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A teacher prepares for an uncertain school year

Editor's note: On Aug. 4, as this issue was about to go to press, St. Vrain Valley Schools announced that the 2020-21 school...

 
 By Aleah Keppler    Education    August 5, 2020 

NHS students share thoughts on the upcoming school year

Editor's Note: Covid-19 has made an impact on almost everyone in the Left Hand Valley, with the announcement of a new online...

 

Race to benefit St. Vrain special needs students goes virtual

The annual Sunrise Stampede 10K run-walk has served as the unofficial kick-off to the new school year in St. Vrain Valley...

 

'Our journey together has had its highs and lows, but has also been a sweet dream'

There wasn't anything normal about the way high school ended for the Niwot Class of 2020, but the belated graduation ceremony...

 

Niwot High School Booster Club plans wellness initiative

At Niwot High School, there are two parent groups that aim to support students--the Niwot High School Education Foundation...

 

Crayons to Calculators helps local students prepare for learning in the classroom or at a distance

Since 2005, the nonprofit Crayons to Calculators (C2C) program has had a simple mission: to provide local students with the...

 

Graduation information for Niwot High School

Niwot High School has announced plans for an official graduation ceremony for the class of 2020. In a letter sent out to...

 

Niwot High School students win international award

Two Niwot High School students made their voices heard in an international competition with their performance of "I Am The...

 

Niwot Elementary's Odyssey of the Mind team goes to world competition

Much of what students learn in school is something called "crystalline knowledge," or knowledge that is based on...

 

SVVSD and NHS celebrate Seal of Biliteracy

In the fall of 2019, St. Vrain Valley School District formally announced its participation in awarding the Seal of...

 

Mwebaza Foundation organizes community mural to support Ugandan partner communities

Since 2008, the Mwebaza Foundation has been an integral part of our Niwot community. The nonprofit has expanded its partner...

 

Niwot High campus supervisors receive commendation

Around lunchtime on February 20, a scary situation unfolded outside of the entrance to Niwot High School when a belligerent...

 

Student of the Week: James Tran

During his four years at Niwot High, James Tran was always eager to accept a new challenge, from joining the knitting club, t...

 
 By Emily Long    Education    June 10, 2020

Beloved Niwot teachers and administrator retiring

This year has been strange and challenging for educators everywhere, including in Niwot. In a time of unprecedented change...

 

Senior Rachael Triplett on graduation

For graduating senior Rachael Triplett, much of her career at Niwot High School has been marked by her involvement in clubs...

 

Omnia Sol brings Niwot singers together-from a distance

Staging a multi-part choral performance featuring seven dozen voices is challenging even under normal circumstances, but add...

 

Boulder Country Day eighth-graders Zoom to graduation

On the beautifully sunny morning of Friday, May 22, Boulder Country Day School celebrated the graduation of their eighth-grad...

 

Boulder Country Day teacher goes more than the extra mile

On May 18, BCD 3rd grade teacher, Amanda Demler, rode her bike 82 miles to visit all 12 of her students at home. She left...

 

Student of the Week: Audrey Rhoadarmer

For Audrey Rhoadarmer, being editor of the Niwot High yearbook was more like holding a part-time job, albeit one with no pay...

 

Torres awarded Pursuit for Education scholarship

Each spring, the Niwot High School Education Foundation awards the Pursuit for Education scholarship to honor "motivated...

 

Class of 2020 cruises through Niwot

It might not have had much pomp and circumstance, but spirits were high on Friday, May 22 as Niwot High seniors and their...

 

Drive-thru graduation celebrates Flagstaff Academy Class of 2020

When SVVSD canceled in-person learning and activities for the remainder of the 19-20 school year, administrators at...

 

To the Niwot High Class of 2020

Life is full of endings and beginnings. Every ending means a new beginning, and every beginning means the inevitable end....

 

Lavrouk and Stokes named NHS valedictorians

Besides having the best grades in Niwot High's Class of 2020, co-valedictorians Anton Lavrouk (IB) and Tim Stokes...

 

Salutatorian Julia Curd to pursue passions at Duke University

Niwot High salutatorian Julia Curd thrives on competition, whether in the classroom, on the stage, or at the keyboard, and...

