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Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Adoption Public Review

Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Adoption Public Review
 
The elementary social studies curriculum adoption committee is reviewing three programs after starting the process with six programs.  The three programs are from Nystrom, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Eagle Crest Elementary supports Ugandan students through schoolwide effort

Originally published in the Longmont Times-Call >> 


Eagle Crest Elementary's halls were filled with global food and African student art on Monday to raise money to help Ugandan students.

A new afterschool Global Kids' Club came up with the idea of a multicultural bake and snack sale to raise awareness of the school's diversity and to raise money so more girls can attend school in Uganda.

Boulder County Youth Job Fair - March 21

Teens and young adults ages 16-24 are invited to the Boulder County Youth Job Fair on Thursday, March 21, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.at the University of Colorado Events Center (950 Regent Dr., Boulder). Workforce professionals from across Boulder County have teamed up with Boulder Valley and St.

Superintendent Update - The Future of America

Across the district, we have been championing a new motivational motto that is uniting our shared vision for excellence in learning and student advancement: We are taking public education by #StVrainStorm! Every day, I observe countless examples of students, teachers, staff, and community partners exemplifying the highest levels of achievement and drive that represent the very best of our public schools. Our graduation rates are at their highest level – over 90 percent at our traditional schools – and St. Vrain was also one of only four districts in Colorado and 373 nationally to be recognized by College Board’s Annual AP District Honor Roll. Enrollment in Advanced Placement (AP) courses has increased by 50 percent since 2014 with over 3,000 students enrolled in at least one AP class.

Frederick High starts P-TECH program in biomedical sciences

Graduation Rates Continue to Climb in St. Vrain

In St. Vrain, driving student excellence and providing opportunities for engagement and rigorous learning is having a large impact on advancing student achievement. St. Vrain’s graduation rates have reached their highest level – with over 90 percent of students in traditional high school programs graduating within four years. Overall graduation rates climbed 3 percent for the 2017-2018 school year, six percent higher than the state average.  When students are giving additional time to complete their credits, the graduation rate climbs even higher.

2019 Tribute to Teachers to Honor Outstanding St. Vrain Valley Teachers and Educators

Each spring, the Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley hosts the Tribute to Teachers, an event that honors and recognizes the excellence of our teachers and brings out the stories of the superheroes in our district that go above and beyond. On May 4, 2019, the Education Foundation will be hosting the Tribute to Teachers at the Westin Hotel and Conference Center in Westminster.

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Silver Creek High School, February 16

Silver Creek High School will host the annual Chinese New Year celebration on February 16, 2019 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. This Zero Waste event is free and open to the public and will include cultural performances, hands-on activity booths, and Chinese food samplings. New this year, the Innovation Center will provide a virtual reality experience so guests can engage with past, current, and future China. 

To learn more about the event visit apalconnect.org >>

 

St. Vrain Valley School District recognized for increasing access to AP classes

 
Longmont's Skyline High School, with the help of a grant, in 2014 started working on diversifying its Advanced Placement classes.
 
In 2013, the school had 127 students enrolled in AP classes.

Erie High students see robotic surgery demo

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