‘Future heroes’ celebrated in St. Vrain Valley School District’s Class of 2022 commencement

High school for Bruno Gallegos Sanchez and the rest of the Class of 2022 was unexpected. Addressing graduates Saturday, Gallegos Sanchez said students likely didn’t imagine that they would spend part of their high school career trying to figure out how to make a COVID-19 mask fashionable and navigating a network of online learning tools
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St. Vrain high schools achieve status as U.S. Best High Schools

Eight high schools in the St. Vrain Valley School District have been named as a 2022 U.S. News Best High School. The U.S. News ranks uses data on more than 24,000 public high schools, ranking nearly 18,000 schools on six factors. Those factors included college readiness, state assessment proficiency, state assessment performance, underserved student performance,
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Longmont robotics teams dominate at world tournament

Niwot High School senior Asher Behmer’s involvement in Up-A-Creek Robotics for the past four years finally came to a head on April 23 during an international youth robotics competition in Houston, Texas. Although Behmer competed in the FIRST Championship with Up-A-Creek Robotics as a freshman, he was disappointed when COVID-19 caused the annual robotics tournament to be canceled. Nevertheless,
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Students use novel science in effort to reintroduce endangered fish

Taryn McDermid did not think at 15 she would be working to save an endangered fish species, but on Thursday she stood in front of a room of wildland biologists explaining her work doing exactly that. The Niwot High School sophomore and the other four members of the northern redbelly dace data science project team
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Local robotics team beats world record

Robotics competitions in the St. Vrain Valley School district have consumed the attention of many young minds. Of the two local competition styles, one has broken a world record while they both rank in the world. Working with SVVSD, Up-A-Creek Robotics is a high school team that competes in the FRC, or FIRST Robotics Competition,
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Marching forward: Band Night performances connect students, communities across St. Vrain

Trumpets blared and flags twirled as student performers stepped into the spotlight Wednesday night at Everly-Montgomery Field for the return of the district-wide Band Night.
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