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St. Vrain Valley Schools open enrollment moves online

Originally published in the Times-Call >>


The St. Vrain Valley School District is moving to an online application for the upcoming open enrollment season, plus a more centralized process.

Open enrollment starts Dec. 3.

"Parents don't have to get up early and stand in line," said Amber Muir, St. Vrain's student data manager. "It's an improvement for St. Vrain."

Student Athletes Shine on National and World Stages

On Top of the World: SVVSD Student-athletes shine on national and world stages

St. Vrain Valley shines as model of innovative curriculum done right

Originally published in the Longmont Times-Call >>

Patty Quinones doesn't want to know what kids want to be when they grow up, but instead what problems they want to solve in their lifetimes.

"We want kids to be very, very prepared for their futures," said Quinones, the St. Vrain Valley School District's assistant superintendent of innovation.

Longs Peak Middle School students learn cybersecurity basics

Originally published in the Longmont Times-Call >>

Longs Peak Middle School eighth-grader Carmen Oliveros started coding in elementary school and now is tackling protecting computers from hackers.

"It's opened a whole new world of computers," she said. "I'm learning a lot of cool security ideas."

St. Vrain’s Senior Volunteer Program Enters Seventh Year

The St. Vrain Valley Schools’ Senior Volunteer Program is once again available for the 2018-2019 school year. The program began in November 2012 to welcome seniors and individuals with disabilities into our schools and provide them financial assistance with their county property taxes. Up to 200 participants will be paid a maximum of 40 hours at $11.10 per hour for a total of $444 between January 2, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

High Schools Launch Annual Fall Theater Performances

St. Vrain high school students across the district have spent countless hours during and after school in preparation for their school's fall theater production. Watch our students' showcase their talent and hard work. Performances are open to the public and community members are encouraged to attend.

St. Vrain seeks to grow teacher rolls by sparking students' interest

Originally published in the Daily Camera >>


The St. Vrain Valley School District is tackling a statewide teacher shortage by creating a grow-your-own program for high school students.

New SVVSD program takes aim at the educational achievement gap armed with fun

Originally published in the Times-Call >>


Can you give a definition for 'prehensile?' The preschoolers at Burlington Elementary School can, thanks to a novel approach developedin Boulder, for expanding the vocabulary of young kids. 

St. Vrain Valley School District sells last round of bonds for construction projects

Originally Published in the Times-Call >>


The St. Vrain Valley School District recently sold its second and last round of bonds from its $260 million capital construction bond issue.

Northridge Elementary wins Colorado Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education

Originally posted in the Longmont Times-Call >>

Northridge Elementary School's plans for an outdoor classroom for students and the community just got a $15,000 boost.

The Longmont school recently won the $15,000 Succeeds Prize for Excellence in STEM Education, with the school planning to use the money to design and build an outdoor space.

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