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About Town - May 23, 2013

HERE IT IS, THE WEEK OF GRADUATION
How exciting for our sixty-plus graduates. They have all done wonders, receiving $691,250 in scholarship awards; with eleven students going to colleges out-of-state, ten to CSU, nine to CU, three to UNC, one each to DU and Mesa State, and many others to various colleges and technical schools in Colorado. We are mighty proud of you, and wish you the best as you

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About Town - May 16, 2013

Another week gone by.  It was 80 degrees today! Too hot for May!   Only one more week of school.  How time flies.  Be sure to attend all the last of school events. Over sixty students will be graduating from Lyons High, most  receiving scholarships and awards.  We are proud of our students, and our school, being one of only two schools of the St. Vrain District making it to the top 5% in US World Report. Congratulations.

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About Town - April 25, 2013

Now we are having a lot of snow, sixteen inches last week, and it melted right away, and about eight inches today! That will really green things up.  It is a sad thought, the snow and rain cause things to grow, the sun then dries them out, and causes the wildfires!  There doesn’t seem to be any solution to that on going problem! However, I like nice sprIng snows that melt fast. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

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About Town - May 2, 2013

Yesterday was May Day! In the olden days, folks would leave a flower on your doorstep, ring the door bell, and run.  If you caught them, you got a kiss. It would be nice to do that again!

More snow is on the way. However, we have had lovely weather and warm sun to make the flowers bloom.

CONGRATULATIONS to Lyons Middle/Senior High and Peak to Peak Charter School who are among the top schools in Colorado, according to U.S. News and World Report. Peak to Peak was ranked first in the state, with Lyons at 16th.  They said sixty-two percent of the seniors took AP

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Roads Traveled With Linda L. Osmundson

Finding Fossils Close to Home

I moved to Colorado from Texas right out of college when I was hired to teach in Jefferson County. I stood awestruck at the sight of Red Rocks Amphitheater from the playground of Bear Creek Elementary. Amazed, I listened to my second graders talk about collecting arrowheads at nearby Soda Lakes. Our favorite unit included dinosaurs and a field trip to the Natural History Museum in Denver. That was a long time ago.

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