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Altona NJHS Information & Application

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.

Altona Math Course Guide

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 rider_lauren@svvsd.org.

Congrats to Altona's Geo Bee Team!

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!!

Altona Teacher Wins the Eleanor Venture Travel Grant!

Altona's State Assessment Information for 2016

Dear Parents and Guardians,

In advance of D.C. trip, Altona students salute Longmont veterans

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.

Bolder Boulder (BB) Club Registration

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 (coder_brooke@svvsd.org) for more information.

Attention Incoming 5th Graders!

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.

Altona MathCounts Team Is Headed to State!

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

Altona Middle students win 'Best in Nation' for app idea

Five Altona Middle School students who recently developed a concept for a writing and grammar game now will get expert instruction to turn it into an app.

The Longmont team, with computer science teacher Mollie Kelleher serving as the coach, was one of four middle school teams to win Best in Nation in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge. Four high school teams also won the award.

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