Students sing anthem and tell of its origin
Payson Elementary School (PES) participated in the 200th birthday of the National Anthem by singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” again and again.
Michele Davidson, the Payson High School (PHS) librarian, hopes the community will help the PHS library purchase new books through an online fundraising push from Sept. 15 to Oct. 10.
Instructor Debra Speaks will be teaching BUS 205, Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks, beginning Sept. 10 at Gila Community College Payson Campus.
Turning onto Longhorn Road from Highway 87, you can’t miss them: Bright, shiny faces of Payson High School students from the football and volleyball teams and cheerleading squad peer out from purple banners emblazoned with the Longhorn logo, and the saying “Spark the Future.”
JRE librarian dies after long struggle with cancer
Joanne Clawson, the much beloved Julia Randall Elementary (JRE) Librarian lost her years-long battle with breast cancer suddenly on the afternoon of Thursday, Sept. 11. The Payson High School football team will honor her at the football game to night, in hopes of raising money to help her family.
Forest Service appraisal near, sites compared
The Rim Country Educational Alliance board and Arizona State University are pondering a detailed cost analysis of four sites for a university campus in Payson.
The newly renamed Payson High School Marching Band, now the Pride of Payson, has given Payson businesses the chance to promote business and support the band, through a Pride of Payson Band Shirt advertisement.
Before the doors opened Thursday for classes at Payson High School, a somber remembrance ceremony for Sept. 11 drew first responders, school officials, staff, the Pride of Payson Band and students to the flagpole.
The following story profiles the three candidates vying for seats on the Payson School Board.
Four seats, four candidates as Stephenson retires
After 10 years of service on the Gila Community College (GCC) board, Larry Stephenson has decided to not run again.
The Payson School Board agreed to crack down on a once open-ended meeting style, which included few rules on when people in the audience could chime in.
The Payson School Board this week indefinitely postponed a proposal to hire a private firm to update and maintain the district’s capital improvement plan.
Worried about people bullying your kid at school?
Get ready for shady parking at the Gila Community College (GCC) parking lot.
Students stage masterful version of ‘Rapunzel’ with just a week to rehearse
The Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) this weekend brought a riotously warm-hearted staging of “Rapunzel” to the Longhorn Theatre Company, with a happy cast staging a colorful play with just a week’s rehearsal.