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Back Up your Notability to Google Drive!

The number one complaint we get when something goes wrong with an iPad is that work is lost. Here is how to make sure your Notability notes are backed up to your Google Drive! Note Feb 5, 2016 (1)

February 8th

Honey I Shrunk The… Me? I really enjoyed the way it turned out it shows a bit of drama just through the words; I especially love the way i tied the logic of shadows to the picture and color blending, to help make me tie my glow to the blue a bit

1 Sentence Evaluation

My “Honey I Shrunk the…Meeeeeeeee?” project is annoying the crap out of me because the colors are not fun to edit the curves of and to choose for the text.

Honey I Shrunk the Me Reflection 2/8

I learned many new tools doing this. I found a new way to add shadows to people. I found more ways to use text. I found out about more selection tools other than just quick selection and the lasso tools. I also found out more about masking and rotati

Honey I Shrunk the …Me? :Reflection

Reflection: What did this project add to your Photoshop toolbox? This can include actual Photoshop tools and techniques and/or ways you think about your approach to a project.   This added more thought to logic of photos; such as shadows and highlig

Teen & Young Adult Job and Career Fair

Calling all 14 through 21 year-olds. If you’re looking for resume help, a job, career opportunities and training, you definitely should attend the 11th Annual Teen and Young Adult Job and Career Fair on Thursday, March 10. The event is from 3:00

CU Denver Preview Days

Happy Monday Falcons! If you’re interested in attending CU Denver, and would like to learn a bit more about it, please sign up for one of their Preview Days (Friday, February 26 – we don’t have school this day! – and Friday, March 11 – both

15 Heart-Healthy Foods to Work into Your Diet

A healthy diet can be good for your heart as well as your waistline. “You can definitely reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease by eating certain foods every day,” says Julie Zumpano, RD, LD, a dietitian in the Preventive Cardiolog

Longmont Rotary Compassion Writing Contest 2016

St. Vrain Valley Schools, in partnership with the Longmont Rotary, is pleased to announce the 2016 Compassion Writing Contest. Students in grades 3-12 are invited to participate by submitting an original piece of writing on one of the five elements o

Longmont Rotary Compassion Writing Contest

St. Vrain Valley Schools, in partnership with the Longmont Rotary, is pleased to announce the 2016 Compassion Writing Contest. Students in grades 3-12 are invited to participate by submitting an original piece of writing on one of the five elements o

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A directory of official district and classroom blogs.

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Administrator Induction

  • This blog will be used to share agendas and comments related to our Administrator Induction and Supervision & Evaluation seminars.


Assessment, Curriculum and Instruction

  • You will find important information and resources for Assessment, Curriculum and Instruction. (Also see the separate Assessment and Curriculum sites.)

Assistive Technology

  • Useful information and forms to help you through the Assistive Technology process in the district.

Beginning Excel 2010

  • Learning supplies for Excel Class 2010

Ceran: The SVVSD Student Homepage

  • A place where students (and teachers) can easily access the many online resources we have available here in the St. Vrain Valley School District.

Culturally and/or Linguistically Diverse – CLD

  • A site where educators can access information on culturally and/or linguistically diverse students.


Early Childhood 

  • A site where Early Childhood staff can find forms, professional development opportunities and other resources related to preschool and kindergarten.


  • Technology resources and news for SVVSD Educators. see also Staff


Elementary Literacy

  • The SVVSD Literacy blog is focused on the teaching of reading. Visitors will find updates, information, instructional resources, current forms and useful web links. It’s a forum for questions, answers and ideas, all in a spirit of critical inquiry that promotes thoughtful teaching and improved student learning.

Elementary PE

  • Physical Education News, Thoughts and Ideas

English Language Acquisition

  • The ELA Blog is a site for resources and links related to English language acquisition in St. Vrain. Teachers can access the ELA Manual, forms, lesson planning templates and the latest updates from the district ELA office.

Erie Elementary Principal’s Post

Erie High School News

  • This blog provides vital information for the EHS community from events to celebrations to reminders about safety.  It also contains information about our school and a listing of websites, blogs, and news feeds for your eReader relevant to Erie High School.

Exiting Employees

  • Technology To-Do List Before You Go

Family Connections Newsletter

Gifted and Talented

  • The GT blog is filled with information about gifted & talented programs, opportunities and resources.  This blog is designed to provide information for teachers and parents.

Help Desk

  • The home page for the district’s computer help desk; featuring technology news, information and resources.

Instructional Technology

  • The SVVSD Instructional Technology blog is a place where we’ll share resources and information about making technology a part of your teaching toolkit. It’s a place to find answers and ideas that relate to teaching and learning with technology. It’s a place where we’ll gather together much of the cool stuff that we see happening in the district and the larger world of teaching, learning, and technology and share it with you.

Instructional Technology Advisory Committee 

Language Arts – Elementary

Language Arts – Secondary

Leadership Teams

  • This site connects and supports SVVSD school leadership teams.

Learning Technology Plan


  • The St. Vrain Math blog is a place for instructional resources and web links that are available and accessible to all St. Vrain mathematics teachers, students, and parents.

Maura’s Counseling Blog

  • The go-to resource for SHS students for all of their guidance and
    academic counseling needs. The blog gives updates on testing, test prep,
    scholarships and more.

Media Services

Mrs. Schafer’s Fourth Grade Class

  • Mrs. Schafer’s class learning community and educational learning blog.

MTSS (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support) – formerly Response to Intervention (RtI)

New Employee 

  • Here are some brief instructions for the computers systems you will use as an employee of our school district.

New Teacher Resources*

  • Resources for teachers and other licensed staff new to the St. Vrain Valley School District.

Retirement Plan

  • 403(b)/457 Optional Retirement Plan Information


  • “one stop shop” for science instructional resources and web links available to SVVSD teachers, students, and parents.

Secondary Literacy

Silver Creek High School, Weekly Blog

  • The Silver Creek blog is a weekly newsletter for students and parents.  It provides vital information about weekly activities.


  • Information and resources for Speech-language pathologists.  The blog includes therapy ideas and tools as well as links to IEP documents and CEU’s.

Social Studies

Special Education Instructional Coaching

  • Special Education Instructional Coaches will provide new teachers with limited professional experience extensive support and guidance.  Our site includes forms for support requests and additional materials within the coaches specialized areas.


  • Technology resources and news for SVVSD Staff. see also Educators

STEM at Trail Ridge Middle School

  • This site provide updates about STEM education at Trail Ridge.

Student Data Privacy

  • A collection of resources for teachers and school administrators around the topic of FERPA and protecting student data privacy.

Student Records: Forms & Data

  • This site will be used to post information regarding student data, forms and records.   You can also post questions or concerns that you want to open up for discussion.  Comments and suggestions are encouraged!!

Student Services


SVVSD Technology Knowledge Base

Technology News


  • This is a district-wide learning network that will support and encourage STEM education.  Its goals are to be student-centered and to generate excitement about STEM-related learning in the district and beyond.


*This site is not a WordPress blog site. It was added to this directory at the request of the site ‘s author(s).