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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. 

October Superintendent's Update

Dear St. Vrain Valley Schools community:

I hope you've had a great start to the 2015-16 school year.

It's a privilege to attend numerous events and activities throughout our schools and observe our students excelling academically and in our outstanding co-curricular programs.


Dear St. Vrain Resident,

Thanks to a supportive community, highly qualified and committed teachers and staff, and engaged parents, the entire family of St. Vrain Valley Schools is experiencing enormous success. As Superintendent of Schools, I am especially proud of the work being done to expand high-rigor instructional programming throughout the 57 schools and programs that comprise our comprehensive PreK-12 system.

Some noteworthy achievements include:

  • District Race to the Top Federal Grant Winner: One of 16 winners nationwide ($16,600,000)
  • Invest in Innovation (i3) Federal Grant Winner: Top score application of 1,700 applicants ($3,600,000)
  • Legacy Foundation Advanced Placement Grant ($300,000)
  • District named 2012 'Large Business of the Year' by Longmont Chamber of Commerce
  • Highest 3rd grade reading scores in our district's history for the past three years
  • Numerous John Irwin School of Excellence Awards (Colorado's top 8 percent high performing schools)
  • Several Colorado Trailblazer 'School to Watch' Awards
  • Numerous Governor's Distinguished Improvement Awards
  • Winner - Several Colorado Principal of the Year Awards for district principals

Our entire community benefits significantly when we work together to build and maintain a strong system of public schools.

I hope you enjoy learning about some of the many successes of St. Vrain Valley Schools described in the following pages. We are proud of our accomplishments, and we are grateful for your ongoing and generous support.

Take care, and have a wonderful summer.


Don Haddad, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Contact Information


Kristie Sekich Jonason
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
Phone: (303) 682 - 7205


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