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 By Jocelyn Rowley    Education    May 27, 2020 

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...

 
 By Jocelyn Rowley    Education    May 27, 2020 

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...

 

NHS starts new tradition of 'Wish Week'

Niwot High School students are no strangers to helping the community. Whether it's individual teams having Breast Cancer...

 

Niwot forensics team builds on past toward the future

Over the years, speech and debate kids have often joked, "We don't cut up dead bodies, but we might quote them." First...

 

Rotary Club of Niwot honors Students of the Month

Recently, three Niwot High students were recognized by the Rotary Club of Niwot for their outstanding achievements in and...

 

Boulder Country Day students explore global perspectives

On Jan. 30, Boulder Country Day middle school students participated in the annual Model United Nations exercise. In teams,...

 

Mwebaza Club at NHS raises money for Ugandan boy

Last year, Niwot High School started the Mwebaza Club to turn shipping containers into classrooms for children in Uganda....

 

Flagstaff Academy recognizes National School Counseling Week

Flagstaff Academy's mission is to develop students who are equipped to be well-rounded, ethical leaders in the world...

 

SRO Underwood has dream job at Niwot High

Imagine this: it's baseball season for Colorado schools and ball fields across the state are filled with young boys, eager to...

 

Niwot High works with 'rivals' to give kids a Christmas

Three rival high schools came together this past holiday season to bring Christmas to their community. Representatives from...

 

Boulder Country Day students challenged in seminar

From Jan. 7 – 10, all Boulder Country Day middle school students participated in the BCD Seminar. The seminar is modeled...

 

Niwot High School celebrates new renovations

Last Thursday, Jan. 9, Niwot High alumni Oskar Wells and Sophia Jones stepped up to cut the ribbon. After months of construct...

 

Local scholarships offer opportunity for St. Vrain students

As graduation quickly approaches -136 days to be exact-life after high school seems not just scary, but scarily expensive, as...

 

Student of the Week: Davita Bird

Davita Bird has always been interested in how things work, so at the suggestion of her mother, an engineer at Seagate, she...

 

SVVSD ups school safety

Nothing came of last week's bomb threat at Niwot High School, except the arrest of a student believed to be responsible. Noth...

 

Board of Education report shows lower enrollment for Niwot schools

Every year starting in August, school districts across the state start analyzing enrollment numbers and other demographic...

 

Niwot High students honored by Rotary

Three Niwot High students were recently honored by the Rotary Club of Niwot as Students of the Month. From left, senior...

 

Third-grader claims NES spelling crown

An unexpected "glitch" might have sealed the victory for third-grader Sylvia Madry at the 12th annual Niwot Elementary...

 

Niwot students warm hearts and hands

Julea and Maedee Trank-Greene are twins and seniors at Niwot High School. They also have had a lifelong interest in helping...

 

Niwot High students are fighting a "Coin War" against polio

Students of Niwot High School are adding their own two cents to the fight against Polio. Polio (poliomyelitis) is a contagiou...

 

Dawson student works with veterans to launch teen mental health program

During a recent summer job, Dawson senior Spencer Sampliner encountered and was moved by the stories of veterans and mental h...

 

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