Across the district, we have been championing a new motivational motto that is uniting our shared vision for excellence in learning and student advancement: We are taking public education by #StVrainStorm! Every day, I observe countless examples of students, teachers, staff, and community partners exemplifying the highest levels of achievement and drive that represent the very best of our public schools. Our graduation rates are at their highest level – over 90 percent at our traditional schools – and St. Vrain was also one of only four districts in Colorado and 373 nationally to be recognized by College Board’s Annual AP District Honor Roll. Enrollment in Advanced Placement (AP) courses has increased by 50 percent since 2014 with over 3,000 students enrolled in at least one AP class.
May 23, 2017, 12:05pm | St Vrain Valley School District By Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley
The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley celebrated the 10th Annual Tribute to Teachers event on May 5, 2017 to recognize this year’s top St. Vrain Valley School District Teachers. Over 500 people were in attendance to recognize the 155 Encore Award nominees. Nominations are submitted by members of the St. Vrain Valley community including students, parents and colleagues.
The St. Vrain Valley School District 2017 Teacher of the Year is Charlie Garcia. He has been teaching at Erie Elementary for 40 years. One nominator writes of Mr.
May 21, 2017, 10:17am | St Vrain Valley School District
As we move towards the end of another highly successful school year, it will be an honor to join our Board of Education, principals, parents, teachers and staff in recognizing 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.
May 3, 2017, 12:38pm | St Vrain Valley School District By Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley
The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley (EFSVV) is pleased to announce that the 2017 Eleanor Venture Travel Grant recipient is Janet Benter. Every year, this grant is awarded to one or two teachers in honor of Eleanor Flanders, the Founder of EFSVV, with the hopes that the significant travel experience will be brought back to St. Vrain Valley Schools. Janet is a 7th and 8th grade Science and Health teacher at Mead Middle School.
April 6, 2017, 7:26pm | St Vrain Valley School District
On March 9, Long’s Peak Middle School was recognized as a 2017 Colorado Trailblazer School to Watch by the Colorado Association of Middle Level Education (CAMLE).
CAMLE partners with the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform, searching annually for middle grades schools across the nation that embrace academic excellence, developmental responsiveness, social equity and strong organizational structures.
Longs Peak staff and community work in partnership to provide the 21st cent
April 3, 2017, 8:36am | St Vrain Valley School District By St Vrain Valley School District
Erie High School’s Tigers Together program, started by special education teachers Elizabeth Goodrich and Gaynelle Tuck, launched this fall, pairing students with disabilities with general education upper-class peer mentors.
The new program does not supplant existing special education services, and was borne of a desire to make the school more inclusive for students with disabilities.
March 6, 2017, 8:22am | St Vrain Valley School District
Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,
I want to thank you for your continued support as we strive for excellence in serving our students, parents, teachers, staff and community. Every week I have the wonderful opportunity to visit our schools and I continue to be inspired by the engagement, citizenship, grit and compassion that drives our community.