Career Development Center’s Neil Shupe named SVVSD teacher of the year

Neil Shupe, who has taught everything from biology to advanced placement chemistry to, now, advanced manufacturing, received the St. Vrain Valley School District teacher of the year award during Friday night’s Tribute to Teachers. “I went to college, and in the first semester, I struggled and failed a few of my classes,” Shupe said in
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UCHealth receives award from SVVSD for teacher vaccination efforts

Exactly one year after UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital saw its first COVID-19 positive case enter its emergency department, the St. Vrain Valley School district presented a group of hospital representatives the Superintendent’s Excellence in Education Award. During Wednesday night’s SVVSD board meeting, Superintendent Don Haddad welcomed the UCHealth team tasked with supporting the district’s vaccination program to
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High-tech learning: Skyline High honored for bringing more young women to the table

Skyline High School was recognized this month by the College Board with the 2020 AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award.  The award recognizes schools that are closing the gender gap and expanding young women’s access to computer science coursework, according to the website. Skyline was honored for having half or more of its female students taking the Advanced Placement
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St. Vrain Valley Schools granted prestigious award for procurement professionals in the public sector

December 20, 2019, 8:56am  |  St Vrain Valley School DistrictBy St. Vrain Valley School District St. Vrain Valley School District is a 2019 recipient of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) Sterling Agency Certification Award. The UPPCC is an independent entity formed to govern and administer the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public
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SVVSD wins recognition at 2019 Learning Counsel National Survey Awards

November 18, 2019, 12:00am  |  St Vrain Valley School District Sacramento, CA (November 18, 2019) The Learning Counsel, a leading education research institute and news media hub, announced this year’s National Survey Award winners at its 2019 National Gathering held in Dallas, TX. Four different categories of proficiency were celebrated in the National SurveyAwards. This year, St. Vrain was recognized
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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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Advancing Public Education Together: Parent Leadership, Powerful Messaging, and the Strength of the Community

August 14, 2019, 9:41am  |  St Vrain Valley School DistrictBy Don Haddad, Ed.D., the superintendent, and Kerri McDermid, the chief communications and global-impact officer, both of St. Vrain Valley Schools “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” The famous line from John F. Kennedy resonates with many who
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St. Vrain Communications Team Wins National Awards

June 27, 2019, 6:25am  |  St Vrain Valley School District St. Vrain Valley Schools’ Communications team was recently recognized by the National Schools Public Relations Association for outstanding work in educational communications. Award recognitions included: National Excellence Award in Magazine Publications: St. Vrainnovation MagazineNational Excellence Award in Internet/Intranet Websites: St. Vrainnovation Magazine WebsiteNational Merit Award in Videos Produced In-House: Empowering
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Meet some of St. Vrain’s outstanding grads

2019 Graduates are Taking the World by #StVrainStorm See where our 4.0+ graduates are attending college in the fall. Outstanding Graduates Meet just a few of the appoximately 2,000 students who will walk across a stage this week to receive their St. Vrain Valley Schools diploma. Congratulations to all students in the Class of 2019!
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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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