Longmont High engineering students tackling autonomous vehicle project

Longmont High School teachers Joe Wach and LeRoy VanderVegt are always looking for projects to engage their engineering and computer science students and encourage them to keep going with more advanced classes.

“We have all these projects they do throughout the semester, but there wasn’t really anything to inspire students to go onto the next level,” Wach said. “We envisioned this big project they could continue to work on in the advanced classes. Students could be part of something much bigger.”

Sunset Middle School eighth grade students create books for Fall River kindergarteners

Fall River’s hallways were filled with a taller group of students this week as Sunset Middle School eighth graders paid a visit to their younger peers to read and deliver handmade books as the culmination of their language arts unit. 

Learn More About Career Development Center, Innovation Center Opportunities

Learn More About Career Development Center, Innovation Center Opportunities

St. Vrain Valley Schools offers numerous opportunities for students to engage more deeply in their career interests and extended learning through industry certifications, career and technical education training, advanced technology courses, and more. 

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.

SVVSD wins recognition at 2019 Learning Counsel National Survey Awards

Sacramento, CA (November 18, 2019) The Learning Counsel, a leading education research institute andnews media hub, announced this year’s National Survey Award winners at its 2019 National Gathering held in Dallas, TX. Four different categories of proficiency were celebrated in the National Survey
This year, St. Vrain was recognized as WINNER – EduJedi Knight.

First gentleman visits Longmont school to learn about sustainability efforts

On the same day that Gov. Jared Polis issued a proclamation establishing Colorado Recycles Week, his husband and first gentleman Marlon Reis visited Eagle Crest Elementary in Longmont to see what a more sustainable and environmentally friendly school looks like.

Mead Middle Students Host Annual Veterans Day Breakfast

On Friday, the Mead Middle School cafeteria was filled with buzz as students, teachers, and staff continued their tradition of hosting an annual breakfast to honor local veterans. Seventh and eighth grade students plated hot meals and refilled coffee cups to community members who served in the armed services as far back as World War II.

Superintendent's Update - The Future is in Our Classrooms

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

Thank you for your outstanding support in championing the growth and development of St. Vrain Valley Schools into a nationally recognized center of excellence for student engagement and 21st-century learning. Your unwavering dedication to the well-being and success of our students, teachers, staff, and schools is a testament to the outstanding community in which we live.

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 realized that STEM offered our students that strong competitive advantage."  Together with a team of dedicated teachers and staff, Quinones set about creating the district's first high school focus program, STEM Academy.&nb

Build Support, Innovate, Repeat: Agile Public Education In Colorado

Originally published in Forbes >>

With thoughtful sustained leadership, big school districts can earn community trust, establish and maintain rigorous academic standards, and become agile—even innovative. That’s the lesson from schools in Longmont, Colorado, north of Denver.