Got to go boo without the goo
If sticking a hand into the ooey-gooey mess in the center of a pumpkin totally grosses you out, the Payson High School culinary arts students have come to the rescue.
The State Board of Education (SBE) has extended the comment period for Arizonans to provide comment on Arizona’s Mathematics (math) and English language arts (ELA) Academic Standards. Comments will be accepted through Friday, November 13, 2015.
With a score of 64.78, the Payson High School Pride of Payson Marching Band placed third in its division after its first competition at ASU band day on Saturday, Oct. 10.
The AIMS test results have been offering Arizona students’ and parents a distorted view of their students abilities for years, according to education advocacy groups.
The Payson Unified School District has launched a plan to bring more advanced placement classes to the district as well as upping the rigor of classes starting at the elementary school level.
The Longhorn Theatre Company on Thursday, Friday and Saturday will present “Addict,” a compelling look at the use of drugs among teenagers.
Julia Randall Elementary students all showed up in pink on Monday in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Payson board rejects bylaws
A seemingly uncontroversial proposal spurred a whole series of split votes and confusion on the Payson School Board on Monday.
Statewide, fewer than a third rank as ‘proficient’
Brace yourself: This is gonna be bad.
Head of House education committee supports Ducey plan
State Rep. Paul Boyer urged voters to support Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan to increase K-12 spending with more money from the flush state land fund.
Studens fare poorly on new, national test
A year ago the numbers suggested Arizona students scored better than the national norm. The state used the AIMS test to measure and it showed 7 out of 10 Arizona students were proficient in math. Why the Change?
National rankings disturbing
Fourth graders in Arizona read at one of the lowest levels in the country; only nine other states are worse. In the eighth grade, their reading improves slightly but still falls below the nation’s average.
Foundation to spend $1 million on development contract, engineering
The Rim Country Educational Alliance and Foundation will this week hand over a $4.1 million check to buy 253 acres for a future university site in Payson.
Teachers nominated each student chosen as the Super HERO (Helping Everyone Respect Others) for that month.
Haunted by the rising toll of school shootings, Payson Unified School District staff members spend a day during fall break running drills and making plans in case the nightmare comes to Rim Country.