Lyons Elementary students explore environmental leadership with STEM focus

Lyons Elementary fifth graders on Thursday donned waders and grabbed screens, then walked into a shallow section of the North St. Vrain River in LaVern Johnson Park. Two students held the screen, while a third loosened rocks to disturb the riverbed and the macroinvertebrates living there. Then they took the screens to the bank and
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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 Valley Schools receives $125,000 from Google for P-TECH Program

St. Vrain Valley Schools will receive a $125,000 donation from Google to support the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program. St. Vrain Valley Schools will use the funds to help cover the cost of tuition, fees, technology and textbooks for FalconTECH students. FalconTECH was one of the first P-TECH programs launched in
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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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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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Longs Peak Middle School Students Take Cybersecurity by #StVrainStorm

At Longs Peak Middle School, students are solving challenging computer science and IT problems as part of the CyberPatriot competition. Last Friday, three teams took part in the event, competing against other middle schoolers to find weaknesses in the system, secure passwords, and verify authorized users. Monica Moreno-Martinez, a computer science teacher at Longs Peak
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Computer science program gets a boost at Sunset Middle School

Sunset Middle School in Longmont has been accepted into the Amazon Future Engineer Program enhancing the computer science curriculum for teachers and participating students in partnership with Project STEM.  The opportunity provides three years of funding for computer science courses for sixth through eighth grade students. The program includes support from experts and self-paced online courses,  according to
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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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