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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.

December Superintendent's Update

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

For many of us, the end of the calendar year provides an opportunity to reflect on the previous year – our successes, challenges and the experiences that will continue to shape our future and the people who have had an impact on our lives. For the students, teachers and staff of St. Vrain Valley Schools, 2016 will be remembered as a critical time in the further advancement of high-quality public education in our community.

LTP Family Connections Newsletter

Check out the latest edition of the Family Connections Newsletter! In this issue, we share thoughts around the future of technology, wonder about the role of families in helping students navigate the digital world and share a project idea for your family enjoyment!

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."

St. Vrain's Learning Technology Plan enters its third year

Think buying school supplies is hectic? Try prepping 18,000 iPads to be handed out to students across St. Vrain Valley Schools. Such is the start of the academic year for Michelle Bourgeois, Project Manager of Learning Technology Plan, and her team at District Technology Services.

EveryoneOn: Low Cost Internet Options for Families

As technology plays a larger role in your student's education, we want to help families find affordable ways to connect to the Internet at home.

EveryoneOn is a national nonprofit working to eliminate the digital divide by making high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses accessible to all unconnected Americans. They provide a list of local providers that offer discounted Internet access to families based on need.  Find out more by heading to their website at everyoneon.org

iPad check In time is near!

Your school will be communiating with you soon about checking in your student's iPad for the summer. Here are some tips to make sure you're ready AND prepared for next year:

You’re invited! Camp iPad: Leadership 2015

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This summer, St. Vrain will again be hosting a 2 day event for leaders interested in thinking and planning for iPads for teaching and learning!

Camp iPad: Leadership Edition

Check out our list of presenters and sessions with more to come!

One word to describe “Camp iPad for Parents”

Many interested parents attended the second Camp iPad for Parents event at Coal Ridge Middle School on April 23rd.

Parents learned tips and tricks, how to adjust settings on an iPad to their liking, visited with teachers and students, discussed “wonderings” and concerns with fellow parents and educators, and enjoyed meeting parents from around the district.

We discussed screen time, organization, assignments, and several other aspects of modern student life.

Parents and Internet Safety – What does it mean to Stay Safe Online?

When we talk about “Internet Safety”, that generally means:

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