Bringing school events to a living room near you

Posted October 19, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Spectators of extracurricular events and other school programs may not need to leave their homes to view West Lyon events in the future. During the Oct. 9 school board meeting, West Lyon Athletic Director, Jeremy Childress, provided the board with options available to start streaming athletic and other events live from the school. “We’ve been fielding this question for a long time now. ‘Why we are not streaming events where almost all other conference school are?’,” started Childress. “Previously we were concerned that by streaming events live, our gate sales would drop. The other concern was just having the personnel and equipment needed to do it. The push has become a little bit greater with the Booster Club offering to provide some funds to help

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    Caring with socks in October

    According to statistics, socks are the least-donated items to shelters in the area and throughout the nation. West Lyon Community School is looking to change that by participating in a sock drive. Amber Bjorklund, third grade teacher at West Lyon and member of the West Lyon Education Association, originally saw a You Tube video about Socktober and thought it was a great idea. After discussing her idea with

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    Fairy tale comes to life

    Is it possible to spin straw into gold? Audience members will learn the answer to that question during West Lyon High School’s production of Rumpelstiltskin Is My Name Oct. 26 and 28.

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    Box of Blessings

    When the idea to send boxes of items to troops oversees was conceived in 2002, Tracy Post had no idea her kind gesture would evolve into the operation it is today. Post’s son, Staff Sgt. Jim Post, was in the military and knew first-hand what it was like to be deployed far from home, away from loved ones. He also knew how much the troops overseas needed encouragement

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