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January Family Connections Newsletter

In this month's issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we offer suggestions for establishing healthy bedtime routines for teens and their families, and we invite you to join us for a parent workshop hosted in partnership with Dr. Devorah Heitner that will focus on challenges and opportunities around technology use.

Save the Date!

Supporting and mentoring kids in the digital age is a community effort. Join St. Vrain Valley Schools and Dr. Devorah Heitner the evening of March 12th as we partner together to host a family engagement night for parents of current and incoming middle school students. Click here to learn more and to RSVP!

December Family Connections Newsletter

In this month's issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we offer suggestions for balancing technology use over the holidays and explore ways families can use technology together to listen to audio books and record family stories and conversations. To sign up to receive the monthly newsletter in your email, click here.

October Family Connections Newsletter

In this month's issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we share information on Apple's new tool for parents, called Screen Time, and offer suggestions for using iPad apps to help your child get organized.

Superintendent Update - Advancing the Future

Dear St. Vrain Valley Schools Community,

September Family Connections Newsletter

In this month’s issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we show you how to access the SVVSD digital library and share an article with hints for maintaining tech harmony at home.

State of St. Vrain - Fall Community Forums

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.

August Family Connections Newsletter

In this month’s issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we share information on the SVVS Optional iPad Insurance Program, introduce a new Schoology course for families of incoming 6th graders, share a link to the American Academy of Pediatrics' tool for a customizable family media plan, and hear from a teenager who describes some of the challenges and benefits of growing up surrounded by technology and social media.

Got an iPad? Get Insurance!

Accidents happen! The SVVSD Optional iPad Insurance Program for secondary students covers many of the costs associated with a damaged or lost iPad.  This year, the cost has been lowered to $25 AND includes new levels of coverage.  Plus, students who opt into insurance this year will be able to exchange a non-functioning cable for a new one at no cost! Use this link to learn more.

June Family Connections Newsletter

In this month’s issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we share information about devices and insurance for the upcoming school year, explore tips for balancing quantity and quality of screen time, and share middle school student perspectives on technology and learning.

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