December 2014

Check out Payson High's Season of Giving

By: Briana Ortega

The Christmas season is a time of giving. It is a time to forget about what we want and focus on how to help those around us. The true Spirit of Christmas is found in giving what we have to those in need. Payson High knows this truth well, which is why Payson High’s Student Council and Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) have stepped up to raise money for families in need. All the money collected, every last penny, will go toward giving Christmas to families of students who attend Payson High, or families in the community.

Payson Pride Restored

By: Aubrey Nelson

Payson High school has a long legacy of championships. Payson High School has been feared since its founding in 1912. Over the years, Payson High has been recognized as champions in almost every sport. However, in recent years, the state trophies have had need to be restored. In 2012 Mission: Restore the Pride began. The mission was to restore 14 state champion and state runner up trophies. Now, in December of 2014, all 14 trophies have been returned to their rightful place—the halls of PHS. Mr.

Red Ribbon Week

By: Jada Carter

The Red Ribbon Campaign is to educate young children, teenagers, and adults the dangers and consequences of illegal drugs. Since 1985, it has become an annual tradition all over the world to wear a red ribbon for a week to symbolize their commitment to raise awareness of the killing and destruction caused by drugs in America.