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Announcements Feb 11th - Feb 15th

posted Feb 11, 2013, 2:25 PM by Larissa Little
Dear Paradigm Families,

Here are our announcements for this week:

  • Come see Mrs. Baugh's "How Tragic!" Shakespeare core class perform Macbeth at the Rose Wagner Theatre downtown on Friday March 29th and Saturday March 30th. Tickets will be on sale in two weeks and we will have more details soon!
  • All past and present students of the Novel Writing class are invited to attend LTUE this Thursday. We only have 7 spots left. If you wish to attend, please see Ms. Hanson for a permission slip. 
  • All members of the Senior Committee, please meet in Ms. Hanson's room on Wednesday of this week during lunch! Questions? See Ms. Hanson.
  • The packages for Math 1 Honors credit are ready to pick-up from Ms. Yermolova in room #201 for those interested. 
  • Want to win up to $600? Then enter the 2013 Freedom Festival contest! Students are invited to create an original speech, memorize it, and then videotape your presentation. You can focus on one or more parts of the theme: "American Values: Family, Freedom, God, and Country." You must register online by March 23rd and all entries must be submitted electronically by March 30th. For more information, please visit Good luck!
  • The Outdoor Adventure Club is going Cross Country skiing at Soldier Hollow in Midway on Thursday February 21st from 8:00am to 12:30pm. The first 20 students to return their signed permission slip and pay the $6 fee to the front office will be invited to go. You must be in good standing with your classes and mentors if you are interested in joining us. You must have at least a 3 in the classes you are missing. Please pick up a permission slip from Mrs. Cavallaro. This exciting trip is first come, first serve, so don't delay! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. C.
  • This year, Paradigm is hosting both the High School and Junior High School Chess Tournaments. The State High School Tournament will be February 22nd and 23rd. Students interested in participating should sign up this week. Any students, parents, or classes interested in volunteering should contact Mr. Clark ( Chess Club will be held this week in room #222 Tuesday and Thursday after school.
  • Mock Trial Members! After today, there's only 5 more rehearsals until our competition! That's it! Just five! Starting this week, we will have lunch meetings as well as our after school meetings. Remember, we also have a practice today after school in room #223. Practice hard and see you there!
  • Announcing the Spring Barnes and Noble Book Fair! February 22nd and 23rd at the Sandy Barnes and Noble on 10180 S State Street. We have a pre-order form available for all students. These are books that we think every Paradigm family should have in their library. Please join us for inspirational literary genius!
  • We also need parent volunteers for the Book Fair. It's a great way to get volunteer hours! Please contact Emilee McCoy in the library or at
  • Yearbooks are now available for $55. We have a limited number so order your copy today to guarantee you'll have one on May 31st!
  • The Les Miserables book club will be held on Tuesday during lunch. Please join us to discuss Jean Valjean's inner turmoil and Marius and Cosette's love for each other. 
  • Speaking of Les Mis, have you read it this school year? Come to the library and add your name to our Les Miserables Hall of Fame! Are you reading the book but haven't finished it yet? We also have another section for you to sign your name that you're reading it. Don't be shy! Come to the library today!
  • Congratulations to all participants of last week's Solo and Ensemble night at Paradigm. The singers did great! The finalists were Emily Boynton, Jessica Simpson, Dayne Graves, Max LaRou, Phil Soelberg, Chantel Baker, Riley Elder, and Eva Wayman! Three of these terrific singers will be chosen to sing at the Spring Choir Concert on March 13th. Admission is free and we would love to have you all come!
  • If there are any students interested in taking an AP exam, please see Dr. Henke in the main office.

Have a great day!