Boys Basketball Live Tonight!

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Support the boys basketball team against Pleasant Grove tonight (Wednesday, December 6) via live stream at 7 pm.

Good luck, Lions!

Cross Country: Footlocker West Regional Race

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Cross Country took 15 runners to California for the Footlocker West Regional races in December this year. Each race had hundreds of runners from all over the Western USA.

All of the runners ran well, representing Payson High with pride!

  • Halle Nielson took 35 in the 9th grade girls race.
  • Reagan McKenna finished in 29th in the Senior girls race.
  • Ethan Kimmel finished in 20th place in the Senior Boys race.
  • Joaquin Cardenas finished just outside of the medals in the Sophomore Boys race.


Congrats team!

Cheer Team Took 1st Place!

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Congrats to our cheer team! On Saturday, December 2, they took FIRST PLACE at the USA Regionals.

Coach Marilyn Morgan said, "We are so excited because I took a risk and entered us in the most advanced division, so winning first feels really good going into our UHSAA Region and State and then USA nationals!"

We're proud of  you, Lions!

Payson Page Turners Bookstagram

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The new Payson Page Turners Bookstagram account is live!

On this account, there is a Google Forms link for students to submit reviews on the books they are reading for the opportunity to be featured on the account. The purpose of this is to have the Reading Challenge featured more consistently and effectively throughout the school community and to also have our school's readers join the community of book reviewers and bloggers on social media. (Teachers can submit as well.) 

Heart of the Lion Award: Mr. Kyle Adams

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Congrats to Kyle Adams, the recipient of the Heart of the Lion award for 2nd term.

Here are some things his students said about him:

Winter Community School

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The goal of the Community School Program is to meet the needs and interests of the people in the community.

Starting in January 2024, the following classes will be offered at Payson High School:

Career Fair

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Come check out the 40+ presenters who coming to Payson High School on November 21 to help students learn about future career options, internship opportunities, and more.

Presenters vary from Healthcare to Engineering to Skills & trades to Entrepreneurs to a Chaplain.

        Choose 1st career from 9:15-9:40

        Choose 2nd career from 9:45-10:15

Thank you in advance to all of the presenters who are helping out and to Brian Blake for organizing the fair!

PHS Theater Presents Footloose!

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Thank you to all who have come to support our Lions in Footloose!

If you haven't had a chance to see it yet, you have 2 more days to check it out.

Athlete of the Week

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This week's Athletes of the Week are recognized by the Payson/Santaquin Area Business Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Mountain View Hospital and Mountain Star Healthcare. 

Female Athlete

Presley Ryan - Volleyball. The volleyball team hosted a state playoff game, and this is the 1st time this has happened in PHS history. Presley finished her senior year leading the Lions in all that she does both on and off the court. This year she has 271 kills, 36 blocks, 44 aces, 157 digs, and 21 assists all while maintaining a 4.0 GPA.