As we move toward the end of another outstanding school year, it is an honor to recognize the unwavering drive, strength of character, and rigorous academic preparation that has propelled approximately 2,000 students to the day of their high school graduation.
August 15, 2019, 9:27am | St Vrain Valley School District
As a large custom coach turned a corner and rolled into the St. Vrain Valley Schools Transportation Center in July, cheers and applause could be heard as members of the St. Vrain Valley Schools team got their first in-person look at our community’s new Future-Ready Innovation Lab.
August 15, 2019, 8:58am | St Vrain Valley School District
From band camps to robotics classes, students across St. Vrain Valley Schools were deeply engaged in learning new skills over the summer that would advance their personal growth and interests.
One opportunity at the Innovation Center was a PYNQ bootcamp for secondary students to get hands-on with engineering and invention using the PYNQ board technology developed by Xilinx and Python computer programming.
August 14, 2019, 6:48pm | St Vrain Valley School District
Leadership St. Vrain, a nationally and internationally recognized program of excellence in community engagement and public participation, is now accepting applicaitons for its 2019-2020 cohort.
Designed to give parents and community members the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of district operations and exchange ideas, the program is especially appropriate for those who want to obtain a foundation in district operations and governance and become more effective participants in school district affairs. Each cohort of Leadership St.
August 14, 2019, 9:41am | St Vrain Valley School District By Don Haddad, Ed.D., the superintendent, and Kerri McDermid, the chief communications and global-impact officer, both of St. Vrain Valley Schools
"Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." The famous line from John F. Kennedy resonates with many who understand the impact our communities can have on advancing the greater good.
About 70 middle- and high-school students and 30 teachers are spending the week immersed in cybersecurity through camps and a professional development class at the St. Vrain Valley School District’s Innovation Center.
August 13, 2019, 9:24am | St Vrain Valley School District
Imagine: you are invited into an opportunity to pilot cutting-edge product for a leading provider of manufacturing and engineering software. Simply write up a thoughtful test plan to get started. Stumped? Reach out to any of the following students: Davita Bird (senior, Niwot HS); James Tran (senior, Niwot HS); Erik Sorenson (senior, Niwot HS); Matthew Fuller (junior, APEX); and Ashwini Shrestha (junior, Skyline HS).
August 13, 2019, 9:13am | St Vrain Valley School District
It is late afternoon on a Wednesday at the Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools, and young entrepreneurs from around the world are standing in front of a 20-foot tall green screen. They are filming short videos about their ideas to solve huge problems like hunger and substance addiction. As part of a partnership with Boulder’s Watson Institute, a training ground for next-generation innovators and entrepreneurs, St. Vrain Valley Schools and Watson Institute students are learning how to pitch – a critical skill in today’s business world.
August 13, 2019, 8:51am | St Vrain Valley School District
St. Vrain Valley Schools is one of the fastest growing and most innovative school districts in the nation. This is a result of strong leadership and a commitment to strengthening infrastructure, technology, high-quality instruction and overall student achievement.
This success is also built upon interconnected partnerships with our teachers, staff, students, parents, business and corporate partners, and elected officials. As St. Vrain launches the start of the 2019-2020 school year, St.
August 13, 2019, 8:02am | St Vrain Valley School District
We all know the adage, it takes a village. But what exactly is that proverbial ‘village’? The long answer may be complex, but the short answer is simple: it’s all about community. When it comes to St. Vrain Valley School District, community is and always has been of the utmost importance.