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Student speaking on newcomer panel

On February 1, Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) hosted a group of leaders from the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) and nearly 60 educators from 19 other school districts in the state to discuss practices and approaches for supporting newcomer students.

Read more about BVSD hosts Colorado Department of Education, fellow educators to share approaches supporting new migrant students
Wanda Vasquez Garcia presents her book to Pioneer students

Wanda Vasquez Garcia has been  a music teacher at Escuela Bilingüe Pioneer for the past five years, but her love for music began at a very young age. Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, her father, a librarian for the National Symphony Orchestra in the Dominican Republic, played a crucial role in her musical upbringing, opening doors to opportunities that she might not have otherwise encountered. Bilingualism and her multicultural background serve her well in her role as the music teacher at a dual language school. Now, her mission is to extend those possibilities to her students, helping them grow and learn through music.

Read more about Our People are Our Strength: Staff Profile Wanda Vasquez Garcia
Gold Hill students on nature trip

This past fall, Johanna Morrison’s classroom at Gold Hill Elementary school buzzed with excitement as a dedicated class of young naturalists delved into studying the intricacies of water-edge ecosystems, called riparian zones. As an exciting extension of their studies, Morrison’s students embarked on a creative writing and art project, resulting in the publication of a book titled "Healthy, Happy Habitats" for which each student created their own story and picture to add to the book.

Read more about Gold Hill Elementary students publish “Happy, Healthy Habitats” book
Nevin McKay Epp photographed in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Nevin McKay Epp, an IT Service Desk Technician at  BVSD, stands out for his technical skills and dedication to connecting with and empowering users. Born in Ecuador, he attended elementary school in Colorado at BVSD’s own Escuela Bilingue Pioneer, where he eventually returned and worked as the registrar. Described by his colleagues as "fully bilingual and fully enthusiastic", his diverse experiences have shaped his approach to IT support.

Read more about Our People are Our Strength: Staff Profile Nevin McKay Epp
Kris Stoppenhagen photo

Before coming to work at the Boulder Valley School District, as the executive director of Bond Planning & Construction, BVSD left quite an impression on Kris Stoppenhagen. “Boulder Valley School District was really my favorite client,” Stoppenhagen said. 

As a project manager with RLH Engineering, Stoppenhagen worked with a lot of local school districts including Jeffco Public Schools, Eaton School District, Weld RE-4 in Windsor and Thompson School District.  Through different projects, BVSD always stood out to him. 

Read more about Leadership Profile: BVSD’s commitment to ‘doing the right thing’ enticed him to lead the bond team

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