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Race to the Top recipients take SVVSD learning tour

Jalali Hartman said Thursday that prior to working with St. Vrain Valley students, he didn't know what they'd be capable of, but that he was ultimately impressed. He even joked that he has been left wondering why he needs to hire anyone.

Longmont second-graders engineer a way to help homeless people

A second-grade project about how to solve the problem of frostbite turned into a clothing drive for the homeless at Rocky Mountain Elementary School.

Second-grade students at the school collected warm clothing for people experiencing homelessness as part of a project about the weather.

Twelve schools win awards in USDA HealthierUS School Challenge

The USDA and Colorado Department of Education Office of School Nutrition recently awarded 12 St. Vrain Valley schools with HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms (HUSSC: SL) Bronze Awards.

The HUSSC: SL is a certification initiative that recognizes schools for their efforts in improving food and beverage offerings, teaching kids about nutritious food choices, providing opportunities for physical activity, and having supportive school wellness policies.

STEM Parent Night

Right before the winter break, the parent involvement team at Rocky Mountain Elementary collaborated around the idea of bringing parents together to witness STEM learning with their children. The result was STEM night.

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