Innovation Center’s first Community STEM Night engages PK-5th grade learners, families

December 19, 2019, 3:36pm  |  St Vrain Valley School District On a cold Friday evening in mid December, as the sun was setting over Longs Peak, the parking lot at the Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools was quickly filling with cars. As families pulled in and parked, young students excitedly hopped out, heading into the
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Innovation Center’s first Community STEM Night engages PK-5th grade learners, families

On a cold Friday evening in mid December, as the sun was setting over Longs Peak, the parking lot at the Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools was quickly filling with cars. As families pulled in and parked, young students excitedly hopped out, heading into the building for a night of hands-on learning activities
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Join Us >> Community STEM Night, December 13

The Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools is hosting its first-ever Community STEM Night event from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 13. Pre-K through fifth grade students and families are invited to participate in hands-on STEM activities, tours, and fun. Students can design, experiment, build, and invent through coding, engineering, creating, and science activities that empower them
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Join Us: Community STEM Night, December 13

November 21, 2019, 9:15am  |  St Vrain Valley School District The Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools is hosting its first-ever Community STEM Night event from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 13. Pre-K through fifth grade students and families are invited to participate in hands-on STEM activities, tours, and fun. Students can design, experiment, build, and invent through
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Western Digital Partnership a Decade in the Making

November 6, 2019, 11:02am  |  St Vrain Valley School District In 2008, Skyline Principal Patty Quinones was faced with a monumental task – transforming the high school experience for her Skyline Falcons. “It was a time of incredible change and innovation.  We knew that the world was changing quickly and we had to keep up.  As we looked
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Western Digital Partnership a Decade in the Making

In 2008, Skyline Principal Patty Quinones was faced with a monumental task – transforming the high school experience for her Skyline Falcons. “It was a time of incredible change and innovation. We knew that the world was changing quickly and we had to keep up. As we looked at the industries in our community, we
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November 16: Future-Ready Robotics Showcase Highlights and Celebrates Student Learning and Whole Community Engagement

October 16, 2019, 1:08pm  |  St Vrain Valley School District Walk into any St. Vrain robotics program – be it after-school clubs at the elementary level, secondary classes, or competitive tournaments – and you will be immediately struck by captivated engagement. Students (and teachers) are busily and eagerly developing knowledge and skills in computer science, coding, engineering,
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November 16: Future-Ready Robotics Showcase Highlights and Celebrates Student Learning and Whole Community Engagement

Walk into any St. Vrain robotics program – be it after-school clubs at the elementary level, secondary classes, or competitive tournaments – and you will be immediately struck by captivated engagement. Students (and teachers) are busily and eagerly developing knowledge and skills in computer science, coding, engineering, design and technology, mathematics, and more. What’s more,
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New Outdoor Classroom at Northridge Elementary: symbol and celebration of community, growth, and design thinking

Hugging the northwest face of Northridge Elementary School, there is a quiet place. Tomatoes, peppers, and other plants flourish in raised beds, with space for more to come in upcoming seasons. Wide, flat-topped rocks form beckoning seats in an inviting circle. Modest and accessible signs mark twelve wellness stations promoting mindfulness, movement, and authentic outdoor
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Xilinx turns the Innovation Center PYNQ

From band camps to robotics classes, students across St. Vrain Valley Schools were deeply engaged in learning new skills over the summer that would advance their personal growth and interests. One opportunity at the Innovation Center was a PYNQ bootcamp for secondary students to get hands-on with engineering and invention using the PYNQ board technology
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