After lowering tuition less than a year ago, Gila Community College (GCC) will now consider raising it — except for seniors, who can still attend for free.
On Thursdays, Rim Country Middle School students get a peek into the world of adults and their work with the Lunch with a Professional program.
Young and old produced gales of laughter as they watched fairies work magic and lovers stammer in confusion as Shakespeare returned to the Payson stage after a long absence.
Payson schools have now officially plunged into the world of new testing methods with the first round of assessment scores — with results officials say aren’t as bad as they look.
Professor and students part of Gemini Planet Imager testing team
After nearly a decade of development, construction, and testing, the world’s most advanced instrument for directly imaging and analyzing planets around other stars is pointing skyward and collecting light from distant worlds.
Interested in attending college? Not sure how to pay for it?
Gila County Superintendent Linda O’Dell hopes to find a new Gila Community College (GCC) board member by Feb. 14.
The Payson Unified School District voted unanimously this week to pay $3,000 to the Arizona School Board Association to find a permanent superintendent.
Gov. Jan Brewer’s State of the State speech this week provided only modest hope for parents and teachers waiting for the state will restore school funding.
Top students from throughout Gila County will compete on Feb. 26 in the Regional Science Fair at Bullion Plaza Cultural Center and Museum in Miami. Judging will start at 8 a.m., with doors open to the public from noon to 3 p.m.
In the center of the Payson High School (PHS) campus sits a monument in cement to the students from the building trades class.
Brenda Case, district student achievement director, will retire this year.
Board names John Ketchem superintendent
A divided Payson Unified School District (PUSD) board hired Johnny Ketchem as the interim superintendent on a 3-2 vote Friday.
Supreme Court says lawmakers broke the law by cutting $1.6 billion in inflation adjustments
A series of court rulings could force the Arizona Legislature to restore as much as $1.6 billion in funding for schools — but key lawmakers are already promising to thwart the latest ruling.
Payson doesn’t give its gifted students much extra attention, with a relative handful of advanced placement tests, few breakout programs for students identified as gifted and little attempt to provide extra or accelerated classes. Heck, this year the high school doesn’t even offer calculus.