It has been an outstanding start to the academic year and I want to thank our students, families, teachers, staff and other partners for continuing to support St. Vrain Valley Schools’ drive for excellence in serving our community and advancing public education.
In this month's issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we explore Inquiry-Based Learning, Thinking Differently About Digital Devices, and visit with one of our schools as they learn about Slam Poetry with local expert Joaquin Zihuatanejo in partnership with High Plains Library System.
October 20, 2017, 2:01pm By Kim Doering, Secretary
LES Pathfinders kicked off their leadership program with an opportunity to adopt a classroom in Houston that was greatly affected by Hurricane Harvey. Our Pathfinder kids gather many donated items that were needed by Houston students and sent them off last week. Pocket folders were a big hit!
October 18, 2017, 11:37am By Kim Doering, Secretary
With 2 months under our belts, LES staff and volunteers are feeling positive about the new Science and Leadership Late Start Program. Students participate in Challenge, River, Garden, Team Work and Reflective Activities during Late Start days. This month, October, brought many more amazing learning opportunities. Follow this link to see October events: OCTOBER SCIENCE AND LEADERSHIP >>
October 18, 2017, 10:27am By Kim Doering, Secretary
With students surpassing the Jogathon goal to raise $25,000 - earning over $51,000 this year- LES will hold our Halloween Parade and MONSTER MASH on Tuesday, October 31st from 1:30-2:30 pm. LES parent and Mayama Dance Studio proprieter, Ali Kishiyama, will lead students to Halloween classics like Thriller and more. Parents are welcome to attend this event which will take place on our playground, weather permitting.
October 18, 2017, 10:04am By Kim Doering, Secretary
LES Students took a jog on the WILD SIDE, running laps, earning pledges and winning prizes at the Annual Jogathon. Students earned over $51,000 which will be used for field trips, classroom materials, AIR assemblies, Science and Leadership programming and MORE! Thank you to our Jogathon Committee members and the LES Community for planning and support of this amazing event.
Thank you for your partnership as we continue to advance the academic success and well-being of our students. Communication throughout our community is essential to ensuring the ongoing safety of our community. Toward this end, we would like to share important inclement weather information so that your family can be prepared in the event severe weather results in the closure or delay of our schools.
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. Vrain launches the start of the 2017-2018 school year, St.