Archaeological field work reportedly completed
No AP physics, chemistry again
For the second year in a row, Payson High School will not offer Advanced Placement physics —nor will it offer AP chemistry. The reason?
Independence could take five years and $12 million
At its first-ever board retreat on March 27, Gila Community College board member Jerry McCreary agreed to create a new committee to win independent accreditation.
Barely a year after hiring the lobbying firm, Polito, the Gila Community College board will seek a new firm.
GCC studies free tuition for seniors
The Gila Community College board has decided to research how to find, keep and support students at the community college — even retirees.
The Read On Gila County Stakeholders will hold its quarterly meeting on Friday, July 10 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Payson Library to continue to help children in the County read.
Much ado about curriculum, texts
Three years ago, the Payson Unified School District adopted Beyond Textbooks.
Board approves plan to improve completion rate, pay
On June 18, the Payson Unified School District board voted to change the name of Payson Virtual Academy to Payson Center for Success Online.
This fall, acclaimed photographer Randy Hust will teach Beginning Digital Photography, ART 128, at Gila Community College.
The Mogollon Health Alliance and Banner Health on Friday completed their merger, with enormous implications for health care in Rim Country, the Payson university project and educational and health care charitable initiatives.
‘We’re in transition out of chaos and crisis’
The Payson Unified School District board at its retreat on June 27 admitted the reverberations of the last two years still haunt them, but have faith the new administration is guiding them through the maze firmly and calmly.
The EF High School Exchange Program relies on the support of the school districts and high schools that host the students each year.
Could impact Payson district
American Leadership Academy, a multi-campus charter school from the Valley, announced it will open a K-12 campus in Payson by 2016, an announcement with potentially serious consequences for the Payson Unified School District.
Performing “Pity Party” in the cozy Black Box Theatre behind the Payson High School Auditorium provides a personal feel.
Rim Country will have a new option for its kindergarten through high school students by August of 2016 - the charter school American Leadership Academy.