Paschal High School
Oct. 9, 2012 

Important Information from Advanced Academics


PSAT/SAT Information

PSAT: The PSAT will be given to all 9th-11th grade students on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Please remind your student(s) to bring pencils and a calculator.


PSAT Junior Reviews: There are two evening reviews remaining. The content is different each session. The reviews are free and are intended for juniors. We strongly encourage juniors to make a final push and attend both evenings to prepare for the PSAT. The dates are: Wed., Oct. 10, and Mon., Oct. 15.  The time is 6-8 p.m. in room 151. 



Date                       Register by Date         Late Registration Date

Nov. 3, 2012             Oct. 4, 2012               Oct. 19, 2012

Dec. 1, 2012             Nov. 1, 2012              Nov. 16, 2012

Jan. 26, 2013            Dec. 28, 2012            Jan. 11, 2013

March 9, 2013           Feb. 8, 2013              Feb. 22, 2013  

May 4, 2013              April 5, 2013             April 19, 2013

June 1, 2013             May 2, 2013              May 17, 2013



SAT Fee: $50 regular registration

Subject Test Fee: $23 (per registration)

Language & Listening Tests: + $23

All Other Subject Tests: + $12

Late Fee: $27


* All of the dates except March 9 are offered at Paschal (they are given at many locations). The time is from 7:45 a.m. until 1 p.m.  The test starts at 8:30 a.m. but the check-in takes from 7:45 until then, and the check in is very strict.


Other News 

Superintendent's Scholars Ceremony:  Nov. 5 at the Fort Worth Hilton, 815 Main Street. Reception begins at 6 p.m.  Ceremony follows at 7 p.m. Recipients will be notified via invitation in the mail.


Academic Sweatshirt Ceremony:  Dec. 13 at the Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston Street, upper lobby ballroom.  Reception begins at 6 p.m. and ceremony at 7 p.m. Recipients will be notified by invitation via the mail.


8th Grade Round Up: Monday, Dec. 17:  Prospective 8th grade students and families are invited to join us for an informative and fun evening at Paschal. Program begins at 6 p.m. in the Ralph Miller Auditorium.   

Entries Sought! Deadline Nov. 15


Paschal PTA is seeking entries for the National PTA Reflections Art Contest.  The theme this year is "The Magic of a Moment".  New pieces of artwork inspired by the theme may be submitted by students by the Nov. 15 deadline. 


There are six arts categories:  dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography and visual arts.  Please see Victoria Peloubet in Room 238 or contact Deborah Killian (817-789-2735, for further details. The registration form is here 



Senior News

  • Deadline today, Oct. 9, for Dinner at Joe T's on Sun., Oct. 14! Cost is $20 per person (check or cash at the door) and there will be a cash bar. Please RSVP to
  • Parents of Seniors: If you are NOT receiving the special Senior class emails, please email Betsy Barbre at and ask to be added to the list. THANK YOU!
  • If you would like to place a senior ad in the 2013 panther yearbook the due date is Nov. 16.  All ads must be turned in to room 229.  A letter was mailed to all senior parents detailing prices and guidelines for ads.  Please email Crissa Sigl, yearbook advisor, at if you have any questions.
  • Also, don't forget to call Glamourcraft at 817-292-8989 to schedule an appointment to have your senior photographed to be in the senior section of the 2013 Paschal yearbook.  The deadline to be photographed is Friday, Dec. 7, to ensure being pictured in the senior section.  Call today because appointment times are filling up fast!

Yearbook Order Forms Coming Soon!


Be on the lookout for your Jostens 2013 yearbook order form in the mail!  If you don't receive one, just go to to place your order online today, it's so easy!  If you have any questions, email Crissa Sigl, yearbook advisor, at




Update from the Rascal's Spirit Store


Hoodies and fleecewear have been ordered! Students, be sure and listen for announcements for arrival, and you can pick them up on Wednesdays at the Spirit Store during lunch hours. We will periodically place orders throughout the coming months so come check with us if you missed this round (pre-orders only).

