May 2022

Graduation Livestream

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PHS Graduation is finally here! Our Commencement exercises will be held at Utah Valley University's UCCU Event Center on Thursday, May 26, at 2:00 PM. Graduating seniors and their parents have received specific information from the school in their emails. There will also be a livestream on the Payson High YouTube Channel (the same channel that broadcasts our sporting events, concerts, and The Pride variety show). 

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2022! We are so proud of you!

Region Track Results

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We had an amazing region championships meet last weekend! We had many athletes qualify for state and a couple region champs. 

Region Champions

  • Autumn Huntington - 1600m Run
  • Autumn Huntington - 3200m Run
  • Zayden Cook - Shot Put


State Qualifiers (placed in the top 4 in region)

Mr. Payson 2022: Jackson Mills

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Congratulations to our new Mr. Payson, Jackson Mills! His first attendant is Cris Muñoz and 2nd attendant Micah DeGraw. They competed in the Mr. Payson pageant on April 29th. Contestants competed in events such as a leg contest, video contest, swimsuit, talent, and evening wear. A massive thanks to our school's Theatre Council and Ambassadors for putting countless hours into organizing this wonderful event. 

2022 Mr. Payson Contestants:

Meet Our New Band Director: Kevin Dennis

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Payson High School is excited to announce that we have appointed our new marching band director: Mr. Kevin Dennis. Mr. Dennis comes to us from Juab High School, where he has served as their marching band director and band/music teacher. 

April Students of the Month

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Congratulations to our April Students of the Month! Lili Mariscal Cuevas, Mason Thompson, Alondra Bravo, Cristian Rodriguez, Jose Serna Rico, Maddie Brook, Alayna Booth, and Tanika Lavery. 


Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

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Aloha! May is Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, (sometimes called AAPI Month). During this important month, we recognize the great "historical and cultural contributions of individuals and groups of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to the United States" ( These contributions include the fields of science, medicine, literature, art, sports, government, and many others. Those of AAPI heritage "have long played an essential role in writing the American story.