Paradise Junior High School

Paradise Junior High

PJH Rewards Academic Achievers

Paradise Junior High conducted the end-of-year Academic Awards Ceremony on May 21 in the high school gym. We have photos of the event here:

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dotA Honor Roll

dotPerfect Attendance

dotClassroom Awards

dotDistinguished Students

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Sixth Grade Presents Play

funny moment on stage

On May 20, Mrs. Fletcher's sixth grade drama class presented their end-of-year play, "In the Box" to the elementary campus. Photo gallery.

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Coach Norwood's Class Makes Texas History Projects

Students in Coach Norwood's seventh grade Texas History class made projects at the end of the school year. Photo gallery.

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PJH Competes in State Math/Science Meet

SAN ANTONIO-On April 27, a group of PJH students traveled to UTSA to compete in the State Math and Science meet. Here is a summary of how our students placed:

Number Sense

8th Levi Waggoner – 11th (tie)
Dean Caddell – 21st
Matthew Benson – 24th
Nic Prindle – 34th

7th Tizo Luevanos – 20th
Austin Iglesias – 23rd
Austin Cole – 36th

6th Henry Oberg – 30th
Ansel Caddell – 31st
Landrie Waggoner – 33rd


8th Harrison Oberg – 12th

7th Briar Whitaker – 31st

6th Henry Oberg – 2nd
Phishyre Sutton


8th Matthew Benson – 7th
Blain Warner – 13th
Nic Prindle – 19th

7th Tizo Luevanos – 16th
Jimmy Loza - 20th

6th Ansel Caddell – 5th
Henry Oberg - 7th
Landrie Waggoner – 18th


8th Blain Warner – 21st
Samantha Whitaker – 28th

7th Jimmy Loza – 9th
Cole Goodman – 10th
Hunter Lawson – 20th
Zec Sanders – 23rd

6th Cayson Stainton – 9th
Ansel Caddell – 24th

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Panther Preview Presentation Available for Download

On April 16, Paradise High School held a Panther Preview for incoming freshmen. A presentation was shown to those in attendance. See it here.

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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.

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.

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 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
custodian pictured with Mr. Fletcher

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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