Published on Thursday, January 02 2014 16:06
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
Published on Thursday, December 19 2013 15:54
The Mensa Education and Research Foundation will award scholarships again this year. Scholarship winners will receive awards of $300 to $1,000 based on an essay of 550 words or less describing their academic or career goals.
Contestants do not have to be members of Mensa, although certain awards are reserved for Mensa members. The only
Published on Friday, December 06 2013 12:47
Several parents and teachers previously involved with the now-closed Lyons Community Montessori preschool have organized a temporary school program in Lyons. Classes for children began December 9 at the parsonage next door to the Lyons Community
Published on Thursday, December 19 2013 12:38
The Lyons Middle/Senior High School held their Winter Band Concert in the school’s Cafetorium last Wednesday evening (December 11) to an appreciative, and enthusiastic gathering of family and friends. The sixth grade Beginning Band
Published on Thursday, December 05 2013 09:26
Post-secondary education is paid for by a combination of savings, funds that are awarded, money that is earned along the way and loans. Loans will be addressed in January. Hopefully you already have some savings and plan to continue working, so for this
Published on Thursday, December 12 2013 12:57
The Town of Lyons is pleased and honored to announce the winners of this year’s Community Spirit Award. This prestigious award is given to two students who exemplify leadership, community service, and citizenship, and who work to better their school and town. The students are
Published on Thursday, December 05 2013 09:11
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 alleviate borrowing later.
Newborn to seven years old
Monthly set aside money for college; even one hundred dollars for eighteen years at eight percent, will give you nearly $50, 000.