New Laws Related to Healthy Families and Workplaces Act and Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

Please see the following information detailing SVVSD’s revised practices as a result of new laws, effective January 1, 2021, with regard to sick leave, public health emergency leave, and how SVVSD advertises promotional opportunities.  Human Resources is providing information in this link and will update as new information becomes available.  Human Resources is available to
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Superintendent’s Update

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,Public education is the cornerstone of our democracy. The impact of our schools and their role in shaping the future success of our society extends far beyond the smart boards, desks and walls of our classrooms. From economic development, to national security, to home and commercial property values, to business and
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St. Vrain Valley Schools – Home to Regional, State and National Champions

Across St. Vrain Valley Schools, we have seen record number of state championships, national award winners, all-state finalists and so much more. Students across St. Vrain are demonstrating excellence in leadership, advancing their academic skills, and showcasing the world-class sportsmanship that is systemic across our schools. These important activities not only foster engaged school communities,
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Students Exchange Knowledge and Culture

Students around the world are taking pieces of Colorado home with them and leaving a bit of their own culture behind in high schools throughout St. Vrain Valley Schools. During the past five years, about 180 students from across the globe have participated in the foreign exchange student program that brings international students to district
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St. Vrain Schools Honored with State Awards

This year six schools within St. Vrain received awards by the state for their academic achievements during the 2016-17 school year. These awards recognize the work ethic of our students, strength of academic commitment from parents, impact of high-quality teachers and districtwide support that schools receive. The Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award is given to schools
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St. Vrain students learn and grow with school gardens

One day before the spring equinox, a substitute teacher and 25 sixth-graders from Longmont’s Flagstaff Academy file out to the school’s garden area for their bi-weekly class with school garden teacher Allison Cole. “Let’s form a circle around the sundial,” she says. Students jostle for positions on a concrete pad where Cole holds a globe.
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Education Foundation honors outstanding SVVSD teachers

Each spring, the Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley hosts the Tribute to Teachers, which honors and recognizes the excellence of our teachers. Students, parents, colleagues and community members are invited to nominate teachers, and three from each school are selected to attend the event as finalists. During the event, one teacher from each
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St. Vrain Valley School District names two schools opening in fall

The St. Vrain Valley school board recently voted on names and mascots for the district’s two new schools opening in the fall. Erie’s 900-student PK-8 school, which is going up next to Erie High School on County Road 5, was named Soaring Heights PK-8 and will have an eagle as its mascot. The 525-student elementary school
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Silver Creek High School Creates Leaders For The Future

My three teenagers are straight-A students, which means they can tell you all about Julius Caesar, how to find the area of a polygon, and the symbolism in To Kill A Mockingbird. But how strong is their emotional intelligence? How effective is their communication when they’re not using Snapchat? Can they lead others? Do they
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Niwot High girls’ cybersecurity teams excel at national challenge

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. Stepping into the virtual shoes of hackers, the teams out-performed their competitors admirably. The
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