Altona Middle School
Altona Middle School is a place where each individual student will create their own opportunities through Core, Enrichment, and Extracurricular achievement!
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Recognized as a 2021 Colorado Trailblazer Schools to Watch.
11 John Irwin School of Excellence Awards (Most recent 2018), and six Governor’s Distinguished School Awards from the State of Colorado.
Finalist for the Colorado Succeeds Prize for Transformational Impact in 2020.
Altona won the Best in Nation Verizon Innovative App Challenge.
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Open House Dates 2023 Featured
Secondary schools in St. Vrain Valley Schools are hosting open houses to answer questions and share information about the many program offerings available across the district as families begin planning their transition to middle and high school next year. Below are upcoming open house dates across the district. For questions regarding open houses, programming, or […]
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Innovation Center to Host ‘Day of AI’ Event as Part of Computer Science Education Week
The Innovation Center of St. Vrain Valley Schools is set to host a Day of AI event on December 2 from 2-5:00 p.m. as part of this year’s Computer Science Education Week. The event will feature a variety of activities designed to engage, educate, and inspire attendees about artificial intelligence (AI). Students, parents, educators, and […]
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Serving Smiles: St. Vrain Students Shine at CHSAA Volleyball Tournament
A Tradition of Engagement and Inspiration For 25 years, students from the St. Vrain Valley School District have exclusively played a unique and cherished role in the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) state volleyball tournament. Beyond the pivotal task of being ball shaggers, these students get a chance to immerse themselves in the tournament’s […]
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Those who can, teach.
There is no more noble and important profession in our society than that of our educators. With over 90% of our nation’s children attending a public school, it is our teachers and staff, in partnership with parents and families, who are shaping the future of our world.
Public Education, Our Greatest Investment
Public education is America’s most significant investment and – second only to parenting – is the greatest contributor to the future of our world. The quality of our schools impacts and strengthens our economy, public health and safety, national security, the quality of our service industry, residential and business property values, public health, our democracy, and so much more.
“Education is Life Itself”
In March 2020, days before we were required to close our schools to in-person learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Vrain Valley Schools hosted a series of focus groups to engage our families, students, teachers, staff, and other community members in the question, ‘What is the purpose of public education?’ Through these conversations, many […]