Superintendent's Update - October 2017

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

It has been an outstanding start to the academic year and I want to thank our students, families, teachers, staff and other partners for continuing to support St. Vrain Valley Schools’ drive for excellence in serving our community and advancing public education. 

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October Family Connections Newsletter

In this month's issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we explore Inquiry-Based Learning, Thinking Differently About Digital Devices, and visit with one of our schools as they learn about Slam Poetry with local expert Joaquin Zihuatanejo in partnership with High Plains Library System.

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Community Schools News and Events

Community School News

Registration Deadlines and Reminders

  • Thanksgiving Pottery :  Friday, October 27 @ 3:00 PM

  • November Late Start Movie:  Tuesday, October 31 @ 3:00 PM

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Trick or Treat Street

Information Regarding Inclement Weather Procedures

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Thank you for your partnership as we continue to advance the academic success and well-being of our students. Communication throughout our community is essential to ensuring the ongoing safety of our community. Toward this end, we would like to share important inclement weather information so that your family can be prepared in the event severe weather results in the closure or delay of our schools. 

Online Conference Scheduling

Fall Parent/Teacher conferences will be held Oct. 9,10 and 11.
The online scheduler will be open starting Tuesday, Oct. 2nd. The link is available under "Quick Links" on the Prairie Ridge Elementayr
Please be sure you sign up for conferences for each of your students.

Thank you.

Lost and Found

Hello Prairie Ridge Families,

Our Lost and Found is overflowing with outerwear and lunch bags/boxes.
Please remind your child(ren) to check lost and found for their belongings, as all items remaining at the end of each month will be donated or thrown away.

Thank you!

Community Discussion: State of St. Vrain Valley Schools & National Trends in Education

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, parents, business and corporate partners, and elected officials. As St. Vrain launches the start of the 2017-2018 school year, St.

St. Vrain Students Look to the Sky

On August 21, students across St. Vrain Valley Schools experienced the 'Great American Eclipse' through district-provided safety viewing glasses, indoor live-streaming and immersive classroom activities.