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Announcements Feb 19th - 22nd

posted Feb 20, 2013, 9:45 AM by Larissa Little   [ updated Feb 20, 2013, 11:20 AM ]
Dear Paradigm Families,

Here are our announcements for this week:

·  Parent Night is this Thursday night from 6:30 to 9:00 pm here at Paradigm. Please encourage your parents to attend. They will get a chance to meet your mentors and find out what's happening this semester in your classes! Also, the Paradigm Board of Directors will be available for parents with concerns, comments, or ideas of how parents can get more involved. We hope to see you there!!

· This Friday is a modified half-day. Students will be dismissed at 12:05 pm so if you need to, make arrangements with your carpool!

· The deadline to secure your spot for the 2013-2014 school year is coming up! Make sure your parents have filled out the online enrollment form and paid the $25 enrollment fee before Friday March 1st!

·  Driver’s Ed signups are in the front office. Be sure to sign up for March or May for there may not be a summer session.

·  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!

·  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 Riverton High School Varsity Track & Field Team is an extremely competitive Region Four, 5A, State Championship squad that has placed numerous athletes at various Universities’ with Athletic Scholarships both in the State of Utah and surrounding states. The Silver wolves coaching staff is second to none and prides themselves providing each athlete with individual training attention. We welcome "ALL" Paradigm High School students with the desire to participate and progress in the 2013 Outdoor Track Season which "Officially" starts the last week of February. Come to room 106, Mr. Fife's room, to sign up.

·  Tunes at noon this Friday will be held at Barnes and Noble and our Wednesday Slow Jam is in room 106.

·   We still have openings for the Outdoor Adventure Club cross country skiing club adventure for this Thursday.  You do not have to know how to ski or even have equipment.  For only $6, you get state of the art rental equipment and a quick lesson.  YOLO!  Please see Mrs. Cavallaro TODAY, when?  TODAY to grab a permission slip and join the fun. The weather looks to be promising but we will confirm definitely on Wednesday so stay tuned....

·   Ms. Yermolova is missing some calculators. They will have a number 1-30 on the back. If you have them please return them ASAP.  

·   Attention Juniors and Seniors: A Snow college representative will be on campus Feb 26th during lunch to talk to any interested students. This is a great opportunity for you to get questions answered.

·   SLCC concurrent enrollment has no attached an additional 5 dollar fee for each credit hour starting Summer Semester. Please view their website for additional information.

·   This is it! Mock Trial Club's first competition is tomorrow! Mock Trial meetings will continue as usual after school and during lunch. Wish them luck!

·   ANNOUNCING: the Spring Paradigm Barnes and Noble Book Fair. It is happening this weekend Friday and Saturday Feb. 22 and 23rd.  Come check us out at the Barnes and Noble in Sandy on Fri from 12-9 and Saturday from 10-9 p.m.  This week in your core class you will be introduced to the book fair pre-order form.  This is a list of book that we feel every student should have in their personal library.  The pre-order form is due on Friday by 9 p.m. at the book fair.  We will also have a display at Parent Mentor night, come check us out there. Please see the attachments below for more info and the order form.

·   GOT TALENT?  WE NEED YOU TO PERFORM AT THE BOOK FAIR?  Have you written a poem or an essay you would like to recite?  Do you play the guitar?  Do you sing?  Do you play any other musical instrument and would like the opportunity to perform?  Do you have a funny monologue?  We are looking for students to share their talents with us.  We have a list in the library and need you to sign up.  It helps us promote our amazing school and be a good influence in the community.

·   We are looking for volunteer’s students and parent alike to help us at the Book Fair.  What a great way to get volunteer hours by hanging out in a place of books.  We especially need help on Saturday.  It's a 3 hour block.  Please contact Laren Bateman in the library or email her at

·   Chess Club Today after school and Thursday. It’s not too late to sign up for the State Chess Tournament that will be this Friday and Saturday here at Paradigm. Contact Mr. Clark to sign up.

·   Spirit Week begins Monday Feb.25th.  A schedule of the week’s activities will be posted on Friday.

·   Next Friday marks the end of Penny Wars. We are at 750 dollars with Mr. Simmons class in the lead. If we raise $1,000 before March 1st Mr. Seminario will sing at the assembly during Spirit week. If we reach $1,500 we will have the chance to throw a pie at specific mentors. Bring in that CHANGE!!

  • Attention Academic Decathlon members: you have a mandatory meeting with Mrs. Divis and Scott Jones in the office Thursday DURING LUNCH! You must come if you plan on going to St. George. 
Larissa Little,
Feb 20, 2013, 9:48 AM
Larissa Little,
Feb 20, 2013, 9:48 AM