announcements

Hello Patriots!

We hope 2nd semester is treating everyone well! Here are our announcements for the week of January 13th:

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Macbeth Cast List

Below is the Macbeth cast list for this semester's Shakespeare play. Every role has a lead part and an ensemble part, and there are two scholars cast in each role. They will work as rehearsal partners during rehearsals and then alternate roles during performances. 

Lead PartEnsemble Part


Actors Assigned to Role



Macbeth(First Messenger/Attendant)Daniel TolmanGideon Barfuss
Lady Macbeth(First Servant/Second Messenger)Kelln PrattReagan Cox
Prince Malcolm(Lord/Third Messenger)Eadie JacksonJayden Ray
Macduff(Second Murderer/Siward)Dylan HerdegenBrock Hedrick
Ross(Porter/Caithness)Mya RobinsonAmelia Mickelsen
Banquo(Sergeant/Young Siward)Janey GibbonsJaidee McDaniel
King Duncan(Angus/Macduff's Son)Mathew BowmanElliot Smith
First Witch(First Murderer/Seyton)Abby CulbertsonCate Ellis
Second Witch(Old Man/Lady Macduff/Menteith)Savannah SnowEmma Boyer
Third Witch(Fleance/Doctor/Third Murderer)Meagan CollinsJayna Crookston
Lennox(Donalbain/Gentlewoman/Second Servant)Karly ShawJaelynn Allen


2nd Semester Class Schedule Changes

The last day to request schedule changes is this Wednesday January 15th! Scholars may obtain a change request form from outside of the front office. This form MUST have a parent signature on it when turned into the main office. Scholars who wish to change a year-long class must make an appointment to meet with Ms. Fisher. Appointments can only be made by parents - please call or email the school to schedule the appointment.


Basketball Intramurals

Basketball Intramurals is coming! An informational meeting will be held this Tuesday January 14th and games are held Tuesdays and Thursdays after school from 3-4 pm. If you are interested in playing, get together a team of 8 (6 boys, 2 girls) and sign-up with Coach Chapman. Intramurals are $10.00 per scholar to participate.


Assembly Schedule

We will be on Assembly Schedule this Wednesday January 15th.


No School

There is no school this Monday January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


Wright Driving School Classes for January


Paradigm Concerto Competition

We are excited to announce the second annual Paradigm Concerto Competition. The competition will be held on Friday January 24th after school and winners will get to perform a solo with the Paradigm Symphony Orchestra in May at Libby Gardner Hall at the University of Utah.

This competition is open to ALL Paradigm Scholars. We welcome all instrumentalists (including pianists) and all vocalists to participate! Entrants should prepare to perform a movement of a concerto or other major work for soloist and orchestra. You must have an accompanist at the competition on the 24th. Please see Ms. Arnesen in room 107 with any questions and to sign up for a time!


Paradigm Blood Drive

Paradigm will be hosting a Blood Drive with the American Red Cross on Friday January 31, 2020 from 1:00-6:00 pm. Donors can sign-up for an appointment here.

Scholars 16 and older who would like to donate must obtain a parent permission form. Please visit the front office to pick up one of these forms.


Donations Needed

We are still running low on Clorox Wipes and Kleenex tissues. If you would like to donate these as part of your volunteer hours for the year, we would greatly appreciate it! Please bring your donations to the main office.


Paradigm Scholar Email and Adobe Accounts

If you have not yet filled out the Acceptable Use Policy for School and Personal Electronics form, please click here. Once this form is filled out by a parent, you will be given your scholar's Paradigm email and Adobe account information.


"Aftermath"

Scholars who need extra help with math can attend "Aftermath" Monday-Thursday each week from 3-4 pm in room #109. A math mentor will be available each day to help. Aftermath is not held the first Monday of each month.


Yearbook Man

Paradigm has it's own comic strip called Yearbook Man.  See the first edition in the halls at Paradigm and don't forget to buy a yearbook.  You can purchase one on the website or go to the QR code on the posters. 


Power Lunch

We are looking for parents to come and share their profession/career with our scholars! This year we will be holding a “Power Lunch” every Thursday (beginning in October) during high school lunch (11:10-11:50). Bring your lunch and sit down with a group of scholars and share your career pathway – how you got to where you are, what advice you have, and more! To sign-up, please click here