As part of a weeklong celebration of Payson High School’s Homecoming week, the student government dubbed Wednesday, Wacky Mismatched Day.
Taking a moment from their busy schedule, Payson High School staff and students remembered the events of Sept. 11.
JRE stresses positive feedback on campus
Julia Randall Elementary has long celebrated the positive with HERO assemblies, but now teachers and staff have amped up the positive behavior feedback with stunning results.
On Friday, before the first bell of the day, Payson High School took a moment to remember the events of 9/11 with patriotic songs and speeches.
The Arizona Department of Corrections will issue a grant in 2016 to educators to train county inmates on workforce skills — and Gila Community College hopes to help.
Safeway manager Dan Dillon pillar of support for schools
Safeway Manager Dan Dillon keeps showing up.
Senior Dean Stephen Cullen reported enrollment numbers at the Gila Community College board meeting on Sept. 3.
The Gila County Cowbelles recently awarded two $1,000 scholarships. One went to Kylie Ridley in memory of Cowbelles’ founding member Laura Mae Holder.
Students honored for positive contributions
Focusing on the positive, Julia Randall Elementary recognizes positive student behavior with the Longhorn Pride Award.
Near bottom on spending, quality
Arizona school kids face the worst of both worlds — low state spending on schools and poor results.
50 percent drop threatens vocational programs
Teaching students skills the marketplace needs makes sense, right?
Teachers on trips still must submit the itemized details
Teachers taking students on education trips shouldn’t have to pay for hotel rooms out of their own pocket. On the other hand, they better bring back an itemized receipt if they want breakfast.
Archaeologists clear way for university site
The Forest Service can go ahead and sell a 253-acre parcel for a university, but Payson should avoid building on three archaeological sites, concluded a preliminary study.
Growth in upper grades suggests students returning
The Payson Unified School District got more good news this week as this semester’s enrollment figures grew.