As we move closer to the end of another outstanding year in St. Vrain Valley Schools, I want to take a moment to recognize the achievements and growth we have seen across our system. In the coming weeks, we will be championing the thousands of students who will be transitioning to kindergarten, middle school, high school or graduating with their St. Vrain Valley Schools diploma. It is through our outstanding educators, dedicated parents and unwavering community support that we have seen our students and schools excel to the highest levels of achievement.
Several dozen teenagers stood around the perimeter of converted warehouse space in Longmont looking on as a roughly 100-pound robot zipped around, performing acrobatic turns and deftly scooping up modified milk crates before depositing them in wooden baskets high off the floor.
May 21, 2018, 1:11pm | St Vrain Valley School District By St. Vrain Valley School District
Prairie Ridge fifth graders Miles Anna and Drew Hershey didn’t know each other when the school year began but now they’re teaching each other basketball tricks and high-fiving in the halls between classes.
Miles and Drew are among the first students to participate in Prairie Ridge Elementary School’s Red Shirt Program, which launched in the fall.
May 11, 2018, 5:06pm | St Vrain Valley School District
We asked graduating seniors to write letters of appreciation to a teacher that played the greatest role in shaping their future. What the students didn't know is that we also asked the teachers to write them a letter of appreciation and recognition of how much they've grown and the impact they had on their classroom and lives.
May 10, 2018, 3:44pm | St Vrain Valley School District By St. Vrain Valley School District
Congratulations to Jessicca Shaffer and Jamie Lockwood for being chosen as 2018 Jared Polis Foundation Teacher Recognition Honorees!
Mrs. Shaffer is the STEM Coordinator at Longmont Estates Elementary School and Mrs. Lockwood is a third grade teacher at Indian Peaks Elementary School. The two educators were selected as honorees along with nine others by the Foundation and program’s selection committee. The committee felt the nominations clearly demonstrated that Jessicca and Jamie are caring, effective and dedicated teachers.
May 10, 2018, 3:35pm | St Vrain Valley School District By St. Vrain Valley School District
Seventh grade students at Altona Middle School raised over $4,000 for the Malala Foundation as part of their 7th grade Language Arts Class. What began as a classroom reading and study of the book, “I am Malala” culminated in a fundraising gala where students presented speeches of advocacy for educational equity, musical pieces, artwork and handmade crafts. Members of the community were invited to attend the event enjoy the presentations and the money raised from donations and purchased goods went to the Malala Foundation.
May 7, 2018, 9:56am | 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 Flagstaff Academy on Thursday, May 3.