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.
September 25, 2019, 2:56pm | St Vrain Valley School District By Amy Bounds, Staff Writer, Times-Call
Longmont fourth graders talked with International Space Station astronaut Nick Hague on Tuesday with the help of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Amateur Radio Club.
Students in the club set up the live, Earth-to-space HAM radio call by connecting to Florida, which then connected to Italy and finally to the International Space Station as it orbited over Africa and Europe.
September 24, 2019, 1:02pm | St Vrain Valley School District
It’s a small world, and growing smaller. As technology and other innovations increasingly connect us as a diverse, global community, the impact of multilingualism becomes all the more significant. What better way to facilitate and make the most of opportunities than with effective communication? Shared language is key. St. Vrain Valley School District has always emphasized the importance of language diversity. Now, students’ efforts can earn official recognition in the form of a Seal of Biliteracy.
September 18, 2019, 2:12pm | St Vrain Valley School District
Hugging the northwest face of Northridge Elementary School, there is a quiet place. Tomatoes, peppers, and other plants flourish in raised beds, with space for more to come in upcoming seasons. Wide, flat-topped rocks form beckoning seats in an inviting circle. Modest and accessible signs mark twelve wellness stations promoting mindfulness, movement, and authentic outdoor learning. Here, there is diversity and unity; peaceful calm and constant growth.
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.