Gracie Barnett, Hannah Beth Pearson, Sydney Tucker, and Hunter Rogers.
The winner was a Chocolate Expresso cupcake with a chocolate ganache filing and a chocolate Buttercream frosting. Pictured are Kyah Shannon, Sam Winder, and Rebecca Cornett. Thanks to Mrs. McAsey for these photos.
Students Serve on DATCU Junior Board of Directors
Seniors Faith Blankenship and Austin Medlin are currently serving on the DATCU Credit Union's Junior Board of Directors. This program is designed to offer exceptional high school seniors education and exposure to the financial service industry, leadership skills, and community service. Paradise High School values this partnership with DATCU. Pictured with Faith and Austin is DATCU’s Terry Everett.
Medlin Receives Award
In February, Karl Klement Ice Cream Vendors representative Phillip Rodriguez presented PHS Senior Austin Medlin with the Straight A Hall of Fame Award.
Students of the Month Named
These students were named as students of the month for the third six weeks. Thanks to Mrs. McAsey for the photo.
Student Section Makes a Difference at Boyd
On January 24, a large group of High School students did an excellent job of cheering the Varsity Boys on to victory at Boyd.
Class of 2017 Signs Commitment to Graduate Robe
On January 20, the senior class signed their Commitment to Graduate robe. Photo gallery.
2017 Senior Superlatives
Mr. and Miss PHS
Avery Caddell and Randa Taylor
Most Likely to Succeed
Avery Caddell and Faith Blankenship
Seth Grammer and Kaitlyn Robinson
Austin Largent and Brooklyn Davis
Most School Spirit
Trace Reed and Randa Taylor
Patrick Dorado and April Coursey
Brett Stuart and Alex Pye
Choir Gives Performances at Christmas
On December 15-16, the high school choral group gave performances at the District Christmas party and at the school assembly before the senior volleyball game.
PHS Students Write Books for Elementary
On December 15, students in Mrs. Candioto's Pre-AP English II class read the books they wrote and illustrated to the elementary classes. In this photo, sophomore Keegan Loggins reads to Mrs. Tittor's kindergarten.
High School Spanish Classes Go Caroling
On December 15, students from Mrs. Kott's and Mrs. Aldape's Spanish classes went Christmas caroling. We shot these pictures in the administration office.
Two of Paradise High School's Finest
Caleb Sims and Ian Remmele (2016 PHS graduates) returned to Paradise High on December 8. They visited with students during lunches about the many opportunities the Marine Corp can offer.
Two Honored by Chamber of Commerce
On December 5, the Paradise Chamber of Commerce recognized two Paradise Seniors for the outstanding citizen award: Shelby Barclay and Bradley Young were both honored. They are pictured with counselor Peggy Kronenberger and principal Mark Mathis.
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.
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):
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.