FREE Event for LGBTIQ Youth

By | May 15, 2017

2017 BOULDER VALLEY TRI-WIZARD TOURNAMENT!

Sponsored by the CU GLBT Alumni Association in partnership with OASOS

Are you ready to join your house? You are invited on an adventure with the GLBT Alumni Association during the CU Boulder Alumni Association’s annual day of service: Buffs Give Back.  This year we are partnering with the youth of OASOS Boulder County (age 13-18) and the City of Boulder to sponsor the first Boulder Valley Tri-Wizard  Tournament! All wizards, witches, and wands are welcome.

What: 2017 BOULDER VALLEY TRI-WIZARD TOURNAMENT

When: May 21, 2017, 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Where: SUNRISE AMPHITHEATER (1198 FLAGSTAFF DR. BOULDER, CO 80302)

Youth may register at http://tinyurl.com/BoulderHPDay2017

To request more information, contact lacee.jauregui@colorado.edu, or reach out to the OASOS program at 303-579-2676 or tstein@bouldercounty.org.

Art Therapy Event

By | May 12, 2017

The City of Longmont is hosting a free event, Expressive Art Therapies and Mental Health, on Friday, May 19 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the St. Vrain Memorial Building (700 Longs Peak Avenue). The event showcases ways art, music and dance can help with mental health.

 

Primeros Auxilios en Salud Mental Juvenil

By | April 24, 2017

Primeros Auxilios en Salud
Mental Juvenil

Una persona jóven que usted conoce podría estar experimentando un problema de salud men-tal o un problema con el uso de sustancias controladas, aprenda un plan de acción para ayudar. Cualquier persona mayor de 18 años puede tomar la clase de Primeros Auxilios en Salud Mental Juvenil, pero se recomienda a aquellos que regularmente tienen contacto con jóvenes de 12 a 18 años, como ser maestros, entrenadores, trabajadores sociales, líderes religiosos u otros ciudadanos que se preocupan por la juventud

Apoyando la Acción para la Salud Mental, es un movimiento de grupos comunitarios locales, organizaciones, comunidades de fe, residentes y gobierno local trabajando juntos para explorar cómo todos podemos crear con-ciencia y tomar medidas para atender las necesidades de salud mental en Longmont.

Registration Link:

https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/15760/629?curm=5&cury=2017

Dia: Saturday May 13th, 2017

Tiempo: 8:00am- 5:00pm

Lugar: Children, Youth and Families (1050 Lashley St. Longmont, CO. 80504)

Almuerzo y cuidar ninos es disponible

Asiento disponible: 25

Contacto:

Karen Moreno
Program Specialist
Phone: 303-774-3755

Interested in STEM classes? We have summer options

By | April 21, 2017

The SVVSD Innovation Center (located at 1200 S. Sunset Street, Longmont) is offering three classes this summer:
  • Intro To IT Fundamentals (Tech 1)
  • Apple Service Certification (Tech 2)
  • Intro To Programming
At this point we still have a 3-4 spot available in Tech 1 & 2.
If you are interested in taking Intro to Programming (or either of the other classes), sign up with the link below. Costs are free!
Here is the direct link to sign up: https://docs.google.com/a/svvsd.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccrgc71VMVSN1NrIx-gxrD0H0suDe0qThPKrH_BFVfgRaBhQ/viewform?c=0&w=1 Class information is available at http://innovation.svvsd.org
Thank you so much for all your help.
Thom Ingram

Instructional Technologist

Bright Futures grant is now available

By | April 21, 2017

Hi Weld County residents. The Bright Futures grant is now available for students to apply. The grant is open to all Weld County students who graduate from high school; the students can go to any in or out of state school and the award amount is $3,000/year ($1,500/semester). The award covers tuition and fees – not books, housing expenses.

Here is a powerpoint with instructions for the application process.

Bright Futures Grant PP Student Presentation

Out Boulder is County Youth Groups and Events

By | April 20, 2017

  • Check out these awesome events happening in Longmont/Boulder sponsored by Out Boulder: 

Tomorrow, April 21 is National Day of Silence. Support your peers and then head to Night of Noise (see below).

