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Governor's Utah Prevention Day

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Governor Gary R. Herbert has declared May 3, 2018, as “Utah Prevention Day!”

SCHOOL CELEBRATIONS
Utah Prevention Day gives secondary schools around the state an opportunity to celebrate the prevention lessons that students have learned throughout the year. Teachers can review and reinforce those life skills taught before students leave for the summer. We want to protect our students from the dangers of drugs, under-age drinking, violence, crime and bullying.

There will be a central celebration of Utah Prevention Day on May 3, at the Smith’s Ballpark with the Salt Lake Bees and 12,000 students and teachers. Governor and Mrs. Herbert will be in attendance to present the signed declaration. As a part of the state-wide celebration, schools are encouraged to do an activity promoting a prevention message, either on May 3, or sometime before the end of the school year.

PJHS Poetry Slam 2018

Today, PJHS students participated in the annual school poetry slam! Over seventy poets shared their work with their peers, and twelve were selected as winners. This year's poetry slam winners are:

Porter Hall
Lydia Payne
Hannah Bibler
Katie Losee & Sierra Hooley
Ethan Elder
Dayna Chapa
Kaden Pyne
Easton Adams & Gabe Fulgencio
Cami Snelson
Maya Sorenson

Congratulations to our winners, and shoutout to everyone who particpated today! It takes a lot of courage to share the things you've written with such a large audience, and all of our students did an incredible job. Thank you for being Grizzly Heroes!

The Big Tree Hike

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The spring hike is coming up on May 22nd! The Big Tree Hike is an 8-mile hike at the bottom of Payson Canyon. Students who haven't participated in a school hike previously will be required to pass a physical and written test to qualify. If interested, please attend the meeting on May 8th for all the details. It's going to be an awesome experience!

9th Grade Party

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Hey, freshmen! The 9th grade party is coming up this Friday, April 13th, from 6-8 pm. It'll be here, at PJHS.

The cost is $5, and there will be snacks, blacklight carnival games, laser tag, volleyball, badminton, a photo booth, and prizes! Waffle Luv will also be parked outside, so bring extra cash for a waffle!

It's going to be a blast. Be there or be square!

PJHS Energy Star Certification

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We are proud to announce that Payson Jr. High School has earned the ENERGY STAR certification, signifying superior energy performance in the top 25 percent of similar buildings nationwide! Thank you to our staff and students for helping us save energy this year!

Lagoon Education Foundation Fundraiser

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For the 2018 season, Lagoon will be introducing the “Summer Fever Fundraiser." We are hoping to seize the excitement for summer by giving students and families a jump start on summer fun at Lagoon. The Summer Fever Fundraiser will offer an exclusive discount to Utah school families, and the Education Foundations will reap the benefits. Details in the image above.

PJHS Drama Production: Oklahoma!

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Come and see the Payson Jr. High Production of Oklahoma! The production will take place in the PJHS Cafetorium on March 23, 26, and 27th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5 each or six for $20. Tickets must be paid in cash or check at the door. 

Nebo Hero Recognition

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from the March 2018 Nebo News

Jennifer Braithwaite, Athletic Director, Payson Jr. “Jennifer is tireless in her efforts to help others in athletics at her own school or other schools. She advocates fairness and for students to be their very best selves.” Recognized by Troy Bohling.

Way to go, Mrs. Braithwaite! Thanks for being a Nebo Hero!

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