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Foundations for Success - Preschool Registration Begins

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St. Vrain Valley Schools open enrollment moves online

Originally published in the Times-Call >>


The St. Vrain Valley School District is moving to an online application for the upcoming open enrollment season, plus a more centralized process.

Open enrollment starts Dec. 3.

"Parents don't have to get up early and stand in line," said Amber Muir, St. Vrain's student data manager. "It's an improvement for St. Vrain."

Student Athletes Shine on National and World Stages

On Top of the World: SVVSD Student-athletes shine on national and world stages

St. Vrain Valley shines as model of innovative curriculum done right

Originally published in the Longmont Times-Call >>

Patty Quinones doesn't want to know what kids want to be when they grow up, but instead what problems they want to solve in their lifetimes.

"We want kids to be very, very prepared for their futures," said Quinones, the St. Vrain Valley School District's assistant superintendent of innovation.

Longs Peak Middle School students learn cybersecurity basics

Originally published in the Longmont Times-Call >>

Longs Peak Middle School eighth-grader Carmen Oliveros started coding in elementary school and now is tackling protecting computers from hackers.

"It's opened a whole new world of computers," she said. "I'm learning a lot of cool security ideas."

St. Vrain seeks to grow teacher rolls by sparking students' interest

Originally published in the Daily Camera >>


The St. Vrain Valley School District is tackling a statewide teacher shortage by creating a grow-your-own program for high school students.

New SVVSD program takes aim at the educational achievement gap armed with fun

Originally published in the Times-Call >>


Can you give a definition for 'prehensile?' The preschoolers at Burlington Elementary School can, thanks to a novel approach developedin Boulder, for expanding the vocabulary of young kids. 

St. Vrain Valley School District sells last round of bonds for construction projects

Originally Published in the Times-Call >>


The St. Vrain Valley School District recently sold its second and last round of bonds from its $260 million capital construction bond issue.

Northridge Elementary wins Colorado Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education

Originally posted in the Longmont Times-Call >>

Northridge Elementary School's plans for an outdoor classroom for students and the community just got a $15,000 boost.

The Longmont school recently won the $15,000 Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education, with the school planning to use the money to design and build an outdoor space.

CU brings astronomy lessons, portable planetarium to Frederick High School

Originally posted in the Longmont Times-Call >>

CU students spent Tuesday at Frederick High School, teaching astronomy lessons and leading presentations in an inflatable planetarium.

They covered astrobiology, black holes and how scientists find planets outside the solar system, along with giving students a tour of the cosmos in the planetarium.

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