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.
It has already been an outstanding year of growth and success across St. Vrain Valley Schools. Day after day, we hear of numerous student achievements, teacher accolades, industry partnerships, grant awards, and so many more recognitions that are building significant momentum behind our world-class education system. This year, St. Vrain Valley Schools continues to see significant advancements in academic achievement. Specifically: four-year graduation rates have continued to increase with among the highest requirements in the state; test scores, achievement, and participation with the SAT, ACT, CMAS, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate continues to rise; numerous students are earning many highly-competitive and prestigious scholarships, all of which has garnered statewide and national acclaim for St. Vrain Valley Schools and our entire community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.