September 25, 2019, 2:56pm By Amy Bounds, Staff Writer, Times-Call
Longmont fourth graders talked with International Space Station astronaut Nick Hague on Tuesday with the help of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Amateur Radio Club.
Students in the club set up the live, Earth-to-space HAM radio call by connecting to Florida, which then connected to Italy and finally to the International Space Station as it orbited over Africa and Europe.
In this month's issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we include Schoology tips for parents, information on private web browsing, and tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics for promoting healthy digital habits.
Hugging the northwest face of Northridge Elementary School, there is a quiet place. Tomatoes, peppers, and other plants flourish in raised beds, with space for more to come in upcoming seasons. Wide, flat-topped rocks form beckoning seats in an inviting circle. Modest and accessible signs mark twelve wellness stations promoting mindfulness, movement, and authentic outdoor learning. Here, there is diversity and unity; peaceful calm and constant growth.
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, families, business and corporate partners, elected officials, and other members of the community. As St.
We are excited to welcome your kindergarten student next year and continue our partnership to ensure your child’s success. Recently, you may have read information in the news about the passage of additional state funding for full-day kindergarten, and we wanted to share some information regarding the positive impact this will have on St.
Northridge Elementary School principal Lorynda Sampson was named the 2019 Elementary School Principal of the Year for Colorado by the Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE) and the Colorado Association of Elementary School Principals.
Sampson was chosen through a selective and competitive nomination process because of her hard work bringing Northridge Elementary from a Priority Improvement school several years on the clock, to a Performance status school, thanks to an ability to foster reflection and collaboration in her building.
Across the district, we have been championing a new motivational motto that is uniting our shared vision for excellence in learning and student advancement: We are taking public education by #StVrainStorm! Every day, I observe countless examples of students, teachers, staff, and community partners exemplifying the highest levels of achievement and drive that represent the very best of our public schools. Our graduation rates are at their highest level – over 90 percent at our traditional schools – and St. Vrain was also one of only four districts in Colorado and 373 nationally to be recognized by College Board’s Annual AP District Honor Roll. Enrollment in Advanced Placement (AP) courses has increased by 50 percent since 2014 with over 3,000 students enrolled in at least one AP class.