July 2019 Edition Newsletter
Welcome to the July 2019 issue of Schools News, a joint project by the Payson Roundup and the Payson Unified School District.
Flagstaff Extreme Adventure
By Jennifer White, Principal at RCMS
Rim Country Middle School 7th grade students swung from the trees in May at Flagstaff Extreme Adventure.
Payson schools renew 'amazing' dual enrollment program
By Peter Aleshire, Payson Roundup
Get this: An energetic Payson High School student can graduate with not only a high school diploma — but a community college degree Mesa Community College figures it costs about $32,000 to get a degree . . .
New lab promotes science learning on every campus
By Brenda Case, Director of Student Achievement
The 2019-20 school year will mark the start of the first year of STEAM education at every site.
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Why they left: Payson schools lose teachers with 90 years of experience
By Peter Aleshire, Payson Roundup
The Gowers are gone now.
So are the Quinlans.
Their leaving is full of love and joy and frustration and tears.
They’ve taught our kids for years — decades if you add up the time.
New system allows quick, easy, online registration at PHS
By Kerry Wright, PCS Office Tech
The entire staff of Payson Unified School District was introduced to a new Student Information System (SIS) called Infinite Campus (IC) for the 18-19 school year and this spring started the process of Online Registration (OLR) for all 19-20 eligible students.
Kids take off with fly fishing
By Jim Strogen
I’ve written often about watching my older grandsons as they move along the continuum of depending on me for their fishing success when they were very young to seeing them become accomplished fly casters able to handle fishing situations on their own.
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State will pay for $700,000 roof repair at Payson High School
By Peter Aleshire, Payson Roundup
Two buildings at Payson High School will get about $700,000 worth of new roofing, thanks to the first signs of a turnaround in state support for the capital needs of schools.
Payson School Board approves salary study
By Peter Aleshire, Payson Roundup
The Payson School Board approved a $15,500 salary study at its last meeting, which will affect the wages, benefits and recruitment of staff.
Students need more than just academics in school
By Linda Scoville, Principal at JRE
The Rim Country Middle School Bridges program had another great year. Thirty eighth-grade Bridges students were tasked with mentoring the entirety of our 6th grade.
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