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Congratulations Maria!

Maria Cross of Lyons has received her M.S. Nursing-RN to MSN--Education from Western Governors University (www.wgu.edu). The university held its 27th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July 12 and celebrated the graduation of more than 5,500 graduates. The

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Local College Students Recognized

Fort Lewis College (FLC) was named the number two USA Cycling Collegiate Division One team in the nation. In the five disciplines of cycling, FLC placed second in Track, first in Mountain Biking, second in Cyclo-cross, third in BMX, and third in Road. Connor Hodge of Lyons raced with the team for the academic year and

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College Dean List Congratulations!

Blaine Peterson was named to the Avila University Dean's List for Spring 2014. Candidates possessed a grade point average of at least a 3.5.

Avila University located in southwest suburban Kansas City, Mo. is a Catholic, co-educational, values-based liberal arts institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree programs.

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Cyberbullying

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Question: “What are the laws surrounding cyber bullying? How much trouble can a child get into?”

Answer: When Opie got his lunch money stolen, Barney Fife taught him how to fight the bully. Probably not an appropriate response anymore, but at least Opie got to face his tormentor and there was a refreshing

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Congratulations LHS Seniors!

Lyons High School Senior Class of 2014 Post-Secondary Plans and Scholarships and Awards

Hannah Dawn Baker
Front Range Community College, Longmont: Business Management/Event Planning. Varsity Letter Softball - 2 years

Samantha Lynn Bashor
Dodge City Community College, Dodge City, KS: General Studies. Varsity Letter Softball - 3 years, Track - 2 years, Basketball - 2 years, All Conference Honorable Mention Softball - 2 years, Softball Award

Matthew Allan Beveridge
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM: Astrophysics. Academic Letter - 2 years, Amigo Scholarship from UNM and UNM waiving ‘out of state’ tuition

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Ameritowne Daily

By Harrison Abernathy, Editor/Manager

On a sunny and chilly Tuesday morning four classes, Mrs. Stahl’s, Mr. Ambrose’s, Mrs. Johnson’s and Mrs. Roe’s  took two crammed busses to Young Ameritowne. The busses left shortly after 8:05 a.m. for Denver. Friends and classmates talked, chatted, and even sang to keep them selves entertained

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August: Important Documents

Life 101: Beyond High School 2012 by Joanne Barnard

Welcome class of 2013 to Life 101 – a series of ten articles that takes the otherwise daunting task of preparing for life after high school, and breaks it down in to a monthly “to do” list. For this month find out where you stand now.

 

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Local Art Teacher Has Life-Changing Adventure In France

Local Art Teacher Has Life-Changing Adventure In France

TASIS Art Teacher Workshop

Les Tapies, Ardeche, France, July 15 – 25, 2012

By Stephanie Busby

“…not only renew, energize and educate the teacher involved, but that the teacher’s experience would be brought home to their classroom, fellow teachers, and students and provide broad-based benefits for a long time to come.…” reads the website for the St. Vrain Valley Education Foundation program called the Eleanor Venture. On my third proposal (this was my year) my proposal was chosen.  Somehow I found a magical experience in southern France that it

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Crayons To Calculators

There are over 8,500 children in the St. Vrain Valley School District on the federal lunch assistance program, a common indicator of family poverty. Many of these children routinely start school without basic school supplies for learning. Last year, through the Crayons to Calculators program, the Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley provided approximately 3,100 backpacks to ensure that an increasing number of our

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