Posts tagged Vrain Valley School District
Boulder Valley Superin tendent Bruce Messinger is asking for feedback from parents, teachers and the community on how the federal Race to the Top grant money should be used. The district is applying for the grant, which would provide $10 million to $20 million over four years to develop more personal ized education for stu dents, with a focus on low achieving students and schools. To provide feedback, go to www.bvsd.org.
Boulder Valley refur bishes and makes avail able retired computers to students and staff mem bers. The district’s ‘adopt-a computer’ store will be open from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at 6600 Arapa hoe Road. Computers are $25 for students and $50 for employees. Students need to bring a purchase form signed by their prin cipal and a parent. To download the form and for more information, go to www.bvsd.org/it/adoptacomputer/Pages/default.aspx.
Chris Roob, Peak to Peak High School
Crayons to Calculators , a collaborative annual school supply drive, sponsored by Western Disposal, and supported by many local businesses, churches, civic organizations and hundreds of individuals, delivered more than 8,000 backpacks of school supplies to students in Boulder Valley and St.Vrain Valley public schools this fall. Crayons to Calculators is a partnership of Impact on Education, I Have A Dream Foundation of Boulder County, Sister Carmen Community Center, Foothills United Way, Boulder Valley School District, Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley and the St. Vrain Valley School District focused on ensuring that all students start school with the supplies they need to succeed.
Dry Creek Trail grand opening set for Thursday
Boulder County, Colo. – The Boulder County Commissioners and Boulder County Parks and Open Space staff will host a grand opening and ribbon-cutting for the Dry Creek Trail this Thursday, May 10 from 3-4 p.m. at the Lefthand Valley Grange Trailhead.
The Dry Creek Trail is a new 2.5-mile soft surface multiuse trail from Lefthand Valley Grange Park, along Dry Creek, to Niwot Road. The trail completes the loop in the Niwot Trails system and allows community residents to recreate and commute off-street throughout town.
Project partners include the Niwot Community Association, Niwot High School, Niwot Sanitation District and the St. Vrain Valley School District. The trail is part of the Niwot Trails Master Plan that was approved by the Board of County Commissioners in July 2006.
Visit the Niwot Trails website for more information about the trail system, including maps, recreation opportunities and the Niwot Trails Master Plan.