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Families rally outside St. Vrain school board meeting to demand in-person choice for start of year

Families rally outside St. Vrain school board meeting to demand in-person choice for start of year

A group of 20 parents, students and other concerned community members on Wednesday evening rallied outside the St. Vrain Valley School District Educational Services Center to protest SVVSD’s recent decision to begin the school year in an online-only format. 
Q&A: Navigating the 2020-2021 school year at SVVSD

Q&A: Navigating the 2020-2021 school year at SVVSD

Parents everywhere have a lot of questions about the upcoming school year. We are trying to answer as many of them for you as possible.
FRCC child care program helps single mother reach for master's degree

FRCC child care program helps single mother reach for master's degree

Danielle Holmes felt herself teetering toward emotional collapse while trying to attend classes at Front Range Community in Longmont and raise her special-needs teenage daughter. “I was on decline,” said 39-year-old Holmes.
Five SVVSD grads receive Elevations Foundation scholarships

Five SVVSD grads receive Elevations Foundation scholarships

The Elevations Foundation recently announced it has awarded scholarships to five St. Vrain Valley School District graduates.
FRCC established new normal for community college

FRCC established new normal for community college

Students will attend online and in-person this semester.
Longmont-area charter schools offering in-person learning even as St. Vrain Valley opts for online-only start

Longmont-area charter schools offering in-person learning even as St. Vrain Valley opts for online-only start

Area charter schools are planning to offer fully in-person learning as well as hybrid at-school and online approaches to start the school year.
St. Vrain Valley schools will start year with online-only learning through September

St. Vrain Valley schools will start year with online-only learning through September

The district on Tuesday announced that it will start the year fully online in response to a rising number of coronavirus cases across the country as well as because of logistical problems posed by state health department guidance.
Colorado high school sports split into four shortened seasons; football will now kickoff in spring

Colorado high school sports split into four shortened seasons; football will now kickoff in spring

For all sports, the new plan for the 2020-21 school year, outlined by the Colorado High School Athletics Association, calls for four abridged seasons instead of the usual three.
Kids need to wear masks when they go to school in person, and parents can help them get the hang of that

Kids need to wear masks when they go to school in person, and parents can help them get the hang of that

"Parents and other guardians need to talk with their children about why they need to wear a mask, using age-appropriate terms."
Sunrise Stampede  run going virtual to raise money for Teacher Innovation Grant Program

Sunrise Stampede run going virtual to raise money for Teacher Innovation Grant Program

The annual run, which raises money for grants to teachers looking to innovate and support students with special needs, is going virtual in response to the coronavirus. The deadline to register is noon Wednesday.