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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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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