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Colorado parents, here’s what to ask your child’s school about reading instruction

Colorado parents, here’s what to ask your child’s school about reading instruction

For the average parent, figuring out if schools are using proven approaches to reading instruction and following the new state rules still isn’t easy. That’s why a statewide dyslexia advocacy group, in partnership with a local school improvement consulting firm, created a free online guide that parents and caregivers can use during discussions with teachers, principals or other school staff.
Parents seek more detail in SVVSD COVID dashboard

Parents seek more detail in SVVSD COVID dashboard

The dashboard — which now includes information about the number of quarantines in the district — still lacks important details compared to other school districts in the state, said Laura Ruth of the SVVSD Parent Teacher Support Network During COVID.
SVVSD awards biliteracy seal to 121 students

SVVSD awards biliteracy seal to 121 students

Going beyond learning how to speak a second language, students are becoming literate in another language and receiving the state’s mark of recognition.
SVVSD concede el sello de alfabetización bilingüe a 121 estudiantes

SVVSD concede el sello de alfabetización bilingüe a 121 estudiantes

Algunos estudiantes en el distrito escolar St. Vrain Valley están yendo más allá del bilingüismo y se han alfabetizado por completo en otros idiomas, obteniendo así un sello de reconocimiento por parte del estado.
Snow closes SVVSD schools Monday

Snow closes SVVSD schools Monday

Around 8 p.m. Sunday, the St.
Latinx summit answers parent's questions about school, COVID-19 and more

Latinx summit answers parent's questions about school, COVID-19 and more

Spanish-speaking parents will have an opportunity to learn and ask questions on a variety of topics during ELPASO Latinx parents summit.
La Cúspide responderá preguntas de padres Latinx acerca de la escuela, COVID-19 y más

La Cúspide responderá preguntas de padres Latinx acerca de la escuela, COVID-19 y más

Padres de habla hispana tendrán la oportunidad de aprender y hacer preguntas acerca de varios temas durante la quinta conferencia anual de padres Latinos, la Cúspide.
Enrollment in SVVSD's online academy saw rise in numbers

Enrollment in SVVSD's online academy saw rise in numbers

School officials are concerned that more students will join virtual academy if COVID-19 cases rise.
Quiet Lights on a Friday Night

Quiet Lights on a Friday Night

“To be honest it was pretty weird at the start but once we got on the field and started warming up it felt just like it was last year,” Skyline junior Nick Peterson said. “The empty stands were a little weird.”
Así es como SVVSD está reduciendo la disparidad de oportunidades para todos sus estudiantes

Así es como SVVSD está reduciendo la disparidad de oportunidades para todos sus estudiantes

En los últimos cinco años, el distrito ha notado un incremento del 92% en estudiantes Hispanos que han tomado exámenes AP, junto con un incremento del 52% de estudiantes blancos y un incremento del 50% de estudiantes negros. El índice de graduación en el distrito también ha mejorado para estudiantes en grupos históricamente marginalizados.