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October 2016

Patriotic Contests

Submitted by kate.searle on Mon, 10/31/2016 - 06:17
Patriotic Contests

The Freedom Festival sponsors multiple patriotic contests each year in categories including Art, Essay, Speech, Storytelling, and Video. The video contest is open to everyone; other contests are open only to students.

This week at PHS

Submitted by kate.searle on Mon, 10/24/2016 - 14:18
Red Ribbon Week

Oct 24-28

Red ribbon week

Oct 25

Red ribbon assembly-schedule #6

Volleyball @ Maple Mountain

Oct 26

Extended lunch schedule

Band concert

Oct 27

Volleyball Springville @ Payson

Orchestra concert

Oct 28

Students Bike 22 miles for Life Activities Class

Submitted by kate.searle on Fri, 10/21/2016 - 09:01
By Ben Phillips of The Lion's Roar Newspaper
Students in Mrs. Miller's Individualized Life Activities Class

Mrs. Miller’s Individualized Life Activities classes were given the opportunity to ride bikes for 22 miles as a biannual activity on October 12 and 14. Her half-year classes participate on this mechanical journey either in the fall or spring, with preparation prior to the event.

October Online Magazine: 100% student made

Submitted by kate.searle on Tue, 10/11/2016 - 10:49
The Mane Street Journal
October Mane Street Journal

With a new school year starting at PHS, new is the theme for the first edition of The Mane Street Journal. We have features on the new english teachers, new orchestra director, a look into how things are going for the new football coach, as well as an introduction to the new magazine staff. With everything in the magazine being 100% student created and directed, it has been a new experience for everyone involved. Take a look at ​

New app connects students in crisis to counselors through text

Submitted by kate.searle on Thu, 10/06/2016 - 15:10
By: Kylee Wharton of the Lion's Roar Newspaper
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The SafeUT app is a statewide Crisis and Text Tip Line Service that allows students to connect with real-time licensed clinicians to report any kind of crisis, from lose animals, to abuse, to depression and suicidal thoughts -- on a free app. SafeUT has tons of unique and easy to use features.

Waived fees and waffles to highlight Payson High’s College Day

Submitted by kate.searle on Tue, 10/04/2016 - 21:08
By: Cynthia Gonzalez of the Lion's Roar Newspaper
Waived fees and waffles to highlight Payson High’s College Day

College Day is Wednesday, October 5 from 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. A total of 32 colleges, universities, trade and technical schools from all over Utah are coming to Payson High to help students apply to their institutions.

Some of the application fees are WAIVED only for that night. F.A.F.S.A. (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will also be there to help you sign up for their program. Be sure to take advantage of all of these opportunities!

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