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Longmont's Sunset Middle School receives official IB authorization

Longmont's Sunset Middle recently received its official International Baccalaureate, or IB, authorization following several years of work by the school to implement the program.

"This is one of the most exciting and rewarding transformations I've seen at Sunset," said Principal Dawn Macy.

She said the school started in 2012 with a feasibility study, deciding that the IB program fit well with the school's previous arts focus. Sunset also feeds into Niwot High, which offers the high school version of the IB program.

8th Grade Panoramic Picture

8th Grade Panoramic Pictures will be taken on Thursday, October 20th at 1:00 PM 

Sunset's Fall Crawl

This year our big fundraiser will be an all school Jogathon!

Picture Day-Sept.8th

Student picture day is Thursday September, 8th. Watch for order forms to come home or pre-order your pictures online! Visit shop.legacystudios.com to get started. Our school code is: 12010F17F. (Credit card payments only)

NO Late Start - Oct. 5th

The Late Start for October 5th has been cancelled. Busses will run on the regular schedule and the school day will begin at 7:35 a.m.

October Count Day - October 5th


The Colorado Department of Education has identified Wednesday, October 5 as the official statewide October Count Day for the 2016-2017 school year. To comply with this state mandate and ensure maximum attendance, St. Vrain Valley Schools will have a full day of school with a normal start time on Wednesday, October 5 in place of the previously scheduled late start day.

I Teach Because...

Think back to when you were a student, back-to-school shopping, finding your classroom, and the exciting lessons that would soon fill your day. The first day of school jitters that were calmed by the friendly, welcoming face, and celebrating the “ah ha” moments when you finally figured out how to solve the problem. Then there was the time in kindergarten, when you went to the restroom but couldn’t remember the way back to your classroom. As panic set in, that friendly face walked around the corner and they knew exactly where your classroom was.

Gifted & Talented Nominations

Nominations are now open for our Gifted & Talented program. Click HERE to fill out the form.

SVVSD implements new math curriculum; digits

The digits platform was the top choice for both academic rigor and versatility for teachers and students and was designed to act as a fully digital math program.

Camp iPad-Parent Edition

Parents, Learn best practices, tips and tricks and connect with other interested parents. Register early, because space is limited. http://bit.ly/1FwqjjZ

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