Paradise ISD board remains the same

Published Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise ISD school board canvassed votes Monday from the Nov. election and confirmed all incumbents retained their places.

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Howerton holds off Wakefield in Paradise ISD polling

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Paradise ISD fielded the closest race in Wise County Tuesday, as Kevin Howerton narrowly defeated challenger Vann Wakefield, 491 votes to 486, to secure Place 3 on the school board.

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Meet PISD’s school board candidates

Published Saturday, October 18, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Three spots on the Paradise ISD school board will go before the voters Nov. 4. The at-large seats are 3, 4, and 5.

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Paradise ISD has two spots on Nov. ballot

Published Saturday, October 11, 2014
By Messenger Staff

Early voters looking to decide the Paradise school board election Nov. 4 will have to cast their ballots outside the city.

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Paradise ISD adopts deficit budget

Published Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Following a Monday night public hearing, the Paradise school board adopted a budget for the 2014-15 school year that shows a deficit.

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School resource officer contract renewed

Published Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

The Paradise ISD board of trustees renewed its contract with Wise County for a sheriff's deputy to be the district's school resource officer.

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Paradise ISD’s values see little change

Published Wednesday, May 21, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Wise County Appraisal District has released Paradise ISD's preliminary 2014 property values - and not much has changed.

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Paradise board begins budget workshops

Published Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise ISD Board of Trustees will start the budget planning season with a workshop 6:30 p.m. Monday during its regular meeting.

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Criswell named interim Paradise superintendent

Published Saturday, May 3, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Former Paradise ISD Superintendent Robert Criswell has been tapped to take over as interim superintendent following Monty Chapman's departure.

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Paradise ISD extends teacher contracts

Published Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise school board opted to extend the contracts for all teachers, librarians, counselors and nurses during Monday night's meeting.

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Staging a classic: Story adapted by PHS troupe plays well at UIL contest

Staging a classic: Story adapted by PHS troupe plays well at UIL contest

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Erika Pedroza

Required reading and a close inventory of talent sent the One-Act Play team at Paradise High School on a different kind of adventure this school year.

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Trustees consider teacher contracts

Published Saturday, April 19, 2014
By Messenger Staff

The Paradise ISD board of trustees will look over and possibly approve teacher contracts during its regular meeting Monday, April 21.

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Chapman to leave Paradise ISD job

Published Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Paradise ISD is looking for new leadership as Superintendent Monty Chapman resigned Monday night during a special meeting.

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Paradise ISD board raises teachers’ pay

Published Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

Many Paradise ISD teachers and several administrators can look forward to pay raises next year.

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District to pay for 4 off days

Published Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Jimmy Alford

The Paradise school board unanimously agreed Monday night to compensate PISD workers for four of the six instructional days the district was closed due to snow, ice and cold temperatures.

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Sanders defeats Mundy in board race

Published Saturday, December 14, 2013
By Jimmy Alford

The empty spot on the Paradise school board has finally been filled.

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Early voting closes in second election

Published Saturday, December 7, 2013
By Messenger Staff

A few dozen voters have cast ballots this week during early voting in Paradise ISD's second election.

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District relies on temporary fixes

Published Wednesday, November 20, 2013
By Jimmy Alford

Paradise ISD has a long to-do list. Major dollar signs are attached to each item, and some of them can't wait long.

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Board sets new election dates

Published Wednesday, November 20, 2013
By Jimmy Alford

The Paradise ISD school board Monday night set dates and times for voting in the upcoming second election - to decide between Ben Sanders and Bill Mundy, who tied for Place 6 in the Nov. 5 election.

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City, school district continue sewer talk

Published Saturday, November 16, 2013
By Messenger Staff

In the wake of voters' rejection of a school bond that would have allowed Paradise ISD to update its wastewater plant, Paradise city officials will continue talking with school district officials on what to do about wastewater.

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