Published on Thursday, March 26 2015 14:02
Congratulations to two students, Emily Schneider and Matthew Dillon, at Lyons High School who recently were named as National Merit Scholar Finalists for this school year.
The two seniors are well-rounded students, who in addition to their academic excellence (each has maintained a GPA above 4.0) also are contributing members of the school’s music and athletic programs.
Published on Thursday, March 05 2015 12:08
By Joanne Barnard
You have come a long way Class of 2015, with only a few more months of high school left. Financial aid letters will start showing up between now and mid-April. Use this month to reflect on what you can do best, what fuels your passion, and while reviewing theses award
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 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 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, 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, 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