2015 Nominations for Teaching Excellence

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.

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"A Celebration of Writers and Artists" - Spring 2015

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

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LES Students “Wow” At Discovery Fair

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

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MESA; It’s Rocket Science!

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.

Rockets!

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January: FAFSA

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).

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Follow-up, the Future and Financial Aid

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.

Follow up:
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

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Saving for Education 2014

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

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