When Payson Unified School District employee Barbara Sturlin heard that the KNXV-TV ABC 15 newsroom would take DECA marketing and business club students through its studios, she contacted Joe Parone and Jeff Simon.
For years, students and staff of Payson Unified School District have made jokes about the outmoded and painfully slow computers and Internet access.
Schools crisis system flawed
The Jan. 20 Payson Unified School District lockdown exposed a flaw in the district’s communication system the tech department has now fixed — the ability to send out text messages to parents.
Four Payson High Culinary Arts students received great honors at the recent C-CAP (Careers Through Culinary Arts Program) awards banquet.
Rural regional schools hold their own against Valley competitors
Maybe it’s because we have more streams running through Rim Country than anywhere else in Arizona or maybe it’s because the skies are so clear that every star glows or maybe it’s all the ranches, but this year, Rim Country students flexed their scientific muscles to triumph over many Valley schools in the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair.
Can you correctly pronounce “Algae Amphidinium?”
Payson presses Forest Service for land sale
Payson has launched the rezoning of a 253-acre Forest Service parcel on which it plans to build a 6,000-student university. The rezoning would limit use of the land to educational purposes, which would include spin-off facilities crucial to the financing of the campus.
Gila Community College’s 2015-16 budget looks better than last year, but the senior dean wants the board to vote to raise the property tax rate to the legal limit to protect programs.
At the April 13 Payson Unified School District board meeting, more names appeared on the agenda as separations from the district.
The Kiwanis Club of Zane Grey Country is now accepting applications for scholarships from graduating high school seniors.
“Tarzan,” the Payson High School 2015 musical, brought laughs, tears and fun to audiences during its three-night run.
Drugs, alcohol spawn misery and death – especially for kids
In his 26 years as a cop, Joe Leduc has seen it all.
Longtime police officer and drug educator Joe Leduc offered a sobering summary of the drugs available to our children this Saturday at the Payson Unified School District’s Parent University session.
State forces $600,000 reduction
So, the official state budget has been signed and the cuts are in: Payson Unified School District has to peel away services to cover a $600,000 loss, which amounts to 4 percent of its operating budget.
Payson district on Saturday will offer free sessions aimed at parents
Last fall, the Payson district launched a program to bring parents, grandparents, guardians and interested community members into the school to educate and address concerns and questions.