School Sports: Broncos in town, cross-country winners, Jogathon brings in thousands $
Broncos visit Lyons teen Friday Night Lights
On Friday, October 7, 2022, Lyons Middle-High School had their Homecoming parade, followed by Friday Night Football game at 7p.m. They were honored with being chosen as the Denver Broncos High School Football Game of the Week! Lyons is among five selected host sites for the program this year.
The team continues its UNDEFEATED status by winning Friday’s game 6 to 1. Lyons Lions are 6-0 and are currently ranked in the top 10 of the state. Congratulations!
Steve Atwater, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Razorback FB, Denver Broncos 2 times Super Bowl Champ; 8 time Pro-Bowler.
Thank you Steve Atwater for visiting the Lyons Lions Colorado homecoming game and speaking to our team about work ethic, gratitude, teamwork and dedication. Traits of a Championship Team on and off the field. #StVrainStorm
Fans attending the game had the opportunity to meet Denver Broncos Alumni, Denver Broncos Cheerleaders, Miles the Mascot, and take photos with the Super Bowl trophies. There was an on-field entertainment prior to kickoff including a dance routine by Broncos Cheerleaders and Broncos alumni will join the team captains for the coin toss. In addition to the pregame activities, Lyons Middle Senior High School will receive a $1,000 equipment grant, Game of the Week T-shirts, and professional game photos taken by a Broncos game-day photographer.
Jogathon (elementary school) brings in thousands $
The Jogathon is a PTO run school-wide fundraising event. The final count was this past weekend, but they are still getting money in, so the most “official” thing they could supply at this time is that they raised over $81k this year! Congratulations!
The names of top jogger or top donation recipient will be announced announced and prizes handed out at a later date.
Funds go to support school programming, trips, staff grants, educational materials, furniture for classrooms, playground equipment, etc. — This is the Top Ten expenditure list from last year 2021, to give you a good glimpse at where their donations go! Thank you!!!
2021-2022 Top 10 PTO Expenditures:
1. Educational Materials: $16,971.98
(Specials, Subscriptions, Planners & Folders)
2. Event Expenses: $12,759.89
3. Musical Playground Equipment: $10,434
4. Stage Improvements: $6,803.45
5. Science & Leadership: $6,262.05
6. Teacher & Staff Grants: $6,007.73
7. Field Trips & On-Site Programs: $5,417.70
8. AmeriTowne: $4,334.50
9. Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment: $3,777.54
10. Technology: $2,553.50
(Cameras, Projection System, MacBooks,
Keyboards, Green Screen)
Winning Cross Country team enjoys a break
Kevin Schafer, middle school head cross country head coach, treated the teams to a fun break at the pizza place in town after a tough week of practice, even when it rained.
They both won RE-1J — which is our SVVSD District meet against all other St. Vrain middle schools that have cross country. Congratulations!