Forty-four students from Longmont Estates took part in our third annual Innovation Fair. They were given the challenge of "How might I create something to make the world a better place, or to make life easier for someone?" We had students from each grade level use the design thinking process to create prototypes of their solutions. We had some very creative ideas--from a robot that can do hair,to how to make the oceans cleaner by using biodegradable straws. Students worked on
Across St. Vrain Valley Schools, we are advancing public education for our community, state and nation. St. Vrain prepares students for their future by giving them a strong competitive advantage that will empower their success in a complex globalized economy. Learn more in the 2017-2018 edition of St. Vrainnovation Magazine, now available online.
It has been an outstanding start to the academic year and I want to thank our students, families, teachers, staff and other partners for continuing to support St. Vrain Valley Schools’ drive for excellence in serving our community and advancing public education.
Students in grades 3-5 had an opportunity to try their wands with some Muggle Magic during the September late start. Presented by CU Discovery, students took part in a "potions" class and learned about chemistry and magic that surrounds us everyday. They got up close and personal with "extenuo"--quicksand, "solido"--troll boogers, and "evanesco"--dissappearing fluids. It was a great way to make literature come alive through science!
St. Vrain Valley Schools is one of the fastest growing and most innovative school districts in the nation. This is a result of strong leadership and a commitment to strengthening infrastructure, technology, high-quality instruction and overall student achievement.
This success is also built upon interconnected partnerships with our teachers, staff, students, parents, business and corporate partners, and elected officials. As St. Vrain launches the start of the 2017-2018 school year, St.
On August 21, students across St. Vrain Valley Schools experienced the 'Great American Eclipse' through district-provided safety viewing glasses, indoor live-streaming and immersive classroom activities.
The start of a new academic year is one of my favorite times to visit our schools and talk with our students, families, teachers and staff. Our hallways are filled with a palpable optimism and drive to continue our momentum toward the highest levels of academic growth and success.