Paradise High School

Paradise High School

Concession Stand Assignment Sheets

See the Junior Class concession stand lists here

PHS Choir Demos

Paradise High School choir demo songs will be posted here:

Dona Nobis

Ryle Named October Teacher of the Month

coach Ryle with his gift card

The PHS "October Teacher of the Month" is Coach Jonathan Ryle. Along with teaching and coaching duties, Coach Ryle finds time to sponsor the high school Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He recently took this group to attend the Fields of Faith event held in Decatur. The group is currently collecting donations of clothing and hygiene items to benefit Beautiful Feet ministries. Beautiful Feet provides for the homeless of Fort Worth. Coach Ryle has a unique connection with his students and athletes. We are very lucky to have him at Paradise High.

Thank you to Jennifer Stevens of JDS Realty for sponsoring this award. Coach Ryle received a $50 gift card.

ASVAB Given on February 20

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) will be administered at PHS on February 20, 2019 from 8:00 to 11:00 am. It is limited to the first 20 that sign up. Sign up for the ASVAB here.

Pumpkin Contest Winners Named

The High School Book Club sponsored a pumpkin decoration contest before Halloween for which students could submit carved or painted pumpkins. The winners are pictured below. Thanks to Mrs. Hoover for the photos.

library pumpkin contest winners

library pumpkin contest winners

library pumpkin contest winners

library pumpkin contest winners

Students Assist at STEMania

WEATHERFORD-On October 25, a group of PHS students assisted the fourth graders at STEMania at Weatherford College.

FCA Accepting Donations for Charity

The PHS Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is accepting donations for Beautiful Feet, a Fort Worth ministry to the homeless. Here are some items that are needed:

Clothing Needs:
clean undergarments
Shoes (walking shoes, tennis shoes, work boots, cowboy boots (men's 9-14 men's and ladies 7-11 are needed most)
men's shirts (large to 5x, women's big sizes 20 and up)
men's pants and jeans (size 29-38)
tents (any size)

Hygiene Needs:
feminine pads & wipes
small toothpaste and toothbrushes
body soap
razors, hair brushes, & combs

Other Needs:
bug spray
bottled water
paper plates
paper cups

Wood Named Teacher of the Month

Laura Wood is teacher of the month

The September teacher of the month winner is Mrs. Laura Wood. Mrs. Wood has worked many hours to plan and organize the many Homecoming activities, including the parade, dress-up days at PHS, and pregame and halftime ceremonies. As student council adviser, she is also in the process of planning Red Ribbon Week with our student council.

This award is sponsored each month by Jennifer Stevens of JDS Realty. The winning teacher receives a $50 gift card.

Mitschke, Caddell are Homecoming Royalty

homecoming queen and king

On September 20, PHS Seniors Maddie Mitschke and Grant Caddell were crowned Homecoming Queen and King. We have photos of the activities here:

Coronation Ceremony | Crowning Ceremony

Homecoming Parade Draws Big Crowd

freshman class float

On September 17, a large crowd gathered for the annual Homecoming parade. We have photos of the fun in these galleries:

First half | Second half

Homecoming Court

Here is the 2018 PHS Homecoming Court:

Freshman Prince - Kade Brackeen
Freshman Princess - Zoe Fontenot

Sophomore Prince - Trey Valentine
Sophomore Princess - Candice Green

Junior Prince - Jace Essig
Junior Princess - Ally Black

King Nominees - Grant Caddell, Nevan Graves, Jacob Robinson, Morgan Wilmoth

Queen Nominees - Tegan Cottrell, Maddie Mitchske, Aubrey Pearson, Maddi Terry

homecoming court group picture

Student Section Makes Impression at First Game

student section cheers at S&S game

On August 31, the student section did a great job of cheering the Panthers on the victory at S&S.

Schoenthal Honored as Teacher of the Month

Tracie Schoenthal is teacher of the month

Jennifer Stevens with JDS Realty is sponsoring a teacher every month for "Teacher of the Month". The winning teacher will receive a $50 gift card.

The August winner is Ms. Tracie Schoenthal! Tracie went above and beyond when she learned three days before students returned that she would be teaching a section of seventh grade science. Tracie graciously stepped up and hasn't missed a beat.

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

Georgia Helton speaks to faculty

Helton Gives Speech to Staff

On August 7, PHS teacher Georgia Helton had the honor of addressing the PISD faculty and staff as the most recent winner of the Jack Harvey Fellowship. Part of her program included recorded testimonials from Paradise graduates who recalled teachers who positively affected them.

Dual Credit Textbook Information

Mrs. Helton's English classes
ENG 1013 for 11th Graders (used both semesters)
The ISBN is 978-0393617450.

ENG 2013 for 12th Graders (Fall Semester)
The ISBN is 978-0393919639.

Mr. McMurry's Class
Seniors taking the dual credit Physical Science course through Weatherford College taught by Mr. McMurry are required to find and purchase their textbook. The textbook is Conceptual Physical Science Explorations, 2nd Edition, by Paul Hewitt, John Suchockoi, and Leslie Hewitt.

Mrs. O'Rear's Class
Students who are enrolled in Mrs. O'Rear's Dual-Credit College Algebra/College Trigonometry class through TWU are required to purchase this book, which will be needed on the first day of class.