This week, both Payson Elementary School and Julia Randall Elementary held their annual Jump Rope for Heart event.
Nick Pfeifle waited with Payson High School theater instructor Kathy Siler for the rest of the students at the gates of the Arizona Renaissance Festival.
The marching band uniforms might be put away, but the competitions continue.
Board worries bills will hurt students
After listening to an alarming summary of new laws likely to cut funding and increase demands on public schools, newly elected Payson school board member Angie Prock asked a pointed question.
On Friday, Feb. 20 AIMS (Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards) breathed its last breath.
The Salt River Project had predicted a wet February, but until Sunday evening, Rim Country had a fine coat of dry dust.
Alas, poor Pinland learns the bitter lessons of World War I
Payson High School history teacher Chad Gower admits he’s much more comfortable teaching from a strict lesson plan, but decided to color outside the lines to teach World War I. He ended up learning right along with his students.
A federal judge in Texas this week ruled that President Barack Obama’s executive order deferring deportations for three years for millions of people who have lived without documentation in the United States for years has cast a shadow of uncertainty over many seeking legal permission to stay.
Girl trapped immigration tangle
Maria sat in her chair, stylishly dressed after a day of school, which figures so largely in all of her dreams.
The Healthy Foodie
My family has this odd but endearing ritual when it comes to boxes of chocolates we have done since I was a child — we cut each piece of candy into three or four bits to distribute to those gathered when we open a box.