There’s an old saying that “To catch a thief, you have to think like one.” For five intense days, two teams of Niwot High School (NHS) girls rewired their thought processes to compete in a computer security challenge to thwart cybercrime.
March 14, 2018, 1:28pm | St Vrain Valley School District
Suddenly the door bursts open, your child runs inside and excitement fills the house. They move full speed towards the table as they throw down their backpack. Their hands cannot open the zipper fast enough. With confidence your child pulls out their recorder and songs stream into every room that can only be described as music to their ears. Although it may take many years for them to develop the skills to play in a world famous symphony, your child just discovered the love of music.
March 13, 2018, 2:42pm | St Vrain Valley School District
Studying for the math portion of the SAT has never been easier thanks to Beyoncé and a group of Frederick High School students.
Frederick High Senior Josephine Murphy and her classmates created a video to help students across St. Vrain Valley Schools solve upper algebra equations to the tune of Beyoncé’s “All the Single Ladies.”
“Now you really, really, really have to factor it,” the students sing. “Now you have to set up an equation and then you have to solve for two answers.”
March 13, 2018, 1:58pm | St Vrain Valley School District
For the third summer in a row, the Young Americans Center for Financial Education, a Denver-based pioneering nonprofit, will lead its award-winning, week-long Young Ameritowne on the Road Summer Camp, for students entering third through sixth grade, at Sunset Middle School.
The traveling camp is a recent innovation, bringing the camp, which covers financial literacy, local government and workplace readiness, from the Denver center to offsite locations. Students will attend one of two tracks, Junior Money Matters for incom
March 12, 2018, 4:23pm | St Vrain Valley School District
St. Vrain Valley Schools invites the public to review and provide feedback regarding the selection of a pilot program for the 2018-2019 school year in the area of High School Social Studies Advanced Placement and Elective courses. The committee has narrowed down the choices of instructional programs and would like the community to help make the decision on which programs to pilot.
Wednesday, March 14 from 2:30-5:00 in the Colorado Room at the Learning Services Center: 401 South Pratt Parkway, Longmont, CO.
March 12, 2018, 4:20pm | St Vrain Valley School District
St. Vrain Valley Schools invites the public to review and provide feedback on the prospective Secondary Health curriculum for the 2018-2019 school year. The committee has narrowed down the choices to the following options:
March 6, 2018, 4:14pm | St Vrain Valley School District By St. Vrain Valley School District
Last month, nearly 80 fifth graders filled hallways and classrooms across Alpine Elementary with poster boards, slideshows and presentations encouraging worldwide change.
During the school’s International Baccalaureate Exhibition on Feb. 22, students put what they learned throughout their years at Alpine to use teaching visitors about some of the planet’s biggest challenges and inspiring action.
February 27, 2018, 8:35am | St Vrain Valley School District
St. Vrain Valley Schools continues to be recognized as a leader in education and innovation. We advance adacemic excellence by not only providing students the foundational skills to be lifelong learners, but a strong competitive advantage to thrive after graduation. St. Vrain and our P-TECH program was recognized last weekend by Governor Hickenlooper at the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington D.C. as a district and school that is leading the way in Colorado.
February 23, 2018, 9:39am | St Vrain Valley School District
Student safety is a top priority across St. Vrain Valley Schools. This is the core of our work and we are committed to a consistently proactive approach to fulfilling our highest responsibility – ensuring the well-being, safety and growth of our children. We have implemented many programs and protocols to ensure the highest levels of school security, many of which are being replicated across the state and nationally. Along the way, we have heavily involved our community in shaping the safety and quality of our learning environments. In the past year alone, we have featured stories in district publications, developed news articles, earned media coverage, delivered school presentations and hosted 12 public meetings across every community in our district – all emphasizing our work to increase school safety and support student advancement.