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.
August 30, 2018, 12:58pm By Kimberly Doering, Secretary
Headed up by Mrs. Browning and Ms. Kutrumbos, Lyons Elementary School will have it's first Yearbook Club. 3rd and 4th graders are invited to sign up. The group will meet twice a month during lunchtime and work on cover design, create a time capsule collage that will be printed in the yearbook, as well as take photos at assigned events and classrooms throughout the year. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in graphic design, art, photography and learning about how books are made!
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 23, 2018, 9:50am By Kimberly Doering, Secretary
With the help of our LES Eco Club and Pathfinders our students have been harvesting and have delivered several hundred pounds of food to our LEAF Food Bank already. With support and grants from the LCF, the garden added a hoop house last year and we are expecting to be able to extend our harvest season well into the fall season. The Garden will be workng towards a local Seed Library, cultivating our own seed bank and making our own soil. The Eco/Garden Club will be meeting twice a month after school this year, with our first meeting focusing on Green Star School efforts a
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.