Two Longmont middle schools recognized as ‘Colorado Trailblazer Schools to Watch’

Longmont’s Westview and Longs Peak middle schools recently were recognized as 2020 Colorado Trailblazer Schools to Watch by the Colorado Association of Middle Level Education.
The two schools, among six selected across Colorado for the recognition, were named schools to watch for the second time and are expected to be recognized at a national conference in June in Washington, D.C.
Flagstaff Academy, a Longmont charter School, also was recognized as a school to watch last year.
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Northridge Elementary first grade teacher named SVVSD foundation’s teacher of the year

Janette Rivera Gonzalez, a first grade teacher at Longmont’s Northridge Elementary School, uses her experiences as an immigrant to connect with her students and their families.
She moved here from Mexico at 15, attending Lyons Middle/Senior and then graduating from Longmont High. She became a teacher’s aide in St.

Eight SVVSD schools among top 32% in nation, according to U.S. News ranking

Eight St. Vrain Valley School District schools ranked among the top 32% on a list of high schools in the United States compiled by U.S.

Skyline High School Student Inducted into the “100 High School Students America Needs to Know About™”

Roman Garcia Martinez , a student at Skyline High School, was inducted into the  100 High School Students America Needs to Know About. ™ He was chosen out of thousands of students.
Roman is a dedicated and driven student. He and his family have faced financial difficulties, discrimination, and hardship. Instead of using these struggles as an excuse to do nothing, Roman used it as a lens through which he looks at the world and sees education as the key to betterment and hope -- for himself, his family, and the whole of society.

Family Update: Online Learning Plan and School Closures

Dear St. Vrain Valley Families,

Thank you for your continued partnership during this challenging time. I am extremely proud of how our community has come together to ensure that our students will continue to engage in their learning. Please take a moment to view a video message that I recorded for our community which reflects my sincere appreciation for the work you are all doing.

Hygiene Elementary students take a trip through Australia during annual Hawk Air event

Students at Hygiene Elementary School traveled thousands of miles without leaving campus Thursday during the school’s 10th annual Hawk Air event.
This year’s two-day educational affair has seen the school transformed into Australia, complete with a tunnel representing the Great Barrier Reef, a room outfitted to look like the outback, a gym filled with landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and more.

Burlington Elementary students expand their global perspective with Up With People

A global education program, Up With People, visited students at Burlington Elementary School on February 25 to engage students in different multicultural awareness activities. The volunteer group is made up of 80 people from 17 countries, and tours throughout cities across the globe.

Super Bowl champion talks financial literacy with Niwot High students

Ryan Harris, Denver Bronco Super Bowl 50 champion and author of “Mindset for Mastery: An NFL Champion’s Guide to Reaching Your Greatness,” visited Niwot High School upperclassmen on February 13 to discuss financial literacy and goal setting with the students. Since retiring from the NFL, Harris has shifted his career to focus on financial literacy education programming. 
St. Vrain Valley Schools weaves financial literacy education into curriculum for all grade levels.  In 2016-2017, the St.

Students learn collaboration, teamwork at SVVSD robotics tournament

Sitting along with her team and the robot they built, Quinn Johnson, a fifth-grader from Prairie Ridge Elementary, said she learned some things during the construction process.
“Teamwork and patience,” she said.
Johnson’s team — dubbed Build to the Future — didn’t build the robot just for fun, though. They built it to compete in Saturday’s VEX IQ robotics tournament at Prairie Ridge Elementary School.
During the competition, 32 teams from six different St.

St. Vrain Virtual Teacher Job Fair >> March 13 - April 3

Join the St. Vrain Valley Schools team as we work together to advance the future of America.

St. Vrain Valley Schools is looking for outstanding candidates to fill roles as licensed teachers, school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers, physical and occupational therapists, and teachers of deaf/hard of hearing. These certified opportunities are available across the district at preschool, elementary, middle, and high schools.