Phone: 770-382-3666


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Middle Grades Education Gifted Certified

Mr. DJ Paradis, Social Studies

Quick History:

I am a proud graduate of the Cartersville school system (class of 1999).  


I attended and graduated from Lagrange College in the winter of 2003.  After college, I started working at Cartersville Middle School in December 2003.  I have taught seventh grade social studies since 2006. 

I am married to Hailey Hobgood Paradis.  If that name seems familiar to any graduate from Cartersville, it is because she is one of us.  I have an energetic 12-year son that loves to play video games and swim.

I also coach middle school cross country and high school soccer at Cartersville.  I have coached cross country since 2005 and have been with the soccer program since 2004 and the head coach since 2010.


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  • 7th Grade Social Studies:


    This year, the students will be learning about the continents of Africa and Asia.  We will focus on the political and physical geography, the environmental issues of the regions, and how both of these affect today's society.  Will also learn about other cultures including topics that span the religions of the people to how they live their daily lives.  Students will also compare and contrast the governments and economies of specific countries of Africa and Asia.  

  • 7th Grade Schedule

    Homeroom 7:45-8:20 (Breakfast and Lockers)

    1st Period  8:21-9:27

    2nd Period 9:31-11:20


    3rd Period 11:25-12:15 (Explo/Electives)

    4th Period 12:19-1:09 (Explo Electives)


    5th Period 1:13-2:20

    6th Period 2:23-3:25

    Locker 3:25-3:30


    7th Grade Canes Time Schedule

    Homeroom   7:45-8:20 (Breakfast and Lockers)

    Canes Time 8:24-9:15

    1st Period 9:20-10:12

    2nd Period 10:16-11:56 (Lunch Included) 

    3rd Period 12:01-12:46 (Explo and Electives)

    4th Period 12:49-1:34 (Exple and Electives)


    5th Period 1:38-2:32

    6th Period 2:36-3:25

    Locker 3:25-3:30  

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