Payson filled its slots, but 2,000 jobs remain vacant
The Payson Unified School District managed to fill all its empty teaching positions this year.
Payson High School’s technology and computer systems instructor and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) adviser Bud Evans received the Innovation Award from his peers around the state on Aug. 25 at the Arizona Business Educators Association and FBLA Teacher Leadership training conference.
Almost all of the teachers in the Payson Unified School District can expect to get a roughly $2,500 “merit pay” boost this year, under the formula approved last week by the Payson School Board.
Rim Country’s state representatives fared poorly when it comes to support for public education in a report released by education advocacy groups.
On Friday, Sept. 9, Payson High School students spent the morning learning what it takes to make the next step after high school.
Donations top $50,000 to help teens in Payson High School get college credit
So far, 100 Payson High School students have received free or nearly free college classes — thanks to an innovative partnership involving Payson Unified School District, Gila Community College and the Aspire Arizona Foundation.
AzMERIT: Good, band & UGLY
Happy glimmers of good news for the Payson Unified School District gleam in the latest AzMERIT test scores.
Dean of the Gila Community College Payson campus, Pam Butterfield, has her art on display at the Herberger Theater in Phoenix through Oct. 2.
The Arizona Department of Education and its committee of educators has poured over the K-12 Common Core standards and come up with a new set.
Payson students making gains but still lag behind
Payson students have made solid progress in math, English and science, but still often lag behind the state average, according to the latest AzMERIT test scores.
During the 2014 election race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, much ado was made over the core subject standards for K-12 education.
Do not follow the White Rabbit’s mistake that made him mutter, “Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!”
Roy Sandoval, the apparent winner of Tuesday’s Republican primary race for Gila County School Superintendent could go to work immediately.
Pine relies on donations to pay coaches, clubs, advisers
The 110-student Pine-Strawberry School District has a couple of things in common with the 2,400-student Payson Unified School District.
For the 24th year in a row, the Payson Unified School District Business Services Department received two Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting recognitions from the Association of School Business Officials International.