Altona Middle School
Altona Middle School is a place where each individual student will create their own opportunities through Core, Enrichment, and Extracurricular achievement!
Silver Creek Feeder Strong
We are the Rattlers
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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Altona Middle First Semester Reflection and Accomplishments
Dear Altona Families and Students, Our students, teachers, and staff have worked extremely hard over the course of this semester. I am exceptionally proud of their character, service, leadership, and scholarship and I want to thank our whole community for your support. Every day, I am impressed by the instruction and learning happening in each classroom. Our […]
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High School Athletics Update: Boys Volleyball and Girls Lacrosse
Dear Grades 8-11 St. Vrain Students and Families, Student engagement is an important part of any comprehensive educational experience. Accordingly, St. Vrain Valley Schools’ Department of Athletics, Activities, and Fine Arts is committed to offering a robust selection of co-curricular activities and enrichment options in every school throughout our district. We also continue to add […]
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Students throughout the Silver Creek feeder system are now Green Star certified
Eco-Cycle’s Green Star Program began in spring 2005, empowering students to take ownership of their school environment to reduce waste, increase composting and recycling and consider individual impact on the environment. Although the program is in several schools across the district, the program is solidly in place throughout the Silver Creek Feeder Schools — Eagle Crest Elementary, […]
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Dec 15, 2021
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 […]
A Strong Competitive Advantage
St. Vrain Valley Schools can proudly boast not one, but two 2020 Olympians in Stanford graduates Valarie Allman and Elise Cranny. These St. Vrain Valley Schools alumni and many more serve as inspiration for the current crop of superb students representing the district with academic and athletic excellence.