Preschoolers learn about Simple Machines

Preschoolers are learning about simple machines. In this enrichment class, students are investigating incline planes and the wheel and

STEM Saturday at Indian Peaks

2nd Graders enhance their learning with Technology

The second grade students of Rocky Mountain learned a valuable lesson this week: learning can be enhanced by technology.

The set up was simple: make a parachute using string, stickers, a napkin and a paper clip. The students constructed their parachute in a uniform fashion. They went outside on a chilly fall morning to test out their project and learn about air resistance.

Tired of hazardous conditions related to winter?

Well the students at Rocky Mountain have a product for you!

STEM Enrichments Are Your Choice!

Last Friday, 7th and 8th grade students were compiled in the auditorium at Trail Ridge. All students were given a short presentation about the STEM Enrichment courses available to them in second semester. You can find the presentation here.

Design Thinking Teacher Training - free resources!

Recently, Timberline and Trail Ridge STEM Coordinators held a two hour Design Thinking training for any teachers in the Skyline feeder system. Please read on to find out more about our training.



Columbine Family STEM Night

On November 6th, Columbine held a Family STEM Night. Each grade level hosted a design challenge and families travelled throughout the school to complete them all. Kindergarten teachers challenged families to construct the best giant paper airplane, while 3rd Grade teachers challenged families to test various types of paper airplanes in order to find the design that travelled the farthest.

4th and 5th Grades Work With CU TEAMS

We began our second year of partnering with CU TEAMS in October.

The Hour of Code is here!!

St Vrain Valley School District recognizes the importance of preparing our students for a future we cannot yet see. Part of that vision involves our recognition that computer science is a literacy – one in which our students are gaining fluency.