Across the district, we have been championing a new motivational motto that is uniting our shared vision for excellence in learning and student advancement: We are taking public education by #StVrainStorm! Every day, I observe countless examples of students, teachers, staff, and community partners exemplifying the highest levels of achievement and drive that represent the very best of our public schools. Our graduation rates are at their highest level – over 90 percent at our traditional schools – and St. Vrain was also one of only four districts in Colorado and 373 nationally to be recognized by College Board’s Annual AP District Honor Roll. Enrollment in Advanced Placement (AP) courses has increased by 50 percent since 2014 with over 3,000 students enrolled in at least one AP class.
September 27, 2018, 9:30pm | St Vrain Valley School District By Amy Bounds, Daily Camera
Northridge Elementary School's plans for an outdoor classroom for students and the community just got a $15,000 boost. The Longmont school recently won the $15,000 Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education, with the school planning to use the money to design and build an outdoor space. The $15,000 prize, presented by Ball Corporation, was awarded to Northridge as an "outstanding example of science, technology, engineering and math education."
September 21, 2018, 10:56am | St Vrain Valley School District
It has been an outstanding start to the 2018-2019 academic year and I want to express my deep appreciation to our community for your continued partnership and support in advancing student achievement. In Colorado and across the United States, St. Vrain Valley Schools is leading the conversation on how to build a highly-successful public education system that is not only giving our students a strong competitive advantage for their future success, but also having a significant impact on the economic growth and overall health of our community.
September 19, 2018, 11:15am | St Vrain Valley School District
After a year of applications, interviews and anticipation, teachers and leaders supporting student engagement and growth at Northridge Elementary School walked across a stage at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Tuesday to receive a prestigious Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education. As over 1,400 applauded their achievements, the focus was still on the strength and achievement of ALL students.
September 19, 2018, 8:49am | St Vrain Valley School District
Alumni Spotlight: Zachary Sunberg Longmont High School, Class of 2007
What about high school serves as best preparation for your evolving journey called life? As 2007 Longmont High School graduate Zachary Sunberg can attest: everything. The important thing to remember is, accept and embrace the lessons of each and every experience and opportunity. You may not know how they’ll ultimately serve you, but chances are they will come in handy, provided you let them.
September 19, 2018, 7:43am | St Vrain Valley School District
Join us to celebrate the grand opening of the new Innovation Center
All members of the St. Vrain Valley community are invited to join us for an open house celebration of the new Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools. The event will include self-guided tours and student demonstrations.