May 18, 2015, 9:05am By Amy Bounds, Longmont Times-Call
As local graduating seniors look back on their high school experiences, they have a slew of suggestions to help incoming freshmen get the most out of their four years.
Their expert advice includes getting involved, but not overextended and keeping on top of homework, but not letting grades or test scores define you. Other recommendations include staying open to new experiences and new people and taking advantage of tutors and helpful teachers if you struggle with academics.
St. Vrain high schools continue to rank locally and nationally according to the recent U.S. News & World Report 2015 Best High Schools Rankings. In Colorado, St. Vrain high schools were compared to 448 high schools and four ranked in the top nine percent. Nationally, St. Vrain high schools were compared to more than 21,000 public high schools throughout all 50 states and the District of Columbia and four ranked in the top eight percent.