Paradise ISD

Paradise ISD Board of Trustees

Accomplishments Recognized at Board Meeting

At our May 20, 2019 School Board Meeting we had many of our students, staff, and first responders recognized for their service and accomplishments.

Those recognized where from the Wise County Sheriff's Department, Paradise Volunteer Fire Department, Wise County EMT, PISD staff members who played crucial roles with emergency situations this school year, high school academic UIL participants, students from our Junior High and High School FFA teams, members of the boys and girls powerlifting teams, boys and girls basketball teams and members of the softball and baseball teams.

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Board Honors Athletic Booster Club

athletic booster club picture

At the April 15 meeting, the Paradise ISD Board of Trustees thanked the Athletic Booster Club for their hard work during the year.

Our primary mission at Paradise I.S.D. is to find ways of enhancing each child's learning opportunities.

The development of intrinsic motivation and the mastery of basic skills in the subject area is a primary consideration for the administration and teachers.

We believe that all children can be academically successful in school given appropriate instruction and sufficient time. Our board members are:

Homer Mundy-President

Ben Sanders-Vice President

Dr. Shannon Caddell-Secretary

Susie Burt-Board Member

Scott Cox-Board Member

Renea Remmele-Board Member

Dr. Heath Smith-Board Member

Robotics Team Recognized at Board Meeting

robotics team group picture

At the March 18 school board meeting, Mrs. Gage, Intermediate School principal, recognized several members of the PIS Robotics Team along with their instructors Mrs. Buckner and Mrs. Dial. The students demonstrated their robotics skills with the board members. The PIS Robotics Team currently has 60 members and are preparing for an upcoming robotics meet in early May. Good luck to the entire team and to their teachers!

Students pictured (left to right) are Caden Black, Brent Phillips, Hayden Dagley, Payton Mathison, Isabelle Valdez, and Kike Villalobos.

Board Honors Student Athletes

At the February 18 meeting, the PISD Board of Trustees honored several groups of student athletes:

Adademic All-State Cheerleaders

acadmemic all-state cheerleaders

Mercedes Carrillo and Hadleigh Anthony are PHS Varsity Cheerleaders recently named to the Academic All-State team by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.


Adademic All-State Volleyball

acadmemic all-state volleyball

Ashley Kosman and Hadleigh Anthony are two members of the Paradise Lady Panthers volleyball team selected to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Academic All-State squad.


Cross Country Honorees

cross country honorees

cross country honorees

The Paradise Lady Panther Cross Country team took first place at the District 7-3A Cross Country meet. Members include Maddie Mitschke, Callie Davis, Christi Sinclair, Allyson Black, Kendyl Adams, Jana Messenger, and Kaycee Martin (pictured separately). Individual recognition was given by the Texas Girls Coaches Association that has named runners to their Division 3A All-State teams; Maddie Mitschke - Academic All-State and Legacy All-Star, Kaycee Martin - All-State and Legacy All-Star and Jana Messenger All-State.


Football Honorees

football honorees

football honorees

Panther Football honors include Grant Caddell - 2nd Team Academic All-State, Nate Ramos - All-State Academic Honorable Mention, Bryson Clark - All-District First Team Punter, Clayton Godwin - All-District Second Team Offensive Lineman. Pictured separately are Kaleb Evans - All-District Second Team Defensive Lineman, Mitchell Sellers - All-District First Team Receiver and All-Wise Tight End, Jace Essig - All-District Second Team Quarterback, Jack Ishmael - All-District First Team Defensive Back, First Team Kicker and All-Wise Safety, Colby Cox - All-District Second Team Linebacker and All-State Academic Honorable Mention.

Third Graders Sing at School Board Meeting

students posing with board members

On December 13, Ms. Horne's third graders sang Christmas songs for the school board. They were led by Mrs. Jackson, our elementary music teacher.

Board Recognizes Messenger at November Meeting

Jana Messenger with her coaches and the school board

On November 12, the Board of Trustees recognized sophomore Jana Messenger for competing in the State Cross Country meet. She is pictured with school board members and her coaches. Thanks to Dr. Uttley for the photo.

New Employees Welcomed at August Board Meeting

On August 27, the PISD Board of Trustees welcomed new employees to the district.

School Board Welcomes New Employees

On July 23, the Paradise ISD Board of Trustees welcomed twelve new employees to the district.

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