Every time the Olympics come around, I am mesmerized by the dedication, athleticism, and perseverance demonstrated by all of the athletes. Their stories are diverse, and their accomplishments are tremendous. I hope you are enjoying their stories and the competitiveness of each of the events. I find myself asking questions like - "what
Well, another Super Bowl has been played. I hope you were rooting for the Eagles :) It was a great game, and I thought maybe we were going to see the great Patriots comeback again. Not this time. Regardless, I hop
I know all of the students were hoping for a snow day this Monday. We hope and pray that they plan a little extra time to make the trip to school. As we venture into our heavy winter months, please talk with your kids about drivi
Think back to a time where the phone was attached to the wall, and how excited you felt when your parents bought a longer cord, an answering machine or that magical moment when the cordless phone was brought home and you could talk to your friends in you bedroom away from your pesky sibling. Now, fast forward 20 years and staying connected is a whole new ballgame. We have all grown accustomed to the 24/7 news cycle and at times we cannot get information fast enough.
I hope you enjoyed a little of the white fluffy stuff this weekend. Maybe it is finally winter -- for a day. As we begin the semester, we ask that you connect with your child's Schoology account and begin to monitor their day to day academic obligations. We had a tremendous amount of success in the fall because of the partnership between
We all know the rituals: turn your pajamas inside out and wear them backwards, put a spoon under your pillow and finally dance the most epic snow dance around. These practices have been carried down through generations as students go to bed hoping for a fresh blanket of snow in the morning. For administrators in St.
Well...we're back at it. We had a great first week back. The kids are getting settled into new schedules, and it was nice to see students connecting with their friends after being away for the past couple of weeks.
What does attendance mean to you? Every student and family will have their own meaning for great attendance. For schools in St. Vrain, the goal is simple - have your student attend everyday and miss less than 10 days of school per year for any reason. The value of consistent attendance is one of the most important factors in determining if a student will do well in school, graduate and be prepared for success in future grades, their careers and postsecondary education.