Superintendent's Update

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.

Superintendent's Update - March 2017

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

I want to thank you for your continued support as we strive for excellence in serving our students, parents, teachers, staff and community. Every week I have the wonderful opportunity to visit our schools and I continue to be inspired by the engagement, citizenship, grit and compassion that drives our community. 

Superintendent's Update - December 2016

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

For many of us, the end of the calendar year provides an opportunity to reflect on the previous year – our successes, challenges and the experiences that will continue to shape our future and the people who have had an impact on our lives. For the students, teachers and staff of St. Vrain Valley Schools, 2016 will be remembered as a critical time in the further advancement of high-quality public education in our community.

Superintendent's Update - October 2016

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

Superintendent's Update - August 2016

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

This week, over 3,000 preschool and kindergarten students will enter a St. Vrain classroom and begin the educational journey that will shape their future. Each new school year marks an important milestone for every student who walks through our doors and gives perspective and clarity to the goals and opportunities that lie ahead.

Superintendent's Update - May 2016

This week you will walk across a stage to receive your St. Vrain Valley diploma with approximately 2,000 of your peers. I am continually in awe of your academic achievements, strength of character and the inspirational leadership you bring to our communities. Your integrity, drive and confidence is a testament to the unwavering support of your families, friends, teachers, school staff and elected officials. As you begin your next journey, please know that you will always have supporters in St. Vrain who will continue to advocate for your success and the impact that you are going to have in this world.

Superintendent's Update - March 2016

Dear St. Vrain Valley Schools community,

I feel truly honored to continue serving such an outstanding community of students, teachers, staff, parents, businesses, leaders and other stakeholders who support the strongly held belief that public education plays a critical role in the success of our entire society. When people unite to support students, teachers, staff and schools, as our community has for many years, we realize a significant impact on student success, economic development, property values, businesses, public safety and our society as a whole.

Superintendent's Update - January 2016

Dear St. Vrain Valley Colleagues: 

I would like to express my sincere gratitude for your continued commitment to our students, teachers, staff and schools. This year, our students continue to demonstrate excellence in academics, visual and performing arts, and athletics as evidenced by numerous scholarship awards and All-State selections. The success of our students is a direct reflection of the engagement, support and partnership from our parents, coaches, teachers and community.