Football State Playoff Game this Friday

Submitted by david.rockwood on Thu, 10/20/2022 - 08:25

This Friday, Oct 21, Payson Lions Football will be playing in the first game of the state playoff tournament against Olympus High School at PHS at 6:00 PM. Yes, this is a rematch of last year's state game. Buy your eTickets to the game by clicking here.

Because it is a state playoff game, our normal livestream system will be replaced by KSL. The live broadcast of the game will be available on and on the KSL TV App.

Payson Lions win "Coolest School" competition

Submitted by katie.kelly on Wed, 10/12/2022 - 10:15

Last month, our school was in the final three for Western Heating and Air's "Coolest School" competition.  It was a tight race between Payson High and Springville High,  but luckily our Lions never gave up and we slowly but surely made our way back into the top spot for coolest school! With that came a check for $1,000 and 300 "cool school" shirts.

Fall Break October 13-17 2023

Submitted by katie.kelly on Wed, 10/12/2022 - 09:55

Fall break begins tomorrow, Thursday October 13th. School will be back on Tuesday October 18th. Enjoy your break, Lions!

New Hall of Fame Inductee: Brent Olson

Submitted by david.rockwood on Mon, 10/03/2022 - 10:35

Payson High School has inducted the multi-talented All-American athlete Brent Olson into the Sports Hall of Fame. We recognized him at the football game on 9/30/2022.

Utah College Application Week

Submitted by katie.kelly on Mon, 10/03/2022 - 08:41

Seniors! This week is Utah College Application Week! 

Counselors will be coming to your English class to help you apply to Utah colleges of your choice. The purpose of Utah College Application Week is to provide every high school senior an opportunity to complete at least one college or university application during the school day. Don’t miss out!

Reading Challenge 2022-2023

Submitted by katie.kelly on Wed, 09/28/2022 - 12:41

This year Payson High School is offering a book challenge to help broaden students’ literary horizons. To complete this challenge you will need to read twenty-four books this school year. Each English teacher will be requiring that you read at least two books a term for a class grade. That means you will need to read at least eight books by the end of the year. That helps you get at least a third of the challenge done.

Humanities Field Trip

Submitted by katie.kelly on Mon, 09/19/2022 - 10:24

The Humanities classes had the opportunity to attend a field trip, exploring some of the local art exhibits, on Tuesday September 13th.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Submitted by david.rockwood on Wed, 09/14/2022 - 08:00

Did you know that 17% of the PHS student body shares Hispanic heritage? September 15 is the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Monthwhich runs through October 15. During this important month, we recognize the valuable historical and cultural contributions from those of Hispanic heritage to the broader fabric of our community. 

Homecoming Week 2022

Submitted by katie.kelly on Fri, 09/09/2022 - 10:40

Homecoming week is next week, September 12-17th. There's lots of fun events happening. You can check the school calendar and our Instagram for more information:


PHS Football Defeats Timpanogos 49-6

Submitted by katie.kelly on Fri, 09/09/2022 - 10:34

Thursday night's Week 5 matchup was between Timpanogos(4-0) and Payson(2-2). The Lions got off to a hot start scoring on their first drive. Just 13 seconds of game time after Jaxon Bulkley opened the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown dive, Dylan Wall returned an interception 22 yards for another score to double Payson's score.