Students’ staging of ‘Meet me in St. Louis’ earns ovations
Lavish costumes, sets and even workable trolleys that wandered up and down the aisles filled with the huge cast of 40 marked the Payson High School musical, “Meet Me In St. Louis.”
With a bouncy personality and passion for the subject, Kylee Egbert and her partner Rylie Chapman stood at the head of the classroom in the Agricultural Building on the Payson High School Campus to talk about fertilizers.
This year, the Payson High School Theatre decided to dip into the past for its musical by presenting Meet Me In St. Louis.
Longtime educator wants to head county schools
Gail Gorry has spent her life in education — starting in the fifth grade — always striving to have an impact on more and more students.
Edie Miller, has dedicated the last few years to expanding the cultural awareness of Payson High School students and the Rim Country community by finding homes for foreign exchange students to attend the high school for up to a year.
On Monday, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey held an education summit in Payson to push Proposition 123, before heading over to speak at the Republican Party’s Lincoln Day Luncheon.
For the first time in Payson High School history, senior band member Sabrina Bonn will play in the All-State Concert Band.
The Payson Unified School District board wished it could ask the Auditor General’s office why it fails to do a direct apples-to-apples comparison when analyzing how district schools spend money.
Auditor General looks at costs, scores
Compared to similar districts statewide, Payson spends more on teachers and gets better test results — despite having larger class sizes, according to this year’s Arizona Auditor General’s report.
Two Gila Community College students were honored on March 3 at the All-Arizona Academic Team luncheon in Mesa, along with 73 other students from Arizona’s community colleges.
The Gila County Schools Office has extended the deadline to submit nominations for the Gila County Teacher of Year.
Gila County residents interested in making a difference for local schools are invited to consider running for a school district governing board seat or a seat on the Gila Community College (GCC) Governing Board.
Ever wanted your high school student to take a community college course, but couldn’t afford the tuition?
Darby McFarlane figured she could revolutionize egg laying. So the Rim Country Middle School student set up an experiment for the Gila County Science Fair that involved feeding one group of chickens a high-protein, high-carb diet.
Roy Sandoval has entered the race to replace retiring Gila County Superintendent of Schools Linda O’Dell.