April Event Honors District’s Young Women for Aspirations in Computing (AiC)

St. Vrain Valley Schools is pleased to announce that nine young women from the district were individually honored last month at the University of Colorado (CU Boulder) by the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT).

These students, along with 60 others in the state, were individually recognized for their aptitude and interest in information technology and computing, leadership skills, solid academic history and their plans for post-secondary education:

Financial literacy - a foundation for lifelong success

While personal financial literacy is included in the state standards under social studies, many school districts in Colorado and nationwide struggle with how to best teach it, and when to teach it. In response, St.

Education Foundation of the St. Vrain Valley hosts 9th Annual Tribute to Teachers

On Friday, May 6, the Education Foundation of St. Vrain Valley hosted its 9th Annual Tribute to Teachers. Educators, administrators and community sponsors gathered to honor those teachers nominated by students, parents and their peers. The event’s “Marquee Sponsors” were St. Vrain Valley Schools and King Chevrolet, Buick, GMC. Entertainment was provided by the Silver Creek High School Fiddlers and the Coal Ridge Jazz Band.

100-Mile Club Founder and CEO Visits St. Vrain Valley Schools

Kara Lubin, CEO and Founder of the 100-Mile Club, flew in from California to spend two days visiting St. Vrain Valley Schools. Kara began the 100-Mile Club during her second year as an elementary teacher in the Corona-Norco Unified School District in CA. The year was 1992. In 2007, the 100-Mile Club became a non-profit organization, and the rest is, as they say, history.

Physical Activity Grant Gets Everyone Moving.

Niwot High senior chosen as Boettcher scholar

Rohan Baishya, a senior at Niwot High School, is one of 42 high school seniors chosen for a Boettcher Foundation scholarship.

He plans to attend the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Longmont High School Drumline makes World Championship semifinals

The Longmont High School Drumline advanced to the World Championships semifinals in Dayton, Ohio, after finishing third in its group of 15 in Thursday's preliminary competition.

The top four in each of the four groups moved on to the semifinals, which take place on Friday. The finals follow on the same day.

Erie High School students honor local seniors

Generations collided at the Erie Community Center on Thursday as local high school students launched a project that will honor area seniors.

About 30 freshmen from honors English classes at Erie High School interviewed Boulder County residents age 55 and older about their lives and local history.

Students questioned a cowboy from Wyoming, a Hungarian transplant and a woman whose family has been in Erie for more than 150 years.

Maxine Canaday, 84, reminisced with fellow Erie resident Sneat Haile, 15, about childhood memories and the town's simpler days.

Education Foundation Announces 2016 Eleanor Venture Travel Grant Recipient

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.

Longmont Mayor proclaims week of April 10-16 as Week of the Young Child

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.

10,000 entries expected in SVVSD Student Art Show

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.