Published on Thursday, February 26 2015 12:24
The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley announces You’re the Top …Tribute to Teachers to be held on May 8. The event will be held at The Plaza Conference Center and will include a dinner, Encore Awards for excellence in teaching and entertainment.
Published on Monday, February 09 2015 06:37
Join us for another year of a Celebration of Writers and Artists. Creative Communication is pleased to announce our Spring 2015 Essay, Poetry and Art Contests. Thousands in prizes and awards will be awarded to students and schools in your area. The Essay Contest divisions are: Grades 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12, with 10
Published on Thursday, February 05 2015 14:51
MESA, it means Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement, and it is an after school program at Lyons Middle/Senior High School. Science and Tech teacher Sam Holloway is the advisor for the school’s MESA program, and he and a couple dozen of his students brought the projects they have been working on for the first couple of semesters to the school’s baseball field Saturday morning to test the results of their labor.
Published on Thursday, February 05 2015 14:37
February is the lull month between the frenzy of applying for school and financial aid and the anticipation of award letters and the decision. Take this opportunity to follow up on all you have accomplished, catch up on all that you haven’t, and prepare yourself for what is to come.
If you have already applied for post secondary education, scholarships and completed the FAFSA, follow up with schools to ensure they have transcripts and all application material. Some schools require your mid-year transcript. You may have requested ACT/SAT scores be
Published on Thursday, January 29 2015 16:49
The Lyons Elementary School held their annual Discovery Fair last week, and fifty-five students from kindergarten to fifth grade participated. This year’s theme was “Discover Colorado,” and the students really took the assignment to heart. Their interests ranged from: 14-ers to flowers, predators (fangs, claws, and
Published on Wednesday, December 31 2014 14:17
Most individuals pursuing post-secondary education receive some sort of financial aid. Financial aid is comprised of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Last month, high school seniors were advised to focus on applying for scholarships. Use January to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Published on Thursday, December 04 2014 13:58
By Joanne Barnard
Paying education costs can be stressful for parents and graduates; estimates are staggering. Yet post secondary education is becoming a necessity to ensure a productive life. Planning for post-secondary education now will
Published on Wednesday, November 26 2014 11:45
Last week was Fire Safety Week at Lyons Elementary School. The Lyons Fire District, in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Fire Prevention and Control, brought in the fire safety house from Longmont to help get the students
Published on Thursday, November 06 2014 13:41
High school seniors can apply to post secondary programs every day of the year. Most regular admission deadlines are in January or February, however to take advantage of financial support this series encourages a concentrated effort in November.