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Birth order, personality affect learning says counselor

Parent University offers tips on different learning styles

Kids got learning styles.

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Payson FBLA students move on to nationals

After competing against a slew of state Future Business Leaders of America students in Tucson, four Payson students will move onto National Leadership Conference this summer in Chicago.

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Sale signed

Evans: Construction of university will start in fall

The Rim Country Educational Alliance Board this week signed the long-awaited purchase agreement for 253 acres of Forest Service land on which it will build a four-year university in Payson.

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Earth Day brings high school and elementary students together

What could be more perfect on Earth Day than a lesson in how plants grow?

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Students direct one-act plays

In their last performance as Payson students on May 7 and 9, the Payson High School Longhorn Theatre seniors will direct the Senior Directed One Act Plays.

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New principals hired

But teachers leaving in droves

Payson Unified School District Superintendent Greg Wyman now has his full leadership team in place for the upcoming school year, although teachers continue to leave the district.

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Tutors for homeless kids

The McKinney-Vento grant position filled by Joe Sanchez to help homeless students graduate and move onto post-secondary education will receive a boost from paid tutors.

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Gila Community College starts summer classes

Register now for English and math classes this summer at Gila Community College and get a head start on the fall semester schedule.

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Calculus Camp is secret weapon to help students do better on AP exam

Payson High School math teacher David Meidinger has a secret weapon to help his kids do better on their AP Calculus exam — Calculus Camp.

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PHS marketing students tour ABC 15 newsroom

When Payson Unified School District employee Barbara Sturlin heard that the KNXV-TV ABC 15 newsroom would take DECA marketing and business club students through its studios, she contacted Joe Parone and Jeff Simon.

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Schools to get technology upgrades

For years, students and staff of Payson Unified School District have made jokes about the outmoded and painfully slow computers and Internet access.

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Texting confusion

Schools crisis system flawed

The Jan. 20 Payson Unified School District lockdown exposed a flaw in the district’s communication system the tech department has now fixed — the ability to send out text messages to parents.

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Culinary Arts students receive awards, scholarships

Four Payson High Culinary Arts students received great honors at the recent C-CAP (Careers Through Culinary Arts Program) awards banquet.

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Rim Country students show a surprising flair for science

Rural regional schools hold their own against Valley competitors

Maybe it’s because we have more streams running through Rim Country than anywhere else in Arizona or maybe it’s because the skies are so clear that every star glows or maybe it’s all the ranches, but this year, Rim Country students flexed their scientific muscles to triumph over many Valley schools in the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair.

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Pine 8th-grader sweeps science fairs

Can you correctly pronounce “Algae Amphidinium?”