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  • YouthLink offering TEAM Up for Success program

    Jul 10th, 2018 | By  | Category: Education

    YouthLink is once again “teaming up” with its partners to offer the TEAM Up for Success program.

    Registration is required, and parents must attend one of the following FREE, 1-hour workshops made possible by the Family Resource Center:

     Thursday, July 12 at 6:00 p.m.

    Monday, July 16, at 11:00 a.m.

    Thursday, August 2, at 2:00 p.m.

    The TEAM Up for Success Workshops include:
    • Tools to help kids set goals
    • Tips for helping kids with homework
    • Information about using the schools’ “parent portals” to monitor progress
    • Valuable insights about developing a “growth mindset”
    • Free resources to help students engage in school, including activities, clubs, sports, art, drama, and music.

    For more information and to register, visit or, or call 970-466-9115.

                                  Strong Schools, Strong Community  

    Reciprocal benefits of a strong school district and a strong community

    • Staff supports businesses
    • Well educated students create a stronger citizenry
    • Communities with quality schools have lower crime rates
    • Better educated citizens make better employees

    Partnerships between the City of Sterling and RE-1 Valley School District:

    • Past 20 years: South Platte Youth Football, ( volleyball clubs, soccer clubs, softball/baseball clubs)
    • With SPYFL alone: 400 youth playing every Saturday; families shopping at Sterling businesses, buying gasoline eating at our restaurants, etc.
    • Youth city league uses facilities of RE-1 Valley as part of our MOU with the City of Sterling. These activities bring out families and help bring business to the town.

    Recent additions to Career and Tech Ed opportunities:

    • Adding Agriculture extensions such as Hydroponics and Drone aviation
    • Digital Photography
    • Digital Art
    • Maker Space (3D Printers)
    • `Cold Vinyl Printers (making signs, teaching how to manage a business)
    • Engraving
    • Student Internships (Click here for list)

    Points of Pride:

    • 2 Boettcher Scholarship Finalists this year
    • State and National champions in FBLA, FFA, Science and Engineering, Music, Visual Arts, Drama, and Athletics
    • Award winning Students in the Arts (Music, Band, Visual Arts)

    Key Accomplishments:

    • 83.3% graduation rate; 90% completion rate (longer than 4 years)
    • 70.5% of graduates enrolled in postsecondary education
    • 94.3% retention rate at 4-year institutions for RE-1 Valley grads
    • 80% of Junior and Seniors enrolled in at least one College Concurrent Enrollment Courses
    • 74% of students participating in two or more co-curricular activities
    • All Schools’ Performance Frameworks at highest level state assigns


      We made the top 50!                               
                            Click badge for full list


    2005 Mill Levy Expenditures by year.

    2005 Mill Levy Expenditures in 2018.


  •  On behalf of the faculty and staff, it is my honor to welcome you to Sterling High School. We have high expectations of our staff, students, parents, and community.  We are proud to offer a safe learning environment that promotes excellence in all aspects of our school. Please work with us as we dedicate our efforts to hold students accountable for their learning and behavior. Together, we will challenge each student in a positive atmosphere, model positive beliefs in their efforts, and achieve a high quality education. We are excited to have you become involved in our school, academically, socially and emotionally, artistically, and athletically.  We expect students to compete, achieve, and succeed in becoming productive citizens. We are pleased to have each of you with us as we commit to be a school of excellence.







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