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Advisory classes at Rim Country Middle School have been engaged in conversation regarding what makes them happy as a person. Read more

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The safety of Payson Schools is often on my mind. Every day when school ends and our students arrive home safely; our… Read more

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Payson’s school grades continue to slip, but the Tonto Basin and Pine elementary school districts both maintained the… Read more

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With enough planning and hard work, Payson High School students can graduate with both a community college AA degree … Read more

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Arizona remains perhaps the worst state in the country to be a public school teacher, according to a recent national survey. Read more

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PHOENIX — Studies show the best way to get students interested in the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math) is not through books and lectures, but through hands-on projects that involve interactive problem-solving. Challenges like building full-size cardboard boats and racing them across a public swimming pool, launching weather balloons into inner space and tracking its trajectory, and racing mini-solar cars to test hypotheses on how far they will go in full sun versus shade – these are the kinds of science activities that inspire young minds. As any science teacher will tell you – good science isn’t cheap. Read more

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Payson Unified School District Superintendent Stan Rentz has been introducing himself to the community he now serves — and offering a little e… Read more

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December Tudor crept to the very edge of the water-smoothed boulder above the narrow slot of the foaming East Verde River in the narrows of Wa… Read more