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.
The Colorado Department of Education has identified Wednesday, October 3 as the official statewide October Count Day for the 2018-2019 school year. To comply with this state mandate and ensure maximum attendance, St. Vrain Valley Schools will have a full day of school with a normal start time on Wednesday, October 3 in place of the previously scheduled late start day.
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.
August is always an exciting time in St. Vrain Valley Schools, filled with anticipation of the start of another outstanding academic year. As I reflect on this past year, I am extremely proud of the immeasurable achievements of our students, teachers and staff. As we move forward together, we will continue to advance high-quality learning for all of our students.
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.
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.
One of the most important institutions in our society is public education. Of the approximately 55 million K-12 aged children in the United States, it is estimated that 90 percent are enrolled in public schools. Second only to parenting, the longstanding institution of public education will have the greatest influence on America’s future.
In Colorado, we’ve experienced an ongoing discussion around the adequacy of resources for our public schools with mixed results.
In this month’s issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we learn how SVVS teachers are working to bring computer science to all students, discuss how to use video to reflect on learning, and invite you to offer feedback on the district's Learning Technology Plan.