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.
May 23, 2017, 12:05pm | St Vrain Valley School District By Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley
The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley celebrated the 10th Annual Tribute to Teachers event on May 5, 2017 to recognize this year’s top St. Vrain Valley School District Teachers. Over 500 people were in attendance to recognize the 155 Encore Award nominees. Nominations are submitted by members of the St. Vrain Valley community including students, parents and colleagues.
The St. Vrain Valley School District 2017 Teacher of the Year is Charlie Garcia. He has been teaching at Erie Elementary for 40 years. One nominator writes of Mr.
May 21, 2017, 10:17am | St Vrain Valley School District
As we move towards the end of another highly successful school year, it will be an honor to join our Board of Education, principals, parents, teachers and staff in recognizing the unwavering drive, strength of character and rigorous academic preparation that has propelled approximately 2,000 students to the day of their high school graduation.
May 3, 2017, 12:38pm | St Vrain Valley School District By Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley
The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley (EFSVV) is pleased to announce that the 2017 Eleanor Venture Travel Grant recipient is Janet Benter. Every year, this grant is awarded to one or two teachers in honor of Eleanor Flanders, the Founder of EFSVV, with the hopes that the significant travel experience will be brought back to St. Vrain Valley Schools. Janet is a 7th and 8th grade Science and Health teacher at Mead Middle School.
April 25, 2017, 9:56am | St Vrain Valley School District
Districtwide, middle students participate in Geography Clubs that meet and practice throughout the school year to prepare and compete in the annual Middle School Geography Bee. This year’s culminating event was hosted by Altona Middle School on Monday night.
April 6, 2017, 7:26pm | St Vrain Valley School District
On March 9, Long’s Peak Middle School was recognized as a 2017 Colorado Trailblazer School to Watch by the Colorado Association of Middle Level Education (CAMLE).
CAMLE partners with the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform, searching annually for middle grades schools across the nation that embrace academic excellence, developmental responsiveness, social equity and strong organizational structures.
Longs Peak staff and community work in partnership to provide the 21st cent
April 3, 2017, 8:36am | St Vrain Valley School District By St Vrain Valley School District
Erie High School’s Tigers Together program, started by special education teachers Elizabeth Goodrich and Gaynelle Tuck, launched this fall, pairing students with disabilities with general education upper-class peer mentors.
The new program does not supplant existing special education services, and was borne of a desire to make the school more inclusive for students with disabilities.
March 15, 2017, 1:58pm | St Vrain Valley School District
For the second summer in a row, the Young Americans Center for Financial Education, a Denver-based pioneering nonprofit, will lead its award-winning, week-long Young Ameritowne on the Road Summer Camp, for students entering third through sixth grade, at Sunset Middle School. The traveling camp is a recent innovation, bringing the camp, which covers financial literacy, local government and workplace readiness, from the Denver center to offsite locations.