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Announcements May 13th - 17th

posted May 13, 2013, 2:14 PM by Larissa Little
Dear Paradigm Families,

Here are our announcements for the week:

    • Our MANDATORY Graduation rehearsal is next Wednesday after school at 3:00pm. If you plan on walking in our graduation ceremony on Friday May 31st, then you need to plan on being there.
    • we are now collecting CURRENT senior photos for the slideshow at Graduation. If you have a current senior photo of yourself that you want to be in the slideshow,please e-mail it to Larissa ( or bring it to the office and we'll scan it. If you do not bring us a photo by next Tuesday, then we will just use your senior yearbook photo.
    • Also, at Graduation Rehearsal, we will be handing out your tickets to the Graduation Ceremony. Each senior and graduating junior will receive 4 tickets. These tickets are for seats, but anyone who comes without a ticket will be directed to the standing room only area. If you have tickets that will go unused, please turn them into the office soon after you receive them. On Friday, May 24th, at 12:00 noon, we will sell any extra tickets we have for $3.00 each. These tickets are first come, first serve. There will be a limit of 5 extra tickets per student.
  • Paradigm's annual Student Art Show is Friday May 24th from 6:00-9:00pm here at Paradigm High School. Come support your peers and see some wonderful art!
  • For those students who are participating in the Chalk Art Festival this Friday, there will be a mandatory meeting this Wednesday, May 15th, right after school in the art room.
  • Want a core class where you get to sing, dance, and act? Then come audition for Paradigm's 2013-2014 school musical: "Bye Bye Birdie!" Auditions will be held after school THIS Friday May 17th. You must audition to be part of this core class in the fall. Character descriptions can be found in room #103. This core class will be held during 2nd and 3rd periods in the fall, so choir students are welcome to audition! Please see Mrs. Baugh for more details.
  • Do you want to audition for Mrs. Baugh's musical, "Bye Bye Birdie," but feel like you can't because you're afraid of looking foolish during the audition? Well, you're in luck! Brooklyn Warden and Laura Williamson are holding a mock audition on Wednesday in the gym from 3:00-5:00pm. Be prepared to learn sixteen bars of a song, a short dance routine, do a cold read, and have lots of fun! At the end of the mock audition, we will give tips on how to improve your audition skills. If you have any questions, please find Brooklyn or Laura during school time. We'll see you there!
  • All students who have taken a science core class with Mr. J Rogers and are interested in attending Physics Day at Lagoon this Friday, please meet at 2:45pm today in room #206 for a quick informative meeting.
  • If you are going on the Outdoor Adventure Club trip to the Diamond Fork Hot Springs this Wednesday, please read carefully! Be ready to depart at 8:00am SHARP. Make sure to bring the following or you will not be allowed to come:
    • Sack lunch - there will be no other options at the springs
    • Water - it's going to be hot, so bring at least 2 liters
    • Backpack - you must carry your own stuff
    • Towel
    • Bathing suit - there are no changing rooms, so please wear your suit under your hiking clothes; ladies - NO bikinis, tankinis are ok; gentlemen - no speedo-style suits!
    • Sunscreen
    • Water shoes or flip-flops
    • Proper hiking attire - absolutely no hiking in flip-flops; Teva sandals are ok
    • Questions? See Mrs. Cavallaro!
  • Congratulations to all students who participated in Music Recruitment week. If you didn't get a chance to audition and still would like to sing in choir or play in band ororchestra, please talk to Mrs. Steinmann or Mrs. Mason before school ends for the year and we will find a place for you!
  • Mrs. Steinmann is missing a lot of choir music that students have taken home throughout the last few years. If you have Paradigm Choir music somewhere in your backpack or on your piano at home, please bring it back to the choir room or the front office. Thanks!
  • Is practicing your musical instrument harder during the summer? Never fear, this summer it will be easier! Jessica Simpson and Jonathan Clawson are organizing a summer practice competition for all musicians over the summer. Set a goal for how many hours you want to practice and then we can motivate each other! Prizes for the winners! Check out the website and sign-up today!
  • This Friday is the Dutch Oven Cook-Off! If you would like to compete for the Grand Prize, then please stop by the office or Ms. Hanson's room for a registration form. Both partner's registration forms, the $5 entry fee, and recipe ingredients are due tomorrow to the office. Be sure to have two Dutch Oven dishes and remember you must wear long pants (no shorts) and closed-toed shoes. If you are not a competitor, but enjoy foodan all-you-can-eat lunch is provided by our competitors for only $5 per person. Please see Ms. Hanson if you have any questions.
  • Seniors! The Murder Mystery still needs a few more players! It's easy! Just pay $15 to the office and come at 5:30pm on Thursday May 30th for some home-made rootbeer and be ready to solve a little mystery! Dinner will be provided by Joe Morley's. Also, the Senior ONLY dance is FREE to every senior (and graduating junior) and begins at 7:30pm on Thursday May 30th.
  • The time is here! Our annual Talent Show is coming up on the last day of school, Friday May 31st! Sign-up sheets are in the main office and are due by Wednesday May 22nd. The line-up will be posted on the office windows on Friday May 24th. Please come pick-up a sign-up sheet if you're interested, even if you already signed-up with Dr. Henke.

Have a great week!
Paradigm High School