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.
Middle School concert a delight
To end its year, the Rim Country Middle School Choir held its own concert on May 16.
The Gila County Board of Supervisors last week approved distribution of $1.4 million in federal Forest Fee money to local school districts — including $350,000 for Payson.
The 2015-16 school year is barely drawing to a close and Shelby School is recruiting for the new year.
For the first time in two years, all second-grade students will attend Payson Elementary School.
Proposition 123 won by a whisker, assuring Payson teachers of an average 4 percent raise after a seven-year pay freeze.
The enrollment for Payson schools is on the rise — but just barely.
ASU said official ‘partner’ for scaled down Payson branch campus plan
Arizona State University has agreed to open a branch in Payson, with a planned first-year enrollment of 300 to 350, Rim Country Educational Foundation President Gary Cordell said during a presentation at the Payson Tea Party this week.
When Future Business Leaders of America advisor Bud Evans asked who had attended the Phoenix Comicon Convention, most of the students in the banquet room raised their hands.
Gila Community College is set to increase the property tax rate on Gila County taxpayers, but there still is time to weigh in on the decision.