Paradise High School

Paradise High School

Class of 2016 Honored at Graduation

On May 27, Paradise High School held the commencement ceremony for the class of 2016. We have photos of the event here:

Pre-ceremony activities

Walk in

Speeches, Rose Ceremony

Presentation of Diplomas, A-M

Presentation of Diplomas, N-Z

End of Ceremony (includes group picture)

Caddell Wins State

AUSTIN-On May 24, PHS Junior Avery Caddell took first place in the State UIL Academic Headline competition. He was also named winner of the prestigious Tops in Texas award, meaning that he was the top headline writer in all six classes at the event. Congratulations to Avery for this wonderful accomplishment.

Caddell Readies for State Competition

Paradise Junior Avery Caddell is pictured in the ready room, making last-minute preparations for his competition in Headlines. Avery is pictured on May 24 as a Junior, and in the same room in May 2014 when he competed as a Freshman.

Junior
Freshman

Elementary Enjoys Graduation Walk

On May 25, the Senior class walked through the halls of the Elementary campus wearing their caps and gowns. Photo gallery.

Top 10 Percent Enjoy Lunch May 23

Seniors ranking in the Top 10% of their graduating class were treated to lunch on Monday, May 23 in recognition of their hard work and academic success throughout high school.

Congratulations Seniors! We are proud of you!

Class Officers Elected

On May 23, Paradise High School elected their class officers for the 2016-2017 school year:

9th Grade Class Officers
  • President-Danae Meadows
  • Vice-President—Addy Ford

  • 10th Grade Class Officers
  • President—Ray Edwards
  • Vice-President—Grant Caddell
  • Secretary—Kendall Candioto
  • Treasurer—Hadleigh Anthony

  • 11th Grade Class Officers
  • President—McKeeley DuBose
  • Vice-President—Seth Rodriguez
  • Secretary—Siclaly Delgadillo
  • Treasurer—Blaine Gibson
  • Reporter—Hannah Pearson

  • 12th Grade Class Officers
  • President—Randa Taylor
  • Vice-President—Jordan Hall
  • Secretary—Avery Caddell
  • Treasurer—Austin Medlin
  • Reporter—Jamie Talley
  • Seniors Honored at Send Off

    On May 20, Paradise High School honored the Class of 2016 with the annual Senior Send Off. We have photo galleries of the event here:

    Walk-in by the class

    Presentations by members of the military

    Presentations of scholarships by guests

    Recognition of each scholarship recipient

    Honor Graduates and Conclusion of ceremony

    PHS Presents Academic Awards Ceremony

    On May 16, Paradise High School held their annual Academic Awards Ceremony at Grace Fellowship Church. We have photos of the event here:

    Perfect Attendance and Honor Rolls

    Class Awards

    UIL Academics and One Act Play

    Seniors Help with Career Day at WCWC

    On May 18, a group of PHS Seniors led sessions at Career Day at Weatherford College Wise County in Bridgeport.

    Walsh Receives Honor

    PHS Sophomore Garrett Walsh was named to the National Sporting Clays Association Krieghoff All-American Team. He is pictured with High School principal Mark Mathis. Thanks to Mrs. McAsey for the photo.

    Anthony to Appear on Channel 8

    PHS Senior Hunter Anthony will be featured as Dale Hansen's Scholar Athlete on Sunday, May 29. The feature will be aired at 10:35 pm.

    Summer Assignments Section

    Paradise High School offers several classes that require summer work. We will post the links here as we get them:

    AP Calculus

    English 1 Pre-AP

    English 2 Pre-AP

    Pre-AP Algebra 1

    Pre-AP Algebra 2

    Pre-AP Biology

    Pre-AP Geometry

    Pre-AP Precalculus

    Child Development Class Assists Cub Care

    Each year during the spring, the PHS Child Development class has to come up with a theme, decorations, invitations, games, party favors, etc. and they provide it for the daycare. Our students work with the daycare kids throughout the spring semester, so this is sort of a end-of-the-year party for the them. Pictured are students dressed up in this year's theme.

    Students Enjoy Olympathon

    On April 26, students from Paradise High School assisted with the Wise County Olympathon in Bridgeport. Pictured are PHS student helpers along with students from the Life Skills unit that is housed at Paradise Intermediate School.

    Seniors Enjoy Preview Day

    PHS Seniors attended the annual Wise County Weatherford College senior preview day on Tuesday, April 19.

    Prom Pictures are Ready

    Prom pictures are ready! To view and purchase portraits, candid shots, and fun photos, go to www.caseykleeb.com. You may also purchase through Mrs. Webb. Pick up an order form outside Mrs. Webb's door or in the office.

