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 By Patricia Logan    Education    May 5, 2021 

Pandemic adds movie magic to NHS musical theater

The "Little Shop of Horrors" has been a big place of opportunity for performers at Niwot High this spring. Students are...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Education    May 5, 2021 

Arts Student of the Week-Nguyen Pham

Junior Nguyen Pham is a talented student in Niwot High's IB art program who prefers to let her artistry do the talking. She...

 

SVVSD honors its Teachers of the Year

Niwot Elementary's Jessica Easley says she has an amazing job. Her passion for teaching and dedication to her students...

 

Niwot High senior makes virtual music globally

It's not every teen who can find an emergency bandmate in their house, let alone one who can play Zimbabwean music. When...

 

Arts Student of the Week - Juliette Molina

Niwot freshman Juliette Molina has been appearing on stage since age seven, but when the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled live...

 

Flagstaff Academy selects new executive principal

The Flagstaff Academy Board of Directors announced that following an extensive hiring process which included a review of...

 

SVVSD Teacher of the Year finalists stepped up in new ways

It's always a great honor to be named a finalist for Teacher of the Year, but this year's group earned recognition in a...

 

Earth Day 2021: Restore Our Earth

Thursday, April 22, is Earth Day, which is celebrated around the world as an opportunity to focus on taking care of our...

 

Arts Student of the Week-Teyha Laughlin

Teyha Laughlin has excelled in Niwot High's visual arts classes, but was hoping to expand her creative horizons during her se...

 

Niwot sophomore selected to serve as State Thespian Officer

Even when Niwot sophomore Audrey Asbury was a child, she loved music and would run around the house singing. At age five,...

 

Arts Student of the Week-Morgan Lane

Niwot sophomore Morgan Lane was a curious kindergartener the first time she heard someone play the violin. "We had...

 

IB CAS project activates environmental awareness in student

Niwot senior Maya Beauvineau has a strong connection to the outdoors. From maintaining her chicken coop to participating...

 

Arts Student of the Week: Noah Randall

By Jocelyn Rowley When it comes to art, Noah Randall doesn't limit himself to one mode of expression. "I really like...

 

Online auction to benefit Niwot High students

The Niwot High School Education Foundation is gearing up for its annual online auction, and thanks to robust support from...

 

Partners head outdoors to complete CAS project

Niwot students in the IB program are expected to spend 18 months on their CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) projects. That...

 

Restaurant Night at Chipotle for Mwebaza Foundation

On April 6, Niwot Elementary School and the Mwebaza Foundation are hosting a fundraiser at Chipotle on Ken Pratt Boulevard...

 

Senior MacKenzie Demmel runs a successful CAS fundraiser

Niwot senior MacKenzie Demmel seems pleased to have participated in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program and her...

 

NHS student speaks at environmental concerns press conference

The Colorado State Legislature passed HB 19-1261 in 2019 to confront the global climate crisis. A year later, the governor's...

 

Arts Student of the Week: Grable Howie

Niwot senior Grable Howie is passionate about music. His advice to music students: "Take risks, never back down from a...

 

Senior Meriem Krarti re-ignites passion through CAS

As an already-established volunteer at Longmont United Hospital, when it came time to think about CAS (Creativity, Activity,...

 

Arts Student of the Week - Autumn Baldwin

Niwot senior Autumn Baldwin is a talented trumpet player in the school's advanced jazz and symphonic bands, and also a member...

 

Niwot senior Ridley Avila on completing CAS

The International Baccalaureate (IB) program was created in 1968 as part of an effort of "creating a better world through...

 

Parent group pushes for in-person after hybrid half year

As COVID-19 averages over 1,000 new cases a day in Colorado, St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) has provided hybrid...

 

Niwot, Creek and Dawson students' excel at State Forensics Festival

Many students initially enroll in forensics (speech and debate) to overcome their fear of public speaking, to improve those...

 

Teacher of the Year Nominations now open

In a year full of challenges, educators have gone above and beyond to support their students. Teachers have been placed in...