A special thank you to Aaron Gee's grandmother, Barbara Gee! Aaron is a freshman football player and his grandmother was kind enough to donate lots of purple earrings to our store!  Come check us out, girls!! 

New items arriving soon and we will be at the Band Gift Market again this year so please support our PTA Spirit Store!!



Cares & Concerns


There is a Cares & Concerns position on Paschal's PTA board filled by Sheri Wickman.  The purpose of the position is so PTA can help the Paschal Community by encouraging and supporting one another during difficult times. If you have a "care or concern," there is a purple Paschal Family Cares & Concerns box in the school office.  Please let us know of any Cares & Concerns that PTA can provide. Slips of paper will be with the box for you to fill out. Thank you for allowing PTA to love on you and our students! You can also reach Sheri Wickman, Paschal PTA - Cares & Concerns, at  or 817-691-6958.



Congrats to our Swimmers



Paschal swimmers dominated the FWISD Championships, taking first in all 16 events. Top finishers include: Summer Campbell, Kyle Verdeyen, Sebastian Campbell, Shannon Calhoun, Liam Neville and Caroline Adair. The swimmers will next compete in Mansfield on Oct. 13. 




(for dates and times of athletic events and other activities not listed, see the Paschal PTA Calendar at



Oct. 14: Senior Celebration dinner, 6 p.m., Joe T's 


Oct. 15: PTA Council Meeting, 6:30 p.m., FWISD Professional Development building at 1350 McCart; Walter Dansby, superintendent, will speak


Oct. 17: PSAT


Oct. 17: Report Cards


Oct. 18: Dinner Out at Raising Caine's Chicken; 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.; benefitting Senior Celebration


Oct. 20: Car Wash at Texaco, Bellaire & Hulen, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; benefitting Senior Celebration


Oct. 20: Parking for Paschal TCU football game*


Oct. 23: General PTA Meeting, PHS Cafeteria


Nov. 2: PTA Board Meeting, cafeteria




Nov. 12: STAAR English I & III Writing


Nov. 13: STAAR English I & III Reading 


*Park for Paschal


On TCU home football games, the Paschal Booster Club is selling PHS parking spots, so please consider carpooling for PHS activities on those days. The times for the TCU games are not determined yet, but check back on the Paschal website as the times are announced. The shuttle starts three hours before game time and will run one hour after game time. The remaining TCU home football game dates are:
Oct 20
Nov 10
Dec 1


Band News

Congratulations to all of our students who participated in the All-Region Jazz auditions at Paschal recently.  Many of our students performed very well and we are proud to announce the following results:

Tom Nyul:  Lead Alto in Jazz Ensemble 1

Sanish Shrestha:  2nd Alto in Jazz Ensemble 2

Sarah Woodard:  2nd alto in Jazz Ensemble 2

Noah Nathe:  3rd Trombone in Jazz Ensemble 2

Luke Thielke:  1st Chair Drum Set in Jazz Ensemble 


Orchestra News

Oct. 13: Festival de La Mariachi Panteras, 5-8 p.m., Auditorium, tickets are $3

Oct. 20: All-Region Orchestra Auditions, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Carter Riverside High School

Oct. 23: Fall Orchestra Concert, featuring McLean MS Orchestra, 7 p.m., Auditorium

Oct. 27: Area/All-State Orchestra Auditions, 8:30-11:30 a.m., JP Elder Annex

Oct. 30: All-Region Mariachi Auditions, 6-9 p.m., William James Middle School

  Theatre News

The students are getting ready for the opening of "Midsummer Night's Dream," which will run:

Nov. 1, 2 & 3 and 8, 9 & 10 from 7:30 every evening plus 2:30 p.m. matinees on both Saturdays. Tickets are: $5 for students and ISD staff and $8 general admission.


Purchase an ad in program for "Midummer Night's Dream" 

There are eight performances per show, and approximately 1,100 people attend total. This is a great opportunity to advertise a local business or support a theatre student while also supporting the Paschal Vagabonds. Please consider purchasing an ad and/or sharing this info with friends and neighbors who might be interested in purchasing an ad. For information, please contact Elisa Rode at 817-372-3556.