Student Council March News

It is hard to believe it is already March. We have been so busy in Student Council. We are currently working to set up a field trip to visit and learn from Longmont’s City Council members. We will keep you updated as we have more information. It has been great watching this group learn so much about what it takes to be a Student Council member and how others in our school look to them as role models. We hope everyone has a wonderful spring break!   

Theresa Buchtel and Kelly Carlander

Counselor March News


If you ever wish you had a friend to play with at recess, try one of our Buddy Benches! 

Just have a seat, put on a friendly face, and be ready to play with a new friend!

Library March News

March Greetings from the Library!

Thank you to all Fall River families for their participation in the Book Exchange. What a great way to get books into kids' hands! I look forward to next year.  All remaining books will be donated to a local children’s hospital or clinic.

Preschool March News

Preschool recently finished a study on clothing. We learned about how to take care of clothing, where clothing comes from, how it is made, and about how clothes are different around the world and for different occasions. The children presented a slide show to their families to celebrate their learning.

Music March News


PTO March News

Our next PTO meeting will be on Monday, March 13, at 3:35p.  Our special topic this month is on developing resources for parent volunteers at Fall River.  We will present advice from teachers and staff, but are also seeking input from current volunteers on what they have learned and what they would still like to learn.  Our goal is to have a final product available for presentation at the start of next school year to try to improve the parent volunteer experience.  We hope that as many parents as possible will come and share their thoughts.  As usual, childcare for

Art March News

5th grade artists have just begun their clay unit. Students will be designing theme-based ceramic boxes.

Congratulations! Laura Heuer's and Mia Bock's designs are the winners of our annual Fall River Elementary Yearbook cover contest!

Drum production is complete and we will soon turn the instruments over to Ms. Aurand and our artist in residence Nancy Brauhn-Curnes.

Principal March News

Dear Fall River Families,

STEM March News

Hello Families,

VEQ IQ Robotics Tournament

Fall River hosted its second VEX IQ tournament.  Over 20 teams competed for trophies and a chance to attend the state competition, which will be held in Longmont this year.  Students continue to grow in programming skills and teamwork as they compete in VEX IQ robotics tournaments throughout the St. Vrain Valley.

Save the date!  St. Vrain Valley VEX Robotics Showcase 

Date: March 9, 2017

Time: 5:30-8:00 pm

Experience robotics in St. Vrain on March 9

Do you ever miss that sense of exploration and curiosity you had as a kid? If the answer is ‘yes,’ we have the event for you. St. Vrain Valley Schools is hosting its first ever VEX Robotics Showcase from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 9. Open to the public, the event an evening of the same fun, hands-on robotics play, learning and experimentation that St. Vrain students relish day-in and day-out, in both class and extracurricular settings.