    March Students of the Month Announced

    Congratulations to the PHS students of the month for March 2016.

    Cupcake Wars Winners Announced

    On April 5, students in Ms. Mask's Nutrition classes conducted their own version of "Cupcake Wars." We have the winners and runners-up here:

    First Place Teams:


    Second Place Teams:

    Taylor to Participate in 2016 Cattle Conference

    PHS Junior Randa Taylor has been selected to participate in the 2016 Texas Youth Cattle Conference this June. Only 20 participants were accepted to attend a four day, hands on, tour of the beef industry, starting in San Antonio and moving through the South Texas region.

    PHS Angler Lands Big One

    GLEN ROSE-Paradise Junior Brent Beggs caught a large bass on February 20 at Squaw Creek Lake. He is part of the PHS Bass Fishing team.

    Senior Superlatives Named

    Mr. & Miss PHS - Hunter Anthony and Stormi Lamb

    Most Likely to Succeed - Hunter Anthony and Bailee Miller

    Best Personality - (Tie) Channing Hamilton, Kash Helton and Stormi Lamb

    Most School Spirit - Colton Wells and Makenna Wise

    Most Athletic - Darian Sotomi and Aliyah Read

    Most Talented - Michael Hasty and Madi Horne

    Most Attractive - Ian Remmele and Mackinlie Tucker

    Class of 2016 Paints the Hallway at PHS

    Pictured, three Marine recruits, Jacob Posey, Caleb Sims, and Brice Richardson work on their Senior Wall. These three, along with Blane Miller, Brody Beck, Ian Remmele, and Channing Hamilton have made a commitment to the United States Marine Corps. Fellow classmate Jackson Mills, has signed with the US Navy.

    Seniors Participate in "Commit to Graduate"

    On January 19, the PHS Senior class participated in a gown signing, called "Commit to Graduate." We have photos of the fun here...

    Student Council Visits Care Center

    Paradise HS Student council went to the Decatur Senior Care Center on December 17 to give gifts and sing Christmas carols. They had a great time and the residents really enjoyed it!

    Spanish Classes Go Caroling

    On December 15, a group of Ms. Kott's Spanish students traveled to each campus, singing Christmas Carols.

    Paradise Chamber Honors Students

    The Paradise Chamber of Commerce held its annual Christmas Dinner and Awards on December 7. Senior students, Stormi Lamb and Colton Wells were recognized as "First Semester Outstanding Citizens." Mr. Mathis and Mrs. Kronenberger introduced the students and shared a little about their high school accomplishments as well as future goals. Both students were presented a certificate from the Chamber, along with a $50 gift from First State Bank of Paradise.

    Two senior students are chosen each semester to receive the Outstanding Citizens award. Students are chosen based on academic, leadership, and character guidelines. Our thanks to the Paradise Chamber of Commerce and First State Bank for their continued support of our students.

    Congratulations to Stormi and Colton.

    Student Section Brings "A" Game to Boys Home Opener

    On November 20, the student section did an excellent job of cheering the Panthers on to a victory over Millsap.

    Foam Run is a Success

    On November 8, several students and adults participated in a "Run Cancer out of Town" foam run. We have photos of the fun here...

    Makenna Wise is Crowned Homecoming Queen

    PHS Senior Makenna Wise was crowned Homecoming Queen on September 25. She was escorted by Jacob Posey and crowned by last year's Queen, Emily Corbin. We have photos of the Homecoming activities here:

    Court Ceremony | Queen Ceremony | Parade

    PALS Undergo Training

    On September 15, the PHS Peer Assistance Leadership (PALS) went through a training session to begin the school year. Representatives from Ponder ISD helped with the session.

    Homecoming Court is Announced

    Here is the Homecoming Court for 2015:

  • Freshman Princess – Shaelyn Spidle
  • Sophomore Princess – Rose Powers
  • Junior Princess – Cheyenne Alvarez

  • Homecoming Queen Candidates

  • Maddi Horne
  • Stormi Lamb
  • Bailee Miller
  • Makenna Wise
  • Dual Credit Contacts are Here

    Do you have Dual Credit questions? Here are your contacts:

    Dual Credit History:

    Weatherford College Wise County

    940-627-2690


    Dual Credit Math or English:

    Texas Woman’s University

    Arissa Gaytan (Admissions Counselor)

    940-898-3032

    866-809-6130 (toll free)

    AGaytan1@twu.edu

    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.