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Through student input, St. Vrain adopts financial literacy into graduation requirements

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.

How to Practice for the SAT

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!

More St. Vrain high schools adopt unified sports

“Heartwarming” is not usually the first word that comes to mind when people think of high school team sports.

But there is a new game in town – “unified sports” – and its collaborative approach is enriching student life, and entire school communities in Erie, Frederick, Mead and Longmont High Schools.

eCredit Recovery - helping students get back on track for graduation

The more things change, sometimes, the more they stay the same.

That is certainly the case with eCredit, the innovative, hybrid online and in-classroom district program for students needing to recover academic credit and get back on track for graduation.

MBSA Students CU Pre-Health Day at Anschutz Medical Campus

On Septmeber 24th, a group of students from the MBSA program travelled to Anschutz Medical Campus for CU Pre-Health Day. During the full day experience, students took a campus tour, put their pharmacology skills to the test, attended lectures, and mingled with medical students and professionals. The presentations, geared towards high schoolers, introduced students to the fields of nursing, public health, medical anatomy, dentistry, pharmacy, and physical therapy.

Longmont High School Drumline makes World Championship semifinals

The Longmont High School Drumline advanced to the World Championships semifinals in Dayton, Ohio, after finishing third in its group of 15 in Thursday's preliminary competition.

The top four in each of the four groups moved on to the semifinals, which take place on Friday. The finals follow on the same day.

Longmont High now accepting MBSA applications for fall 2016 enrollment

The Medical & BioScience Academy (MBSA) at Longmont High School is now accepting applications from current 8th graders for fall 2016 enrollment in the MBSA program. Students who are interested in the health sciences, biotechnology, sports medicine, and allied health fields are encouraged to apply. Please download the full application instructions here.

Longmont High School band over the moon for Apollo program-themed music

Longmont High School band students are a little spacey these days.

This year the school's marching band has themed its halftime show around space exploration and NASA's Apollo program. The show is titled "Earth to the Moon" and incorporates not just space-age instrumental sounds, but sounds from some of the Apollo missions as well.

LHS Students Listen to Former FBI Director, Robert Mueller Speak on National Issues

Former FBI Director, Robert Mueller is interviewed on "The Aaron Harber Show" in Downtown Denver:

LHS student, Mitchell Thornock, asks a relevant question to former FBI Director, Robert Mueller:

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