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In this era of credit cards, PayPal, online shopping, and sophisticated marketing, many parents feel challenged to instill a sense of financial responsibility in their teens.
However, it was not parents, teachers, administrators or school board members – but last year’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) which was the driving force behind the district’s new Financial Literacy requirement.
“I have always thought it was something that should be implemented.
February 13, 2017, 8:48am By Kimberly Wiggins and Doug Morland, Assessment Coordinators, St Vrain Valley School District
On April 11, 2017, all sophomores and juniors in Colorado will be taking the PSAT 10 and SAT at their home schools. The good news? It’s free! AND you don’t have to do a thing to register. But wait … there’s more! Millions of dollars in scholarships (yes, millions…) are tied to both assessments, so even if you’re not 100% sure about your after-high-school plans, still use this time to prepare just in case - they’re there anyways, might as well get the most you can out of it!
Check out the latest edition of the Family Connections Newsletter! In this issue, we share thoughts around the future of technology, wonder about the role of families in helping students navigate the digital world and share a project idea for your family enjoyment!
The time honored tradition of homecoming is a week that students, teachers and the Lyons’ community looks forward to each year. It is a time where alumni come home to reminisce over high school memories, the community gathers at an annual barbeque and catches up with friends, and a time when students unite by grade to challenge each other in an effort to show the most school spirit. This year, at Lyons Middle Senior students developed leadership and comadre centered around a revived tradition of the Olympic Game.
In the very near future the new traffic control lights will be up and running at the intersection of Ute Highway and McConnell Drive in Lyons. For a few days prior to them functioning normally, they will be flashing yellow and/or red. This intersection is extremely busy especially during the week when the schools are in session, especially at the designated drop off times and also during the weekends.
Think back to when you were a student, back-to-school shopping, finding your classroom, and the exciting lessons that would soon fill your day. The first day of school jitters that were calmed by the friendly, welcoming face, and celebrating the “ah ha” moments when you finally figured out how to solve the problem. Then there was the time in kindergarten, when you went to the restroom but couldn’t remember the way back to your classroom. As panic set in, that friendly face walked around the corner and they knew exactly where your classroom was.