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Technology System Maintenance and Outage - March 19

This weekend, the St. Vrain District Technology team will be continuing to upgrade, enhance and maintain our technology infrastructure and some systems may be temporarily unavailable for student, parent or staff access. If you have any questions, please contact the St. Vrain Help Desk at helpdesk@svvsd.org or 303-702-7730.

Recognize your favorite St. Vrain educator with an Encore Award- deadline Wednesday, March 15th

The Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley would like to remind the St. Vrain community that Encore Award Nomination forms are due Wednesday, March 15th. The Encore Awards program provides an opportunity for students, parents, teachers, staff, volunteers --- anyone in the St. Vrain Valley community --- to recognize and honor individual teachers at the Pre-K – 12 levels who exemplify excellence in teaching. A review committee convenes and selects three teachers from every St.

ComPsych Employee Assistance Program (EAP): There When You Need It

Personal issues and the stress of everyday life can affect your work, your health and your family relationships. Get the help you need without breaking the bank. The ComPsych EAP program is a free, confidential service available to all district employees that provides support, resources and information to help you and your family deal with a variety of personal and work-life issues. Services include:
 
Confidential Counseling

2016 Flex Deadlines Approaching

As a reminder, if you contributed to a health care and/or dependent care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for calendar year 2016 and did not use all of your funds by December 31, you need to spend your remaining funds no later than Wednesday, March 15 or they will be forfeited under the IRS’ use-it-or-lose-it rule. 
 

Ready to Rev Up Your Physical Activity? Join us as we “Get Fit on Route 66”!

“Get Fit on Route 66” is an online exercise challenge that will take you on a nostalgic, virtual journey across 2,448 miles of the historic Route 66. Participation is easy — choose any physical activity you like; then, for every minute of exercise you log during the 6-week challenge, you’ll travel 3 miles along Route 66 (up to 90 miles a day).

Deadline Extended: Education Foundation offers $3,500 travel grant to St. Vrain Valley School teacher

Since 2004, the Education Foundation for the St. Vrain Valley (EFSVV) has offered an annual travel grant, The Eleanor Venture, to a teacher in the St. Vrain Valley School District. The grant is in honor of EFSVV’s Founder, Eleanor Flanders. Eleanor felt her travel experiences were among the most influential moments in her life.

St. Vrain to host four School Safety/Bond Community Meetings

Dear St. Vrain Valley Families:

Thank you for your continued partnership as we work together to advance the well-being and academic success of our students. We are very fortunate to have such committed families, outstanding students and dedicated teachers and staff that make our community a highly engaging and supportive environment for our children to thrive.

Change in HRA Reimbursement Procedures as of March 1

If you are enrolled in the CNIC Health Plan please be aware of a change will impact you as of March 1. As you may be aware, employees have had difficulty accessing their district-funded HRA account to pay for eligible medical expenses (as a reminder, your district HRA account can only be used to pay for expenses that are applied to your CNIC health plan deductible).

Delayed Start Today, February 2, Due to Inclement Weather

Due to deteriorating road conditions, the district is implementing a delayed start for TODAY, February 2. A delayed start means that schools and busses will begin 2.5 hours later than regularly scheduled start times. School days delayed due to inclement weather also require the following service adjustments:

Preschool:

  • Morning: Will be canceled
  • Afternoon: Will follow normal schedules

Kindergarten Programs:

PERA INFORMATION MEETINGS

Got questions about PERA? The district is hosting three PERA informational meetings this spring to help answer your questions. If you are considering retiring in the next six months or so, you might benefit from attending a Retirement Planning Seminar

DATES:          Thursday, March 2, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

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