Paradise Elementary School

Paradise Elementary School

Book Fair February 11-15

Scholastic book fair graphic

Our Scholastic Book Fair is coming up very soon! Scholastic tries to bring us a wonderful selection of fun, engaging, and affordable books kids want to read. Make plans to visit our Book Fair.

Book Fair Dates: February 11 through February 15

Shopping Hours: 7:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Monday - Friday

Tuesday Night: 6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Special Events: Monday February 13, 7:30 A.M. Grand Opening of the Dinomite Book Fair (come to the book fair and stay for Rise and Shine)

Tuesday Feb. 14th 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 P.M. Family Reading Night (Bring the whole family)

Our Online Fair is available from February 2 to February 15 at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/paradiseelementaryschool3

We look forward to having you participate in our Book Fair, and remember, all purchases benefit our school.

It's Kindergarten Gifted and Talented Nomination Time

Paradise Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) is now accepting nominations for kindergarten students to be in the program. Details and forms are here:

Information Sheet | Nomination form-English | Nomination form-Spanish

January 14 Panthers of the Week Named

panthers of the week picture

These students were named as Panthers of the Week at the January 14 Rise and Shine.

Mrs. Diffee's Class Presents Rise and Shine

Mrs. Diffee's first grade was the presenting class at the January 14 Rise and Shine. Photo gallery.

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Perfect Attendance Drawing Winners Named

Perfect attendance drawing winners

These students were the perfect attendance drawing winners for the fall semester.

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Panther P.R.I.D.E. Winner Named

Panther pride drawing winner

This student was named as the Panther P.R.I.D.E. drawing winner at the January 14 Rise and Shine.

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Box Tops Drawing Winners Announced

box tops drawing winners

These students were the winners of the box tops drawing at the January 14 Rise and Shine.

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Fit-N-Wise Calendar Contest Winner Announced

box tops drawing winners

Fit-N-Wise in Decatur has selected a Paradise Elementary student as a winner for her drawing in the caledar contest, and her picture will be featured in the Fit-N-Wise calendar for September 2019. They also presented Paradise Elementary with a $100 check.

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Christmas Sing-along is a Big Hit

On December 20, the students at Paradise Elementary School gathered for the annual Christmas Sing-Along. Photo gallery.

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Students Enjoy Polar Express Day

On December 17, Paradise Elementary students observed the annual Polar Express day, which included a ride in a train car.

Polar Express Train Ride | Polar Express Day Photos

picture of table with a railroad engine cutout at the end

students riding on polar express train

students riding on polar express train

students riding on polar express train

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Elementary Students Enjoy "Drum Fit"

On December 17, the elementary PE classes enjoyed "Drum Fit" lessons from the Fit N Wise instructors. Thanks to Mrs. Gibson for the pictures.

PE students participating in Drum Fit lesson

PE students participating in Drum Fit lesson

PE students participating in Drum Fit lesson

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English Classes Read to Elementary Students

December 14, students from Mrs. Candioto's Pre-AP English 2 classes created children's books and then read them to classes at the elementary campus.

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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.

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Kindergarten Participates in Q & U Wedding

kindergarten students on stage

On November 16, the kindergarten class participated in the annual Q and U wedding. Photo gallery.

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Students Enjoy Chris in the Classroom

On November 12, students at Paradise Elementary viewed a presentation called "Chris in the Classroom." In his presentation, Chris used teaching, standup comedy, and music to teach students about bullying in schools. Photo gallery.

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Students Enjoy a Trip on the Party Bus

On October 25, a group of elementary students rode the party bus as a reward for a fund raiser. Photo gallery.

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Elementary Wins the Spirit Stick

elementary celebrates winning the spirit stick

At the October 26 pep rally, the elementary campus won the spirit stick.

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Box Tops Winners Named

box tops winners

These students were named as Box Tops drawing winners at the October 15 Rise and Shine.

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Panther P.R.I.D.E. drawing winner

Panther P.R.I.D.E. Winner Named

This student was named as the Panther P.R.I.D.E. drawing winner at the October 15 Rise and Shine.

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Second Grade Wears Special Shirts to Pep Rally

second graders wear their special shirts

On October 12, many of the second graders wore special shirts to the pep rally in an attempt to win the spirit stick.

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Students Enjoy Safety Demonstration

local firemen give a presentation

On October 3, students at Paradise Elementary were treated to a presentation from local firemen. Photo gallery.

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Pre-K Classes Enjoy Car Parade

On September 21, students in Mrs. Anthony's Pre-Kindergarten classes held a car parade through the elementary school. Photo gallery.

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Information for Parents

Paradise Elementary School has prepared a helpful information sheet for parents. Click here to download it.

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Traffic Flow Changes Revealed

Paradise ISD has implemented changes to the flow of traffic around the four campuses when dropping off or picking up students. See videos detailing each campus here:

Elementary | Intermediate | Junior High | High School

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Box Tops Can Earn Money for the School

Send your box tops to earn money for our school! Put your child's name on the back for a chance to win a prize at the end of each 6 weeks! The class in each grade level wins an extra recess. Each box top is worth 10 cents. Since 2004, when our school began collecting box tops, we have earned $13,104! We have purchased trees for beautification, student incentives, made playground improvements, etc.!

KEEP CALM and CLIP ON!

For more information please visit www.boxtops4education.com.