Staff Password Changes

During the COVID pause on password reset requirements, DTS has used the time to review and revise our password practices. We know that a strong password policy, based in best practice, is critical to keeping our district data and systems secure. Beginning April 1, we will begin the process of implementing a new password policy
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Infinite Campus Enhancements

The latest update to Infinite Campus provides many helpful improvements. Among them: An optional new interface for teachers, and a change in how we handle students who participate virtually on a scheduled in-person day. Check out this video to learn more! With the recent update to Infinite Campus, we have a new Blended Learning Group Assignments tab that displays the
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Coming soon: School Messenger

This month, we will begin implementing a new messaging platform, School Messenger, to send email, voice messages, and text messages. This tool will replace the voice and text messaging that we currently send through Shoutpoint/Infinite Campus, and will be used by central office and school office staff members for broad communications to our communities. The
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Phishing Report

Dateline: St. Vrain Valley, Friday, November 27, 2020 A large number of district staff were targeted by a phishing scam on Friday, November 27.  An email with the subject line ‘[external] IMPORTANT: A Message From St. Vrain Valley School District” was sent to several staff members from an email address that was not part of
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St. Vrain Valley Schools Celebrates Digital Citizenship Week, October 19-23, 2020

During the week of October 19-23, 2020, St. Vrain Valley Schools will join educators around the globe in celebration of Common Sense Education’s Digital Citizenship Week, an event that champions digital citizenship, an inclusive concept that encourages responsible use of technology as a tool to create a lasting, positive impact on the world. “St. Vrain
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SVVSD wins International Society for Technology in Education recognition

June 6, 2019, 10:08am  |  St Vrain Valley School DistrictBy Amy Bounds, Daily Camera The International Society for Technology in Education chose St. Vrain Valley as one of three school districts of distinction for 2019. The award recognizes school districts that “demonstrate effectiveness and innovation in the application of educational technology, ensure equitable, accessible and appropriate technology use
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Wifi Hotspots

To support student learning and access to the internet during school closures due to the coronavirus health crisis, St. Vrain Valley Schools has created community Wifi hotspots. Please remain in your vehicle while using the wifi hotspots and maintain social distancing of at least six feet from other community members. Sites will be monitored by
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Local high school students teaching technology class to middle schoolers

Paige Burns, an incoming senior at Lafayette’s Peak to Peak Charter School, enrolled reluctantly in an advanced placement computer science class last school year. Though she loved digital photography, she said, she didn’t think she would like the technical side. To her surprise, she found she liked learning Java and spending time coding. “I got
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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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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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