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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.

SAT Prep Steps: How much should I practice for the SAT?

Practice Makes Progress

Are your notification settings ready for the Colorado winter?

We all know the rituals: turn your pajamas inside out and wear them backwards, put a spoon under your pillow and finally dance the most epic snow dance around. These practices have been carried down through generations as students go to bed hoping for a fresh blanket of snow in the morning. For administrators in St.

Attend. Aspire. Achieve.

What does attendance mean to you? Every student and family will have their own meaning for great attendance. For schools in St. Vrain, the goal is simple - have your student attend everyday and miss less than 10 days of school per year for any reason. The value of consistent attendance is one of the most important factors in determining if a student will do well in school, graduate and be prepared for success in future grades, their careers and postsecondary education.

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