Weekly Announcements

October 3-7

Important Information

  • It's fundraiser time! We are raising money to help pay for a new sound system in the cafeteria, prizes for our attendance store, playground equipment, and alternative seating for classrooms. Please help us make this fundraiser a success! All order forms are due Wednesday, October 5.
  • UIL Practice is underway! Please see the daily schedule below.
  • Report cards will go home on Thursday, October 6.
  • Robotics will meet after school on Thursday.
  • We will have our Six Week's Showcase on Friday morning, October 7, in the cafeteria. This is an opportunity to recognize students for A and A/B Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance, and other achievements from the first six weeks. Fifth grade will begin at 8:00, and fourth grade will start at 8:30.
  • You can find October's lunch menu here.
  • Monday, October 11, is a student holiday.
  • The PTO is hosting their annual membership drive. Forms are available in the Intermediate office and are due back next Friday, October 14. The homeroom class with the most registration forms returned will receive a popcorn party!
  • Each Wednesday is College Day at the Intermediate. Students and teachers are encouraged to wear a t-shirt from their favorite university.

UIL Practice Schedule

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Author Visit!

R. Friend (Ronda Friend), children’s author, professional storyteller, and entertainer will be visiting our school on Tuesday, October 11! Ronda’s wholesome series, Down on Friendly Acres, centers around farm life in the 50’s & 60’s and includes original songs, recipes, poems, hidden sunflowers, and true-to-life cliffhangers. Each book highlights a character lesson - forgiveness, patience, kindness, etc. This series has been best described as Little House on the Prairie meets Green Acres! R. Friend’s books will be available for purchase and personally autographed to your child.

See for yourself by visiting www.SunflowerSeedsPress.com where you can read sample chapters.

Ways to Stay "In the Know"

At Paradise Intermediate we want parents to be a part of our team! Here are some ways you can stay up to date on what is going on at our school. We encourage you to find something that works for you and check back often. We are always up to something new and exciting, and we'd love for you to be a part of it!


  • Weekly Announcements- Each Monday, we will email a quick newsletter with information about upcoming events. Please take a few minutes to check it out, and let us know if you have any questions.
  • Our school website is a great place for information! You can find district information at www.pisd.net, and news specific to our campus on the Intermediate page. We also post weekly announcements, photo albums, and sign-up links on our Announcement page. In addition, all of our classroom teachers have a web page with information specific to their class. You can find links to them on our Faculty page.
  • Facebook Page- We also post newsletters and reminders on our Facebook page. You can find it by searching @pisdint on Facebook, or simply click here.
  • Remind- Subscribe to our campus Remind account by texting @intparents to (512)982-9630. This will add you to our list for text messages with important information. You may unsubscribe at any time.
  • 4th Grade Remind- Our 4th grade teachers have a Remind account for specific 4th grade information. You can join it by texting @paradise4 to 81010, or by clicking here on your smartphone to sign up through the mobile app.
  • 5th Grade Science- 5th grade parents can stay up to date on what is happening in Science by liking our Facebook page @PantherScience.