Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 08:15
Financial aid letters will start showing up between now and mid-April. Use this month to get a clear financial picture. Understand each award you have received, compare them side by side and explore the ramifications each choice will have on your future.
Financial aid letters differ in presentation. Call the financial aid office to get clarification as to what part of the award is gift aid, what part is a loan, and/or what part is
Published on Thursday, February 27 2014 14:16
By Monique Sawyer-Lang
How do you honor a man whose working life was dedicated to educating children, specifically the children of Lyons? You create a college scholarship in his name, that’s how. The Lyons Community Foundation has created the Gerald Boland Memorial Scholarship to honor a man whose commitment to the Lyons community was
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 08:49
Morgan Morris of Lyons, a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, was named to the fall 2013 Dean's List at Creighton University.
Kate Little of Lyons, recently received a $837 Henry and Marguerite Ephron Award, Missoula Noon Rotary Club and Flightwer Scholarship from the University of Montana. Little, a 2008 Lyons High School graduate, is the daughter of James “Zeke” and Jani Little of Lyons. She is a junior at UM majoring in Spanish.
Published on Thursday, February 20 2014 14:47
The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley announces “You’re the Top …Tribute to Teachers,” to be held on Friday, May 9. The event will be held at The Plaza Conference Center in Longmont, and will include a dinner, Encore Awards for excellence in teaching and entertainment.
The Encore Awards, honoring individual teachers at the Pre-K – 12 levels in the St. Vrain Valley School District who exemplify excellence in teaching, will be awarded during the event, and students, parents, community members, and business partners are encouraged to
Published on Wednesday, February 05 2014 11:51
World Heritage Student Exchange Programs is now looking for American families to host high school students from Eurasia. All these exceptional students have received scholarships through the U.S. State Department sponsored Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) Program and will spend an academic year in the U.S. This historic program seeks to foster democracy and values inherent in a free market economy. Your support of these students
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 13:43
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.
Published on Tuesday, February 04 2014 11:53
An unforgettable experience awaits! Qualified high school students are offered the opportunity to spend 4 or 6 weeks during the summer holiday in Europe, Asia, South America or Australia. Strengthen a language you have been studying or begin learning a new one! Language knowledge – very helpful but not required to qualify.