Support for families impacted by wildfires

Dear St. Vrain Valley Schools Families, Our hearts go out to all who have been impacted by the catastrophic and unprecedented wildfires that tore through Boulder County yesterday. Many are experiencing unimaginable loss and we are here to support you. Towards this end, we have been in contact with Boulder County to see if there
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Very important COVID-19 update

St. Vrain Valley Schools Community: Thank you for your continued partnership and support as we prepare for a strong start to our spring semester. Throughout winter break, we have been closely following COVID-19 data and updated public health guidance. After several meetings this week with Boulder County Public Health, they have provided some information in
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P-TEACH paves the way for a new generation of educators

Pathways to Teaching, or P-TEACH, is paving the way for a new generation of educators in the St. Vrain Valley School District. Open to students and paraprofessionals in the district, P-TEACH provides college credit through University of Colorado-Denver, or CU Denver, and Front Range Community College, concurrent with their high school track in SVVSD. The
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Skyline High School musicians make a full return to the tomorrow for the Winter Gala

A two-year, pandemic-related break sets the stage for more than 250 students in Skyline’s performing arts department to showcase their talents. According to Dr. Ingrid Larragoity-Martin, music teacher at Skyline High School’s Visual Performing Arts Academy, the showcase will feature performances from the choirs and orchestras, along with Skyline High School’s mariachi band. “All of
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School district sees strong recovery in enrollment after 2020

After the October enrollment count, the St. Vrain Valley School District is positioned for a strong rebound in student enrollment, according to a report from SVVSD’s Planning Director Scott Toillon during last night’s report to the school board. Enrollment numbers declined last school year due to the pandemic by just over 1,000 students compared to
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From mental health to community involvement, SVVSD leaves no safety stone unturned

There have been 28 school shootings that have resulted in injury or death in 2021, 21 of those since August, according to Education Week, an education news publication. Statista.com, however, states there have been 170 shootings affiliated with K-12 schools throughout the year, not all necessarily resulting in injury or death.  These are scary numbers for
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Lyons Middle/Senior High debuts new auditorium

Lyons Middle/Senior High students got their first chance Monday to practice in the school’s new auditorium as they prepare for holiday concerts. Kasey Knapp, a senior who first performed on the school’s original stage in the cafeteria in fifth grade, said her initial reaction to the new space was “wow.” She’s in the school’s band, choir
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St. Vrain Valley Schools’ chief technology officer receives industry award as visionary and growth leader

St. Vrain Valley Schools is proud to announce that chief technology officer Michelle Bourgeois has been named a 2021 Info-Tech CIO Awards winner by Info-Tech Research Group, a leading IT research and advisory firm. Bourgeois is recognized as one of the top winners for the Visionary and Growth Leaders division. Since 2016, the Info-Tech CIO
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Westview Middle School kicks off districtwide robotics competition for St. Vrain Valley schools

In an arena in the Westview Middle School gym, 12-year-old Michael Ballard deftly controlled a robot to pick up purple rings and balance a seesaw. Michael battled not only the clock, but an opposing team in the obstacle course. The setup was part of the first districtwide VEX robotics competition of the school year Saturday in Longmont.
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St. Vrain Valley School District pilots Toyota automotive training program

St. Vrain Valley automotive students will have a new training certificate option as the district’s Career Elevation and Technology Center becomes a pilot site for a Toyota training program. Toyota, which offers both high school and college training programs, is piloting a community college level program at three high schools nationwide, including Longmont’s Career Elevation
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