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Altona Recognized by our Superintendent for Excellence in Education

On June 14, our Superintendent, Dr. Haddad, presented the Superintendent's Award for Excellence in Education to Altona Middle School for the innovative and excellent work of our whole learning community.  Congratulations!!!

Altona Student to Represent US in Junior National Karate Team Championships in Rio

Congratulations to Kendall Madine who has earned a spot on the United States Junior National Karate Team and has qualified to represent the United States in the Pan American Karate Federation Continental
Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Kendall is part of an elite group of US Athletes who will represent our nation in the international compe

Education, and the greatness of our nation

One of the most important institutions in our society is public education. Of the approximately 55 million K-12 aged children in the United States, it is estimated that 90 percent are enrolled in public schools. Second only to parenting, the longstanding institution of public education will have the greatest influence on America’s future.
 
In Colorado, we’ve experienced an ongoing discussion around the adequacy of resources for our public schools with mixed results.

Congratulations Class of 2018

Public Education – Empowering the Future
 
Public education is one of the most powerful systems for driving positive change in our society. 
Across the United States, approximately 90 percent of our children attend a public school – and in the St. Vrain Valley, that percentage is even higher.

Final Week at Altona Details

  • Friday, May 18 and Monday, May 21 - iPad Check in during LEAD 
  • Friday, May 18 - Silver Creek graduates walk through school to celebrate their accomplishments and our students and staff can wish them well and see what is in store for them in a few years.

Altona students build passion for education equality through service learning

Seventh grade students at Altona Middle School raised over $4,000 for the Malala Foundation as part of their 7th grade Language Arts Class. What began as a classroom reading and study of the book, “I am Malala” culminated in a fundraising gala where students presented speeches of advocacy for educational equity, musical pieces, artwork and handmade crafts. Members of the community were invited to attend the event enjoy the presentations and the money raised from donations and purchased goods went to the Malala Foundation.

Rookie Rattler Parent Night Presentation 2018

Click here to view the presentation from Rookie Rattler Parent Night on 5/1/18.

Summer Enrichment Academy 2018

Students,

IMPORTANT: Student Calendar Change on 4/27

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

Thank you for your continued partnership and unwavering support which has contributed significantly to student achievement and success. I am deeply appreciative of our community, as you have consistently demonstrated your value for public education through the generous passage of several mill levy overrides and bond initiatives, among many other ways that you have strengthened our schools. Together with our excellent teachers and staff, our students are receiving the benefit of an outstanding education.

Superintendent's Update

As we move closer to the end of another outstanding year in St. Vrain Valley Schools, I want to take a moment to recognize the achievements and growth we have seen across our system. In the coming weeks, we will be championing the thousands of students who will be transitioning to kindergarten, middle school, high school or graduating with their St. Vrain Valley Schools diploma. It is through our outstanding educators, dedicated parents and unwavering community support that we have seen our students and schools excel to the highest levels of achievement.

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