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Advancing Public Education Together: Parent Leadership, Powerful Messaging, and the Strength of the Community

Originally published in Education Week >>


"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.

Local high school students teaching technology class to middle schoolers

Originally published in the Times-Call >>


 

Paige Burns, an incoming senior at Lafayette’s Peak to Peak Charter School, enrolled reluctantly in an advanced placement computer science class last school year.

Though she loved digital photography, she said, she didn’t think she would like the technical side. To her surprise, she found she liked learning Java and spending time coding.

St. Vrain Valley district hosts summer classes on cybersecurity

Originally published in the Times-Call >>


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.

On-the-job education: Flourishing partnership with Anark Corporation provides Innovation Center students with skills, real-world opportunities

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).

The World Needs More Entrepreneurs

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.

Join Us: Superintendent Community Meetings

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, families, business and corporate partners, elected officials, and other members of the community. As St.

Community Strong: district website platform builds, represents collaborative community

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.

St. Vrain is Hiring - 2019 Job Fair

Join us at our upcoming 2019 Job Fair and learn more about opportunities in nutrition

Invisible Learning: SVVSD Community Schools extend school days with purposeful play, leadership, and collaboration

Learning is always happening. Whether within the walls of classrooms and auditoriums, out in the world, we are continuously registering and processing new and repeated information and determining what to do with it. For SVVSD Community Schools’ students and families, there is a strong focus on ensuring the experience is engaging, inspiring, playful, and purposeful... whatever each participant needs, as an individual and as part of the collective whole.

SVVSD starting construction on new building for Mead Elementary

Originally published in the Times-Call >>


St. Vrain Valley School District’s original plan was to replace the aging Mead Elementary School building in pieces over time, starting by replacing a classroom addition with a wood floor in need of repair.

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