We love our Counselors! Happy National School Counselors Week

Submitted by katie.kelly on Thu, 02/10/2022 - 08:57

This week is National School Counselors Week! Next time you see your counselor, make sure to tell them thanks for all they do! We love all of our counselors and counseling office secretaries. 

Learn more about our Counselors by visiting their website

Wrestling Senior Night

Submitted by katie.kelly on Wed, 02/02/2022 - 10:36

Last Wednesday, January 26th was Senior Night for our Lion wrestlers. They had a great win against 6A school Corner Canyon. Our cheerleaders performed their traditional light dance.

Good luck to our wrestlers as they compete at Divisionals this weekend. 

Black History Month!

Submitted by david.rockwood on Tue, 02/01/2022 - 09:23

“Every February, the U.S. honors the contributions and sacrifices of African Americans who have helped shape the nation. Black History month celebrates the rich cultural heritage, triumphs and adversities that are an indelible part of our country’s history” (Jonathan Franklin). 

January Students of the Month

Submitted by katie.kelly on Thu, 01/27/2022 - 14:31

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

Submitted by katie.kelly on Thu, 01/27/2022 - 10:32

  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

Submitted by david.rockwood on Fri, 01/21/2022 - 08:04

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

Submitted by katie.kelly on Thu, 01/13/2022 - 09:24

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. McLayne Balzly took 1st Place, Wyatt Marvin took 3rd Place and Mason Thompson took 12th Place to give Payson the overall win.

New Hall of Fame Inductee: Jay Jolley

Submitted by david.rockwood on Wed, 01/12/2022 - 07:48

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.