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Education Briefs

From bottom left, Skylark School graduates Sadie Barth, Kara Keathley, Hannah Traver and Molly Hancock.
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Skylark School graduates first 8th grade class

Skylark School, a full-time Christian school in Glenwood Springs, honored its 2016 eighth grade graduates on May 26. Students will advance to Skylark School’s high school program or to another school in the district. Graduates pictured are Sadie Barth, Molly Hancock, Kara Keathley, and Hannah Traver.

Skylark School is a K-high school offering an extensive and varied course of study in 18 subjects including math, science, language arts, history, foreign language, art, music, handwriting and composition. Additionally, families and students participate in field study days exploring the Roaring Fork Valley and after school clubs.

For more information about Skylark School and how to apply call 970-930-1804 or

Torrey Sanson makes the deans’ list at Azusa Pacific University

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Carbondale resident Torrey Sanson made the academic deans’ List at Azusa Pacific University. Sanson, a applied exercise science major, is honored for a spring semester 2016 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average.

Wayne Starr of Rifle graduates from RIT

Wayne Starr of Rifle received a BS in software engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology’s B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. RIT celebrated its 131st Academic Convocation in May. Diplomas were distributed to graduates following the event at separate ceremonies held by each of RIT’s nine colleges and two academic centers.

Hannah Macaulay earns dean’s list honors at Tufts University

Hannah Macaulay of Carbondale made the Tufts University dean’s list for the Spring 2016 semester. Dean’s list honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.

St. Stephen School Golf Classic

The St. Stephen School Golf Classic will be held at the Aspen Glen Club on Sept. 30 with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Entry fee is $185 per player and $700 for a four-person team and includes 18 holes as well as tee gift, prizes for winners, hole-in-one prize and dinner reception in the clubhouse following the tournament. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Contact or for more information and to register for the event, or check out the school’s website,

Skylark School enrolling

Skylark School is now enrolling students for the 2016-2017 school year. The school offers kindergarten through high school classes with an extensive and varied course of study and highly qualified teachers. The upcoming school year begins Aug. 15 for all grades. Call the school at 970-930-1804 to schedule a tour, or visit for more information.

St. Stephen Catholic School now enrolling

St. Stephen Catholic School is now enrolling students for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. The school offers preschool through eighth-grade classes, with an emphasis on a Christ-centered and focused environment for the whole child, rigorous academics with test scores averaging two years above grade level, and highly qualified and certified teachers. The upcoming school year begins Aug. 22 for all grades. Call the school at 970-945-7746 to schedule a tour or for more information. Visit the website at

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