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Getting Started with Coding

Our STEM Coordinator, Jessicca Shaffer, was interviewed for We Are Teachers.  Check out the article in the link below:  

https://www.weareteachers.com/getting-started-coding/

Experience robotics in St. Vrain on March 9

Do you ever miss that sense of exploration and curiosity you had as a kid? If the answer is ‘yes,’ we have the event for you. St. Vrain Valley Schools is hosting its first ever VEX Robotics Showcase from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 9. Open to the public, the event an evening of the same fun, hands-on robotics play, learning and experimentation that St. Vrain students relish day-in and day-out, in both class and extracurricular settings.

St. Vrain to host four School Safety/Bond Community Meetings

Dear St. Vrain Valley Families:

Thank you for your continued partnership as we work together to advance the well-being and academic success of our students. We are very fortunate to have such committed families, outstanding students and dedicated teachers and staff that make our community a highly engaging and supportive environment for our children to thrive.

VEX IQ at Northridge

Students who are a part of the VEX IQ Competitive teams at Northridge competed in their second tournament on Saturday, February 4.  At this tournament, team members worked to improve their notebooks, game strategies, and robot modifications based on the feedback they received from judges in the last tournament.  In addition to working on their designs, students also continued to improve their teamwork and sportsmanship as they received feedback from their coaches.

Vex Mountain Lion Robotics Tournament

Saturday, January 28 was the 4th annual Mountain Lion Vex IQ Robotics Challenge hosted by Alpine Elementary IB World School in St Vrain Valley Schools in Longmont, CO.  It was spectacular!  22 teams from around Longmont competed in several events.  

Delayed Start Today, February 2, Due to Inclement Weather

Due to deteriorating road conditions, the district is implementing a delayed start for TODAY, February 2. A delayed start means that schools and busses will begin 2.5 hours later than regularly scheduled start times. School days delayed due to inclement weather also require the following service adjustments:

Preschool:

  • Morning: Will be canceled
  • Afternoon: Will follow normal schedules

Kindergarten Programs:

Inclement Weather Procedures

Dear SVVSD Parents and Guardians:

Each year, our community experiences severe weather events that may result in the closure or delay of our schools.

Computer Science Education Week at Alpine Elementary

Every year, Alpine Elementary IB World School hosts Computer Science Education Week.  Our goal is to expose our staff, students and community to the virtues of Computer Science Education.  According to CSEd.week.org, computer science drives innovation but only 33 states allow students to count computer science courses toward high school graduation.

Lights On Afterschool a Huge Success

Voters Approve St. Vrain Bond Issue

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."

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