From science fiction tales of R2-D2 and HAL 9000, comes today’s reality of robotics in our daily lives. This advancing technology requires 21st century skills of teamwork, critical thinking and creativity. In April, three teams from the St. Vrain Valley School District will take on that challenge at world level robotics competitions.
Dr. Karen Gregg was recently honored with the National Band Association’s Citation of Excellence award.
The award was presented at the end of the Lyons Middle/Senior band concert. Under the direction of Dr. Gregg, the musicians performed a rigorous program of music and played to a full house. The weeks of practice and dedication were apparent to all who were present.
Second semester fees for both middle and high school are now posted to Infinate Campus. Please pay these as soon as possible. You may use RevTrak to pay these with your credit and/or debit card. Please check out any other fees that haven't been paid from previous semesters. Thanks for your help.
The Scholastic Bookfair begins right after Thanksgiving! Monday, Tuesday & Thursday (December 1, 2, 4) will run from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm. Wednesday, December 3 (Late Start Day - 10:05am) runs from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm. Friday, December 5, runs from 7:30 - 1:00 pm. There will also be the ability to purchase books online before, during, and after the fair, if that's more convenient for families. This is a great way to get some shopping done!
In a school where 90 percent of the students seek some post-secondary education, Greg Winger, principal at Lyons Middle/Senior High School, is always looking for options to support his students beyond the senior year.
The Lyons High School students will be presenting the musical - Footloose on Saturday, November 8, Wednesday, November 12 & Thursday, November 13. Tickets will be $8 for adults, $5 for students & pre-kindergarten, 3 & under are free. Tickets available at the door & on sale during high school lunch, 12:20 - 1:10, beginning the week of November 3.
Each year schools in St. Vrain Valley School District complete a process to identify students in grades K-12 who demonstrate exceptional ability or performance in one or more academic areas and may therefore qualify for Gifted/Talented educational services. These students perform at least two years above grade level in their strength area(s) and require additional academic challenges in order to support their continued educational growth and progress. In addition, they
It is hard to believe that the one-year anniversary of the flood has already arrived. Our schools in Lyons, which were displaced for part of last year have started the 2014 school year stronger and looking towards the future. The two schools are each taking the time to remember the flood, but continue to focus on growing stronger as students, as schools, and as a community. The unity created from the flood is unmatched and we look forward to celebrating the school year as our schools rise above the challenges that are presented to them