Paradise Junior High School

Paradise Junior High

Math and Science State Qualifiers

Here is the complete list of students who have qualified for the State Math/Science Meet:

6th Grade
Ansel Caddell - Number Sense, Mathematics, Science
Henry Oberg - Number Sense, Calculator, Mathematics
Cayson Stainton - Science
Phishyre Sutton - Calculator
Landrie Waggoner - Number Sense, Mathematics
Noah White - Science

7th Grade
Austin Cole - Number Sense
Cole Goodman - Science
Austin Iglesias - Number Sense
Hunter Lawson - Science
Jimmy Loza - Calculator, Mathematics, Science
Tizo Luevanos - Number Sense, Mathematics
Zec Sanders - Science
Briar Whitaker - Calculator

8th Grade
Matthew Benson - Number Sense, Calculator, Mathematics
Dean Caddell - Number Sense
Harrison Oberg - Calculator
Nic Prindle - Number Sense, Mathematics
Levi Waggoner - Number Sense
Blain Warner - Mathematics, Science
Samantha Whitaker - Science

NJHS Inducts New Members

president Bryson Gibson addresses the crowd

On February 28, the Paradise chapter of the National Junior Honor Society inducted new members in a ceremony at Grace Fellowship Church. Photo gallery.

More Math/Science Students Qualify for State

WICHITA FALLS-On February 23, these students qualified for the Math/Science State meet:

6th grade
Ansel Caddell - Number Sense
Henry Oberg- Number Sense, Calculator
Phishyre Sutton- Calculator
Landrie Waggoner - Number Sense, Mathematics

7th grade
Austin Iglesias - Number Sense
Hunter Lawson - Science
Jimmy Loza- Science
Tizo Luevanos - Number Sense

8th grade
Matthew Benson - Number Sense, Calculator
Dean Caddell - Number Sense
Levi Waggoner - Number Sense

Perfect Attendance Awards Presented

These are the winners of the perfect attendance drawing for the 4th six weeks: 6th grade - Miguel Hernandez, 7th grade - Joandrick Banderas, 8th grade - Trey Maldonado.

perfect attendance award winners


perfect attendance award winner

The winner of the faculty/staff perfect attendance award was Mrs. O'Dell.

Students Qualify for State Math/Science Meet

On February 16, a group of Paradise Junior High students competed in the Math/Science meet in Springtown. These students qualified for the State meet that will be held in San Antonio:

6th Grade
dotHenry Oberg - Math and Calculator
dotCayson Stainton - Science
dotPhishyre Sutton - Calculator

7th Grade
dotAustin Iglesias - Number Sense
dotBriar Whitaker - Calculator

8th Grade
dotMatthew Benson - Number Sense
dotHarrison Oberg - Calculator

Students who qualify for State in future meets will be added to this list.

Traci Woodard wearing exemplary teacher award

Woodard Receives
Jack Harvey Award

WEATHERFORD-On January 25, PJH reading teacher Traci Woodard was honored as the recipient of the Jack Harvey Award by Weatherford College. The Harvey Academy honors exemplary teachers in the memory of Professor Emeritus Jack Harvey, who taught at WC for 23 years and was considered among his peers as a "master teacher."

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Perfect Attendance Drawing Winners Announced

perfect attendance drawing winners

Paradise Junior High School has named the perfect attendance drawing winners for the third six weeks: Delainye Dominguez (6th grade), Wanda King (7th grade), Santiago Villalobos (8th grade).

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Sixth Graders to Have Healthy Relationships Classes

Beginning on Wednesday, January 16, the Wise Hope Crisis Center in Decatur will be providing our sixth graders with weekly lessons focusing on how to develop "Healthy Relationships." Important information is here.

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Sixth Grade Presents Play

reindeer at sixth grade play

On December 17, Mrs. Fletcher's sixth grade drama class presented "North Pole's Got Talent" for the elementary campus. Photo gallery.

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Ag Students Finish Bird Houses

Students in Mrs. Meadows' ag classes recently completed a wood working project. For this assignment, students were required to build and finish bird houses.

students posing with their bird houses

students posing with their bird houses

students posing with their bird houses

students posing with their bird houses

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Party with a Purpose is a Success

On December 9, several Paradise ISD students and their families worked at the Live Thankfully "Party with a Purpose." Photo gallery.

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Panther Dash Results

On December 6, Mrs. Palmer's 8th Grade Science classes held the annual Panther Dash in the Kelley Gym. Here are the results:

1st place - Kreece Dearing
2nd - Naveah Davis
3rd - Will Crawford

Best Paint Job - Sam Wiley and Jayden Smith
Most Creative Design - Keegan Plunket

picture of the cars

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Perfect Attendance Drawing Winners Announced

perfect attendance drawing winners

Paradise Junior High School has named the perfect attendance drawing winners for the second six weeks: Cody Maes, Michael Meddaugh, Bryson Gibson.

perfect attendance drawing winners

The perfect attendance winner for the teachers was Mrs. Inzunza, our sixth grade reading teacher. Thanks to Mr. Fletcher for the pictures.

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Hooty from Fit-n-Wise Makes Appearance

On November 15, Hooty from Fit-n-Wise made an appearance at the Intermediate Turkey Extravaganza and at the junior high. Photo gallery.

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PJH Does Well at LDE Competition

On November 5, a group of FFA students traveled to Mineral Wells to compete in the District Leadership Development Event (LDE) competition. These students advanced to area:

Chapter Conducting Team (advancing to area)
Jacie Pennington
Hailey Roberson
Creed Vineyard
Ashley Norvell
Marenda Pollard
Tatum O'Riley
Brooklyn Cathey

Greenhand Skills Team (advancing to area)
Grace Gonzales
Summer Wylie
Natalie Forsyth

Spanish Creed (advancing to area)
Brissa Fernandez

Greenhand Quiz (advancing to area)
Ashley Norvell
Hailey Roberson (highest score in whole contest)
Kynlee Holt
Blain Warner

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Students Attend Live Thankfully Kickoff Luncheon

Paradise students at kickoff luncheon

On November 26, a group of PISD students attended the Live Thankfully Kickoff Luncheon at the Decatur Civic Center. The Live Thankfully food drive runs November 26 to December 8. See the Live Thankfully story here.

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PJH Honors Perfect Attendance

Paradise Junior High had 150 students with perfect attendance for the first six weeks of school. All of their names were put in to a drawing for a sweet prize. Winners are 6th grade - MacKenzie Christensen, 7th grade - Ulric Smart, 8th grade - Natalee Hasty.

perfect attendance prize winners

There were 14 teachers with perfect attendance and their names were also put in to a drawing for a Sonic gift card. Our teacher winner is Kari Gage.

teacher perfect attendance prize winner

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PJH Honors Custodians

On October 2, Paradise Junior High recognized their custodians on National Custodians Day. Pictured with Mr. Fletcher are Prudencia Hernandez and Lolis Ramirez.

custodian pictured with Mr. Fletcher
Pru
custodian pictured with Mr. Fletcher
Lolis

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Students Gather for "See You at the Pole"

On September 26, a group of students gathered on two campuses for the annual See You at the Pole event. Photo gallery.

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Students Attend Greenhand Camp

Greenhand camp group photo

On September 25, a group of PJH students attended the FFA Area Leadership and Greenhand Camp in Abilene. Thanks to Mrs. Meadows for the photo.

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Junior High Wins Spirit Stick

students holding up sign at pep rally

At the September 20 pep rally, the Junior High won the spirit stick for the week.

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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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Sixth Grade Math Login

Sixth Grade Math Online Textbook