Volunteer Opportunities:

Please e-mail if you would like to sign-up for these volunteer opportunities:

School Store Help - Help is needed in the School Store during High School Lunch (11:10-11:50 M-Th) and Prep School Lunch (12:45-1:20 M-Th). You must have a background check done with Paradigm in order to help with the store. Please let us know if you'd like to help and we will send you a link to the calendar to sign-up for days

Mentor Appreciation Week- Begins Monday, April 30th. We are in need of in person volunteers as well as donations to make this year's mentor appreciation week the best ever!  A link to a sign up sheet will be coming soon!

Junior and Senior Formal Tea Party

Save the date for Paradigm’s annual Formal Tea Party! It is a special event for Juniors, Seniors and their parents. It will be held at the CR Hamilton Pavilion in Riverton on Thursday, April 26th from 3:30-5:30 pm. Dress is semi-formal. For more information and to sign up to help with food donations, please go to: 

Paradigm School Tours

Hello Paradigm Families! If you know of anyone who is interested in coming to Paradigm, please let them know we will be giving an informational tour on April 24th at 5:30 pm. A sign up sheet is available on our school website We also have shadowing opportunities available. We need 24 hours notice to arrange a shadow day. Please contact the office for details!


Get your yearbooks before they’re gone!  We still have a limited number of yearbooks available. They are $55 for High School and $30 for Prep School. They will be sold on a first come, first serve basis and personalization is no longer available. If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Paradigm High Yearbook Staff ( Thank you for your support!

**PARENTS, PLEASE NOTE:  Scholars will not be able to pick up yearbooks if you have any outstanding fees.  Please check your Aspire account or call the front office at 801-676-1018 to check your 2017-18 fees balance.

Attention Class of 2018

Senior outside/independent credit is due by APRIL 30th.  Please see Ms. Fisher if you have any questions or concerns.

There will be a MANDATORY SENIOR MEETING on Tuesday, April 24th at 8:30 am in the gym.  We will be going over crucial information for graduation.  Please make sure all seniors attend as there will be pertinent information concerning the graduation process and upcoming dates/deadlines.  

If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown for graduation, please do so immediately by visiting  May 15th is absolutely the last date to order. 

If you are taking Financial Literacy as a packet, online credit, homeschool course, etc. please be advised:  It is a state requirement that you take a financial literacy state test to receive credit for the class.  Please see Mr. Christensen for details asap.\

If you are interested in SLCC Concurrent Enrollment for next year, please come see Ms. Fisher as soon as possible.  Registration for these classes has already begun and they fill up quickly!

Senior La Caille Day

The annual senior luncheon at La Caille will be held on Friday, April 27th at 1:10 p.m.  Cost is $29 per person (due on Tuesday, April 17th) and dress is Sunday Best. Parents may also attend for the same cost. If you would like to attend this luncheon, a required etiquette class, taught by La Caille, is on Friday, April 13th beginning at 1:30 p.m. in room #222.  Payment can be made at the office after attending the etiquette class.

Feast and Ball
Saturday, May 12th is Paradigm High School’s Annual Feast and Ball. It will be held at The Gathering Place on Saturday, May 12th from 6:15-11:00 pm. This is a formal dinner dance for all high school scholars. Gentlemen, when choosing your formal attire, please know it must be traditional formal - ties and jackets are required, appropriate and formal footwear, tuxes are encouraged but not required.  Ladies, when choosing your formal attire, please know that is must be traditional formal - all gowns must go to the floor, and must comply to the Paradigm dress standard with sleeves, etc. Tickets are $55 and go on sale April 30th. Tickets include dinner, dance, and pictures.  For more information, please go to:

After Math

After Math will be held on Mon-Thurs at 3-4 pm in room #144.

Spare Change

The Literary Magazine Spare Change is now accepting submissions for the next issue. Please email your artwork, poems, short stories and essays to

Travel Opportunity

Paradigm Mentors are planning a 2019 tour to Italy & Germany! Our next meeting will be held Tue, Apr 17th. For information, contact Jennifer Shaw at

Band and Orchestra

Join orchestra and band for our MIGHTY HANDFUL concert. Come enjoy a free evening of Russian music on Wednesday March 7th at 7:00pm.


Jefferson Scholar

Interviews are currently being held for the Jefferson Scholar Program Seminar class for the 2018-2019 school year.  If your scholar is interested, please have them choose an interview time on the glass wall next to the office. If you need details on what this program is all about, please see Mrs. Mauer in room #222.

Senior Service Week
Seniors Service Week is coming!  During the week of May 21st-May 25th, seniors may choose to attend a service project every day of the week.  If a scholar chooses to not participate in the service (which will be mostly off campus) they will need to come to school and attend all their regularly scheduled classes.  Sign up sheets will begin to be available at the end of April. Parents: if you have a service project needing to be done, please email We will also need parents who have had their fingerprints and background checks completed to help at each service site and we hope to have 4-5 service projects per day.  If you are able, please contact Mrs. Mauer.


Come and play chess on the library door. Chess is a cool game and the library door has fun facts you might not know.  If you're a pro or just getting started it's not too late to join the Chess Club.  We meet every Tuesday in the library during lunch and we need competitors to participate in an upcoming tournament! We also need a club president....Come to the library with any questions.  


Call for Last Semester’s Books

Scholars, many of you have not returned your seminar books from last semester to the library. Please return any overdue books promptly. Thanks!  


ASL Club

Don’t forget! ASL Club is every Thursday after school in room #145 ** Exception:  It will NOT be held 4/24 or 5/1 due to musical rehearsals.

Paradigm's 12th Annual Art Show

2018 Theme: My Tangible Soul

Mark your calendars for Friday, MAY 11th @ 11:25 am Assembly Award Show and Duct Tape Fashion Show!

Parents and Guardians are invited to attend!

Entries Accepted in Room 217 (all grades, including Prep School)
Monday April 30th-Friday May 4th until 1:00 PM

Friday, May 4th--Show set up/hung 1:00-3:30 PM
Monday, May 7th--Judges choose awards

All 2D artwork must be framed, matted or mounted with a wire or hook ready to be hung to be accepted.
Online submission form must be filled out BEFORE turning in the work. Please make sure a temporary name tag is securely attached to artwork so formal tags can be applied later. 

Participants are only allowed 3 pieces to be judged. Pick your best work! You may display more artwork, but only 3 will be allowed to be judged or eligible for prizes.

Art work will be scored on a 1-10 scale based on the following criteria:

--Creativity  (original idea, composition)
--Skill  (aesthetically, thoughtfully executed)
--Presentation  (framed, matted or backed, pencil marks/smudges erased)
--Extra category if applies to theme

Prizes awarded for the following categories:

Art Show Theme
Duct Tape Fashion Show
Oil Painting
Digital Art
Mixed Media
3D Art
Prep School Overall 1st, 2nd & 3rd
Mentor's Fist Bump Award
People's Choice
School Purchase Award (not obligatory)

Art must be picked up immediately following the art show on May 11th.

All students who submit artwork will be entered in a drawing for prizes at the show!

This information will be used on the title cards for your art. work. Please make sure it's accurate and appropriate. You will need to fill this out for each piece of artwork submitted.

You must fill out this form for EACH of your pieces. You may only fill it out 3 times. Once you have filled out this form, fill out an identification paper, attach it to your artwork, and bring your framed artwork to room 217. 

We have a lot going on that week and need some volunteers to help out. Here's a link to sign up to help out:

 If you have a scholar who wants to enter the art show or the duct tape fashion show, please have them read all about it here (and sign up here):


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