Sunset Middle School eighth grade students create books for Fall River kindergarteners

December 13, 2019, 1:31pm  |  St Vrain Valley School DistrictBy St. Vrain Valley School District Fall River’s hallways were filled with a taller group of students this week as Sunset Middle School eighth graders paid a visit to their younger peers to read and deliver handmade books as the culmination of their language arts unit.  At the
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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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Mead Elementary Supports Summer Reading

Mead Elementary started The Summer Fun Reading Program this year that opens up their school library to the community from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. every Tuesday. Recognizing the Town of Mead does not have a public library, Jennifer Stanich, a kindergarten teacher at Mead Elementary, developed the idea to open up their school library during the summer after
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