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SVVSD adds coronavirus case dashboard to its website

SVVSD adds coronavirus case dashboard to its website

Elsewhere in Longmont, an individual at St. John the Baptist Catholic School has tested positive for the COVID-19 and students in classrooms who were in close contact with the individual were quarantined for 14 days.
This is how SVVSD is narrowing the opportunity gap for all students

This is how SVVSD is narrowing the opportunity gap for all students

In the past five years, the district has seen a 92% increase in Hispanic students taking AP exams, along with a 52% increase among white students and a 50% increase among Black students. Graduation rates also have improved for students in historically marginalized groups.
Erie High student diagnosed with COVID

Erie High student diagnosed with COVID

Those with close contact to the student are being asked to quarantine and the school has undergone a deep sanitization and cleaning, according to a letter to parents from Principal Matt Buchler.
Alegría y miedo: El regreso a las clases en persona provoca reacciones variadas en el distrito escolar de St. Vrain Valley

Alegría y miedo: El regreso a las clases en persona provoca reacciones variadas en el distrito escolar de St. Vrain Valley

“Lo que vi ayer (fue) a los niños muy entusiastas, los maestros muy contentos, maestros que lloraron de alegría por que es como si hubiera entrado un rayito de sol a la escuela… fue una experiencia bonita”
Why Colorado students are still taking the SAT, even though it’s now voluntary

Why Colorado students are still taking the SAT, even though it’s now voluntary

In Colorado, at least for the foreseeable future, the privately administered SAT isn’t going anywhere, despite longstanding criticisms that it hurts the prospects of low-income students of color. However, the unusual circumstances this year can allow Colorado’s college leaders and policy makers an opportunity to reflect on the use of the test, especially for admissions.
Joy and fear: Return to in-person classes elicits varied reactions in St. Vrain Valley School District

Joy and fear: Return to in-person classes elicits varied reactions in St. Vrain Valley School District

“What I saw yesterday were very enthusiastic children, very happy teachers. Some teachers cried with happiness as if a small ray of sunshine had come into the school. It was a very beautiful experience.”
Silver Creek, Mead softball start state tournament play today, tomorrow

Silver Creek, Mead softball start state tournament play today, tomorrow

The Raptors (14-2, 9-0) are seeded sixth in the 15-team bracket and will play No. 11 Pueblo Central (11-5, 9-1) at 3:30 p.m. A win could set up an NCAC title rematch with Holy Family.
COVID case at Main Street School forcing teachers to quarantine, teach remotely

COVID case at Main Street School forcing teachers to quarantine, teach remotely

In a letter sent Sunday to Main Street families, the district stated “a person” at Main Street School has been diagnosed with COVID-19, requiring the quarantine.” The letter did not identify the person who was diagnosed or how many teachers will be quarantined.
SVVSD counselors teaming up to ease anxiety, smooth transition back to in-person learning

SVVSD counselors teaming up to ease anxiety, smooth transition back to in-person learning

Kristin Hefflon, the district’s Student Services coordinator, said counselors have formed a community to swap knowledge and expertise. All of which can be used to aid students who might fear going back to brick-and-mortar classrooms after a month of online learning.
State grant allowing SVVSD to add three counselors to help students focus on life after high school

State grant allowing SVVSD to add three counselors to help students focus on life after high school

The counselors are coming on board through a $930,899 grant from the Colorado Department of Education’s School Counselor Corps Grant Program. The three-year initiative will fund an additional full-time counselor at Skyline High, Trail Ridge Middle and Mountain View Elementary schools.