Payson High School Celebrates Spirit Week

Maddie Mitchell

Feb. 4th- 8th was the famous Spirit Week here at Payson High School. The theme was Nintendo and for each day, the students dressed up in “Wii” sports and resort wear, Yoshi green, and flannel representing Moo Moo Meadows from Mario Kart Wii. Everyday at lunch, students went into the main gym to play Super Smash Bros., dodgeball and volleyball. Competition was as intense as it would be at a sports event, and the students spent the week reaching for first place in all the games to earn points for their grade.

Boys Soccer Open Gyms

Jennifer Valencia

If you’re interested in joining the boys soccer team this upcoming spring, don’t forget to go to the open gyms before tryouts. Tryouts will be held February 25th (at PHS) from 6pm-8pm and February 26th (at the ALC) from 6pm-8pm.

Lifetime Activities classes go snowshoeing

Brian Espinoza, Harrison Judd

Payson High has several Physical Education classes ranging from Weight Lifting to Lifetime Activities. Lifetime Activities classes usually participate in fun activities all throughout the year and recently, equipped with their coats and gloves, went snowshoeing up Payson Canyon. Snowshoeing is a low-impact sport that's great for recuperation or non-impact strength building. Michelle Garcia, one of the students that participated, said, "Snowshoeing gets our heart rate up by walking around the snowy canyon.