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 18, 2016, 4:14pm | St Vrain Valley School District
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:
May 18, 2016, 3:29pm | St Vrain Valley School District
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.
May 10, 2016, 4:45pm | St Vrain Valley School District
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.
May 10, 2016, 7:22am | St Vrain Valley School District
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.
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.