Max Foster

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PS archers need help getting to nationals

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Moviegoers cheered as they watched Katniss Everdeen use her archery skills to survive and return home safe after winning the “Hunger Games.”

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Brush pickup resumes

A roadside brush pickup program that has long been an integral part of Pine and Strawberry’s effort to protect the tiny mountain hamlets from a catastrophic wildfire could end this year.

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April brings test time, not showers

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AIMS achievement tests — the perplexing academic chores most students and teachers love to loathe — will be administered next week at Pine Strawberry School. AIMS reading and math testing for all grades except second will be conducted April 7 to 11. The second-graders will take their SAT test April 7 to 9. April 11 has been set aside as a test makeup day for those who are absent during the week.

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Trails Day, Cinco de Mayo events around the corner

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Maureen Walsh and her fellow Pine Strawberry Trails Day volunteers are gearing up for what they hope will be the finest celebration in the three-year history of the event.

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Another attack on public education funds

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A divisive Arizona school plan that is advancing in the Legis­lature could be a deathblow to public schools including Pine and Strawberry’s.

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P/S students prepare for school play

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“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it,” said Peter Pan.

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Dr. Seuss’ birthday celebrated in P/S

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A bevy of enthusiastic and civic-minded Zane Grey Kiwanis club members showed up bright and early March 3 at Pine-Strawberry School armed with lessons and games aimed at motivating students in their celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

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Community loses a hard-working, life-loving daughter

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Family and friends of Allyson Rene Randall gathered in Pine on Saturday to celebrate the life of the former Pine Elementary and Payson High School student who died Feb. 6 at 45 years of age.

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Remembering Nancy

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Nancy Althoff’s friends and family members will gather at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 15, in the Payson High School Auditorium to celebrate the life of the former Payson Unified School District teacher and counselor. Nancy died Jan. 19 at 76 years of age.

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Disappointment over Pony Express visit

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Hashknife Pony Express riders have for more than a decade thrilled Pine Strawberry School students by thundering into town to re-enact, with much fanfare and pomp, an exchange of mailbags much like the original Express riders did in the American West from 1860 to 1861.

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