Taking the New School Year by #StVrainStorm

As we begin a new school year in an unprecedented time, St. Vrain Valley teachers and staff are rising to the challenge of teaching in a virtual environment. Together, we will move forward and come through this as a stronger system. 

 See highlights below from our teachers, staff, and community of our first few days and months of preparation for the 2020-2021 school year.



Thriving Virtually >> St. Vrain teachers rise to the challenge of online learning

When the coronavirus pandemic forced St. Vrain’s buildings to close, learning moved online and, under unprecedented circumstances, teachers were challenged to access the traits that make them great. As they packed up their classrooms and reassembled them on their kitchen tables, teachers rose to the challenge, working tirelessly to maintain a prominent role in their students’ lives. Though classroom spaces were fundamentally changed, what makes a teacher great stayed the same. This is a few of their stories.

St. Vrain students help raise, reintroduce local fish population adversely affected by 2013 flood

 In September 2013, 15 inches of rain fell over the course of a week, overflowing the St. Vrain Creek, displacing hundreds of residents in surrounding communities, and damaging countless property and infrastructure. Seven years later, through a partnership with Ocean First Institute, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Boulder County Parks and Open Space, St. Vrain high school students are playing a part in continued efforts to rebuild the community.

Student Engineers Tackle Real-World Challenges During Summer Bootcamp

On a hot July afternoon when many students might have been out for a socially-distanced bike ride or dipping their toes at a local pool, 18 St.

St. Vrain Valley Schools Finalizes Major 2016 Bond Construction Projects

In November of 2016, voters approved St. Vrain Valley's $260.3 million bond issue by a wide margin, signifying wide community investment in public education. As teachers and students begin the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, the district’s Operations and Maintenance departments are finalizing three major 2016 bond construction projects.

Updated 2020-20201 Reopening Plan

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

2020 Graduation Live Streams

Friday, July 24, 9 a.m.
Olde Columbine High School

Update on Reopening Plan

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

Crayons to Calculators Program Provides School Supplies to St. Vrain Students

For years, Crayons to Calculators has distributed thousands of backpacks filled with school supplies to students throughout the St. Vrain Valley. A partnership between the Education Foundation for the St.

2020-2021 Back-to-School Reopening Plan

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,