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Education

  • FHS’ Rebecca Vincent earns FHSU scholarship

    FREDERICK — A member of the class of 2014 is headed to Fort Hays State University for collegiate studies with a bit of financial assistance.

    Rebecca Vincent was among the many students recognized last month at a Student Recognition Program in Denver for FHSU.

    Vincent, the daughter of Troy and Alison Vincent of Frederick, accepted a $500 Academic Opportunity Award in leadership studies. 

  • Frederick High School students perform their production of ‘Annie’ Feb. 27 to March 1

    LONGMONT — The St. Vrain Valley school board got a sneak peak of Frederick High School’s newest student musical, “Annie” during the board’s regular meeting Feb. 12.

    Drama instructor Jill Ripa said the students were working hard on the upcoming musical. Ripa introduced a few cast members to perform the song “A Hard Knock Life” for the school board.

  • Firestone accepting applications for 2014 scholarship program; deadline is April 4

    FIRESTONE — Graduating seniors in 2014 who are Firestone residents are invited to apply for three scholarships presented on behalf of the town of Firestone. The three, $1,000 scholarships will be awarded under the following recognition titles: Excellence in Academics Scholarship, SAFEbuilt Academic Excellence Scholarship and Career Advancement Scholarship.

  • Local students named to Wyoming honor roll

    Two local students were among 50 from across Colorado to earn 2013 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll honors at the University of Wyoming, the school announced earlier this month.

    The Provost’s Honor Roll consists of undergraduates who have completed at least six but fewer than 12 hours with a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester.

    Jessica Leigh Wegener, of Brighton, and Katherine Michelle Moore, of Firestone, were among the 50 Colorado students to earn the honor.

  • Hailey Wyatt of Firestone named to dean’s list at Quinnipiac University

    HAMDEN, CONN. — Hailey Wyatt of Firestone has been named to the dean’s list at Quinnipiac University for the fall 2013 semester.

    To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a grade point average of at least 3.5 with no grade lower than C. Full-time students must complete at least 14 credits in a semester, with at least 12 credits that have been graded on a letter grade basis to be eligible. 

  • Public invited to review new instructional materials for SVVSD

    LONGMONT — Two committees tasked with updating curriculum at area schools are asking for community feedback on adoption of instructional materials for language arts and mathematics.

    St. Vrain Valley Schools’ Secondary Language Arts Pilot Committee invites the public to review and provide feedback on 6th instructional materials selected for the current pilot.

  • Glancy named to NEJC 2013 fall honor roll

    STERLING -- Michael Glancy, of Firestone, was named to the 2013 fall semester honor roll list at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling.

    Glancy was named to the President’s List, for students earning a 4.0 grade point average. 

  • Area students qualify for CSC dean’s list

    CHADRON, NEB. — Two students from Carbon Valley are among those named to Chadron State College’s fall 2013 dean’s list.

    In order to qualify for the list, students must earn a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and be enrolled in 12 hours of coursework.

    Caroline Johnson, of Firestone, and Jordan King, of Frederick, were both named to the dean’s list.

     

  • CSU Extension offers Colo. Energy Master program

    WELD COUNTY — Colorado State University Extension opened registration for its annual Colorado Energy Master program.

    The program offers participants up to 30 hours of energy education in three different courses covering topics such as energy sources, energy policy, climate change, transportation alternatives, home energy efficiency, passive house construction, and renewable energy.

  • After prom fundraiser Jan. 18-19

    ARC Thrift Stores and Frederick High School are teaming up for an after-prom fundraiser.

    For each truck of gently used clothing and household items, ARC will contribute $1,600 to the school’s afterprom party.

    The fundraiser is Jan. 18 and 19 in the east parking lot of the school. Call 303-915-4158.