Latest News – April 21

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Spac_50Class Is In Session in Leadville: School News

Leadville students, teachers, staff and parents are headed into the home stretch of the school year and there is a lot going on. So here’s a Leadville Today Round Up of some school news.

It’s Prom time! This Saturday, April 23 is the Lake County High School (LCHS) Prom. promThis special evening will take place at the high school, starting at 6:30 p.m. with the traditional Grand March in the LCHS Auditorium.

The fun continues in the LCHS gym where attendees will be treated to “Masquerade Ball 2016. Aside from the usual music and dancing, the evening will include some tasty appetizers, a photo booth to record all those #Prom2016Memories and masks will be providing for everyone at the door. Have a great, safe Prom!Spac_50

Students Eradicate Styrofoam in School District

To mark Earth Day, Lake County Intermediate School (LCIS) students will be recognized for their leadership in eliminating the use of Styrofoam in Lake County School District.styrofoam

On Friday, April 22, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Shaun McGrath will present the President’s Environmental Youth Award to a group of LCIS fourth grade students at a school assembly. The students are being recognized for initiating a program, called Styrofoam Stoppers, to eliminate the use of Styrofoam in food service across the school district.   Congratulations! Go Panthers!Spac_50

Greater Heights Students at Art Museum on Sunday

Then on Sunday, April 24 Leadville students from Great Heights Academy will attend the end of the year performance for HOPE’s Arts Across Cultures program. Greater Heights_Arts at DAMThis special arts program “Where’s the WORD?” will be presented at the Denver Art Museum, giving students the added benefit of seeing one of the state’s leading cultural venues.

Arts Across Cultures is a year-round arts program at two HOPE Learning Centers in Denver, Victory at Hillcrest and I AM. Throughout the year, students in K-12th grades have had the opportunity to meet and work with local artists in a variety of mediums from dance to music and visual arts. This performance will showcase their learning throughout the last year.Spac_50

CMC Graduation Set for May 6 in Leadville 

Spring commencement ceremonies for Colorado Mountain College students in Leadville and Buena Vista will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 6, in the Climax Molybdenum Leadership Center at CMC’s Leadville campus.

Colorado Mountain College graduate Hannah Davis was all smiles at last May's commencement ceremony in Leadville. Photo Kelley Cox.

CMC graduate Hannah Davis was all smiles at last May’s graduation in Leadville. Photo Kelley Cox.

This ceremony celebrates graduates earning bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, and certificates of occupational proficiency. The keynote speaker will be Ellen Galbraith, senior manager of mountain operations at Beaver Creek Resort. 

A reception for graduates and their guests will be held on campus immediately after the ceremonies. Contact Mary Laing at 486-4211 or mlaing@coloradomtn.edu for more information.Spac_50

Spring Art Show Flyer 2016

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