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St. Vrain schools participate in Computer Science Education Week

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Two Skyline High juniors brought the hovercraft model they built in a STEM Academy class to Longmont's Alpine Elementary on Monday for a demonstration.

Petra Osborn and Rebecca Rauschmayer set up in a hallway, talking about how they built it from a prototype out of wood, a tarp, duct tape, a leaf blower for power and a fan to steer.

Niwot High's Andrea Smith named Colorado assistant principal of year

Niwot High assistant principal Andrea Smith's student-centered approach and success leading the school's one-to-one technology roll-out has garnered her statewide recognition.
 
Smith recently was named the 2018 Colorado Assistant Principal of the Year for Secondary Schools. In the spring, Niwot High's Principal Eric Rauschkolb was named the 2017 Colorado Secondary School Principal of the Year.
 
"Anything that celebrates the work we're doing as a school and as a team is awesome," Smith said.

Open Enrollment begins December 1

St. Vrain Valley Schools' Open Enrollment window begins December 1 and continues until January 16.

Students who desire to attend a school or program outside of their designated attendance area may apply for Open Enrollment/Nonresidence authorization for the school or program of their choice. In order to apply, an Open Enrollment/Nonresident Application must be filled out. More information about Open Enrollment can be found at:

http://svvsd.org/schools/enrollment-registration

Boundary Discussions and Public Feedback

St. Vrain Valley Schools is one of the fastest growing and most innovative school districts in the nation. With the passage of the 2016 bond, it is evident that our community values public education, champions the success of our students and has strong trust and confidence in the future of our district.

Modern Learning in the Great Outdoors

St. Vrain Valley Schools is featured in a story by Front and Central for the district's work to develop and reinforce environmental literacy programs beyond the classroom walls.

Open House Dates

Selecting a middle or high school for your student is an important and personal step in charting their future path. Toward this end, St. Vrain Valley Schools offers a diverse and extensive portfolio of rigorous academic programs that give you and your student options to select a program that best fits their interests and educational goals. Below are upcoming Open House dates across our district. For questions concerning open houses or programming, please contact schools directly.

'Sense of stewardship': Boulder County's E Movement engages students through volunteerism

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Excitement ramps up around the first Wednesday of every month, signifying a move from the classroom to the outside world for the children of Lyons Elementary School.

St. Vrain Valley students win $10,000 grant to design emergency beacon system

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A team of 13 St. Vrain Valley School District students taking senior design will have a lot more money than usual for their big class project.

The students, who attend Erie and Longmont's Skyline high schools, recently won a $10,000 grant to design an affordable, portable emergency beacon system.

St. Vrain Students Get Early Integration of Technology

Students from St. Vrain Valley Schools' Innovation Center and Indian Peaks Elementary were recently featured on CBS 4 in Denver.


As the U.S. economy becomes more digitized, St. Vrain Valley School District has transformed it’s curriculum to emphasize STEM classes. District officials have integrated computers into every classroom. Students learn to innovate within the science, technology, engineering and math fields. And the district built an Innovation Center which emphasized project-based learning in partnership with business.

 

St. Vrain’s Senior Volunteer Program Enters Sixth Year

The St. Vrain Valley Schools’ Senior Volunteer Program is once again available for the 2017-2018 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 $10.20 per hour for a total of $408 between January 2, 2018 and April 30, 2018.

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