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Technology System Maintenance and Outage - March 19

This weekend, the St. Vrain District Technology team will be continuing to upgrade, enhance and maintain our technology infrastructure and some systems may be temporarily unavailable for student, parent or staff access. If you have any questions, please contact the St. Vrain Help Desk at helpdesk@svvsd.org or 303-702-7730.

St. Vrain to host four School Safety/Bond Community Meetings

Dear St. Vrain Valley Families:

Thank you for your continued partnership as we work together to advance the well-being and academic success of our students. We are very fortunate to have such committed families, outstanding students and dedicated teachers and staff that make our community a highly engaging and supportive environment for our children to thrive.

Delayed Start Today, February 2, Due to Inclement Weather

Due to deteriorating road conditions, the district is implementing a delayed start for TODAY, February 2. A delayed start means that schools and busses will begin 2.5 hours later than regularly scheduled start times. School days delayed due to inclement weather also require the following service adjustments:

Preschool:

  • Morning: Will be canceled
  • Afternoon: Will follow normal schedules

Kindergarten Programs:

Inclement Weather Procedures

Dear SVVSD Parents and Guardians:

Each year, our community experiences severe weather events that may result in the closure or delay of our schools.

Voters Approve St. Vrain Bond Issue

St. Vrain Valley's $260.3 million bond issue was passing easily, with 59 percent voting yes to 41 percent voting no, based on preliminary results from Boulder, Weld, Larimer and Broomfield counties.

"You've got to give credit to an entire community that came together and once again said education matters," said St. Vrain Valley Superintendent Don Haddad. "The only thing I can say is a big thank you."

Blended learning, a recipe for student success

With the advent of online learning and iPad usage, traditional learning models in the district needed to be reinvented. Blended learning is the result. It’s a national education program that combines online learning at home with face-to-face teacher-guided practice in a brick-and-mortar school. Built for today’s technologically driven society, blended learning is designed to deliver a highly personalized education for each student.

SVVSD online credit recovery seems to be helping improve graduation rates

Note: Originally published in February 2012


Failing a class no longer means a student has to spend summer mornings in a classroom, slogging through lessons he learned to get to what he needs to know.

Credit recovery -- repeating a class to earn a passing grade -- is now available online or during the school year. And those options, educators believe, are increasing the number of students who graduate from high school in the St. Vrain Valley School District.