St. Vrain Valley Schools Awarded $1.3 Million Grant in Partnership with the City of Longmont’s NextLight Program, to expand quality internet access for low-income students
St. Vrain Valley Schools has received a $1.3 million grant from the Colorado Department of Education to support a partnership with NextLight®, the City of Longmont’s publicly-owned, 100 percent fiber-optic internet service to provide high-quality internet access for low-income students. The proposal was funded as part of the Connecting Colorado Students grant program, which was
Grant dedicates nearly $1 million to increase postsecondary workforce readiness
St. Vrain Valley Schools has been awarded a $930,889, four-year grant through the Colorado Department of Education’s School Counselor Corps Grant Program (SCCGP). The grant supports successful transitions for St. Vrain students — from elementary to middle school, middle to high school, and high school to postsecondary education and the workforce — with a focus on attendance and graduation.
The little fish that could: Despite COVID-caused changes to program, St. Vrain students, partners reintroduce redbelly dace into wild
While “innovation” in the Innovation Center’s name conjures up images of robotics and aeronautics and other high-tech fields, it doesn’t exclude conservation. “Although it’s not a biology center or an ecology center, they’re innovating how to raise these fish,” Boulder County Parks and Open Space wildlife biologist Mac Kobza said. Tuesday was a day for
P-TEACH Grads Return to Classroom as Apprentice Teachers
Just three months after finishing high school, some recent graduates are back in St. Vrain classrooms. Eight members of the inaugural class of the Pathways to Teaching (P-TEACH) program are working as apprentice teachers at Mountain View Elementary and Timberline PK-8. Apprentices are paraprofessional educators, who, under the direction of a classroom teacher, work to support student learning through a wide range of planning, instruction, and clerical duties.
St. Vrain students help raise, reintroduce local fish population adversely affected by 2013 flood
As a result of the 2013 Colorado Front Range Flood, the native Northern Redbelly Dace was adversely affected by overflowing sediment that altered its habitat in local ponds. The fish, classified as a Tier 1 Species of Greatest Conservation Need, are considered endangered in Colorado because of low population numbers. By pairing students with biologists, an innovative recovery project aims to raise and successfully breed 100 redbelly dace, the offspring from which will be used to reintroduce the species locally.
National Science Foundation Awards FRCC and SVVSD $494,175 to Open a Cybersecurity P-TECH Program
Front Range Range Community College (FRCC) and St. Vrain Valley Schools have been awarded a $494,175 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the opening of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program in cybersecurity. The grant was awarded as part of NSF’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program, which focuses on education for high-technology fields that drive the nation’s economy.
Crayons to Calculators Program Provides School Supplies to St. Vrain Students
For years, Crayons to Calculators has distributed thousands of backpacks filled with school supplies to students throughout the St. Vrain Valley. A partnership between the Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley and Impact on Education, the program has eased the burden on families in Boulder County and the surrounding communities with financial need to
Join St. Vrain’s Future-Ready Innovation Lab for a summer book tour
In St. Vrain, we love to read – and we hope you do too! This summer, the ST. VRAINNOVATION Future-Ready Innovation Lab is going on tour around the district to bring books to students of all ages. All we ask is that you read the book, share a response, and pass the book along to
Pathways to Teaching program graduates 29 future educators
Three years ago, St. Vrain Valley Schools set out to inspire Colorado’s next generation of educators. Through a customized pathway program, students can pursue teaching careers in high school by getting a head start on their post-secondary education. The Pathways to Teaching (P-TEACH) program offers aspiring young teachers the opportunity to earn college credits through
St. Vrain Valley Schools granted prestigious award for procurement professionals in the public sector
December 20, 2019, 8:56am | St Vrain Valley School DistrictBy St. Vrain Valley School District St. Vrain Valley School District is a 2019 recipient of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) Sterling Agency Certification Award. The UPPCC is an independent entity formed to govern and administer the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public