SVVSD Percussion Ensembles Will Come Together for a Unified Performance at St. Vrain Band Night

This year, three district high schools have added a unified percussion ensemble program to their offerings and one high school has added it as a club.  Mead High School (MHS) paved the way for other programs by starting their unified percussion ensemble four years ago. Former Mead High School Band Director, Chad Lemons, developed the
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New Assistant Director of Special Education Values the Partnership Between School and Home

St. Vrain Valley Schools Special Education Department welcomes Meredith Pogonyi as one of their new assistant directors of special education. Pogonyi will support Erie and Frederick feeders K-8. Pogonyi comes to St. Vrain from Adams 12 where she worked for over 20 years. She served in various roles as an affective needs teacher, behavior specialist,
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SWAP Joins Forces With LHS Teachers to Develop Innovative Course

SWAP is collaborating with Longmont HS special education teachers on their new Transition to Independence class for 11th and 12th grade students. There are currently 15 students enrolled in the year-long class designed for 11th and 12th grade students on an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), who need additional instruction and practice in pre-employment skills, functional
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New Assistant Director of Special Education is Focused on Reducing Barriers to Student Learning

St. Vrain Valley School District is pleased to welcome Benjamin Yamato to the district as an assistant director of special education. Yamato will support Lyons, Mead and Skyline feeders K-8.  Yamato earned his Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. He then went to the Culinary Institute of America in
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Successful Sunrise Stampede Raises Funds for Special Education Teacher Innovation Grants

St. Vrain Valley Schools Education Foundation put on another successful event at the 37th Annual Sunrise Stampede that took place on August 13.  Over 730 participants, young and old, hit the pavement for a 5k Race or 1 Mile Fun Run to raise funds for the Special Education Teacher Innovation Grants. This year’s event had
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St. Vrain’s Special Education Department Has a New Coordinator

St. Vrain Valley School District is happy to welcome back Pauline “Paula” Avis to the district as the new Special Education Coordinator, replacing Laura Gold.  Avis brings 12 years experience in K-12 public education to SVVSD. For the past three years, Avis was a Special Education Coordinator in Adams 14. Prior to that, she was
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SVVSD is Gearing Up For Its 2nd Annual Unified Day of Champions

St. Vrain’s Unified Athletes will be coming together for a fun filled day of outdoor activities.  The 2nd Annual Unified Day of Champions will take place on Monday, May 16 from 9:45am – 1:00pm at Longmont High School’s Everly Montgomery Field. Approximately, 135 unified athletes from the district’s eight high school’s and Main Street School
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Erie High School is Uniting Students Through Their Peer Mentor Program

Erie High School’s Tigers Together Peer Mentor Program is bridging the gap between special education students and typical peers. EHS mentors work alongside students with differing abilities because it promotes inclusivity and a more accepting environment.  The program is spearheaded by Elizabeth Goodrich, special education teacher, at EHS. She started the program in the spring
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Special Education Teacher at Alpine Elementary Earns Award for Being an Outstanding Educator 

Stapp Interstate Toyota is a pillar of the community and continuously supports St. Vrain Valley’s students, teachers, and staff. This school year marks the fifth year of “Stapp Inspires,” an initiative supporting organizations that help make Northern Colorado remain one of the best places to live. During this campaign, an educator from St. Vrain Valley
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St. Vrain Valley School Psychologist Provides “Real World” Experiences for Psychology Students and Interns

Every year, Colorado Society of School Psychologists sponsors an annual award for School Psychology Supervisors. Jacqueline Celaya, school psychologist at Eagle Crest Elementary and Longmont Estates Elementary, was nominated for this award for her outstanding supervision of University of Denver Students.  As a supervisor to psychology students and interns for the past five years, Celaya
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