Published on Thursday, August 22 2013 07:03
Sly & The Family Stone weren’t singing the praises of the Meckle family in 1971 when they recorded their number one hit, but they could have been. Earlier this year in March, Dr. Joseph Meckle, D.C., who has had a chiropractic practice here in Lyons for nearly thirty years, had the honor of watching his two daughters, Carly and Jenny, graduate from the Palmer Chiropractic College in Florida.
The young women, both graduates of Lyons High School (Carly in 2002, and Jenny in 2005) received their Bachelor of Science Degrees from Colorado State University in Fort Collins in 2009.Read more: It’s A Family Affair
Published on Thursday, August 22 2013 06:34
Another week gone by, and an important one. School started last Thursday, with a “Meet and Greet” your teacher at the Elementary, and “Back to School Nights” etc. A thrilling time for the little ones, finally school; for the 6th graders, finally in Middle School, and of course for the 9th graders, finally in High School. Most of all for the seniors, I finally made it. Good luck to all.
We are ever proud of the fact that Lyons stays in the top for studies. We may be small but we are mighty. We note in the Department of Education’s Transitional Colorado Assessment
Published on Wednesday, August 14 2013 08:05
By Bonnie DiSalvo
How long were you gone
From the corner of my eye?
And then came back
Full of wrath
And evil words
Of doom and retribution.
Where did you go
In that blink of an eye?
To become a lost lover
In my heart
And blurring my vision.
Published on Thursday, August 15 2013 08:23
If it’s mid-August with afternoon showers, and the kids are back at school, it must be time for FolksFest. The twenty-third annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, a.k.a., “Summit on the Song” got underway Monday morning with the always-popular prelude, the Song School. Each year hundreds of singer/songwriter/musicians come together for four days and nights atRead more: FolksFest Gets Underway This Weekend
Published on Wednesday, August 14 2013 07:59
Grace Ellen Snyder was born to a Pioneer farm family on March 30, 1928, near Berthoud, CO. Grace was the fifth child of nine to bless this family. Her young life was spent on the family farm, learning the lessons of this hard life, in preparation for the eventual large family that she raised. Grace met and married the love of her life, George Harvic French, and they married in Boulder, on April 27, 1944. George and Grace lived on a farm North of Hygiene until 1949, when they relocated to West of Lyons. Here, she raised five of their six children, hauling water, and with no electricity for several years. They lived here until 1960, when they moved into the Town of Lyons, where they finished raising their family. GraceRead more: Grace Ellen Snyder French
Published on Thursday, August 15 2013 07:43
IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL, this Thursday, for all schools in the St. Vrain Valley School District. All custodians, teachers, and staff have been working hard to get ready for the students. The students are generally ready to get back to school after a summer of ball, swimming, camps, etc.
ATTENDANCE: The twenty-four hour direct attendance line at Lyons M/Sr is (720) 494-3844; with a call required within two days if the student is going to be absent, orRead more: About Town - August 15, 2013
Published on Wednesday, August 14 2013 07:52
This week begins the transitions for kids returning to school after a playful and sometimes exhausting summer. To spare yourself and your little ones the stress and upheaval of a new routine, prepare their bodies for the transition.
The transition to living a life on schedule is a dramatic shift in some households where kids have been able to sleep in to their hearts content. Sleep deprivation can