  • Night of Noise: April 214:30-6:30 p.m. OUT Boulder Longmont – FREE EVENT!
This event follows Day of Silence, an action where students choose to remain silent on Friday, April 21 to bring awareness to the silencing effect of anti-LGBTQ bullying. There will be a march on Main street, free pizza and ice cream, guest speaker Bryan Krause, Executive Director of Student Services will speak on school bullying policies and there will be a panel to debrief the day. Bus tickets available.
 
  • Down the Rabbit Hole – An LGBTQ+ Youth Dance: May 56:00-9:00 p.m. YMCA 95th & Arapahoe – FREE EVENT!
What: An LGBTQ+ Youth Dance for ages 13 to 18, Allies welcome
WhenMay 5, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Where: YMCA on 95th & Arapahoe, 2800 Dagny Way, Lafayette, CO 80026 (Take the JUMP bus to 95th)
 
Activities will include face painting, tarot readings, flower crown making, and origami.  FREE food and drinks!

Thinking about online school?

By | April 20, 2017

We know that Mead High is an amazing school but we also know life happens and sometimes we need other options. If you’ve been thinking about attending online school we highly recommend checking out St. Vrain Online Global Academy. They are a SVVSD school and follow the same graduation requirements as any traditional high school but with the online format for learning.

SVOGA is hosting an open house on Thursday, May 11 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at their site: 1200 S. Sunset Street (also home to Olde Columbine and CDC).

Mead-only Scholarships

By | April 13, 2017

Seniors, if you haven’t applied for these Mead High School scholarships then you are missing out on FREE money!

They are all listed on Naviance under LOCAL:________ Also check in the counseling office for paper copies!

Margaret Olson Memorial Scholarship

Newton Family Scholarship

Mead High School Booster Club

Mead High School Education Foundation

Mead Rotary Scholarship

Interested in an Academy – Air Force, Naval, West Point, Merchant Marine or Coast Guard?

By | April 7, 2017

From the office of Senator Michael Bennet:

In April and May, our office, in coordination with the Colorado congressional delegation, will host information sessions in Colorado for students interested in attending one of the five service academies.

The sessions will offer information about the nomination and application processes for service academies. The events are free and open to the public.

Information Session Dates:

  • Saturday, April 15 in Fort Morgan

o   Time: 1:00 PM

o   Location: Fort Morgan High School, 709 East Riverview Ave, Fort Morgan, CO

  • Saturday, April 22 in Denver

o   Time: 1:00 PM

o   Location: Denver South High School, 1700 E. Louisiana Ave, Denver, CO

  • Saturday, May 6 in Durango

o   Time: 1:00 PM

o   Location: Durango High School, 2390 Main Ave, Durango, CO

The sessions will provide students and parents the opportunity to meet representatives from the following institutions:

  • U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
  • U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY
  • U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
  • U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY
  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT

 

For any questions or concerns with the Nomination process or the U.S. Service Academy Information Days, please contact me directly at academy_nominations@bennet.senate.gov. Click Here to view our press release on U.S. Service Academy Information Days.

The Rocky Mountain Conservancy – High School Leadership Corp

By | March 17, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Conservancy – High School Leadership Corps is an immersive 12-day experience, from June 5-16. Participants will camp in Rocky Mountain National Park for the duration of the experience. During the program, youth will complete service projects, engage in a variety of trainings related to career and personal development, and participate in experiential learning activities in RMNP. The experience will culminate with a picnic, and youth will be invited to reflect on their experience with Conservancy staff, NPS facilitators and their families.

The Conservancy will select 10 youth (ages 14-17) and two leaders to participate in the program. Leaders will facilitate the experience by teaching skills, supervising projects, and fostering individual growth.

Participants will receive a $500 stipend upon completion of the program. Additionally, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy provides housing (camping), work clothing, boots and gear for the experience. To learn more and to apply, please visit: https://rmconservancy.org/learn-us/high-school-leadership-corps/