Athletes of the Week: February 16, 2024

Submitted by megan.russell on Tue, 02/20/2024 - 11:50

Boys Wrestling: Colton Theobald - Colton battled back from an injury that left him off of the mat for 6 weeks. Colton wrestled his 1st match back from his injury 3 weeks before the state finals and on Feb 17th he won his 3rd High School State Championship. 

Girls Wrestling: January Langston - 1 week before regionals, January separated her shoulder, which left her to wrestle with 1 arm in the regional matches to qualify for state. January qualified for state, and last week won the most points for the Payson High School Girls team in the High School State Tournament. 

President's Day & Mini Conferences

Submitted by megan.russell on Fri, 02/16/2024 - 14:44

Have a wonderful 3-day weekend for President's Day!

Come back on Tuesday, February 20 w/ a Monday schedule for Mini Teacher Conferences from 2-4 pm. 

Athletes of the Week: February 9, 2024

Submitted by megan.russell on Fri, 02/09/2024 - 08:47

Girls Basketball: Cheznie Roundy - As a team leader of the Region Champion basketball team, Cheznie is averaging a double/double on the season. That means she averages double digit points and double digit rebounds. She is an example to the team of working hard. 

Boys Basketball: Kamika Wesley - As a team leader and captain of the basketball team, Kamika has been a rock for the team and a steady foundation that the coaches can build game strategies on. His leadership stands out and makes a difference on the court. 

Girls Basketball: Region WIN!

Submitted by megan.russell on Thu, 02/08/2024 - 13:02

Congrats to the Girls Basketball team! On Tuesday, February 6, they won the region title.

Payson Girls hasn't won a region title since the 2004-2005 season.  Payson Girls have been a defensive juggernaut, and ranked 1 in defense for most of the season.

Coach Syme says they're looking forward to a good run in state tournament.

 

 

Black History Month: Spotlight

Submitted by megan.russell on Thu, 02/08/2024 - 12:49

"Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme.

The Black History Month 2024 theme, “African Americans and the Arts,” explores the key influence African Americans have had in the fields of "visual and performing arts, literature, fashion, folklore, language, film, music, architecture, culinary and other forms of cultural expression (Black History Month).""

This week's highlight is Ice Cube.

February: Black History Month

Submitted by megan.russell on Fri, 02/02/2024 - 11:16

"Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme.

The Black History Month 2024 theme, “African Americans and the Arts,” explores the key influence African Americans have had in the fields of "visual and performing arts, literature, fashion, folklore, language, film, music, architecture, culinary and other forms of cultural expression (Black History Month).""

 

Each week, come back for a spotlight on one Black artist.

Athletes of the Week

Submitted by megan.russell on Fri, 02/02/2024 - 11:11

The Athletes of the Week are sponsored by the Payson/Santaquin Area Chamber of Commerce and Menchie's Frozen Yogurt.  

The Athletes of the week this week are the swim girls relay team that have not lost a relay event this season. The girls on the team are Avery Bulkley, Alex Mobbs, Haley Bott, and Maisey Preece. It is an amazing feat for a team to go undefeated heading into regions. Congratulations to the girls team and to each athlete individually for their performance.