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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

It has been an outstanding start to the 2018-2019 academic year and I want to express my deep appreciation to our community for your continued partnership and support in advancing student achievement. In Colorado and across the United States, St. Vrain Valley Schools is leading the conversation on how to build a highly-successful public education system that is not only giving our students a strong competitive advantage for their future success, but also having a significant impact on the economic growth and overall health of our 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.

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.

Education, and the greatness of our nation

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.

May Family Connections Newsletter

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.

Congratulations Class of 2018

Public Education – Empowering the Future
 
Public education is one of the most powerful systems for driving positive change in our society. 
Across the United States, approximately 90 percent of our children attend a public school – and in the St. Vrain Valley, that percentage is even higher.

IMPORTANT: Student Calendar Change on 4/27

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

Thank you for your continued partnership and unwavering support which has contributed significantly to student achievement and success. I am deeply appreciative of our community, as you have consistently demonstrated your value for public education through the generous passage of several mill levy overrides and bond initiatives, among many other ways that you have strengthened our schools. Together with our excellent teachers and staff, our students are receiving the benefit of an outstanding education.

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