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Happy Summer Break, Boulder Valley School District

What a year! As we wrap up the 2020-2021 School Year, I am reflecting on the challenges we faced and overcame in this difficult year.

bus drivers smiling

As staff look ahead to the 2021/22 school year, we are faced with a challenge – a dire shortage of bus drivers which could affect how many bus routes we are able to run next year.

students with certificates

Athletics and extracurricular activities bring students a sense of joy and triumph. Sports, arts, music, theater, clubs and tournaments allow them to do what they love, have social time and create healthy habits. For many, it’s something they’ve been engaged in and committed to for years.

student with parents at graduation

Four years ago, BVSD began offering the Seal of Biliteracy to graduating seniors who achieved a high level of proficiency in English and another language. In that graduating class of 2018, 281 seniors received the Seal of Biliteracy. This year that number is up to 425 seniors.

Principal Ginger Ramsey with Superintendent Anderson

The celebration of the Boulder Valley School District’s 60th Anniversary marks the coming together of the smaller school districts at the time (Louisville, Lafayette, Nederland, and Boulder) into one unified school district. (Broomfield joined soon after). Broomfield principal Ginger Ramsey, who has worked for the district for 40 years, is the perfect representation of this school district

snapshort of artwork and description. two people holding big red heart

Throughout the 14 months that the pandemic has taken a toll on students and the community, a shining light has been the partnerships between community organizations and schools to continue to provide engaging learning opportunities for students.

Title IX empowering students to end sexual violence
On Thursday, April 29 we were excited to have more than 50 people come together for our first Title IX Advisory Council meeting. Unfortunately, we were "Google bombed" by outside people that were disruptive with loud music, profanities, nudity and weapons. We had to immediately ask the community who had joined, to log off, and look for a follow up to this meeting for a chance to reschedule with a more secure link.