Celebrate local conservation at the northern redbelly dace fish release event

Saturday, August 28, from 10 a.m. to noon will be a celebration of over two years of conservation efforts by multiple organizations with the release of the Colorado native, endangered northern redbelly dace, into Webster Pond at Pella Crossing. The event will include St. Vrain Valley Schools Future-Ready Innovation Lab and hands-on activity stations for
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UCHealth Today: Students from Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools take on ‘Hospital Room of the Future’ challenge

In a similar fashion to the TV reality show, Shark Tank, young entrepreneurs from the St. Vrain Valley School District faced off as they pitched their brightest ideas about health care of the future. They didn’t present to Mark Cuban and his TV team but rather a sophisticated group of top brass from UCHealth, including a physician in
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Robots help special education and English learners with speech and social skills

The department of special education at St. Vrain Valley School District worked throughout the school year with the Innovation Center’s robotics program to help special needs students with social skills by using robots, according to a press release from SVVSD.  A project team of high school students developed Socially Assistive Robotics applications at the Innovation Center. In
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SVVSD students developing IBM-powered technology bring real-life solutions to life

On Apr. 20, St. Vrain Valley School District high school students delivered a virtual class to University of Colorado Boulder seniors at the Leeds School of Business on building and managing IBM Watson-powered chatbots. The Watson Assistant is an IBM-developed artificial intelligence pop-up window designed to provide website visitors with fast, consistent, and accurate answers. SVVSD high
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Innovation Center celebrates women in aviation

Spirits were soaring alongside hawks and drones at SVVSD’s Innovation Center on Saturday afternoon as young ladies from the St. Vrain Valley School district took to the skies.  More than a dozen young women from across SVVSD gathered at the Innovation Center for Girls in Aviation Day on May 1. Presented in partnership with the
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Students’ options soaring thanks to SVVSD aeronautics

Participation in St. Vrain Valley School District’s increasingly popular aeronautics program has nearly doubled in the past year as students launch into careers in the cockpit or in mastering drone technology. The 250 students enrolled in the program at the district’s Innovation Center gain conceptual and practical knowledge for careers in either pathway, Jake Marshall, aeronautics program coordinator, stated
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St. Vrain Valley Schools will offer robust summer programming options for students from preschool to high school

St. Vrain Valley Schools is excited to offer a menu of in-person and online summer opportunities for students ages 3-17. Programs are designed to advance students’ academic and social engagement in safe and welcoming environments, supporting them to realize their highest potential. Visit the summer program webpage to learn more about each camp’s activities, dates,
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P-TEACH Grads Return to Classroom as Apprentice Teachers

Just three months after finishing high school, some recent graduates are back in St. Vrain classrooms. Eight members of the inaugural class of the Pathways to Teaching (P-TEACH) program are working as apprentice teachers at Mountain View Elementary and Timberline PK-8. Apprentices are paraprofessional educators, who, under the direction of a classroom teacher, work to support student learning through a wide range of planning, instruction, and clerical duties.
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