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Westview Middle School Students Open Exhibit at CU Museum of Natural History

 
On November 17, the University of Colorado’s Museum of Natural History is hosting the grand opening of the “Plains to the Park” exhibit at the BioLounge. The impetus of this project came from the Rocky Mountain National Park Research Con

Westview Middle School Hosts 2016 CAMLE Conference

On November 5, Westview Middle School hosted the Colorado Association of Middle Level Educators' annual Schools to Watch Conference. A group of 250 educators from around the state came together to transform the student experience. As a currently recognized School to Watch, Westview educators had the opportunity to highlight the rigorous learning that happens every day in St. Vrain Valley schools.  

 

STEm Explorers at CU Boulder

On Thursday, Nov. 3 our STEM Explorers were at the University of Colorado to collaborate with their scientists. They are working to create a short creative film highlighting a topic in science. Theses films will be shown at the STEM Explorers Film Festival on Thursday, December 10 at Westview 

6th Grade Band "Informance"

The 6th Grade band put on an excellent "Informance" Tuesday night. We call it an "informance" because it is a performance combined with so much information for our band parents. Hence the term "Informance" By any name they did a great job! 

Westview 6th Graders @ YMCA of the Rockies

Sixth graders are at the YMCA of the Rockies to kick off the year with team building activities and extend learning for their current ecology unit in science.

Westview STEM Explorers in Houston

A group of Westview STEM Explorer students traveled to Houston, Texas this weekend to participate in the GLOBE regional science fair. 

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Congratulations to our students on their success this weekend. 

Allison Gallegos, Bruno Gallegos, Melanie Garces were awarded an Honorable Mention!  

 

Hundreds turn out for chilly Happy Smackah in Longmont

McIntosh Lake was surrounded by 3.1 miles of smiles Saturday morning, as hundreds of participants turned out for the annual Happy Smackah 5K fun run.

The sixth annual event — which each year raises money for a St. Vrain Valley School District staff member and/or student who is in need because of a health-related hardship — was expected to draw 800 participants who had registered in advance.

6th Grade Film Festival Monday 5/23 5:30

On Monday, May 23 from at 5:30 we will be showcasing short films created by teams of 6th grade filmmakers. The evening begins with a red carpet at 5:30 and we begin showing films at 6:00. Come join us for a night to celebrate student creativity and collaboration. 

Bike Aid Station Dedication May 19 7-8:15 am

Bike Aid Station Celebration

 

I Teach Because...

Think back to when you were a student, back-to-school shopping, finding your classroom, and the exciting lessons that would soon fill your day. The first day of school jitters that were calmed by the friendly, welcoming face, and celebrating the “ah ha” moments when you finally figured out how to solve the problem. Then there was the time in kindergarten, when you went to the restroom but couldn’t remember the way back to your classroom. As panic set in, that friendly face walked around the corner and they knew exactly where your classroom was.

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