Anyone else love ethnical music? If so this African Drumming class, taught by Connie Ericson (my favorite band lady), Acrama Cofie, and Clit Crawford, is something for you! Just finding out taught the class made me have to go, no matter what, nothing was stopping me. I showed up Wednesday night at 8:00 at Payson Jr. High, ready to do some stellar drumming, dragging Jonathan Bird along with me. After setting up the drums Connie sat in front of the class and started drumming, inviting us to join in.
This year some of the Close-Up students got an amazing opportunity to go up to the state legislator. On February 25, 2010, the students arrived at the State Capitol to listen to a senate and house session, tour the Capitol building, and talk to some of the representatives.
Payson Youth City Council members Marianne Carpenter, Corinna Michaelis, Sarah Webber, Teal Penrod, Kaitlyn Thomas, Stephanie Dimond, Kevin Saunders, Nikki, Chase Michaelis, and their Amazing Advisor Wendy Dimond attended the Annual Youth City Council Leadership Institute held at Utah State University march 18-20th. They spent an inspiring weekend learning what it takes to be a great effective leader, and growing together to become a better-serving Payson Youth Council. At their conference there was the world renowned keynote speaker Dan Clark who talked about the power of influence one has
With their Stethoscopes in hand Payson HOSA went up to Layton to compete in the HOSA state convention the 18th and 19th of March. Payson’s HOSA placed so much! Who would have thought that there so many events to compete in?! “You can compete in Nursing, First aid events, speaking, presentations, Medical Assisting and Medical Photography. There are so many events you can compete in, it’s awesome” said Ashley Byington. Speaking of the Devil, Ashley took second in her Extemporaneous Speaking event!