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Usborne Book Fair........This Week!

 

LES PTO teaming up with King Soopers for Fundraising...

Feed Your Family, Fund Lyons Elementary School!

As of April 1st, King Soopers has made their fundraising program easier for the consumer.  You are no longer required to buy prepaid King Sooper gift cards.  Now,

every time a supporter shops for groceries and swipes their King Sooper Card (or enter Alt ID), your organization (Lyons Elementary School) automatically starts earning a rebate.

Arbor Day- Tree Planting

With a record turn out this year for our Arbor Day Contest, more than 20 little budding arborist planted 2 new trees for LES.  Thanks to the Town of Lyons, 2 Pinion Pines will now take root on the playground. Participants were also awarded a seedling of their own to plant at home.  Good work, everyone!

Augmented- Reality Sand Table - New in the Media Center

Imagine molding sand to create landforms like buttes, peaks, and valleys, making it rain on command, and then watching the water flow on the landscape -- all in the library!

STEMinism.....a day of femme in STEM

On Saturday, April 20th, 27 femme's and 16 volunteers immersed themselves in SCIENCE!  All participants started with a chemistry experiment with chromotography and tshirts, then transitioned to a specialized area of choice.  Those in Math learned the wonders of code with Ceaser Wheels, Biology, discovered the wonders of DNA, Technology participants used SCRATCH to code, Engineering femme's designed a cost effective egg drop which they tested on the roof (who knew we had a door that leads right out onto the roof!) and Physics used tuning forks to hear and discover the wond

April Family Connections Newsletter

In this month's issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we share a family guide for building media literacy skills, discuss new app trends for tweens and teens, and share the Q&A from our parent engagement night with Dr. Devorah Heitner.

Unframed - Visit Our 2019 Districtwide Student Art Show

Celebrate the artistic talents of St. Vrain students at Unframed, the districtwide student art show, held at the Boulder County Fairgrounds from April 16-21. The annual showcase features art from students of all ages.
 
For more information visit artshow.svvsd.org >>

STEMinism.....a day of femme in STEM

On April 20th, Lyons Elementary School will host the first annual Femme in STEM day.   3rd through 5th grade students are invited to sign up to participate in this all girl event.  Girls will engage in activities across the STEM fields with an in-depth exploration in the morning and a science fair in the afternoon. Your day could involve anything from sharpie chemistry to DNA extraction to math magic. We invite you to come put the femme in STEM!

A BIG THANK YOU to STAPP Interstate Toyota for sponsoring our event.

Lyons Elementary participates in Nature, St. Vrain...

 A big THANK YOU an Congratulations to Sarah Wegert, Tech Coordinator and Elena Russ, Art Teacher for their fabulous presentations and canvases presented at the Nature, St. Vrain.  

Madeline Johnson participates at the Regional Spelling Bee...

On February 23rd, Madeline Johnson, LES 5th grader and winner of the LES Spelling Bee, participated in the Regional Spelling Bee in Boulder.  Maddie did an amazing job, going 5 rounds before going out on the word "inselberg" (a word Maddie says she hadn't even heard of)!  She aced words like "exuberant and erudite" and says she really enjoyed the experience.  We are so proud of you, Maddie!

 

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