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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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 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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Launching into the future

Project Launch is just one of many strategies across St. Vrain to raise student literacy achievement and provide a stronger academic foundation in the early grades. Results from the program indicate that the intervention had a significant, positive impact on student reading skills, reflecting the power of bringing together best practices and research-based approaches to improving student learning and achievement.

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