Phone: 970-679-9801


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Mrs. Nancy Payton

Nancy Payton is the secretary for High Plains School. Nancy started her career in education teaching 2nd and 4th Grades in California and Colorado. Nancy put aside her career to become an at home mom to raise her 3 children (Hannah, Grace and Micah). Nancy returned to teaching as a Technology Facilitator and taught computers for over 9 years (3 years at HPS). She loves being a part of the office staff and working along side the wonderful staff and the amazing parents and students at the school.

In her spare time Mrs. Payton likes to watch her kid's sports; Colorado Mesa University Women's Swimming - Grace a Senior, and Colorado Mesa University Men's Lacrosse - Micah a Freshman, Facetiming with her oldest, Hannah, while she is a 3rd year at University of Toldeo Ohio getting her Doctrate in Physical Therapy, walking the family’s black lab, DeeOGee, and spending time with her husband Steve. This summer Mrs. Payton learned how to kayak and loves being on the water with her friends and relaxing. It is great to learn something new. Mrs. Payton loves being a Bison!