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Principal's Update 12.10.15

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Silver Creek Community,

 

Tech-savvy students build foundation in computer science

St. Vrain Valley District students today are a tech-savvy generation who know their way around apps and mobile devices. But SVVSD educators are ensuring that students have a strong foundation in computer science beyond the touchscreen, covering areas like innovation, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, and what it means to be a good digital citizen.  

Principal's Update 11.11.15

Silver Creek Families,

            We have had a tremendous fall at Silver Creek!  With a successful 1:1 rollout, many academic, athletic and artistic successes, and accolades that continue to pour in; it reminds me of a saying a colleague used to share with me.  “Yes, but it’s high school and the day is not over yet.”  My response, “Yes, and look at how much more we can accomplish!”

Principal's Update 9.18.15

Dear Raptor Families,

SCLA students access new scholarship

Augustana  University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota announced today a new scholarship specifically designed for Silver Creek Leadership Academy graduates. This scholarship is available to any SCLA graduate with a composite ACT of 25 or higher and a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

2015-2016 Student Schedule Information

Schedule Change Request Information

Please read all bullet points prior to requesting a schedule change

Schedule changes accepted: August 4 - 17, 2015

1. Student schedules are available - without teacher names. Teacher names will be added (and viewable on IC) prior to the start of the first day of school.

2. Please know that schedule changes are not possible for the following reasons: different teacher, different lunch, change of mind, a friend, incomplete summer assignment, etc.

NAO Challenge USA 2015 Final Results

On Saturday, July 27 teams from across St. Vrain competed in the first ever NAO Challenge USA finals. The event was co-hosted by Aldebaran Robotics and the St. Vrain’s Innovation Center and held at the Longmont Museum in their new Stewart Auditorium and Kaiser-Permanente Education Hall.

Principal's Update 6/4/15 School Start Time 2015-2016

 

June 4, 2015

Dear Parents and Guardians:

Since last fall, we have been engaged in an ongoing dialogue regarding the correlation of adequate sleep and student well-being and achievement. In response, district officials and I have been exploring the feasibility of readjusting Silver Creek’s start time.

Longmont Community Foundation honors graduating seniors

The Longmont Community Foundation handed out six St. Vrain Valley Community Service Awards and seven various scholarships Monday afternoon to college-bound high school seniors from the Longmont area.

The awards honored various traits from community service to musicianship to athleticism to commitment to extracurricular activities and academic success.

Graduating St. Vrain Valley seniors say finding passions, new experiences let them make most of high school

As local graduating seniors look back on their high school experiences, they have a slew of suggestions to help incoming freshmen get the most out of their four years.

Their expert advice includes getting involved, but not overextended and keeping on top of homework, but not letting grades or test scores define you. Other recommendations include staying open to new experiences and new people and taking advantage of tutors and helpful teachers if you struggle with academics.

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