First gentleman visits Longmont school to learn about sustainability efforts

On the same day that Gov. Jared Polis issued a proclamation establishing Colorado Recycles Week, his husband and first gentleman Marlon Reis visited Eagle Crest Elementary in Longmont to see what a more sustainable and environmentally friendly school looks like.

Mead Middle Students Host Annual Veterans Day Breakfast

On Friday, the Mead Middle School cafeteria was filled with buzz as students, teachers, and staff continued their tradition of hosting an annual breakfast to honor local veterans. Seventh and eighth grade students plated hot meals and refilled coffee cups to community members who served in the armed services as far back as World War II.

Superintendent's Update - The Future is in Our Classrooms

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

Thank you for your outstanding support in championing the growth and development of St. Vrain Valley Schools into a nationally recognized center of excellence for student engagement and 21st-century learning. Your unwavering dedication to the well-being and success of our students, teachers, staff, and schools is a testament to the outstanding community in which we live.

Western Digital Partnership a Decade in the Making

In 2008, Skyline Principal Patty Quinones was faced with a monumental task - transforming the high school experience for her Skyline Falcons.
"It was a time of incredible change and innovation.  We knew that the world was changing quickly and we had to keep up.  As we looked at the industries in our community, we realized that STEM offered our students that strong competitive advantage."  Together with a team of dedicated teachers and staff, Quinones set about creating the district's first high school focus program, STEM Academy.&nb

Build Support, Innovate, Repeat: Agile Public Education In Colorado

Originally published in Forbes >>

With thoughtful sustained leadership, big school districts can earn community trust, establish and maintain rigorous academic standards, and become agile—even innovative. That’s the lesson from schools in Longmont, Colorado, north of Denver. 

Mead High starts inclusive percussion class

The band program is becoming more inclusive and accessible at Mead High School with the creation of a unified percussion class for students with special needs.

SVVSD starts new Advanced Manufacturing Academy

Starting this year, St. Vrain Valley high school students have the opportunity to learn manufacturing skills to prepare them for careers in machining, engineering, welding, electronics and optics.

November 16: Future-Ready Robotics Showcase Highlights and Celebrates Student Learning and Whole Community Engagement

Walk into any St. Vrain robotics program – be it after-school clubs at the elementary level, secondary classes, or competitive tournaments – and you will be immediately struck by captivated engagement. Students (and teachers) are busily and eagerly developing knowledge and skills in computer science, coding, engineering, design and technology, mathematics, and more. What’s more, they’re working together as creative thinkers, reflective learners, team players, and self-managers.

Join the next workshop: Families Can Create | October 12, 12 – 3pm

Families Can Create: Video
Saturday, October 12
12 – 3pm
Lyons Regional Library
Technology is all around us, driving progress and opening up realms of possibilities at rapid, evolving rates. We appreciate and make use of the countless conveniences it affords. But rarely do we get the chance to pause and reflect upon the realms of possibility it can create for families.

Leadership St. Vrain engagement program turns 10

The St. Vrain Valley School District’s once-a-month parent and community member engagement program is celebrating its 10th anniversary.