March 2022

March Students of the Month

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Congratulations to our March Students of the Month: Riley VanNosdol, Myriam Cortes Ival, Ricardo Ledesma, Rylee Spencer, Vesper Van Dam, Emma Atkin, and Hunter Lefler. (Myriam Cortes Ival not pictured)


PHS National Honor Society makes donation to help refugees

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This month our National Honor Society students made a generous donation of 60 backpacks, 60 chromebooks, and $1,000  to Catholic Community Services, which provides aid to Afghan refugees. The money was raised by NHS members selling candy grams to the PHS student body. 

State FFA Convention

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Payson FFA recently attended the Utah State FFA Convention in Layton, Utah. We had 22 students from 9th to 12 grade attend. Students attended leadership workshops and general convention sessions. 

Our chapter received the following awards from the Utah State Fair: Best Floral Exhibit, Best Crop Exhibit, Best Swine Exhibit, and Sweepstakes Winner. We also received the 100% membership & Superior Chapter award from the Utah FFA. 

Seniors Bailey Franson, Jaylea Isaac, Makenna Holt all received State FFA degrees. 

Congratulations to our FFA chapter!

Our New Head Volleyball Coach: Kristin Shirley

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Payson High School is thrilled to announce our new head volleyball coach: Kristin Shirley. Coach Shirley brings with her a wealth of volleyball knowledge and experience. She also brings a contagious love for the game.

Brooklyne Hales appointed State Educators Rising Assistant Superintendent

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Brooklyn Hales, junior at PHS, has been appointed the Assistant Superintendent for the State Educators Rising chapter for the year of 2022-2023. This is the first Nebo student to serve as a state officer for Educators Rising. 

Educators Rising is a CTE club "with intra-curricular learning opportunities integrated into existing education and training programs". 

Heart of the Lion: Miss Trapp

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Our Heart of The Lion Award this term is Miss Trapp. 💚

She was nominated by her students for being kind and creating a comfortable atmosphere in her classroom. We are grateful for everything she does for the students of PHS.


Women's History Month!

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"Every year, March is designated Women's History Month by presidential decree. The month is set aside to honor women's contributions in American history" (National Women's History Museum). Payson High School joins the rest of the nation in celebrating this important month. We recognize the incalculable contributions of women, both sung and unsung, throughout our history.

February Students of the Month

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Congratulations to our February Students of the Month! Celeste Samuelson, Matthew Stowe, Logan Crews, Riley McDowell, Nasarai Alvarado, and Garren Kunz.