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Join us: Review Prospective K-5 Music Programs

Thank you for your continued partnership in making St. Vrain Valley Schools such an exceptional environment for our students to thrive. Community feedback is an instrumental step in our process of designing academic excellence in our schools.

The Elementary Music Curriculum Adoption Committee invites teachers, administrators, parents and community members from St. Vrain Valley Schools to review and provide input on the prospective K-5 Music programs for the 2018-2019 school year. We will have three programs on display for review:

Weather Update: February 20, 2018

St. Vrain Valley Schools will be operating on a normal schedule for Tuesday, February 20. When the district remains open, but you believe that weather conditions in your specific area are not safe for your student to attend school, please feel free to contact your school’s attendance clerk to obtain an excused absence for your student.

Superintendent's Update

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

Public education is the cornerstone of our democracy. The impact of our schools and their role in shaping the future success of our society extends far beyond the smart boards, desks and walls of our classrooms. From economic development, to national security, to home and commercial property values, to business and corporate development, and community growth, our public schools provide a strong foundation for advancing the quality of our lives and the direction of our future.

A-PAL's Chinese New Year Celebration

From 2:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, the Asian-Pacific Association of Longmont (A-PAL) will present its 2018 Chinese New Year celebration honoring the “Year of the Dog.”

Education Today: Virtual Reality and District Finances

Catch up with the latest episode of Education Today, featuring Altona Principal, Jeremy LaCrosse and Sasha, an eight grade student who uses virtual reality and technology integration throughout her school day at Altona.


Longmont elementary students at Eagle Crest join Niwot Elementary in helping Ugandan children

Eagle Crest art teacher Mandy Adams got the fourth-grade class settled in on Monday morning, then started quizzing them about their sister school in Uganda.

"Can anyone pronounce the village where our sister school is?" she asked as the 9- and 10-year-olds started trying to say Nkugulutale.

Adams pulled a piece of paper out of her pocket and sounded out the five-syllable word for the students.

Westview, Longs Peak middle school students to debut original piece of music

On Feb. 22, Longmont middle school students will be the first people to play an original piece of music inspired by education activist Malala Yousafzai.

St. Vrain Valley robotics teams dominate rankings, prepare to compete Saturday

Erie resident Michelle Lonsinger's basement buzzed with activity Wednesday afternoon as a bevy of elementary school students practiced maneuvering their robots around a field and manipulating plastic rings.
 
On Saturday, more than 250 elementary and middle school students will show up at Erie Middle School for two VEX robotics tournaments.
 
Lonsinger's daughter is involved with the Tiger Hawks VEX IQ team, a combination of kids from Erie Elementa

Naming, Mascot & Color Selection for New Schools

St. Vrain Valley Schools invites the community to give input into the naming, mascot and color selection of our two new schools opening in the Fall.

Students, parents and community members will have the opportunity to submit their suggestions for the school name, mascot and colors from February 1-19.  

Longmont's Main Street School engages in The Great Kindness Challenge

For the first time, about 100 students at Longmont's Main Street School participated in the national Great Kindness Challenge, a weeklong bullying prevention initiative.

As part of the challenge, students from kindergarten to adults in Main Street School's special education programs worked to spread kindness around the school and community.

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