Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell has announced the time line and process for appointment of a member to the Gila Community College (GCC) Governing Board to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of District 1 representative Thomas Loeffler last year.
A class on writing short stories starts up at Gila Community College next Tuesday at 6 p.m. in hopes of unearthing Rim Country writers with a yarn to tell.
The Payson Unified School District (PUSD) board will interview former Tonto Basin Superintendent/Principal Johnny Ketchem and an outside candidate, Greg Wyman, for the interim superintendent position.
School bus driver honored for 15 years behind the wheel
Miss Shari has such pride in her big yellow school bus that she once polished it from “stem to stern.”
College can’t find candidates to fill crucial empty slot
Six months after Tom Loeffler resigned from his post, the Gila Community College board still lacks a full slate of board members.
Cameras installed on Payson school buses
It’s almost a rite of passage to have a childhood story of harassment on the school bus — but not anymore in Payson.
Payson FFA students made a good showing at the Dec. 6 Midwinter Competition at the Arizona State University campus.
Payson School Board wants to interview candidates in January
For the past few months, each time the Payson Unified School District board has faced a decision that involves spending money, it has balked — except when it came to searching for an interim superintendent.
If doing community service or volunteering falls anywhere on your New Year’s resolution list, head on over to Payson High School (PHS).
Extra cops were posted at Payson High School all last week after rumors of a bomb threat circulated among students.
Price to replace rickety stands slashed in half
Clutching a daunting $119,000 bid to repair and replace condemned bleachers, the Payson Unified School District (PUSD) board on Dec. 16 took a breath and a sharp pencil and whittled the price down to $51,811.
School board again delays decision
As five of the seven kindergarten teachers from Payson Unified School District (PUSD) faced the school board, member Jim Quinlan quipped, “Are you going to lead us in a song?”
GCC misses out on money due to status
Once again, Gila Community College (GCC) attended an Arizona Association of District Governing Boards annual meeting, only to discover that as a provisional district it still can’t get no respect.
The new agriculture instructor at Payson High School, David Rutherford, has something to crow about — his students.
School board agonizes about neglected projects
Pressured for time, the Payson Unified School District (PUSD) board begrudgingly voted four to one to pay $126,000 to replace the condemned bleachers at the high school in time for commencement.