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CAGT 2016 Parent Institute

Academic Games National Competition

St. Vrain Students Earn 13 Awards at Academic Games National Competition!

SVVSD students exceeded expectations by earning thirteen awards during their recent participation in the Academic Games League of America competition in Atlanta, Georgia.  The event incorporates games focusing on academic topics such as high level mathematic problem solving, recognizing language techniques used in persuasion, deciphering symbolic logic, comparing data in set theory, reviewing major political and cultural events, analysis of U.S. Presidents, and application of advanced language arts skills.  Students from various St. Vrain Valley schools competed against students from across the nation.

Olivia Ramirez earned a perfect score in elementary division for On-Sets and is considered a National Champion!  Carter Kruse earned an individual medal for 9th place in middle division of Propaganda.  Chloe Kruse earned 2nd place in elementary division for Propaganda, bringing home the highly coveted Thinker award – the first for the State of Colorado.  Two hundred and fifty four students competed in elementary division Propaganda.

In addition to the three outstanding individual awards mentioned above, St. Vrain scholars came home with medals including 8th place in Team Propaganda for the elementary division, and 2nd place in a section of Team Equations for the elementary division.

Participation in the Academic Games League is open to all students, grades 4-12.  To learn more about the games or competition, visit  If a student is interested in participating with next year’s team, email for practice schedule information.  Practices begin June 20th.

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(Left to Right)  St. Vrain Valley School District, Academic Games League of America Team

Front Row: Mackenzie Ross, Sam Fallon, Tiffany Yie, Olivia Ramirez, Chloe Kruse, Breona Fung, Marie Ciminski, Ian Greenspan, Adi Bhushan

Second Row: Zoie McDowell, Katie Larson, Emiley Yie, Carter Kruse, Sid Bhushan, Joe Ciminski

Third Row: Kaden Sisk, Madeline Culwell, Alex Arnold, Michael Doan



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Gifted Student Transition Summit

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Teaching the Gifted to Get Things Done

Teaching the Gifted to Get Things Done

Live Webinar Presentation!

Many gifted students struggle with the executive function skill of time management.  Come hear educator and author Marydee Sklar connect your child’s behavior to their brain. Learn “why” your bright student struggles and gain insights into “how” to develop crucial time management skills.

Marydee Sklar has presented twice at NAGC conferences and is the author of the Seeing My Time® program that develops time-management, planning and organization skills.  Her latest book is for parents: 50 Tips to Help Students Succeed – Develop Your Student’s Time Management and Executive Skills for Life. Learn more about Marydee at

Thursday, February 25

6:30- 8:00 pm

Thompson School District Boardroom

800 S. Taft Ave.Loveland,CO 80537


Michelle Stout – GT Parent Liaison     800 S. Taft Ave., Loveland, CO  80537




The “I Have a Dream” Foundation of Boulder County is a drop-out prevention and career and college preparation program for low-income youth in the St. Vrain Valley and Boulder Valley School Districts. The children, called Dreamers, participate in a year-round program of mentoring, tutoring, cultural enrichment, and community service activities from elementary school through high school. Upon high school graduation, each Dreamer is eligible to receive up to $10,000 to use towards college or post-secondary education.
While there’s no cost to attend, in lieu of ticket sales, you will be asked to make a donation to help launch
a new Dreamer Class at Thunder Valley K-8 in Carbon Valley and fulfill the dreams of 50 children. The entire community prospers when children have the opportunity to fulfill their potential. Please register today to save your spot for this exciting Inaugural Dream-Maker Dinner!
Donations of $250 or greater will also qualify for a Colorado Child Care Contribution Credit, meaning you have the opportunity to receive over 50% of your donation back on your taxes!