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Superintendent's Update - October 2017

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

It has been an outstanding start to the academic year and I want to thank our students, families, teachers, staff and other partners for continuing to support St. Vrain Valley Schools’ drive for excellence in serving our community and advancing public education. 

Superintendent's Update - August 2017

The start of a new academic year is one of my favorite times to visit our schools and talk with our students, families, teachers and staff. Our hallways are filled with a palpable optimism and drive to continue our momentum toward the highest levels of academic growth and success.

Superintendent's Update - May 2017

This week signifies another important milestone in the lives of our students. This is not only the end of the 2016-2017 school year – one of the most outstanding in district history – but this week, approximately 5,500 preschool, fifth and eighth-grade students will celebrate their continuation to a new chapter of their educational journey with St. Vrain Valley Schools, and perhaps even more momentous, over 2,000 St. Vrain Valley graduates will receive their high school diploma.

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Dear St. Vrain Resident,

Thanks to a supportive community, highly qualified and committed teachers and staff, and engaged parents, the entire family of St. Vrain Valley Schools is experiencing enormous success. As Superintendent of Schools, I am especially proud of the work being done to expand high-rigor instructional programming throughout the 53 schools that comprise our comprehensive PreK-12 system.

Some noteworthy achievements include:

  • District Race to the Top Federal Grant Winner: One of 16 winners nationwide ($16,600,000)
  • Invest in Innovation (i3) Federal Grant Winner: Top score application of 1,700 applicants ($3,600,000)
  • Legacy Foundation Advanced Placement Grant ($300,000)
  • District named 2012 'Large Business of the Year' by Longmont Chamber of Commerce
  • Highest 3rd grade reading scores in our district's history for the past three years
  • Numerous John Irwin School of Excellence Awards (Colorado's top 8 percent high performing schools)
  • Several Colorado Trailblazer 'School to Watch' Awards
  • Numerous Governor's Distinguished Improvement Awards
  • Winner - Several Colorado Principal of the Year Awards for district principals

Our entire community benefits significantly when we work together to build and maintain a strong system of public schools.

I hope you enjoy learning about some of the many successes of St. Vrain Valley Schools described in the following pages. We are proud of our accomplishments, and we are grateful for your ongoing and generous support.

Take care, and have a wonderful summer.

Sincerely,

Don Haddad, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Contact Information

Email: haddad_don@svvsd.org
twitter.com/svvsdsupt

Kristie Sekich Jonason
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Superintendant
Email: jonason_kristie@svvsd.org
Phone: (303) 682 - 7205

 


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