St. Vrain Valley Schools recognized for advancing our community

This month, St. Vrain Valley Schools was honored to be recognized as the Innovative Business of the Year by the Boulder Chamber and the Chair's Choice Award from the Longmont Economic Development Partnership. St. Vrain Valley Schools’ strong public education system provides the foundation for preparing graduates to join society with a competitive advantage. St.

Erie High Students Win Governor's Real World Design Challenge

Erie High School’s Academy of Engineering and Aerospace students are once again winning awards for their capstone work. This year’s group of seven students has won the Governor’s Cup, the state level of the Real World Design Challenge, and have been invited to Washington, DC to compete in the national finals. The Real World Design Challenge is a non profit organization overseen by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

Rocky Mountain Elementary Hosts First Unified Sports Game

The success of Unified Sports is expanding to the elementary school level with Rocky Mountain Elementary hosting their first Unified Sports Basketball game as part of a weeklong campaign in March to promote social inclusion across the school. The Unified Sports program partners students enrolled in traditional education classes with those in special education classes to compete together in various sports games. Rocky Mountain celebrated the week with different themed dress days, a school wide pep rally, and a culminating staff vs. students Unified basketball game.

Hawk Air 2019 transports students and community members to Egypt

The ocean. Brazil. Pluto. The future. And now, Egypt.

Every March, Hygiene Elementary School virtually transports students and community members to far-off destinations. With the help of family and community volunteers, the school is transformed for Hawk Air, an immersive lesson in history, geography, and culture.

Career Development Center Students Savor Results at ProStart Invitational

A CDC student competes at the ProStart Culinary Challenge CompetitionThere’s always something cooking in SVVSD’s Career Development Center’s ProStart Culinary Program. That something extends well beyond the food.

St. Vrain Valley Schools hosts International IBMers to learn about advanced technologies and student learning

On February 22, approximately 20 international visitors from IBM locations in Bulgaria, China, Canada and the U.S. were in Longmont to learn about advanced technologies and virtual reality from the Innovation Center students and staff.

Chinese New Year celebrated at Longmont's Silver Creek High School

Members of Shaolin Hung Mei Kung Fu turned the gymnasium inside Longmont's Silver Creek High School into a cacaphony of drums and dancing lions on Saturday afternoon to celebrate Chinese New Year. 

At the conclusion of the dance, the "lions" tossed greens at the crowd, and it's considered good luck to get hit by them. 

Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Adoption Public Review

Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Adoption Public Review
The elementary social studies curriculum adoption committee is reviewing three programs after starting the process with six programs.  The three programs are from Nystrom, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Eagle Crest Elementary supports Ugandan students through schoolwide effort

Eagle Crest Elementary's halls were filled with global food and African student art on Monday to raise money to help Ugandan students.

A new afterschool Global Kids' Club came up with the idea of a multicultural bake and snack sale to raise awareness of the school's diversity and to raise money so more girls can attend school in Uganda.

"We wanted everybody's culture to be welcomed at this school," said fifth-grader Brizleth Rodriguez.

Boulder County Youth Job Fair - March 21

Teens and young adults ages 16-24 are invited to the Boulder County Youth Job Fair on Thursday, March 21, from 3:30 – 6:30 the University of Colorado Events Center (950 Regent Dr., Boulder). Workforce professionals from across Boulder County have teamed up with Boulder Valley and St.