Published on Thursday, May 01 2014 09:49
By Joanne Barnard
Seniors, your last month of high school is here. This series has given you a monthly to-do list to prepare for life beyond high school and culminates in this article. Among the last few items to
Published on Thursday, May 01 2014 09:31
By Kari Basey
The stars shone brightly at the annual Lyons Elementary School Talent Show. Kids from Preschool through Fifth Grade performed a total of sixty-five acts for their friends and family on Friday, April 25. Talent was divided into two shows, based on age so that every interested
Published on Thursday, April 24 2014 00:37
Lyons High School senior Piper Doering has been named as one of only forty 2014 Boettcher Foundation Scholarship recipients. Boettcher Scholars are awarded full-ride merit-based scholarships to attend a college or university within the state of Colorado.
“The list of Boettcher Scholars includes some of the most promising young people from across the state,” noted Tim Schultz, President and Executive of the Boettcher Foundation. “The goal of the
Published on Thursday, April 03 2014 11:41
Those of you who will be a junior or a senior in high school this fall can take college classes while in high school and the district will pick up the tab*. The deadline for turning in your Concurrent Enrollment
Published on Thursday, April 03 2014 11:17
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
Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 08:15
Financial aid letters will start showing up between now and mid-April. Use this month to get a clear financial picture. Understand each award you have received, compare them side by side and explore the ramifications each choice will have on your future.
Financial aid letters differ in presentation. Call the financial aid office to get clarification as to what part of the award is gift aid, what part is a loan, and/or what part is
Published on Thursday, February 27 2014 14:16
By Monique Sawyer-Lang
How do you honor a man whose working life was dedicated to educating children, specifically the children of Lyons? You create a college scholarship in his name, that’s how. The Lyons Community Foundation has created the Gerald Boland Memorial Scholarship to honor a man whose commitment to the Lyons community was
Published on Thursday, February 06 2014 13:43
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.
Published on Friday, January 31 2014 14:08
Lyons High School graduate (class of 2004) Liz Ferraris (daughter of Mary and Fred Ferraris) is currently pursuing a career in acting. Ferraris has the lead role in an online web series called Hipsterhood, directed by Shilpi Roy. Hipsterhood, a comedy web series that explores the minds of two hipsters who keep