 

Five Niwot High forensics students compete and succeed at Colorado Cup

In 1925, the National Speech and Debate Association (formerly the National Forensic League) was created to "provide...

 

Niwot High duo starts student newspaper

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program is typically defined by its accelerated and demanding academic level. But as it...

 

Niwot High sending five students to International ThesCon Festival

In 1928, Earl Blank, a Wyoming teacher, suggested that his school celebrate the achievements of high school theater...

 

SVVSD plan in play for in-person learning

On Wednesday, Dec. 16 the St. Vrain Valley School District Board of Education held a special meeting to discuss the return...

 

SVVSD Board of Education hears 2020 enrollment update

It almost seems that since COVID shook the nation in March, it has been an easy scapegoat for many shortcomings. Even if...

 

NHS environmental club puts pressure on county commissioners in light of proposed fracking site

In 2017, Crestone Peak Resources, a Denver-based producer of oil and natural gas, requested permits from the Colorado Oil...

 

SVVSD returns to remote learning

In a special meeting of the St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) Board of Education held last week, Superintendent Don...

 

A Culture of Caring: Flagstaff Academy launches canned food drive

In time for Thanksgiving and in the spirit of helping others, Flagstaff Academy, Longmont's pre- K through eighth grade publi...

 

St. Vrain students may shift to be more remote than before

On Nov. 4, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) moved Boulder to level Orange, "Safer at Home -...

 

NHS environmental club hosts first ever ribbon project to raise awareness ahead of election

In the past few years, Niwot High School's Environmental club has grown in size, but also in civic engagement. Previously,...

 

Managing COVID-19 not an easy task for schools

With the return of in-person learning on Oct. 5, Niwot schools and the St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) are working...

 

Niwot senior organizes St. Vrain for the Brain

At Niwot High School, students in the International Baccalaureate diploma programme are expected to complete, among other...

 

Niwot graduate Matthew Kachensky receives scholarship

Matthew Kachensky, a 2020 graduate of Niwot High School, is the recipient of this year's Molecular Biosciences, Inc.,...

 

Parents urged to prepare students for back-to-school anxiety

Things will look different when St. Vrain Valley School District students step into the classroom next week for the first...

 

Three Niwot High students honored as National Merit Semifinalists

When high school students take the preliminary scholastic assessment test (PSAT) in their junior year, some know that they...

 

Hybrid learning approved for St. Vrain students

St. Vrain Valley School District students will soon be seeing each other, their teachers and staff again in person. Though be...

 

Flagstaff Academy Smart Start prepares the school for quarter two

The old adage advises that when life presents us with lemons, we should make lemonade! This positive attitude has certainly...

 

Area schools receive $494K for new P-TECH program

Area schools received a boost to help high school students on their path to tech career readiness. The National Science...

 

Boulder Country Day preschoolers get 'adventure' in learning

This fall Boulder Country Day's preschool is taking class outside. Among the many ways BCD has adapted and is thriving this...

 

St. Vrain parents group seeks return to in-person learning

A growing number of local families are deeply frustrated with full-time remote learning in the St. Vrain Valley School...

 

Parents are looking for help with remote school, forming pods and joining hubs

Once a week I help my brother by supervising his eight and 10-year old boys during remote school. Once a week I am reminded...

 

Twin Peaks Charter tests in-person learning

As much of St. Vrain Valley School District starts an unprecedented academic year by tuning into video calls, Twin Peaks Charter Academy is one of two schools in the district...

 

Families, teachers navigate 'weird' first week of SVVSD online learning

Tens of thousands of students returned to school in St. Vrain Valley School District (SVVSD) last week for what will...

 

Local private schools prepare for in-person learning

The scramble for a viable plan to reopen schools amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced many area parents to weigh the...

 

Niwot High welcomes new teachers

With students returning to school on Tuesday, Aug. 18, it is time to meet all of the new teachers who will be entering Niwot...

 

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