As the 2016-17 school year rapidly moves forward, I am constantly reminded of the extremely important role education has in our society. Toward this end, we, as St. Vrain educators and public servants, value deeply our responsibility to advance the success of our students and our entire community. The ability to adapt, change and continually elevate our public education system is what will ensure that our students and our community are prepared for the challenges we face in a highly competitive global environment.
April 13, 2016, 11:03am | St Vrain Valley School District
The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley is very pleased to announce that Ms. Kaarina Demers, who teaches 6th grade Social Studies at Altona Middle School, has been selected as the 2016 Eleanor Venture grant recipient.
April 13, 2016, 10:39am | St Vrain Valley School District | Early Childhood
At the Longmont City Council meeting on April 12th, Longmont Mayor, Dennis Coombs, recognized the early childhood education efforts of St. Vrain Valley Schools and signed an official proclamation that the week of April 10-16, 2016 would be recognized as "Week of the Young Child" in Longmont. The proclamation invites all residents to recognize the value of laying a foundation for success in children's early childhood years and to participate in the week's events, including the April 13 community celebration at Mountain View Elementary from 4:30-6:30 pm.
April 12, 2016, 8:26am | St Vrain Valley School District
The St. Vrain Valley School District's 2016 Student Art Show begins Tuesday at the Boulder County Fairgrounds Exhibit Building, with winners looking to be featured in a special exhibition in the Downtown Longmont Creative District.
The first- to third-place winners in each category will be displayed at the Arts Longmont Gallery from April 22 to May 14.
April 4, 2016, 8:48am | St Vrain Valley School District By Amy Bounds, Staff Writer, Daily Camera
Robotics students at Longmont's Westview Middle School squeezed in as much time as they could in the robotics lab last week as they made final adjustments in preparation for a national competition. Their bots are designed to shoot balls into hoops, both autonomously and under driver control. "It's pretty crazy to be almost done," said eighth-grader Kate Desmond. "It's been such a great opportunity. There's been a lot of team building and learning. Going to nationals is pretty exciting."
March 31, 2016, 8:51am | 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 Trail Ridge Middle School on Tuesday night.
March 14, 2016, 7:48am | St Vrain Valley School District
As the rest of the world infuses innovation into their daily operations to enhance productivity and effectiveness, public education must do the same to ensure that we are preparing students for success in a quickly evolving global economy. In an environment that often revolves around standards, regulations and seasoned methodologies, how you do inspire and empower teachers to take education to the next level? This is exactly what the St.
March 14, 2016, 7:26am | St Vrain Valley School District
Reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic? Think energy production, bioscience and visual and performing arts. These are just a few examples of the rigorous coursework offered by “focus academies” in St. Vrain Valley Schools' high schools.