Free, reduced-priced meal applications available for the 22-23 school year

St. Vrain Valley Schools’ department of Nutrition Services provides quality, nutritious, and well-balanced meals for all students across the district. Due to the expiration of federal pandemic waivers, there will be a cost to school meals for the 2022-2023 school year. All families who believe they may qualify for free or reduced-price meals are encouraged
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SVVSD hosts ‘AP for All’ teacher workshops

Close to 200 educators are at Erie High School this week learning how to become better advanced placement teachers and to create more inclusive classrooms. The Colorado Education Initiative is partnering with St. Vrain Valley Schools to host the 11th annual AP for All Summer Institute. The College Board-certified institute was held virtually during the
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St. Vrain will use AI to help support teacher development

St. Vrain Valley School District will be one of the first districts in the nation to use artificial intelligence-driving coaching to support the professional development of its teachers this school year. This past spring, the district piloted AI Coach by Edthena, which utilizes a virtual, computerizied coach named Edie to supplement the schools’ and districts’
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To Infinity and Beyond – Fiske Planetarium Partners with Eagle Crest’s Project Launch

Summer programming provides many great opportunities for students. Students participating in Project Launch at Eagle Crest Elementary have had the unique opportunity to connect with CU Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium, which pairs nicely with this year’s theme, ‘Space Exploration.’  Teachers are finding creative ways to weave this theme into their instruction across the content areas. “We
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Extended school year launches students toward success

Some St. Vrain Valley School District students have kicked off the summer strengthening their reading and math skills. This summer’s Project Launch is the third year of the extended school year program meant to help students improve grade level skills. On Thursday morning at Mountain View Elementary School, Haydn Crouse was teaching a classroom of
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Launching into Summer Learning

Nearly 400 students are launching into learning at Alpine Elementary, Eagle Crest Elementary, and Thunder Valley K-8 this summer. Project Launch gives elementary and middle school students the opportunity to master their reading and math skills during the summer, all while having fun with their classmates! “We have close to 200 students in kindergarten through
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Project Launch extends school year for SVVSD students

Fourteen first-graders recently sat on a rug in their classroom at Longmont’s Northridge Elementary School while teacher Michelle Flippin led them through pronouncing a series of nonsense words. “You are putting together everything you’ve been learning,” she said before they read out loud words that included “tipdexes,” “blosses” and “drinches.” “These are super weird words
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St. Vrain’s nutrition services proud to serve healthy meals

Serving millions of meals a year, St. Vrain Valley School District’s nutrition services program is proud to fuel student learning. Director of Nutrition and Warehouse Services Shelly Allen explained to the school board on Wednesday that the program lives by three principles. Providing fuel for student achievement and learning with change are two.
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SVVSD hosts summer STEM camps at the Innovation Center

A group of 9- to 12-year-olds got a taste of biology field work this week, donning waders and grabbing nets before walking into a shallow area of Lefthand Creek to scoop up larvae, worms and other invertebrates. Along with using cards to identify what they found, the 15 students tested the water using several sensors
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St. Vrain Hispanic students make larger gains than state average

Hispanic students are seeing major gains in Colorado, and that’s even more true for the St. Vrain Valley School District. Hispanic students make up roughly a third of K-12 students statewide, similar to the demographics in St. Vrain.
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