Category Archives: 2016 Bond

SVVSD Bond: What’s the money for?

In our post last week, we shared the top challenges that have been identified in the St. Vrain Valley School District. They fell into four categories: capacity, building preservation, safety and security, and innovative educational programming. If voters in the … Continue reading

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What concerns will a bond measure address?

Wednesday night, the SVVSD Board of Education approved the final language to put a $260 million bond on the local ballot in November. Bond dollars are used to repair, renovate, or build new schools. At our community gathering on Monday … Continue reading

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Grassroots Community Gathering

Have you marked your calendar for the Grassroots St. Vrain event on Monday? Come for some community conversation and get your questions answered about the growing student population in the St. Vrain Valley, as well as a bond measure that … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

Welcome to a new school year! Whether this is your first post from us, or you have been with us for years, we are connected by our desire for thriving schools that offer an excellent education for our kids. And … Continue reading

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Bond proposal moves another step forward

After receiving recommendations from a Community Task Force as well as parent leaders from numerous SVVSD schools, the SVVSD Board of Education has recommended that the St. Vrain Valley School District draft ballot language for a $260 million bond measure to … Continue reading

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What time is it? Summertime!

Happy last day of school! It has been a busy spring and it is time for a quick update on potential education funding decisions coming in the fall so you are able to share your knowledge with your community and … Continue reading

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More Encouragement for the BOE to Pursue a Bond in 2016

More than 30 parents, representing 23 schools, gathered at the SVVSD Board of Education meetings on May 11 and May 25. These parents have students attending schools where growth is causing crowded classrooms and they would like to see additional instructional … Continue reading

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Resolutions Presented to the Board of Education

The St. Vrain Valley School District is considering placing a bond initiative on the November 2016 ballot. Parent leaders from Black Rock and Burlington Elementary Schools, as well as from Grassroots St. Vrain, attended the St. Vrain Valley Board of … Continue reading

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SVVSD Growth May be Addressed by 2016 Bond Initiative

The St. Vrain Valley School District is growing rapidly.  Enrollment projections for next year expect an increase of 775 students. Within five years there is a potential gain of 3,754 students which would push the total enrollment of the district … Continue reading

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SVVSD enrollment hits a record high

While official numbers will not be available until October, SVVSD enrollment is expected to reach nearly 32,000 students this year. Increased enrollment requires additional resources such as staff, classrooms and technology. Community support and an improved budget afford St. Vrain’s … Continue reading

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