In this month's issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we explore Inquiry-Based Learning, Thinking Differently About Digital Devices, and visit with one of our schools as they learn about Slam Poetry with local expert Joaquin Zihuatanejo in partnership with High Plains Library System.
Thank you for your partnership as we continue to advance the academic success and well-being of our students. Communication throughout our community is essential to ensuring the ongoing safety of our community. Toward this end, we would like to share important inclement weather information so that your family can be prepared in the event severe weather results in the closure or delay of our schools.
"Oh My Quad! The Cross Country team made a full sweep at the Twin Peaks Invitational on Tuesday September 19th. Both boys and girls teams took first place, and several placed in the top 10. Keep on Rocking Rattlers!"
Each year schools in the St. Vrain Valley School District complete a process to identify students in grades K-12 who demonstrate exceptional ability or performance in one or more academic areas and may therefore quality for Gifted/Talented educational services.
St. Vrain Valley Schools is one of the fastest growing and most innovative school districts in the nation. This is a result of strong leadership and a commitment to strengthening infrastructure, technology, high-quality instruction and overall student achievement.
This success is also built upon interconnected partnerships with our teachers, staff, students, parents, business and corporate partners, and elected officials. As St. Vrain launches the start of the 2017-2018 school year, St.
Altona is hosting our Back to School Night on Wednesay, August 30th from 5:50 - 7:30 pm. New parents to Altona, and all 6th grade parents, are encouraged to attend our "parent bootcamp" presentations by our amazing 6th grade staff team, which will run from 5:15-5:45 pm. They will be outlining how to use/access Schoology, Infinite Campus and navigating the new realm of middle school. We hope you'll be able to join us for a fun night, but in case you are unable to attend, we have added some links below that will give you some of the highlights from the night.