Text Updates

If you would like to start receiving Text Updates from Paradigm about upcoming events and activities, text PHS to 91011. Message and data rates may apply.

Jefferson Scholar Program

The Jefferson Scholar Program is currently interviewing scholars interested in deepening their education.  This Program allows scholars to work in groups or as individuals to study, research, discover, take notes, create a portfolio, explore, and learn.  If your scholar is a self-starter and needs more of a challenge, this Program might be for them.  There are informational packets in the office or you can contact Mrs. Mauer at

Pizza Thursdays

Our next Pizza Thursday will be December 13th! The price is $1.25 for a slice of pizza or 50 cents for a breadstick while supplies last.

Utah College Application Week

Thank you to everyone who participated in Utah College Application Week!  If you still need help filling out your college application please contact our counselor Ms. Fisher at

Senior Meetings

Seniors, please fill out a time to meet with Ms. Fisher by clicking on the below link, for your senior meeting.  This meeting is to make sure that you are on track for graduation and to address any other concerns.  Parents are highly encouraged to attend.  If there is a time that is best for you but not listed on the form, please contact Ms. Fisher at  to schedule a time that works for you.  If you do not sign up for a time, Ms. Fisher will call you down when there is availability.  You can sign up HERE

Shakespeare Auditions

Auditions for Paradigm Shakespeare's production of Henry V will be on December 13th & 14th after school. Auditions are open to all Paradigm Scholars! Please prepare a Classical-style monologue and sign up for an audition time outside room 103. We're hoping for a large cast, so please audition!

Ballroom Team Auditions

This coming semester Paradigm High School will be starting its first ballroom team. We are looking for scholars who are willing to work hard to create magic. Auditions have changed to Friday, December 14, 1pm-2:30pm in the gym. Scholars will be expected to do cha cha and waltz. They will also be learning a performance phrase. Come ready to dance. Men will be expected to wear slacks, a button-up and tie (or bowtie) and ladies will be expected to wear a knee length skirt and blouse. We hope to see you there!! For more information contact Mrs Robbins,

High School Winter Formal

Northern Lights

Winter Formal

Date: Saturday December 15, 2018

Time: 7:00-10:30 pm

Place: Viridian Events Center

8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan

Tickets: $12.00/person or $20.00/couple

Dress: Semi-formal to formal

Pictures: $5.00 for digital download by Eastman Adams

Dress Code: Paradigm Dress Code Standards Apply

Ladies: No tight fitting, revealing or sheer clothing. Dresses/skirts must come to the knee. No sleeveless or bare shoulders.

Gentlemen: Dress shirt, tie, slacks and dress shoes required. No athletic shoes.

After Math

Aftermath is normally held Monday-Thursday from 3pm- 4pm in room 144. Scholars can come and take missing tests or receive help on specific math concepts. If you come for help please bring what you are working on and specific questions. If you are taking a test, bring the exact name of the test you need.

New! After Word

We are going to have an ongoing writing lab after school on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:00-3:45 in room 106. This will begin Wednesday, December 5th. If you would like coaching with a paper you are writing, come and get some support from a mentor that will be there to help!

Basketball Intramurals

Basketball is underway! Games will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Chapman.

Travel Opportunity

Deepen your Experience in Education by going on an Excursion to Europe!   There will be a trip to Italy and Germany in June 2019, and a trip to Ireland, Wales, Scotland, & England in June 2020.  Parents are invited to go on these trips with us!  Trips are geared toward all scholars who will be in 9th grade and up and can travel without a parent, however, if a parent would like to travel with their scholar who might be younger, we welcome you! If you would like more information contact Mrs. Mauer.

Drivers Ed

The next Drivers Ed class with The Wright Driving School will begin November 5th. If you would like more information click HERE.

Social Dance Club

Our next social dance will be held on January 18th. See you there!

Hole in the Wall

Have you been to the Hole in the Wall yet? Paradigm's aptly named Student Store is located in the gym and open during both lunches. You can purchase lunch items, snacks, drinks, Paradigm apparel, and school supplies! Skip the walk to Harmons and Maverik and come see us! All money raised in the Hole in the Wall directly benefits our school. If you would like a great stocking stuffer, purchase $5 gift cards in the office from now through the end of the year!

Volunteer Opportunities

-Our Student Store (The Hole in the Wall) is now open! We really need volunteers to help run our store during lunch. If you would like to help please use the following sign-up form: School Store Calendar 2018-19

-We are always in need of parent drivers for our school field trips! In order to be a driver, all parents and staff must complete a criminal background check including fingerprints, and provide driver’s license, insurance card, and driving record. If you are interested in becoming a parent driver, please contact our main office for background check paperwork. 

2018-19 Carpool List

The carpool list for 2018-19 is now available!  If you are interested in carpooling with another Paradigm family next year, please fill out the 2018-19 Carpool Form.

2018-19 Substitute Opportunities

If you are interested in becoming a substitute at Paradigm, please contact Mallory Woodbury at 

A Poetic Christmas Nite

Thank you to everyone who participated in the poetry contest! Please join us Thursday, December 13th from 7-9 pm for " A Poetic Christmas Nite", where the Poetry Contest Winners’ poems will be showcased in a Night of Poetic Reading and awards will be given. 

UVU Writing Contest

Utah Valley University invites all high school writers (grades 9-12) to participate in their 2018-19 Writing Contest! Cash prizes will be awarded and entries must be postmarked by Jan 31st, 2019. Forms are available in the front office!

Smith's Inspiring Donations

Sign up for Smith's Inspiring Donations HERE to have a portion of your purchases benefit Paradigm! This is an easy way to support your school!

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