Each year, schools in St. Vrain Valley School District complete a process to identify students who demonstrate exceptional ability or perfomanace in one or more academic areas and may, therefore, qualify for Gifted/Talented educational services. These students usually perform at least two years above grade level in their strength area(s) and require additional academic challenges in order to support their continued educational growth and progress. In addidion, they usually demnstrate characteristics of unique creativity and high motivation in their strength areas.
St. Vrain high schools continue to rank locally and nationally according to the recent U.S. News & World Report 2015 Best High Schools Rankings. In Colorado, St. Vrain high schools were compared to 448 high schools and four ranked in the top nine percent. Nationally, St. Vrain high schools were compared to more than 21,000 public high schools throughout all 50 states and the District of Columbia and four ranked in the top eight percent.
Senior Night, May 22 at 7 PM in the Lyons HS Gymnasium (seniors need to report to the library no later than 6:40 PM with caps & gowns) Continental Breakfast, May 23 8:30-9:30 am in the Lyons HS Cafetorium - open to all seniors and their family. Graduation, May 23, at 10 AM on the Lyons HS Football Field (seniors need to report to rooms 11 & 13 no later than 9:30 AM)
From science fiction tales of R2-D2 and HAL 9000, comes today’s reality of robotics in our daily lives. This advancing technology requires 21st century skills of teamwork, critical thinking and creativity. In April, three teams from the St. Vrain Valley School District will take on that challenge at world level robotics competitions.