November 15, 2017, 9:38am By Kim Doering, Secretary
Stepping in Time...LES Show Choir
Lyons Elementary Show Choir, now in their 4th year, were able to attend the 2nd Annual District Elementary School Choral Festival at Skyline HS this month. The Festival hosted guest conductor, Kate Klotz, from the Boulder Children's Chorale. The LES Show Choir, with 31 members this year, performed with other SVVSD Choral students and wowed the crowd themselves with a toe tapping version of "Step in Time". The LES Show Choir is sponsored by our Community School Program and directed by Mr.
November 14, 2017, 10:16am By Thomas Delker- Robotics Coordinator
FLL Robotics 2017 Update
This is the 2nd year Lyons has had two teams go to the Regional First Lego League competition. 2017 had three teams registered with 5 members on each team. Two of the teams elected to go to the regional competition in Fort Collins, The Hydras and The Brain Drops.
The St. Vrain Valley Schools’ Senior Volunteer Program is once again available for the 2017-2018 school year. The program began in November 2012 to welcome seniors and individuals with disabilities into our schools and provide them financial assistance with their county property taxes. Up to 200 participants will be paid a maximum of 40 hours at $10.20 per hour for a total of $408 between January 2, 2018 and April 30, 2018.
Across St. Vrain Valley Schools, we are advancing public education for our community, state and nation. St. Vrain prepares students for their future by giving them a strong competitive advantage that will empower their success in a complex globalized economy. Learn more in the 2017-2018 edition of St. Vrainnovation Magazine, now available online.
It has been an outstanding start to the academic year and I want to thank our students, families, teachers, staff and other partners for continuing to support St. Vrain Valley Schools’ drive for excellence in serving our community and advancing public education.
In this month's issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we explore Inquiry-Based Learning, Thinking Differently About Digital Devices, and visit with one of our schools as they learn about Slam Poetry with local expert Joaquin Zihuatanejo in partnership with High Plains Library System.
October 20, 2017, 2:01pm By Kim Doering, Secretary
LES Pathfinders kicked off their leadership program with an opportunity to adopt a classroom in Houston that was greatly affected by Hurricane Harvey. Our Pathfinder kids gather many donated items that were needed by Houston students and sent them off last week. Pocket folders were a big hit!
October 18, 2017, 11:37am By Kim Doering, Secretary
With 2 months under our belts, LES staff and volunteers are feeling positive about the new Science and Leadership Late Start Program. Students participate in Challenge, River, Garden, Team Work and Reflective Activities during Late Start days. This month, October, brought many more amazing learning opportunities. Follow this link to see October events: OCTOBER SCIENCE AND LEADERSHIP >>