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Learn More About Career Development Center, Innovation Center Opportunities

Learn More About Career Development Center, Innovation Center Opportunities

St. Vrain Valley Schools offers numerous opportunities for students to engage more deeply in their career interests and extended learning through industry certifications, career and technical education training, advanced technology courses, and more. 

Join Us >> Community STEM Night, December 13

The Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools is hosting its first-ever Community STEM Night event from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 13. Pre-K through fifth grade students and families are invited to participate in hands-on STEM activities, tours, and fun.

Mead Middle Students Host Annual Veterans Day Breakfast

On Friday, the Mead Middle School cafeteria was filled with buzz as students, teachers, and staff continued their tradition of hosting an annual breakfast to honor local veterans. Seventh and eighth grade students plated hot meals and refilled coffee cups to community members who served in the armed services as far back as World War II.

Western Digital Partnership a Decade in the Making

In 2008, Skyline Principal Patty Quinones was faced with a monumental task - transforming the high school experience for her Skyline Falcons.
 
"It was a time of incredible change and innovation.  We knew that the world was changing quickly and we had to keep up.  As we looked at the industries in our community, we realized that STEM offered our students that strong competitive advantage."  Together with a team of dedicated teachers and staff, Quinones set about creating the district's first high school focus program, STEM Academy.&nb

Build Support, Innovate, Repeat: Agile Public Education In Colorado

Originally published in Forbes >>


With thoughtful sustained leadership, big school districts can earn community trust, establish and maintain rigorous academic standards, and become agile—even innovative. That’s the lesson from schools in Longmont, Colorado, north of Denver. 

Mead High starts inclusive percussion class

Originally published in the Times-Call>>


The band program is becoming more inclusive and accessible at Mead High School with the creation of a unified percussion class for students with special needs.

SVVSD starts new Advanced Manufacturing Academy

Originally published in the Times Call >>


Starting this year, St. Vrain Valley high school students have the opportunity to learn manufacturing skills to prepare them for careers in machining, engineering, welding, electronics and optics.

November 16: Future-Ready Robotics Showcase Highlights and Celebrates Student Learning and Whole Community Engagement

Walk into any St. Vrain robotics program – be it after-school clubs at the elementary level, secondary classes, or competitive tournaments – and you will be immediately struck by captivated engagement. Students (and teachers) are busily and eagerly developing knowledge and skills in computer science, coding, engineering, design and technology, mathematics, and more. What’s more, they’re working together as creative thinkers, reflective learners, team players, and self-managers.

Join the next workshop: Families Can Create | October 12, 12 – 3pm

Families Can Create: Video
Saturday, October 12
12 – 3pm
Lyons Regional Library
 
Technology is all around us, driving progress and opening up realms of possibilities at rapid, evolving rates. We appreciate and make use of the countless conveniences it affords. But rarely do we get the chance to pause and reflect upon the realms of possibility it can create for families.

Leadership St. Vrain engagement program turns 10

Originally published in the Times-Call >>


The St. Vrain Valley School District’s once-a-month parent and community member engagement program is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

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