Questions remain about distribution of $230 million to schools in June
Voters approved Proposition 123’s boost in school funding, but controversy persists.
At Jim Quinlan’s last board meeting, Superintendent Greg Wyman recognized him as a true HERO of education. “We appreciate you making the difference for the kids, community and most importantly our staff,” he said.
Pine Strawberry Elementary School District Superintendent/Principal Cody Barlow resigned last week, accusing board member Margaret Parker of bullying and nepotism.
The Gila Community College Governing Board voted to increase property taxes 2 percent.
The Safeway Foundation recently awarded a $2,500 grant to the Payson High School DECA program.
DECA business students compete in Nashville
Payson DECA students competed against students from around the world at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Nashville, Tenn. recently.
The Payson Unified School District recognized Madeline Goldman as a HERO of education at its May 23 meeting.
Eastern Arizona Health Education Center will host a SCRUBS camp for middle and high school students interested in nursing or a career in the medical field, June 6 through the 8.
Many a tear welled up when the Voci Choir group sang “Lean On Me” at the 2016 Payson High School graduation — for the song captured the essence of the teacher-student relationship.
The Payson Unified School District board recognized Dr. Charlie and Amy Beier as Heroes of Education at its May 23 meeting.
17 teachers have 278 years worth of experience
The Payson Unified School District board recognized 17 longtime teachers and staff at its meeting on May 23.
Armed with a set of stickers with three colors — yellow, pink and green — parents, grandparents, students and teachers of Payson Community Christian School wandered past three different class groupings of art projects to vote on their favorite.
The class of 2020 received a spirited send off as they graduated from Rim Country Middle School Thursday afternoon.
Gila Community College is now registering students for summertime English and Math classes, not to mention fall semester classes.
Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell is happy to announce that Erika Flores of Globe and Kevin Mart of Young have been selected as the 2016 Gila County Teachers of the Year.