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Education, and the greatness of our nation

One of the most important institutions in our society is public education. Of the approximately 55 million K-12 aged children in the United States, it is estimated that 90 percent are enrolled in public schools. Second only to parenting, the longstanding institution of public education will have the greatest influence on America’s future.
 
In Colorado, we’ve experienced an ongoing discussion around the adequacy of resources for our public schools with mixed results.

Summer Lunch Program for Students

Students and families throughout our communities will be able to access free lunches this summer. Meals will be provided to any child under the age of 18. Adults with a child will be able to eat at "no charge" until funding dollars run out.

Meals will be provided at Countryside Village, Roth Rock Dell Park, Kanemoto Park, Carr Park and the Longmont Youth Center. Please review the flyer for days, times and activities.

Prairie Ridge Elementary School launches Red Shirt Program

Prairie Ridge fifth graders Miles Anna and Drew Hershey didn’t know each other when the school year began but now they’re teaching each other basketball tricks and high-fiving in the halls between classes.

Miles and Drew are among the first students to participate in Prairie Ridge Elementary School’s Red Shirt Program, which launched in the fall.

Congratulations Class of 2018

Public Education – Empowering the Future
 
Public education is one of the most powerful systems for driving positive change in our society. 
Across the United States, approximately 90 percent of our children attend a public school – and in the St. Vrain Valley, that percentage is even higher.

Clem Dufore Park Lunch

It's that time of year again.  The school year is about over and we're wondering how the kids will eat since the school is not furnishing a lunch.  The answer is simple: come to Clem Dufore Park in Dacono between 12:00-1:00pm Monday through Friday and they can have a hot mea.  The Park Lunch will begin June 11.

Encore Awards Banquet

Encore Award Nominees Lisa Grant, Holly Viejobueno, and Sherry Zamudio attended the Education Foundation Tribute to Teachers Award Banquet on Friday, May 11th along with Prairie Ridge Principal, Jill Lliteras and Dean of Students, Laura Anna. 

Congratulations to Ms. Grant for receiving the Encore Award for Prairie Ridge!

All-School Movie Night

Our Prairie Ridge Family Movie Night TONIGHT has officially been moved inside the gym due to possible thunder storms this evening.  Seating will now begin at 6:40pm with the movie starting at 7pm!

PRES Art Awards

On April 16th to April 22nd, the St. Vrain Valley School District hosted the annual Art Show at the Boulder County Fairgrounds.  Prairie Ridge Elementary School featured varying mediums including clay, drawings, paintings, and weavings.

Some of our very own PRES students received an award for their artwork!


Longmont Artist Guild Award and Gift Certificate:

Xzavier Gilstrap (5th Grade)
 

Construction Update

Construction Update from Mrs. Lliteras...

IMPORTANT: Student Calendar Change on 4/27

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

Thank you for your continued partnership and unwavering support which has contributed significantly to student achievement and success. I am deeply appreciative of our community, as you have consistently demonstrated your value for public education through the generous passage of several mill levy overrides and bond initiatives, among many other ways that you have strengthened our schools. Together with our excellent teachers and staff, our students are receiving the benefit of an outstanding education.

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