November 9, 2016, 8:36am By Amy Bounds, Staff Writer
St. Vrain Valley's $260.3 million bond issue was passing easily, with 59 percent voting yes to 41 percent voting no, based on preliminary results from Boulder, Weld, Larimer and Broomfield counties.
"You've got to give credit to an entire community that came together and once again said education matters," said St. Vrain Valley Superintendent Don Haddad. "The only thing I can say is a big thank you."
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
As the 2016-17 school year rapidly moves forward, I am constantly reminded of the extremely important role education has in our society. Toward this end, we, as St. Vrain educators and public servants, value deeply our responsibility to advance the success of our students and our entire community. The ability to adapt, change and continually elevate our public education system is what will ensure that our students and our community are prepared for the challenges we face in a highly competitive global environment.
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!
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.
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.
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.