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Field trips nixed, Blue Mountain Elementary teacher creates on-site walk through local history

Field trips nixed, Blue Mountain Elementary teacher creates on-site walk through local history

“Since we can’t take a field trip, we thought we would bring a field trip to them,” third grade teacher Kelly Dodds said.
SVVSD schools continue online learning Tuesday, in-person learning canceled

SVVSD schools continue online learning Tuesday, in-person learning canceled

Snow packed roads and intermittent power outages cancel in-person learning at SVVSD.
Children of color are much more likely to face harsh discipline. This Colorado bill seeks to change that

Children of color are much more likely to face harsh discipline. This Colorado bill seeks to change that

Senate Bill 21-182 seeks to minimize student run-ins with police, boost district reporting of discipline practices and create positive, alternative ways to address student behavior.
Students' options soaring thanks to SVVSD aeronautics

Students' options soaring thanks to SVVSD aeronautics

The 250 students enrolled in the program at the district’s Innovation Center gain conceptual and practical knowledge for the cockpit or in mastering drone technology.
SVVSD to update student, teacher iPads, provide keyboards and cases

SVVSD to update student, teacher iPads, provide keyboards and cases

The SVVSD school board on Wednesday approved an amendment to the district’s lease purchase agreement with Apple for more than $14 million to purchase 26,500 iPads with rugged keyboard cases, and provide support services and teacher professional development.
SVVSD moves Monday classes online

SVVSD moves Monday classes online

Notifications for class schedules will sent by individual schools | Información también en español
Despite declines during pandemic, SVVSD expects enrollment growth in next decade

Despite declines during pandemic, SVVSD expects enrollment growth in next decade

“The state demographer identified Colorado is still a growth state,” SVVSD Planning Director Scott Toillion said. “Over the next 10 years, the growth in the Front Range is going to be about 640,000 to 700,000 … a great deal of this growth is going to be right here ... where St. Vrain is located.”
Boulder County Elections wins award for its efforts to register, educate high school students

Boulder County Elections wins award for its efforts to register, educate high school students

The Boulder County Elections Division won a U.S Election Assistance Commission Clearinghouse Award in the outstanding innovations in elections category for its 2020 high school voter registration program. 
UCHealth receives award from SVVSD for teacher vaccination efforts

UCHealth receives award from SVVSD for teacher vaccination efforts

A majority of eligible SVVSD staff were able to make appointments within two weeks of eligibility window opening.
‘We forgot about fun’: Here’s what the pandemic did to children’s mental health

‘We forgot about fun’: Here’s what the pandemic did to children’s mental health

A parent survey by the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University found that since COVID hit, a quarter of 4-year-olds have shown behavior problems such as temper tantrums and disobedience and one-fifth struggled to get along with peers or make friends. During typical times, only about 10% of children have such issues, according to the group’s report.