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High School Announcements 9/3 - 9/6

posted Sep 3, 2013, 1:56 PM by Larissa Little   [ updated Sep 3, 2013, 1:56 PM ]
Dear Paradigm High Families,

We were unable to make these announcements over our PA system to students today. Please make sure your student(s) read these announcements. 

Here are our announcements for the week:

  • Picture Day is coming up! Eastman Adams Photography will be here next Tuesday September 10th to take school portraits for all students during the morning hours. We will send Picture Order forms home with your student this Friday. Extras will be available in our main office starting next Monday. You are not required to purchase a picture package, but all students will need their photos taken for the yearbook and for student ID cards. Picture retakes will be held on Friday October 11th.
  • This Friday is our Welcome Back Water Social for high school students! This activity will be held from 5:00-9:00pm on Friday September 6th here at Paradigm. Admission is free for all Paradigm High School students. Admission includes one free hot dog and one free sno cone. Additional hot dogs and sno cones can be purchased. There will be lots of fun activities and a bonfire! If you have some firewood you would like to donate, please contact our main office (donations can go toward volunteer hours!). We hope to see everyone there.
  • For all juniors who wish to graduate at the end of this school year and seniors who wish to graduate at the end of the first semester, please come to the office to pick-up an Early Graduate form. This needs to be turned in ASAP.
  • Intramural registration has been extended through tomorrow (Wednesday) with games beginning next Monday. Please remember that game dates have been changed toMONDAY and WEDNESDAY as so not to conflict with the B-day after school dance class.
  • There will be a short informational meeting for those interested in the Outdoor Adventure Club this Wednesday during lunch at 11:45am on the stage. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Cavallaro.
  • Ms. Yermolova is now teaching a Math 2 Honors course during B5. If you are interested in this class, please see Mrs. Amani or Miss Larissa in the counseling office ASAP.
  • Come learn Biblical Hebrew! In order to encourage more student participation, our Hebrew instructor is giving a 50% discount for Paradigm students. Classes meet from 3:00-4:00pm on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning this Wednesday September 4th. Participating high school students may receive 1/2 credit of foreign language each semester. This class is open to all students and parents interested in learning Biblical Hebrew. Cost is $50 per semester, or $25 per semester for Paradigm students. Please contact Vern Cox if you are interested or if you  have questions at or 801-996-3258.
  • A representative from Southern Virginia University will be on our campus this Thursday September 5th during lunch. Those interested are invited to come ask questions and gather info!
  • Financial Aid nights are available throughout this coming year at several different locations. These nights are great for getting information to help pay for college. Attached is a list of dates and locations.
  • ACT dates are on our school calendar along with registration deadlines. These can be taken at different locations (Note: Paradigm will be offering the ACT test for all Juniors this spring. we will send out more information regarding this test and date later in the year). To register for one of these dates and to select a location, please visit
  • The website to order our school jackets is now functioning properly. You can visit this website at
  • Seniors! Want to find out how you can represent Paradigm in the Sterling Scholar Awards this year? Come to our informational meeting next Wednesday September 11thduring lunch in room #146. We hope to see you there!
  • If you have ever wanted to see the world - here is your chance! A Student Travel informational meeting for students and parents will be held after school at 3:00pm on Thursday September 12th in Ms. Hanson's room #222. We will travel to Ireland and England in June of 2015 and to Italy in June 2016. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Hanson.
  • The Fall Dutch Oven Cook-Off will be held on Thursday September 26th. An informational meeting will be held Thursday September 17th at 3:00pm in Ms. Hanson's room #222. We must have 10 teams for the competition to proceed. Please see Ms. Hanson if you have any questions.
  • Students who were invited to be on the Senior Committee this year, we are having our first meeting TOMORROW Wednesday September 4th during lunch in Ms. Hanson's room #222. See you there!

Join us for our Semi-Annual Barnes and Noble Book Fair!
Friday September 20, 2013
12:00 Noon - 9:00 pm
Saturday September 21, 2013
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Barnes and Noble - South Towne
10180 S State St.
Visit to support us online
from 9/20/13 to 9/26/13
by entering Bookfair ID #11174679 at checkout

We will also have a pre-order list of books that we recommend for every Paradigm family.
Come check out our table at Parent/Mentor Night!

Paradigm High School Presents...

Our First Annual

Inaugural Ball!

Date: Friday September 20th

Dance: 7:00-10:00pm

Pictures: 6:30-7:30pm

Place: Paradigm High School

Tickets: $8.00 in advance; $10.00 at the door

(pictures not included in ticket price)

Attire: Semi-Formal to Formal


Have a great week!
Paradigm High School
Larissa Little,
Sep 3, 2013, 1:56 PM