Erie High School students achieve liftoff in the Great American Rocketry Challenge

Erie High School’s Academy of Engineering and Aerospace students have once again pursued an ambitious capstone project, building and launching rockets to participate in the Great American Rocketry Challenge.
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Lyons students create, install wildflower garden to memorialize the COVID-19 pandemic

Students at Lyons Elementary installed a remembrance garden of handmade ceramic wildflowers to commemorate the lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic and the work of frontline workers. Art teacher, Elena Danilescuruss, proposed the idea after seeing the remembrance garden based on the 2014 Tower of London’s Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red public art installation, which
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Altona Middle School named a School to Watch

St. Vrain Valley School District’s Altona Middle School has been recognized as a 2021 Colorado Trailblazer Schools to Watch by the Colorado Association of Middle Level Education, or CAMLE, according to an email announcement by Marketing and Communications Specialist Eunice Peinado.  Altona is one of two schools that received this recognition this year in Colorado
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Hygiene Elementary students travel to Japan

On Wednesday, three hundred students, PreK to fifth grade, stepped into a built-up Japan as part of Hygiene Elementary’s tradition to bring the world to the school. For the past 11 years, the school has selected a place in the world and, once, outer space, to guide a year-long learning for all grade levels that
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Longmont drumline ranked in top 15 in the nation, to compete virtually at international event

After a season of virtual rehearsals and performances, the Longmont Combined Schools Drumline — a St. Vrain School District program mixing music, percussion, athletics and theater — qualified for the Winter Guard International, or WGI, World Finals. This is the seventh time the Longmont Combined Schools Drumline has been selected as a WGI finalist. In addition,
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Altona Middle School designated ‘School to Watch’ giving SVVSD the most designations in Colorado

Altona Middle School in Longmont was recently designated as a 2021 Colorado Trailblazer School to Watch by the Colorado Association of Middle Level Education, or CAMLE, bringing the number of St. Vrain Valley schools with the designation to four, according to Kerri McDermid, district chief communications and global impact officer There are 18 middle schools with
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St. Vrain Valley Schools is Opening a New Elementary School in the Erie Feeder System

St. Vrain is constructing a new elementary school to ensure continued high-quality learning environments that can accommodate the large growth in our region. In the Fall of 2021, we will be opening Elementary 28 in the Erie Highlands Subdivision neighborhood.
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St. Vrain Valley Schools Celebrates Computer Science Education Week

St. Vrain Valley Schools has been a supporter of CSED Week since its launch in 2009. The annual week-long campaign is a call to action to inspire K-12 students to learn computer science, advocate for equity in computer science education, and celebrate the contributions of students, teachers, and partners to the field.
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Virtual Open House Dates 2020

As families plan their transition to middle and high school next year, schools are hosting virtual open houses to answer questions and share information about the many program offerings across St. Vrain Valley Schools. Below are upcoming virtual open house dates across the district. Schools will host their 2020 virtual open houses through either a
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AP Exam Registration

Thank you for registering for Advanced Placement (AP) Coursework and giving your student a head start on postsecondary readiness and career preparation. Last year, St. Vrain students took 3,950 Advanced Placement Exams, potentially saving families up to $4,000,000 in future college tuition costs. St. Vrain has many resources available to ensure your student is prepared
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