FalconTECH Students Embark on the ENDURANCE CubeSat Mission

In conjunction with IBM, FalconTECH was selected as one of five teams nationwide to participate in the ENDURANCE CubeSat mission. The goal of this mission is to make space more accessible to everyone on the planet, and to streamline the process in providing school-aged children access to the wonders of space, with the goal to
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Timberline PK-8 Sixth Grade Students Explore Space Through Ad Astra Colorado

For Timberline PK-8 sixth grade students participating in the Ad Astra Colorado Program, this spring has been one to remember. Partnering with the University of Colorado Boulder’s new Space Science Outreach Program, the Ad Astra Colorado Program gives students the opportunity to have more hands-on experience in science. Students have participated in numerous experiments, received
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Plant Sale Helps Support the Future of CETC Agriscience Students

For over 50 years, the plant sale has been a part of the Horticulture, and now Agriscience Program at The Career Elevation and Technology Center (CETC).  The agricultural education program is designed for students that have a desire to learn about the science, business, and technology of plant and animal production, preparing them for successful
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Design Thinking Sparks Creativity at Highlands Elementary

Highlands Elementary, the newest member of St. Vrain Valley Schools, has gotten off to a strong start in its first year. Highlands Elementary’s focus around design thinking promotes a culture of wonder, creativity, and innovation in all students. The implementation of design thinking at Highlands Elementary drives academic excellence and encourages students to reach their
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Skyline Student Receives Prestigious Amazon Scholarship 

During our four years of high school, we all aspire to be successful and become someone that will have a great impact on the world we live in today. For Skyline High School senior Adrian Mendez, those dreams will come true this fall.  Mendez is among 250 new Amazon Future Engineer scholarship recipients of a
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Powering the Future at Mead High School Energy Academy

Mead High School has spent the past two years rebuilding the Energy Academy by updating the curriculum and finding new partners, seeing an increase of students registering for Energy Academy courses. “I believe it is because we have utilized our partners to make a fun and engaging curriculum that challenges students, and allows them to explore
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Specials Team Inspires Creativity at Rocky Mountain Elementary

Classes like art, music, and physical education (PE) are a place where many elementary students begin to learn how to express themselves. These classes form an integral part of their school experience. For students like Elijah Young, fourth grader at Rocky Mountain Elementary School, specials is a place “where we can learn how to work
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Legacy Elementary’s Chess Club Teaching Students Lifelong Skills

To students at Legacy Elementary School, chess is more than a game, it’s an opportunity to learn and practice life skills like problem solving, patience, strategic thinking, and planning. The Chess Club at Legacy Elementary has been running since 2009. “It’s been so successful for so long because children love learning new things,” shared Kristin
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Spark! Sensory Classroom Maximizes Student Learning

At Spark! Discovery Preschool, students are empowered to meet their sensory needs and participate in activities that facilitate better focus and learning through sensory rooms. Students are taught to regulate their own behavior before participating in other academic related activities. According to Spark! Discovery Preschool teacher Jess Harbison, students have access to the sensory room
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Rocky Mountain Elementary Teacher Comes Full Circle

“Being a teacher is the most impactful and fulfilling profession there is,” shared Leticia Melendez. “As little as the impact may be, being part of kids’ lives and seeing them do great things, you always hope that you can become one of those teachers that opened the door for them.” With more than 18 years
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