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St. Vrain Valley fifth-graders perform Shakespeare classics in Longmont's Thompson Park

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St. Vrain Valley School District fifth-graders in the gifted and talented program to be or not to be'd and wherefore art thou Romeo'd in Longmont's Thompson Park on Friday morning as part of a districtwide unit on Shakespeare.

Longmont's Sunset Middle eighth-grader finalist in Google doodle contest

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Sunset Middle School eighth-grader Sawyer Oja's vision of the natural beauty around the world that needs protection could end up on Google's homepage.

Sawyer recently was chosen as Colorado's finalist in Google's annual doodle contest, with her drawing now going on to compete against 52 others in the national contest.

Longmont Estates Elementary celebrating 50th anniversary

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Longmont Estates is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Friday with speakers, a slideshow on the school's history and school tours to showcase what's changed in education in 50 years.

IMPORTANT: Student Calendar Change on 4/27

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

Thank you for your continued partnership and unwavering support which has contributed significantly to student achievement and success. I am deeply appreciative of our community, as you have consistently demonstrated your value for public education through the generous passage of several mill levy overrides and bond initiatives, among many other ways that you have strengthened our schools. Together with our excellent teachers and staff, our students are receiving the benefit of an outstanding education.

CSU's Little Shop of Physics visits Central Elementary in Longmont

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Central Elementary students squealed, chattered and pointed Thursday as they were introduced to Colorado State University's Little Shop of Physics.

Superintendent's Update

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.

St. Vrain Valley Schools – Home to Regional, State and National Champions

Across St. Vrain Valley Schools, we have seen record number of state championships, national award winners, all-state finalists and so much more. Students across St. Vrain are demonstrating excellence in leadership, advancing their academic skills, and showcasing the world-class sportsmanship that is systemic across our schools.

Students Exchange Knowledge and Culture

Students around the world are taking pieces of Colorado home with them and leaving a bit of their own culture behind in high schools throughout St. Vrain Valley Schools.

During the past five years, about 180 students from across the globe have participated in the foreign exchange student program that brings international students to district high schools to learn about American culture and share information about their home countries with local students.

St. Vrain Schools Honored with State Awards

This year six schools within St. Vrain received awards by the state for their academic achievements during the 2016-17 school year. These awards recognize the work ethic of our students, strength of academic commitment from parents, impact of high-quality teachers and districtwide support that schools receive.

St. Vrain Builds a Community of Engaged Students

What began as a class assignment landed Silver Creek junior Brooke Wager at the state Capitol where she had the eyes and ears of the House Education Committee.

In March, the 16-year-old and her classmate told committee members about the limitations that expensive college tuition places on students and their families, and suggested solutions to minimize the burden.

“My perspective definitely changed from being very hesitant to feeling like I can make a difference with my voice,” Brooke said.

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