January 2022

January Students of the Month

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Congratulations to our January Students of the Month! Kelsey Argyle, Grace Peterson, Tori Rasmussen, Rachel Bentley, Aidan Hamilton, and Paiden Judd, and Allison Macdonald were all nominated by their teachers for being outstanding PHS students. 

PHS Presents The Wizard of Oz

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  Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore! From January 27th to January 31st, Payson High is performing The Wizard of Oz. Come support all of our talented Drama Lions.


Public Feedback on Statewide School Accountability System

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The Utah State Board of Education is requesting feedback from the public (parent, student, educator, administrator, community & business members) regarding the redesign of Utah’s school accountability system. 

PHS Welders Win Nebo Invitational Competition

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Payson High School Welding competed at the Nebo Invitational on Dec. 17, 2021 at Provo High. There were 6 competitors, three for welding and three for fabricating from PHS. This was the 12th annual rivalry and Payson was there to make a statement! In all the years of this competition PHS had never taken home the traveling trophy, through the efforts of these participants Payson is now the new home for Welding Traveling Trophy.

New Hall of Fame Inductee: Jay Jolley

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We are pleased to announce the induction of Jay Jolley, class of 1970, into the PHS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame for his extraordinary accomplishments as a world-renowned ballet dancer and dance educator.

PHS Cheer Win Region Competition

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A huge congratulations to our cheer team for representing Payson High School very well at Region last weekend. They placed 1st out of 10 teams and we are so proud!

December Students of the Month

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Congratulations to our December students of the month!

from Left to Right: Aubrey Baldwin, Bailey Watson, Natalie Marvin, Sadie Barben, Jaylea Isaac, and Caden Harmer.

Not pictured:  Nathaniel Jacquert and Carley Bradford

Welcome Jeremy Taylor, our new head custodian!

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PHS is thrilled to announce the hiring of Jeremy Taylor as our new Head Custodian (to replace the retiring Von Dansie). Mr. Taylor comes to us from being the head custodian at Springville High School, which, as many of you know, shares the same floor plan as PHS. Mr. Taylor is bringing with him many years of experience, a keen eye for excellence, and a deep love for the PHS community. Mr. Taylor, welcome to the Lion Pride!