December Online Magazine

The Mane Street Journal

This December issue is one for the books! It is full of fun articles about our own teams here at PHS as well as stories that take place all around Payson. Articles and videos about our Christmas Tree Festival to even investigative articles on why we shouldn't skip class. The Staff works incredibly hard to create this each month! As always, it is 100% student created. Please click on the link to read our December issue! EditorKyrra Lundberg

Veteran’s Day Assembly: Respect veterans by working hard

By Kyrra Lundberg of The Lion's Roar Newspaper

November 11, a day of remembrance. Payson High honored the many veterans in the school and community with a Veteran’s Day Assembly.

The assembly consisted of many student speakers and Mr. Kyle Hill, a teacher at Payson High. The students talked on how we need to honor the veterans who sacrificed so much for so little. They talked about how the country was formed and respecting the sacrifice made for our country.  They also talked about their amazing trips back east where they were able to visit many historical sites.

Hungry? November's online magazine is ready to feast on!

The Mane Street Journal

November is a time of thanks, and the Broadcast Journalism staff wanted to highlight some of the things we are all thankful for here at Payson High School.  It is a very diverse edition of the magazine, showcasing many of the great things going on at PHS. We have videos and articles on some of the great fine art programs​, clubs, sports teams, and some of the amazing students here at PHS. Check it out at the link below.

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


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

By Ben Phillips of The Lion's Roar Newspaper

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

The 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

By: Kylee Wharton of the Lion's Roar Newspaper


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

By: Cynthia Gonzalez of the Lion's Roar Newspaper

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!