Frederick students design website for Colorado association

Two Frederick High School seniors have designed the new website for the Colorado Association for Career and Technical Education after this proposal was selected over professionals from across the state. A team from the Innovation Center, students Owen Willis and Lukas Reck, submitted a proposal to the CACTE to revamp and recreate the website for
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SVVSD partners with CU Denver to add STEM P-TEACH pathway

St. Vrain Valley students considering education as a career will have more options to prepare for a career as secondary science, technology, engineering or math teachers. The St. Vrain Valley School District is part of a new University of Colorado Denver initiative, supported by Apple, to increase access to tech education and expand the district’s
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St. Vrain has spent most of 2016’s $260 million bond

More than 250 additional classrooms have been opened along with security upgrades St. Vrain Valley School District has spent about 97% of the bond passed by voters in 2016. In an update to the school board on Wednesday, district staff highlighted how the $260 million bond program has been spent. With bond proceeds and additional
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A hub of innovative education

East of Main Street, situated near both the Longmont Recreation Center and the Longmont Museum, looms a building of glass and steel. When the sun hits, it could be an architectural drawing brought to reality, with clean lines that evoke a blueprint. That building is the Innovation Center, St. Vrain Valley School District’s hub for
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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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Student designers showcase phase one of virtual reality projects

In a paddock with horses, skiing down a mountain and going on a hike are just some of the virtual reality videos that St. Vrain students have created over the past year. The UCHealth Neuroscience VR project team showcased their work on Wednesday at the Innovation Center. Rendever, a virtual reality company focused on senior
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Students highlight conservation work for Endangered Species Day

St. Vrain students spent Friday at the Denver Zoo educating students from across Colorado about the northern redbelly dace. The Denver Zoo invited the St. Vrain Valley School District to celebrate the work students at the district are doing to help implement the reintroduction of the endangered fish species to the St. Vrain River in
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St. Vrain Valley Schools to host underwater robotics tournament

Saturday, May 14 from 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Innovation Center will host a MATE Rocky Mountain Regional ROV Competition at their newest districtwide facility, the Aquatic Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools. The tournament will have seven teams competing with five high school teams and two college teams. The high school teams will include three
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St. Vrain students tell Gov. Polis about their work at the Innovation Center

One of the first to greet Gov. Jared Polis at the Innovation Center on Wednesday was Misty the robot. “Welcome to the Innovation Center, Gov. Polis and distinguished guests,” the robot said. “I hope you enjoy your visit. May the Fourth be with you.”
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Students race in AI competition

On Saturday, students from Longmont High School, or LHS, participated in St. Vrain Valley School District’s first DeepRacer Invitational, an Amazon Web Service Hackathon.  At the event, 16 students worked in teams of two to embed Artificial Intelligence, or AI, and reinforcement learning technologies into 1/18th scale race cars, also called DeepRacer. 
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