April: Making The Decision

By Joanne Barnard

It’s decision time for seniors. The school year is winding down and schools want confirmation of your choice. Making any decision is tricky and deciding what you are going to do after high school may seem overwhelming. However, with a clear target, reflection, and a deep breath, any decision can be made with confidence and courage.

Making Decisions Based On Goals

Whether you are working on a post secondary education choice, finances, or personal achievements, making decisions is easy if you have a basic framework. Choosing to make your own lunch instead of

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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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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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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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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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Fire Safety Week At LES

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

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November: The Application

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.

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Season Ends Too Soon

By Wendy Stevelinck

This by far is the hardest article to write. The Lyons High School girls’ volleyball season unfortunately ended way too early. It was a bad dream that came true. The team eased their way through their Mile High League schedule with a very impressive 15 and 1

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Jog-A-Thon Results

By Tanya Daty
The Lyon's Elementary School's Jog-A-Thon tally is in and the results are astounding! This year's Jog-A-Thon raised $36,885.02 for LES, which is 160% more than our all-school goal of $22,500.00.

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