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.
With a scant six months left in his school board term, Jim Quinlan announced his resignation at the May 9 board meeting.
The Payson Unified School District board recognized the teachers and students who participated in the Readers Today Leaders Tomorrow pilot program.
If voters approve Proposition 123, local property taxes will likely increase by about $48,000, due to the complexities of how the state calculates aid to schools, Payson Unified School District Superintendent Greg Wyman told the Payson Tea Party in a recent appearance.
From the moment the Payson FFA chapter banquet started, tradition, respect and camaraderie infused the event.
In its second year of handing out scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000, the Friends of GCC Scholarship Foundation distributed a record amount of money to a record number of students.
Could be the best of years for Payson schools — raises for everyone (finally), reading specialists for the little tykes, mentors to help teachers boost test scores, a new bus (finally), stipends for coaches and music directors, better computers, new textbooks (finally) and a chance to dig the insurance plan out of a hole.
But only if voters approve Proposition 123
If voters approve Proposition 123, Payson Unified School District employees will get a 4 percent, across-the-board raise — the first in years.
At its work session on April 14, the Gila Community College discussed the proposed property tax increase of 2 percent for the 2016-17 school year.
The Friends of Rim Country GCC received a generous donation of $10,000 from Dr. Alfonso and Sue Munoz to help nursing students.
The Payson High School (PHS) Information Technology Academy (ITA) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter came home from the Arizona FBLA State Leadership Conference (April 4-6) in Tucson with plenty of gold.