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Timberline PK8 Teacher Stephanie Esquibel Honored by Jared Polis Foundation

Every year the Jared Polis Foundation honors 10 Colorado teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week with the foundation's Teacher Recognition Awards (TRA).  In 2017, we are honoring 11 teachers from across Colorado; these highly effective, dedicated and hard working teachers make a positive impact in the lives of their students every day.  This year, one of these worthy honorees is Stephanie Esquibel, Secondary Math teacher, at Timberline PreK-8 STEM School.  Her colleague-Paulina Han

St. Vrain Valley Schools Launches New Initiative to Close the Word Gap

As St. Vrain Valley Schools continues to advance our programs that support our youngest learners, we are proud to announce a new partnership with the LENA Research Foundation and the OUR Center in Longmont that will prepare infants and toddlers (0-3 years) for school by encouraging parents to talk and engage more with their children.

Summer in St. Vrain

As the countdown to summer winds down, students and teachers across the district are gearing up for camp season and it’s not too late to sign up. 
 
Performing arts, financial literacy and STEM camps are among the district’s summer programs that still have openings.

ITAC: You're Invited

The Instructional Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC) is looking for additional members to join and help us refine our district-wide plan for instructional technology.

April Family Connections Newsletter

The latest version of the Family Connections newsletter is ready for your reading enjoyment! In this month's issue, learn more about helping students create a positive digital footprint and more.  You can preview the newsletter by following this link.

Young Ameritowne on the Road Summer Camp

For the second summer in a row, the Young Americans Center for Financial Education, a Denver-based pioneering nonprofit, will lead its award-winning, week-long Young Ameritowne on the Road Summer Camp, for students entering third through sixth grade, at Sunset Middle School. The traveling camp is a recent innovation, bringing the camp, which covers financial literacy, local government and workplace readiness, from the Denver center to offsite locations.

February LTP Family Connections Newsletter

Experience robotics in St. Vrain on March 9

Do you ever miss that sense of exploration and curiosity you had as a kid? If the answer is ‘yes,’ we have the event for you. St. Vrain Valley Schools is hosting its first ever VEX Robotics Showcase from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 9. Open to the public, the event an evening of the same fun, hands-on robotics play, learning and experimentation that St. Vrain students relish day-in and day-out, in both class and extracurricular settings.

St. Vrain schools are exploring new methods in Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are looking much different these days.

Five of the district’s schools, Indian Peaks, Columbine and Northridge Elementary schools, Longs Peak Middle School and Timberline PK-8, are rolling out supportive, community-oriented “Classroom Conferences” to rave reviews, replacing those awkward one-to-one meetings.

Title 1 schools, which have 40 percent or more of their students from low-income households, receive supplementary government funding to enhance their instructional programs.

LTP Family Connections January Newsletter

Check out the latest issue of the LTP Family Connections Newsletter. In this issue, we share information on the updated screen time recommendations from the American Association of Pediatrics, give tips for thinking about data privacy and Internet safety, and help you learn more about reading resources available at home and school.

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