AP Exam Registration

The AP® Program is continuously introducing new resources and processes designed to help students earn college credit and placement. This year, we’re most excited about their Daily Videos and enhanced progress monitoring tools available in AP Classroom. Here are other important items you and your student need to know for AP 20-21:  Students will register
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Thriving Virtually – St. Vrain teachers rise to the challenge of online learning

On March 13, when the coronavirus pandemic forced St. Vrain’s buildings to close, learning moved online and, under unprecedented circumstances, teachers were challenged to access those traits that make them great. As they packed up their classrooms and reassembled them on their kitchen tables, teachers rose to the challenge, working tirelessly to maintain a prominent role in their students’ lives. Though classroom spaces were fundamentally changed, what makes a teacher great stayed the same.
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2020 Graduation Live Streams

Friday, July 24, 9 a.m.Olde Columbine High Schoolhttp://stvra.in/ochs2020 St. Vrain Global Online Academyhttp://stvra.in/svoga2020 Saturday, July 25, 9 a.m.Erie High Schoolhttp://stvra.in/ehs2020 Frederick High Schoolhttp://stvra.in/fhs2020 Longmont High Schoolhttp://stvra.in/lhs2020 Lyons Middle Senior High Schoolhttp://stvra.in/lmshs2020 Mead High Schoolhttp://stvra.in/mhs2020 Niwot High Schoolhttp://stvra.in/nhs2020 Silver Creek High Schoolhttp://stvra.in/schs2020 Skyline High Schoolhttp://stvra.in/shs2020
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Skyline High School Celebrates First Cohort of P-TECH Graduates

High school graduation is considered one of life’s great achievements, but for 33 members of the Skyline High School Class of 2020, this milestone means more than just receiving a high school diploma. These students make up the first graduating cohort class of the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program, not only
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Skyline High School Student Inducted into the “100 High School Students America Needs to Know About™”

Roman Garcia Martinez , a student at Skyline High School, was inducted into the 100 High School Students America Needs to Know About. ™ He was chosen out of thousands of students. Roman is a dedicated and driven student. He and his family have faced financial difficulties, discrimination, and hardship. Instead of using these struggles
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Western Digital Partnership a Decade in the Making

In 2008, Skyline Principal Patty Quinones was faced with a monumental task – transforming the high school experience for her Skyline Falcons. “It was a time of incredible change and innovation. We knew that the world was changing quickly and we had to keep up. As we looked at the industries in our community, we
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Build Support, Innovate, Repeat: Agile Public Education In Colorado

By Tom Vander Ark, Contributor With thoughtful sustained leadership, big school districts can earn community trust, establish and maintain rigorous academic standards, and become agile—even innovative. That’s the lesson from schools in Longmont, Colorado, north of Denver.  St. Vrain Valley Schools (@SVVSD) serves the city of Longmont and a dozen smaller communities in four counties stretching from the
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The World Needs More Entrepreneurs

It is late afternoon on a Wednesday at the Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools, and young entrepreneurs from around the world are standing in front of a 20-foot tall green screen. They are filming short videos about their ideas to solve huge problems like hunger and substance addiction. As part of a partnership
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Longmont seniors citizens inspire Skyline High art project

May 23, 2019, 9:30am  |  St Vrain Valley School DistrictBy John Spina, Times-Call The room was abuzz with excitement as a group of art students from Skyline High School entered the lobby of the Atria Longmont senior living facility on Wednesday afternoon. A month earlier, each of the 27 students in the advanced placement studio art and
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Beacon of Innovation: Innovation Center InvenTeam Sets a Shining Example

It’s the process, not the product. This piece of educational wisdom, especially popular in early childhood, can serve us well throughout many aspects of life. Then again, sometimes process and product become so intertwined they attain a rare gleam wherein neither is completely distinguishable from the other. So it might be said of the incredible
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