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Posts Tagged ‘BVSD’

BVSD Makes a Dent in Driving

BVSD Makes a Dent in Driving

I’ve finally managed to do something in the world that has an impact.  It’s called Trip Tracker.  I work for Boulder Valley School District’s Transportation Department.  For almost everyone, school district transportation departments mean [...]

Superintendents to Speak on “Colorado Commits to Kids” School Funding

Superintendents to Speak on “Colorado Commits to Kids” School Funding

When: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 10:15 AM - 12:30 PM Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce Street, Louisville, 80027 Who and What: Dr. Bruce Messinger, Superintendent of the Boulder Valley School District, and Dr. Don Haddad, [...]

Save the Fourmile Creek East-West Bike/Ped Connection

Save the Fourmile Creek East-West Bike/Ped Connection

The city is considering alternatives for the Fourmile Creek path in the vicinity of 19th and Upland near Crest View Elementary School (see project map here). The staff recommendation is to put the multi-use path along the creek right of way. This [...]

BVSD: You’ve Got Mail

BVSD:  You’ve Got Mail

With just a few days to gather signatures, the following letter was submitted at the March 8th Boulder Valley School Board meeting with 164 signatures from staff and teachers at 5 high schools and 2 middle schools:   We, the undersigned [...]

What’s Up at Washington School Part II: The New Normal

What’s Up at Washington School Part II: The New Normal

Defining the “New Normal” Local author and environmentalist David Wann describes in his new book, The New Normal, how the economic recession together with the rapidly escalating global warming and resource depletions are driving us to rethink [...]

What’s Up at Washington School Part I: The Background Info

What’s Up at Washington School Part I: The Background Info

At the Washington School site, the old maple trees have seen quite a few seasons since being the center of city and neighborhood attention several years ago. The children's art has been carefully taken down and will find a new home, if not at [...]

Poll: BVSD’s New Super

Poll: BVSD’s New Super

Boulder Valley School District Superintendent Chris King is leaving BVSD and the school board will begin its search for a new superintendent soon.  According to the Daily Camera, school board president Ken Roberge said that they haven't yet [...]

Generation Namby-pamby

Generation Namby-pamby

When did I turn into that crotchety old lady who talks about the good old days when I had to walk uphill both ways, to and from school?  I’d say it was the day before yesterday, when I learned that school had been canceled for my high school [...]

Grist | Lessons from Ann Cooper’s school-food revolution in Boulder

Grist | Lessons from Ann Cooper’s school-food revolution in Boulder

Ann Cooper is conducting a clinic in Boulder on how to rescue school food. Is anyone paying attention? In remaking the lunch line in Boulder schools, Cooper has revealed the federally subsidized school meals program as living somewhere in the [...]

Casey and the Dead Zone

Casey and the Dead Zone

What's a neighborhood school without the sounds of kids playing on the ball fields? Once upon a time before a $24.7 million dollar renovation, paid for by taxpayers, Casey Junior High had two ball fields. The fields emanated sounds of girl's [...]

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