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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

Originally published in the Times-Call >>


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.

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

By Karen Antonacci, Staff Writer, Times-Call

Story was originally posted in the Times-Call >>



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.

Infinite Campus: Information at your fingertips

Think back to a time where the phone was attached to the wall, and how excited you felt when your parents bought a longer cord, an answering machine or that magical moment when the cordless phone was brought home and you could talk to your friends in you bedroom away from your pesky sibling. Now, fast forward 20 years and staying connected is a whole new ballgame. We have all grown accustomed to the 24/7 news cycle and at times we cannot get information fast enough.

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