 

Student Council President has leadership in her future

When the coronavirus pandemic cancelled athletics and in-person learning for Colorado schools, it was a shock to the system...

 

Senior Nicholas Valin on graduating and the future

Niwot senior Nicholas Valin wasn't always the confident, aspirational young adult he is today. In fact, after going to...

 

Simon preparing to fly into the future

Carson Simon has experienced an event that not many high schoolers can relate to. In January 2018, Simon and his father were...

 

Senior Lauren Squire on graduation and what is to come

For the past four years, Lauren Squire has walked the halls and fields of Niwot High School. In that time, she has made frien...

 

Chivers wins Founding Director Scholarship

Recognizing her "positive impact on" the school community, The Niwot High School Education Foundation has awarded senior...

 

Dawson School celebrates 50th graduating class

Since its founding in 1970, Dawson School has strived to nurture and prepare students to bring their best to the world, and...

 

Boulder Country Day School wishes their Class of 2020 a bright future

Boulder Country Day's Class of 2020 is kind and has always supported our community and each other. As a group they act with...

 

Niwot High Graduation Car Parade

Niwot High seniors and their families are holding a car parade to honor the Class of 2020 on Friday, May 22 at 4 p.m. The...

 

Graduates invited to join parade to celebrate their accomplishment

Make a float out of your car and come celebrate with a graduation parade. That's what a mom in Heatherwood is telling...

 

SVVSD Teacher of the Year honors awarded

The Education Foundation of the Saint Vrain Valley School District recently announced the winners of their 2020 Tribute to Te...

 

Niwot High math teacher honored by district

The socially distant version of the annual Tribute to Teachers awards may have lacked the glamour of a gala, but that didn't...

 

Dorm life at CU Boulder in the age of coronavirus: 'It's really weird'

At the University of Colorado Boulder, campus has been a little quieter this spring with the March 11 announcement that in-person classes would be moved online. Five days...

 

Graduation on hold until July for SVVSD seniors

To be sure, the local seniors in the class of 2020 are missing some notable high school rites of passage, but assuming...

 

Flagstaff Academy principal wins leadership award

They call her Mama G., but students and teachers at Flagstaff Academy can now refer to their middle school principal as...

 

Grable Howie's "Centennial State" earns invite to CU workshop

Grable Howie isn't used to writing songs on command, but when the talented junior was tapped to represent Niwot High in the...

 

NHS students face non-athletic event cancellations due to COVID-19

The empty parking lot at Niwot High School is more than the result of a much-needed Spring Break. School closures have...

 

Boulder Country Day School Launches Distance Learning Initiative, 'Bulldogs Connect'

Beginning on March 30th, BCD will launch 'Bulldogs Connect,' their distance learning initiative developed to meet the needs o...

 

Preparing for "new normal" at Dawson School

Just a few short weeks ago, the long-term closure of schools seemed unthinkable, but the coronavirus pandemic has abruptly...

 

Abrupt 'Coronacation' leaves area students with questions

A bonus week of Spring Break sounds like a dream come true for students, but, at Niwot High School, reaction to the St....

 

Student of the Week-Rumi Natanzi

At age 13, Rumi Natanzi suffered a medical emergency that required years of recovery. She spent a lot of that time listening...

 

Niwot Elementary Children's Book & Art Sale breaks record

This past Wednesday, Niwot Elementary School hosted its 12th annual Children's Book and Art Sale to benefit The Mwebaza...

 

Free feminine products debated at local schools

On Feb. 26, Scotland made global history by passing the Period Products (Free Provision) Scotland Bill, officially making tam...

 

A new twist on an old classic comes to the NHS stage

You know they're creepy, kooky, mysterious, and spooky, but perhaps you didn't know that the Victorian-inspired Addams Family...

 

Niwot Elementary hosts Mwebaza Foundation Book and Art Sale

Stop by Niwot Elementary School on March 4 and shop the 12th annual Children's Book and Art Sale. Each year, the elementary...

 

Order in the court at Niwot Elementary

On Feb. 20, Niwot Elementary gifted and talented students held a mock trial. Students were assigned several roles, including...

 

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