Category Archives: Education

Field of Screams

On Friday, August 19, 2016 the Payson Roundup sports section published an article written by Keith Morris concerning the condition of Payson High School Longhorn Field. Field of Screams by Keith Morris Morris hammers home the point that the field might not be … Continue reading

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Payson High School Banners Boost Spirits? Inclusive or Noninclusive?

(It was unintended on my part to make this into a “race” issue. I have edited out any references to race. My focal point is inclusion of all students in spirit related activities.) As a previous teacher and administrator of Payson High … Continue reading

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Friday Night Football in small town AZ

No replacement referee for me as I hit the road for another Friday night football game. Leaving Payson to go to Joseph City, Arizona for an eight man football game at around 3:20 on a Friday and 110 miles later … Continue reading

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Replacement Refs and Substitute Teachers

Everybody seems to be on the bandwagon of bashing the replacement referees in the NFL. Even those who hate referees and bash them are now longing for the regular officials to come back. I take a look at how replacement … Continue reading

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Alchesay High School Continues Turnaround

After working for two years at Alchesay High School as part of the turnaround team, I take great pride in seeing continuous improvement and Alchesay returning to an era where students go to school, achieve while in school, stay in … Continue reading

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Labor Day Rambling Reflections

As I reflect on another Labor Day that has come and gone in Payson, I am disturbed in what I see in my community, my state, and my country. Please note that I am a fiscal conservative yet believe that … Continue reading

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Alchesay High School Reflection

As I reflect on my two years at Alchesay, I leave with great memories and with a great sense of accomplishment. It is in some ways ironic that my last week as the associate principal will be next week and … Continue reading

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