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Open Enrollment and Preschool/Kindergarten Registration Window for the 2022-23 School Year Opens December 1
Dear Parents and Guardians, Thank you for your partnership as we continue to advance the academic success and well-being of our students. St. Vrain Valley Schools is proud to offer a wide-range of rigorous academic focus programs that give your student a choice in selecting a school that best aligns with their interests. In order […]
Update from Nutrition Services regarding last-minute menu changes
At St. Vrain Valley Schools, we know the importance of school meals in fueling both healthy minds and bodies. While school meals may look a little different during the 2021-2022 school year, please know that your school nutrition team is working hard to ensure students have safe, nutritious, and appealing meals. Today, I am writing […]
2021 Altona Showcase of Learning Open House
Come and see what the Altona Way is all about! This open house event is designed for current and future parents to learn why Altona maintains a tradition of excellence and is a leader in providing authentic and rigorous learning for all students. You are invited to explore a variety of areas to see what […]
Student Responsible Use of Social Media
Thank you for your continued partnership and support as we advance the well-being of our students and the safety of our school communities. Toward this end, we have some important information to share with our families to best support our students’ responsible use of social media. When used appropriately, social media can be a helpful […]
Local farmers show students where they get their food
Columbine Elementary joined Nutrition Services, School Wellness to celebrate Colorado Proud School Meal Day. The chickens were interesting and everyone wanted to know how bees make their honey. But the big star at Wednesday’s farming show-and-tell at Columbine Elementary was Westley, a 16-month-old horse who likes to show off a bit. “Oh he loves it,” […]
2021 Quarter 1 Parent/Teacher Conference Information
Altona Parents & Guardians: Our 2021 First Quarter Conferences are quickly approaching! These conferences will be on Tuesday, September 28th (in person) and Thursday, September 30th (virtual) from 4:00 – 8:30 pm each evening. Each meeting slot is scheduled for 10 minutes on both nights. We would encourage students to attend either the in-person and/or […]
Altona’s Back to School Night – 2021
The Altona Back to School Night Meet and Greet will take place from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm on Thursday, August 26. This event is designed so that parents and guardians can meet and greet Altona teachers and staff. This will be held outside on our campus. We will be providing cheese and pepperoni pizza, […]
Upcoming Superintendent Town Hall Meetings
St. Vrain Valley Schools invites parents, teachers, staff, and community members to join Superintendent, Dr. Don Haddad, for one of our upcoming Superintendent Town Hall meetings. These meetings will provide an opportunity to engage in dialogue regarding important topics such as student achievement and success for every student, school safety, district finances, and other significant […]
Celebrate local conservation at the northern redbelly dace fish release event
Saturday, August 28, from 10 a.m. to noon will be a celebration of over two years of conservation efforts by multiple organizations with the release of the Colorado native, endangered northern redbelly dace, into Webster Pond at Pella Crossing. The event will include St. Vrain Valley Schools Future-Ready Innovation Lab and hands-on activity stations for […]
Back to School Event – 8/26/21
The Altona Back to School Night Meet and Greet will take place from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm on Thursday, August 26. This event is designed so that parents and guardians can meet and greet Altona teachers and staff. This will be held outside on our campus. You will have the opportunity to meet and […]
Fresh Colorado Peaches from the Western Slope to our Cafeterias Thursday!
Visit our school meal menu and you will see a ‘fresh fruit variety’ being served each day to our students. Our staff work hard to make sure they are delivered at the peak of ripeness so students can enjoy them as a nutritious summer time treat on their plates.
May Family Connections Newsletter
In this month’s issue of the Family Connections Newsletter, we introduce a new district tool for internet filtering, share resources for setting healthy limits for technology use at home, and share ideas for summer learning activities. To sign up to receive the monthly newsletter in your email, click here.
Rookie Rattler Parent Night Presentation – 5/4/21
Here is the presentation for the Rookie Rattler Parent Night – May 4, 2021. Presentation begins at 5:00 PM. WebEx Info: Join Webex meetingID: 1201186570Password: NSMsRaJP (US) +1 720-650-7664 (toll)Access code: 120 118 6570 [email protected]
Safety Update for Altona Middle School
Dear Altona Community, The ongoing safety and well-being of our students is paramount. Toward this end, I am writing to communicate with you regarding a serious incident that occurred on our campus, outside of the west doors involving a single distressed student who was in possession of a knife. As soon as the incident was […]
Altona Middle School Recognized as a 2021 Colorado Trailblazer School to Watch!
Denver, CO – Altona Middle School has been recognized as a 2021 Colorado Trailblazer Schools to Watch! The Colorado Association of Middle Level Education is proud to honor Altona with this distinguished designation. Altona Middle School is 1 of 2 middle schools recognized this year by the Colorado Association of Middle Level Education (CAMLE) and 1 of 100+ […]
St. Vrain Valley Schools Celebrates Computer Science Education Week
Visit the Innovation Center to participate in Level Up webinars and CSED Week online activites >> St. Vrain Valley School students and staff are invited to celebrate Computer Science Education Week (CSED Week) through a series of engagement opportunities available online including robot programming, code writing, and live virtual sessions with industry partners highlighting different […]