Colleges lined up. Law enforcement took the next row. The military took up positions on the side. And Mary Kay shared the middle with the Art Institute and the Mogollon Health Alliance. Ah, Career Day at Payson High School.
The proud owners of former Frontier Elementary School, the Payson Community Christian School, are in talks to sell land north of the school it no longer needs.
After all of the furor regarding whether administrators can serve as coaches, the district put a little ad in the Oct. 4 Roundup that simply read, “Head Varsity Softball Coach — Payson High School - $3,232 — submit certified application and resumé to Human Resources, 902 West Main, Payson, AZ ... download application at www.pusd.k12.az.us.”
Payson school district faces painful choices
Years of state spending cuts in education last week trickled down to more tough choices for the Payson Unified School District (PUSD): Should schools focus on cutting class sizes or helping kids deal with the challenging social and emotional issues children bring to school?
Mentor teachers focus on helping others adapt to change and track student needs
Wayne Gorry, the new Student Achievement Teacher (SAT) for the middle school, came out and said what everyone thought: The SATs sit in their offices all day with their feet up.
Superintendent to start over in effort to punish ‘insubordination’
Payson Unified School District Superintendent Ron Hitchcock must start over on his attempt to discipline Julia Randall Elementary Principal Will Dunman for “insubordination.”
It’s been 10 years since Payson High School’s Class of 2003 gathered for their graduation on May 24, 2003.
It's great to be a Longhorn!
Friday’s big win against Glendale (see sports story) stoked Homecoming Week spirit for the Longhorns.
My mother introduced me to the magic of reading at such an early age, reading aloud to me from magazines in the doctor’s office when we visited for those infant/toddler checkups.
On Wednesday, students flooded town as teachers sat in classrooms to understand a teaching tool designed to help them master new education standards from the state and federal governments.
Unless the Payson Unified School District (PUSD) board decides to shell out tens of thousands of dollars for insurance, it will have to shut down the Adventure Course by the high school.
The Payson Unified School District board on Monday decided to let the superintendent decide on a case-by-case basis whether to let administrators serve as coaches.
Rim Country schools have a little more cash in the kitty now that County Schools Superintendent Linda O’Dell has gotten clearance from the Gila County Board of Supervisors to distribute federal FY 2012 forest fee funds.
This past weekend, parents and students joined forces to run a band bake sale outside of Safeway that netted $2,300.
On Friday, Aug. 16. 15 students from Payson’s Center for Success went on a hike to Fisher’s Point (Arizona Trail #301) off of Highway I40 in Flagstaff.