Panther Pause

January 2022

Paragon Elementary - Learning with PBL

Paragon Elementary Vision Statement

Paragon Elementary provides a quality education in a safe and nurturing environment for all students to be productive, responsible citizens and inspire lifelong learning.

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2 Hour Delay Schedule

When school is on a two-hour delay, students may enter the building at 10:30AM.

The tardy bell will ring at 10:40AM. The end of the day dismissal times will remain the same

Note: There will be NO breakfast on 2-hour delay days.

Inclement Weather:

As we begin a busy season of school and holiday activities, we would like to make you aware of our procedures and communication plan concerning the possibility of inclement weather:

  • Weather decisions are made by our team who monitor conditions closely.
  • When determining a delay, early dismissal or cancellation of school, countywide weather conditions are reviewed. In addition, we utilize the National Weather Service website @


Before school, a decision will be made by 5:30 AM and communicated to you and your family in the following ways:

  1. Staff/ parents will be notified through an all-call using School Messenger. (Telephone numbers are generated from our Skyward database. At your convenience, please check Skyward to ensure your telephone number is up-to-date for this academic year.)
  2. Communication will be added to the district's website and social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, MSD of Martinsville
  3. Communication will be sent to the following radio and TV stations: WCBK, WISH 8, WRTV-6, WTHR-13, Fox-59.
  4. This information can also be found on our website,

Items to Remember Everyday!!