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Longmont High hails first boys basketball state title in 76 years

Originally posted in The Times-Call >>


Longmont High head boys basketball coach Jeff Kloster pointed to the boys basketball state championship banner hanging in the gym during Friday's pep rally.

"It was 76 years ago that Longmont High School last celebrated a state championship in basketball," Jeff Kloster said before the gathered student body.

Niwot High girls’ cybersecurity teams excel at national challenge

Story originally published in the Left Hand Valley Courier >>


There’s an old saying that “To catch a thief, you have to think like one.” For five intense days, two teams of Niwot High School (NHS) girls rewired their thought processes to compete in a computer security challenge to thwart cybercrime.

Moving to the Rhythm

Suddenly the door bursts open, your child runs inside and excitement fills the house. They move full speed towards the table as they throw down their backpack. Their hands cannot open the zipper fast enough. With confidence your child pulls out their recorder and songs stream into every room that can only be described as music to their ears. Although it may take many years for them to develop the skills to play in a world famous symphony, your child just discovered the love of music.

The SAT Challenge

Studying for the math portion of the SAT has never been easier thanks to Beyoncé and a group of Frederick High School students.

Frederick High Senior Josephine Murphy and her classmates created a video to help students across St. Vrain Valley Schools solve upper algebra equations to the tune of Beyoncé’s “All the Single Ladies.”

“Now you really, really, really have to factor it,” the students sing. “Now you have to set up an equation and then you have to solve for two answers.”

Young Ameritowne on the Road Summer Camp

For the third summer in a row, the Young Americans Center for Financial Education, a Denver-based pioneering nonprofit, will lead its award-winning, week-long Young Ameritowne on the Road Summer Camp, for students entering third through sixth grade, at Sunset Middle School.
 
The traveling camp is a recent innovation, bringing the camp, which covers financial literacy, local government and workplace readiness, from the Denver center to offsite locations. Students will attend one of two tracks, Junior Money Matters for incom

Join us: Review High School Social Studies AP and Elective courses

St. Vrain Valley Schools invites the public to review and provide feedback regarding the selection of a pilot program for the 2018-­2019 school year in the area of High School Social Studies Advanced Placement and Elective courses. The committee has narrowed down the choices of instructional programs and would like the community to help make the decision on which programs to pilot.

Wednesday, March 14 from 2:30-5:00 in the Colorado Room at the Learning Services Center: 401 South Pratt Parkway, Longmont, CO.

Join us: Review Secondary Health Curriculum

St. Vrain Valley Schools invites the public to review and provide feedback on the prospective Secondary Health curriculum for the 2018-2019 school year. The committee has narrowed down the choices to the following options:

IB students inspire action at Alpine Elementary

Last month, nearly 80 fifth graders filled hallways and classrooms across Alpine Elementary with poster boards, slideshows and presentations encouraging worldwide change.

During the school’s International Baccalaureate Exhibition on Feb. 22, students put what they learned throughout their years at Alpine to use teaching visitors about some of the planet’s biggest challenges and inspiring action.

Longmont's Silver Creek hosts tourney placing unity over competition

Free Developmental Community Screenings

St. Vrain's preschool team is proud to offer free Developmental Community Screenings to children ages 6 months to 5 years. The following resources will be available.

  • Developmental Resources Available
  • Bilingual Screeners
  • Vision/Hearing Screenings

​Join us at the Longmont Public Library on March 3 from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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