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eCredit Recovery - helping students get back on track for graduation

The more things change, sometimes, the more they stay the same.

That is certainly the case with eCredit, the innovative, hybrid online and in-classroom district program for students needing to recover academic credit and get back on track for graduation.

Skyline Education Foundation Seeks New Board Members

The Skyline Education Foundation is looking for new members to serve on the Board. We are specifically looking for a treasurer (someone with accounting experience would be nice!) to serve beginning in March 2017. The SEF meets four times a year and provides scholarships and assistance to Skyline students and staff.

Coed Cheer Takes Championship

Skyline's Varsity Coed Cheer Team competed in the Tri-Valley Northern Conference on Wednesday, November 2nd in Greeley. The team won 1st place in the Coed Division and were named the overall champions of the competition. Way to go Cheer! 

 

Skyline Students Recognized at Innovation Gala

On Friday, October 21st, the inaugural Innovation Gala, sponsored by the Education Foundation of St. Vrain Valley was held at the Plaza Convention Center. The theme for this Education Foundation fundraiser was innovation, and our Skyline students were featured exclusively. Susanna Jones (11th STEM) and Jake Roberts (12th STEM) opened the night with a presentation centered on robot programming.

Making Connections to the Real World at P-TECH Mentor Day

Skyline Robotics at their BEST

This past weekend, Skyline students participated in the Rocky Mountain BEST Robotics Competition at the Auraria Events Center at Metro State in Denver.

Longmont's Skyline High students build shark measuring device for Boulder researcher

Two Skyline High seniors are fine-tuning an underwater shark measuring device that will be used later this month in research.

Alejandro Coronado and Marco Guerrero, who are part of St. Vrain Valley's aquatics robotics team at the school district's Innovation Center, created the device for Boulder-based Ocean First Institute executive director Mikki McComb-Kobza.

Advisory Dates

Advisory sessions are scheduled throughout the 2016 – 2017 school year and will meet on the following dates:

August 24th and 31st

September 14th, 21st, and 28th

October 12th, 19th, and 26th

November 9th and 16th

December 9th

January 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th

February 8th, 15th, and 22nd

P-Tech Launches at Skyline High School

 

St. Vrain Valley School P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) students enjoyed a day touring and programming at IBM. Fifty ninth graders from Skyline High School (SHS) are participating in this year’s inaugural P-TECH program. SVVSD students are enrolled simultaneously at SHS and Front Range Community college in order to earn a two-year degree in Applied Sciences.

I Teach Because...

Think back to when you were a student, back-to-school shopping, finding your classroom, and the exciting lessons that would soon fill your day. The first day of school jitters that were calmed by the friendly, welcoming face, and celebrating the “ah ha” moments when you finally figured out how to solve the problem. Then there was the time in kindergarten, when you went to the restroom but couldn’t remember the way back to your classroom. As panic set in, that friendly face walked around the corner and they knew exactly where your classroom was.

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