Alliance meeting slated to buy university land
The Rim Country Educational Alliance Board is scheduled to meet on Thursday to consider moving forward to purchase two parcels of Forest Service land totaling some 274 acres — 253 acres immediately and another 21 acres in about a year.
NAVIT adds career courses, but still excludes freshmen
The Northern Arizona Vocational Institute of Technology (NAVIT) has trained Payson students in fire sciences, culinary arts, agricultural sciences, auto-shop, business (DECA and FBLA), construction arts, theater technical arts, nursing and medical assistance, and now they have added cosmetology.
Julia Randall Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day with a flag raising conducted by 14 veterans in uniform at an assembly held Monday, Nov. 10.
Stacey Summers hopes Rim Country residents will help her engage her students.
There’s a new test in town, and its name is AzMERIT — short for Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching.
Stacey Summers, a Payson Elementary School (PES) first-grade teacher, has a special place in her heart for veterans, but she had no idea her sympathy would be rewarded.
Superintendent: Students have fierce international competition
In an impassioned speech to the Payson Tea Party, Payson Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Greg Wyman explained the 21st century challenges students face and how the district plans to address students’ futures.
The waiting and guessing is over – the Arizona Department of Education on Nov. 3 picked a new test to replace the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) test.
With the 4:30 p.m. sun in their eyes, the 40-plus member Pride of Payson Marching Band rocked the stadium at the state semi-finals competition at Mesquite High School in Gilbert on Nov. 1.
One kid streaming music nearly overloaded the system
Here’s the good news: Students and staff at the Payson Unified School District could get snazzy new Chromebook computers.
Alyssa Boerst attends Ambassador Summit
Alyssa Boerst, one of four Arizona representatives, won a scholarship to attend the 2014 Fuel Up To Play 60 Ambassador Summit held in Texas in August.
With little discussion, the Payson Unified School District Board voted to approve a school resource officer and a mutual aid agreement with the Town of Payson at its Oct. 27 meeting.
The Payson Unified School District board voted to lock in a school calendar for the next five years — unless it needs to change.
The Payson Unified School District Board moved to agree to the sale and refunding of capital improvement bonds.
An insider’s view of a Pride of Payson competition
The band stood at attention on the field, instruments poised to play.