Altona Students and Parents, Welcome to the 2016/17 school year. We are anxiously awaiting the arrival of students to fill our walls with energy and excitement. It has been a very busy and productive summer for our team dedicated to construction projects, taking professional development, enhancing our courses for students and hiring new staff. […]
Parents, Do you want to have an active role in our school district? If so, consider joining Leadership St. Vrain. It is important that Altona and our Silver Creek feeder is represented. Read on….
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. Academic achievement is […]
I’ve been reading a book by George Couros called “The Innovator’s Mindset.” It has really helped stimulate and challenge my thinking on how to move forward with shaping a shared vision for Altona. He discusses 8 Characteristics of the Innovator’s Mindset. The first characteristic he discusses is empathy. As educators, we strive to provide […]
Each year, high-achieving current sixth and seventh grade students from Boulder County and surrounding area public schools apply to a five-week, thematically focused summer session. Tuition-free opportunities for high-achieving students (currently in grades 6 & 7) to meet and work collaboratively with similarly motivated peers from many different schools Intensive, accelerated pace of study Extensive technological resources, including laser and 3D printers Programs geared specifically toward high-achieving and highly motivated students […]
Dear Parents and Guardians: After an extensive search, I am pleased to inform you that a recommendation will be made to the Board of Education that Mr. Jeremy LaCrosse be hired as the new principal of Altona Middle School. Mr. LaCrosse has worked in St. Vrain Valley Schools for 14 years and currently serves as […]