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.
Do you have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5? If so, the Altona Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society would like to offer you the opportunity to become a member. The organization is well respected among administrators, faculty members, students, parents and residents of the school communities around the nation.
Do you have questions about which course your student should take for math? Or what the requirements are in each course? Look no further...the PDF below outlines how students can move from math course to math course here at Altona, and also provides guidelines as to what students are expected know and be able to do in each course. If you have any further questions about math courses at Altona, please contact the department head, Mrs. Lauren Rider at email@example.com.
A big congratulations goes out to Altona's Geography Bee team who took second place in the district competition! The team members and coaches (pictured below from left to right) are: Mr. Custis, Rubin Hochhauser, Tobin Gold, Greg James, David Zelibor, Arayman Singh, and Mr. Dillow. Well done!!
March 4, 2016, 8:22am By Brett Callwood, Staff Writer, Times-Call
One Altona Middle School student was moved to tears as she spoke with veterans from the Longmont American Legion's Honor Guard about their experiences in the military. Many others leaned forward, fascinated by what the vets had to say.
Wednesday morning, 10 veterans who accepted an invitation to speak to students introduced themselves to the eighth-graders in the school library, before the students were broken up into smaller groups and the vets rotated around the tables, answering any questions that the students fired at them.
See the information below on how to register for the upcoming Bolder Boulder race! Also, there is a link to a parent letter outlining information about signing your student up. Please contact our attendance clerk, Brooke Coder (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Mark you calendars! On Wednesday, May 4th, Altona will be hosting their annual "4 Months Until You're A Rattler" day. This event is for all of our incoming 5th grade students and parents. Please see the flyer below for more information.
For the fifth year in a row, Altona's MATHCOUNTS team will be representing the Boulder Chapter at the State competition in March. These students out-performed fourteen other middle school teams in the Boulder area in solving complex, non-routine math and logic problems to advance t