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:
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.
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
10th Grade Class Officers
11th Grade Class Officers
12th Grade Class Officers
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
Homecoming Queen Candidates
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.