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For the second year in a row, Payson High School will not offer Advanced Placement physics—nor will it offer AP chemi… Read more

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American Leadership Academy, a multi-campus charter school from the Valley, announced it will open a K-12 campus in P… Read more

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With Arizona cutting school budgets, while the governor demands they increase classroom spending, Payson Unified Scho… Read more

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Twenty-one acts took to the gym floor at Julia Randall Elementary the last day of school to celebrate the talent of the student body. Read more

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Payson Unified School District has initiated a recognition ceremony for those employees that have served for a decade or more. Read more

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It

s not so easy to stand in front of 120 of your classmates who have watched you for 12 years, cry and laugh, goof off and be serious, succeed and fail to share words of wisdom. Read more

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Clutching their egg cartons, nine groups of excited third-grade students followed their teacher to different stations to learn about minerals, igneous, sedentary and metamorphic rocks from the Payson Rimstones Rock Club. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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Payson has launched the rezoning of a 253-acre Forest Service parcel on which it plans to build a 6,000-student university. The rezoning would limit use of the land to educational purposes, which would include spin-off facilities crucial to the financing of the campus. Read more

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So, the official state budget has been signed and the cuts are in: Payson Unified School District has to peel away services to cover a $600,000 loss, which amounts to 4 percent of its operating budget. Read more

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Last fall, the Payson district launched a program to bring parents, grandparents, guardians and interested community members into the school to educate and address concerns and questions. Read more