The fall 2015 semester classes at Gila Community College start Monday, Aug. 17.
Payson School Board member advocates state takeover
Shirley Dye, Payson Unified School District board member, thinks as Governor Doug Ducey does — the Arizona State Land Trust should pay for schools and she would like the school board to support her position.
A little more than a year ago, Gila County School Superintendent Linda O’Dell sought the Board of Supervisors’ approval to enter into an intergovernmental agreement to expand interactive television (ITV) services in the schools. The project would open up programs at all participating schools and help educators get training and curriculum materials.
The Payson Unified School District will offer free and reduced-price lunches on all of its campuses again this year by participating in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs.
Gila Community College professor Cindy Fisher-Smith will start teaching classes in health care education, administrative information systems, computers, business and business administration for the fall semester starting Monday, Aug. 17.
Class to help families living with mentally ill adults
Ever have someone in the family that stole a school van to drive to Flagstaff for no reason they could ever really explain?
Devon Wells spent 33 years teaching the art of the home and kitchen to high school students and received a Distinguished Service Award from the Family and Consumer Sciences Educators on July 20.
At the front office, a sign directs everyone — students and guests alike — to the playground.
But campus boosts worker education
Arizona continues to lag further and further behind the rest of the country when it comes to producing an educated workforce, according to an analysis by the Morrison Institute for Public Policy.
Young Payson English teacher popular with his students
Lacey Tackett has to contend with her husband’s notoriety with young people all around Payson.
The new school year starts on Monday, Aug. 3 for all students at Payson Unified School District.
Class sizes may exceed 30 without another teacher
Flanked by all but one of the Payson Elementary School kindergarten teachers, Jane Pond and Sylvia Sandoval on July 27 begged the Payson Unified School District board to add another kindergarten teacher to the staff.
Arizona tied Alaska for the lowest college completion rate in the country in 2013, with just 29 percent of students able to earn a four-year degree in six years or less, a new report says.
Last year, the Payson Unified School District board requested the culture of the district change after a tumultuous year.
Staff with the Payson Unified School District will receive a one-time stipend during the 2015-16 school year.