As we move toward the end of another outstanding school year, it is an honor to recognize the unwavering drive, strength of character, and rigorous academic preparation that has propelled approximately 2,000 students to the day of their high school graduation.
March 19, 2019, 10:15am | St Vrain Valley School District
The ocean. Brazil. Pluto. The future. And now, Egypt.
Every March, Hygiene Elementary School virtually transports students and community members to far-off destinations. With the help of family and community volunteers, the school is transformed for Hawk Air, an immersive lesson in history, geography, and culture.
February 23, 2019, 8:33am | St Vrain Valley School District
On February 22, approximately 20 international visitors from IBM locations in Bulgaria, China, Canada and the U.S. were in Longmont to learn about advanced technologies and virtual reality from the Innovation Center students and staff.
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.
February 5, 2019, 10:13am | St Vrain Valley School District
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.
February 3, 2019, 11:04am | St Vrain Valley School District
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.
January 29, 2019, 10:31am | St Vrain Valley School District
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.