Northridge Elementary first grade teacher named SVVSD foundation’s teacher of the year

Janette Rivera Gonzalez, a first grade teacher at Longmont’s Northridge Elementary School, uses her experiences as an immigrant to connect with her students and their families. She moved here from Mexico at 15, attending Lyons Middle/Senior and then graduating from Longmont High. She became a teacher’s aide in St. Vrain Valley, then earned her teaching
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CU Boulder connects Longmont Northridge Elementary fourth graders to ISS astronaut

By Amy Bounds, Staff Writer, Times-Call Longmont fourth graders talked with International Space Station astronaut Nick Hague on Tuesday with the help of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Amateur Radio Club.  Students in the club set up the live, Earth-to-space HAM radio call by connecting to Florida, which then connected to Italy and finally to
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New Outdoor Classroom at Northridge Elementary: symbol and celebration of community, growth, and design thinking

Hugging the northwest face of Northridge Elementary School, there is a quiet place. Tomatoes, peppers, and other plants flourish in raised beds, with space for more to come in upcoming seasons. Wide, flat-topped rocks form beckoning seats in an inviting circle. Modest and accessible signs mark twelve wellness stations promoting mindfulness, movement, and authentic outdoor
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New Outdoor Classroom at Northridge Elementary: symbol and celebration of community, growth, and design thinking

September 18, 2019, 2:12pm  |  St Vrain Valley School District Hugging the northwest face of Northridge Elementary School, there is a quiet place. Tomatoes, peppers, and other plants flourish in raised beds, with space for more to come in upcoming seasons. Wide, flat-topped rocks form beckoning seats in an inviting circle. Modest and accessible signs mark twelve
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St. Vrain Valley School District Principal Named Colorado’s 2019 Elementary School Principal of the Year

April 29, 2019, 1:35pm  |  St Vrain Valley School District Northridge Elementary School principal Lorynda Sampson was named the 2019 Elementary School Principal of the Year for Colorado by the Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE) and the Colorado Association of Elementary School Principals. Sampson was chosen through a selective and competitive nomination process because of her
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Northridge Elementary wins $15,000 Succeeds Prize

Northridge Elementary School’s plans for an outdoor classroom for students and the community just got a $15,000 boost. The Longmont school recently won the $15,000 Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education, with the school planning to use the money to design and build an outdoor space. The $15,000 prize, presented by Ball Corporation, was
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Northridge Elementary Wins Prestigious Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education

After a year of applications, interviews and anticipation, teachers and leaders supporting student engagement and growth at Northridge Elementary School walked across a stage at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Tuesday to receive a prestigious Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education. As over 1,400 applauded their achievements, the focus was still on the
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