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.
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 http://pub.lucidpress.com/phsoct2016/
There has been some confusion on an assembly that supposedly took
place at Payson High School. An article was posted about the assembly
on a site called paysonroundup,com about the assembly. This article
was referring to an assembly that reportedly took place in Payson
Arizona, not here at Payson High School in Utah.
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.
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!
National Honor Society banquet
Soccer Wasatch @ Payson
Tennis Maple Mountain @ Payson
Volleyball Maple Mountain @ Payson
Cross Country @ Skyline
JV football @ Salem Hills
Soph football @ Salem Hills
Soccer @ Spanish Fork
Volleyball @ Springville
Chemistry magic show
Dari DeMille, a senior at PHS, won runner up in the New York Times 2016 Summer Reading Contest Week 10. Ms. Griffin had asked all her AP Language students to submit an entry into the contest. She wanted her students “to write for an authentic audience on a topic they find interesting.”
Hope Week September 19-23
Monday-College Tours & Pre-Act Test
Tuesday-Sharing Hands Message Board (near lunchroom)
Wednesday-Hope Assembly:Speaker, Brad Wilcox
Musical Chairs (lunch activity)
Thursday-School Hope Chain
Friday-Hope Balloon Launch (lunch activity)
Other Calendar Items
Tennis Wasatch @ Payson
Soccer @ Springville
Volleyball @ Wasatch
The 2016-2017 school year is in full swing with club rush, school lunch, Homecoming Week, soccer matches, try-outs for the school musical, and Chromebooks for every student.
Be sure to check the school website daily for announcements and highlights. You can also find the bell schedule, who your counselor is, and upcoming events by clicking on the primary links on the left of the screen.
This year is sure to be a good one. Welcome to the Pride.