WHO: Youth up to age 18

WHAT: Free healthy lunch

DATES: Mondays - Fridays June 6 - August 19

TIME: 1:30PM - 3:00PM

WHERE: Memorial Park 300 S. Main Street (Payson)

No registration required Children must consume food on-site

Contact Kerri Duncan with questions at 801-887-1251 or

Newspaper staff iHopping out

Lion's Roar Newspaper Staff

A year filled with stressful deadlines, creative minds, friendships made, and lots of pride is coming to a close for the Lion’s Roar Newspaper Staff. The staff worked hard to produce a newspaper that the students would enjoy, and make everyone proud. Day in and day out we’ve enjoyed working hard to represent our school to the best of our ability, and we hope everyone has enjoyed our masterpieces. The staff would like to give a big thanks to our readers, and an even bigger thanks to the student body of Payson High School. We’d also like to thank our awesome advisor, Mrs.

Dance Company Showcase

Picture and Article By Sabryne Kelly

On May 5, 2016 PHS Social Dance Too performed their Waltz to the song “Why you Wanna” at their dance company showcase. There were five couples consisting of: Michelle Rushton & Cory Koetje, Mckell Wright & Magnum Gettling, Jacob Hanks & Sarah Black, Ben Rowley & Aubrey Marsh, Josh Morgan & Melanie Ward. The girls wore purple shirts with black skirts and they looked very uniformed and professional. The boys all wore white shirts with black pants. Payson was represented very well by our dancers in Social Too.


Open Gyms for Volleyball Begin

Brooke Barnett, Photo from Google Images

 Volleyball tryouts are coming up this August which makes now a great time to prepare for them. Volleyball open gyms are held Tuesday and Thursday nights, starting at 5:00, and going until 7:00 pm. The coaches are Coach Eliason, and Coach Mott. Coming to the volleyball open gyms is a great way to get practice, as well as to get the coaches attention. At the open gyms, you will be doing warm ups and drills that will help to improve your volleyball skills. If you are interested in playing volleyball this coming year, these open gyms will definitely not be a waste of your time!