December 2021

Aaron Garcia Wins Boxing National Title and Joins Team USA

Submitted by david.rockwood on Mon, 12/20/2021 - 10:08

Aaron Garcia Jr., currently a senior at PHS, just took first place at the 2021 USA Boxing National Championships in Shreveport, Louisiana. He won the the elite division of the 112 pound weight class. Winning this national championship title secured a place for him to train with Team USA at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, starting this summer. In addition to being a national champion boxer, Aaron is also a PHS state wrestling champion.

See you in 2022!

Submitted by david.rockwood on Fri, 12/17/2021 - 09:32

Payson High School wishes all of you a wonderful and happy holiday break! Enjoy the time. Be safe. Remember that the school will be closed from December 18 to January 2. Classes will resume on Monday January 3, 2022. (And don’t forget that Term 2 ends on Thursday January 13.)


Student Advocate Catrina Jones featured on Disney's "Foodtastic" Series

Submitted by katie.kelly on Thu, 12/16/2021 - 11:43

Our very own Catrina Jones, student mentor (advocate), was a contestant/participant on the new Disney+ cooking show called "Foodtastic."  The show came out yesterday, December 15th. Check her out on episode 6!  She is exceptionally talented.



Thanks Mr. Dansie

Submitted by katie.kelly on Thu, 12/09/2021 - 10:14

Our beloved janitor, Von Dansie, is retiring at the end of this month. We will miss him dearly. 

Penny Wars

Submitted by katie.kelly on Thu, 12/02/2021 - 12:00

Heart of the Lion: Mr. Marchant

Submitted by katie.kelly on Thu, 12/02/2021 - 11:47

Mr. Marchant was nominated for the term 1 “Heart of the Lion” award by students and parents from Payson High School.