November 2017

GIMME AN H-O-S-A

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By: Hayden McDowell

Our school offers so many amazing clubs and extracurricular activities to the students of Payson High. Whether it be clubs, sports teams, after-school organizations, etc. There are countless ways to get involved at PHS!  One of the cool clubs that deserves a lil’ love is HOSA. HOSA stands for Health Occupations Students of America. The entire organization focuses on areas of the medical field through hands on experience, conferences, meetings, and service projects.

Leadership on Fire

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By Allie Palmer of the Lion's Roar Newspaper

Some of Payson High School students went to UVU for a conference on leadership. The conference had lots of tips on being a good leader and how to better serve people you come in contact with.  The conference was also about professionalism and also about “ how we can come to together to be a team.”

Mrs. Walter Wins PEAK Award

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By Talbie Oberg of The Lion's Roar Newspaper

Payson High School’s esteemed chemistry and astronomy teacher Linda Walter has received a PEAK Award for the month of November 2017; an award designed to showcase the positive energy and kindness of Nebo employees. She was nominated by Jesse Sorensen, RaShel Shepard, and Alyssa Behrend. They had only good things to say about Mrs. Walter when they related, “Linda has the role of technology mentor in our building and uses technology to reach more students.

When to say Yes or No

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Photo and Article by: Briton Wilson of the Lions Roar Newspaper Staff

A question that almost everyone has asked at least once in their life is when should you say yes or no to a date. Many students don’t know when they should yes or no. However, other students and teachers know exactly when you should.

The Stories Behind The Unstoppable Pins

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Article written by: Michelle Rushton Photo taken by: Briton Wilson

You all may have heard of the Unstoppable pins that a lot of people are getting. Well here is a little insight about who has gotten one, why, and how YOU can get one. First of all, how you can get one, is by doing some sort of kind act for another student or a teacher or helping out in organizations, or doing something for the community that stands out to your teacher, an administrator or at Student Council member.

This week at PHS

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Nov. 7 

  • 3:30 Swimming @ Orem

 Wednesday, Nov. 8

  • 4:00-7:00 FAFSA Night for Seniors and Parents/College Night for grades 9-12
  • 6:00 Board Meeting

 Thursday, Nov. 9

  • 5:00 & 7:30 Play Performance: Enchanted April

Friday, Nov. 10

  • 5:00 & 7:30 Play Performance: Enchanted April
  • 3:00-8:00 Debate Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 11

Marketing Class “Donuts” over $100 to Pencils of Promise

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Madisyn Rowley of the Lions Roar Newspaper

The Marketing class did a pricing experiment that involved selling donuts. Although the donuts were delicious, there were real marketing principles behind selling them. The first thing each team had to do was to pick a goal and pricing policy. Pricing policies are things like earning a profit, or competing with the competition. Most groups picked to compete with their competition, their peers. And for those who walked down the hall the competition was real. The next step in marketing these donuts was to pick a price and a pricing strategy.