Fail and give hugs to be happy

By: Rebecca Apgood

The Red Ribbon Assembly was definitely one for the books, it was something that most students were able to connect with in one way or another. Collin Kartchner spoke to the student body about the negative effects of social media and how we can fix it. Kartchner gave an amazing presentation, he had everyone laughing and wanting to know what he would say next.

The Boys Are Back: Lions Basketball Begins Nov 20

By: Evyn Staheli and Maddie Mitchell of The Lion's Roar Newspaper

Another season of boys basketball begins. Their first event of the year is the Green and White game which features both PHS basketball and Bantam basketball teams. To kick off the night, the local Bantam teams will play against one another.  Following these teams there will be a three-point competition, a dunk contest, finishing with an appearance from our beloved basketball boys. This event will take place on November 20 at 6:00 pm at the high school.

Chemistry Magic Show bursts into flames

By: Wyatt Sorensen of The Lion's Roar News

Nov. 8, 2019 the scientists of chemistry at Payson High School (PHS) showed their magic. With their mind-blowing experiments, the audience was able to experience the outstanding chemical reactions of these fine chemists. At 6:45 p.m. moms and dads, children and friends flowed into the auditorium and filled in the front section, so they could get the full effect of the experiments.

Mrs. Noll's Portuguese class gets a spirited surprise

By: Alfonso De La Torre of The Lion's Roar Newspaper

Sarah Noll’s B1 Portuguese class received a pleasant surprise when Dr. Shepherd, Mr. Mecham and Mrs. Gowans walked into her classroom on Wednesday November 7th. As soon as Mrs. Noll saw the award that Gowans had in her arms, she knew what was coming.

Mrs. Noll was supposed to have received the Spirit of the Lion award one day before during a faculty meeting, yet Noll was absent because of training.