Life 101: Beyond High School - January 2014

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

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Mensa Scholarships Available

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

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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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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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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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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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Lyons High School Received National Recognition

US News & World Report recently released their annual ‘Best High Schools’ rankings. After evaluating nearly 22,000 public high schools across the nation, three SVVSD high schools ranked in the top 5%, including Niwot High, Lyons Senior High, and Silver Creek High.
Schools were evaluated based on state proficiency standards, how well they prepare students for college, and other factors.

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