Paradise High School, Paradise, Texas
Paradise High School

Paradise High School

Dress Code Change for Grades 6-12

Students in grades 6-12 will be allowed to wear athletic shorts as long as the length is no shorter than the longest fingertip when arms are extended and hands are held flat against the leg. Bike shorts, spandex, and Lycra may be worn only as an undergarment.

Please be sure to read the full student dress code.

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 History Start Date Set

Attention Weatherford College Dual Credit History students:

Your first day of class will be on Thursday, August 23, beginning promptly at 7:30 AM.

TWU Dual Credit Registration Information

Students may create a Pioneer Portal account, register, and pay for classes on their own. Instructions can be found at:

https://twu.edu/dual-credit/registration/

Required Course Codes:

11th grade ENG 1013.73 Composition I: 45318
12th grade ENG 2013.33 ENG Lit Masterpieces: 45348
12th grade MATH 1303.22 Elementary Analysis I: 46891

Dual Credit Textbook Information

Mrs. Helton's English classes
ENG 1013 for 11th Graders (used both semesters)
https://www.amazon.com/Everyones-Author-2016-Update-Second/dp/0393617459.
The ISBN is 978-0393617450.

ENG 2013 for 12th Graders (Fall Semester)
https://www.amazon.com/Everyones-Author-2016-Update-Second/dp/0393617459.
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.

Dress Code Reminder

Parents and Students,

Please keep the student dress code in mind as you shop for back to school clothing.

All clothing should be free of holes and cut or torn articles of clothing are not allowed. However, students will be allowed to wear athletic shorts as long as the length is no shorter than the longest fingertip when arms are extended and hands are held flat against the leg. Bike shorts, spandex, and Lycra may be worn only as an undergarment.

Be sure to read the full student dress code found in the Paradise Student Handbook and Paradise Student Code of Conduct on the Paradise High School Web Site.

Bass Fishing Team Seeks Competitors

The PHS bass fishing team is kicking off a new year. Students who are interested in fishing for Paradise can go to the Texas High School Bass Association website for general information and rules.

We are an association-affiliated team (like a rodeo team). Students will be required to have their own equipment, boat and captain. Interested students and their parents should contact Chancey Yates for more information.

Summer Assignments

Several classes at PHS have summer assignments:

Pre-AP Algebra 1 (N. Waggoner and Cox)

Pre-AP English 1 (Bohmfalk)

Pre-AP English 2 (Candioto)

Pre-AP Precalculus (O'Rear)

AP Calculus (O'Rear)

Pre-AP Biology (Wood)

There is NOT a summer assignment for Mr. King's Pre-AP Algebra 2.

Seniors Honored at Graduation

WEATHERFORD-On May 26, 79 seniors received diplomas at the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2018. We have photos of the event here:

Lineup
Opening and Speeches
Diplomas through Glavic
Diplomas, Goates-Powers
Diplomas, Ramos-Young
Ending
Outside Photos

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