The Altona Robotic Rattlers Club, known as #79298, is a competition-based extracurricular activity at Altona Middle School in Longmont, Colorado. Robotic Rattlers is led by robotics teacher Mr. Joe Rovere who also teaches Robotics courses for 6th to 8th grade students. In the 2022-2023 season, the club has 36 students comprising nine teams from all three grade levels. Altona Middle School hosted its first regional VEX VRC tournament in February 2023.
Altona Middle School is a place where each individual student will create their own opportunities through Core, Enrichment, and Extracurricular achievement. Altona students are prepared to be leaders and obtain key 21st century skills such as self-reliance and academic competence so they are able to thrive in an increasingly complex world. St. Vrain Valley School District has been providing VEX competitive robotics experiences at the elementary, middle and high school levels since 2014. For more information about the program, such as how to join, team lists, awards, schedules, etc., please click on the link below!