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Source to Sea Costa Rica
There were seventeen students, four from Altona, that accompanied Mr. LaCrosse, Ms. Campbell, and Mr. O’toole (district science coordinator) to Costa Rica in June on a science learning expedition to Costa Rica. The focus of this trip was to study the ecosystems in the rainforest at the University of Georgia near the Monteverde Cloud rainforerest […]
Altona’s Odyssey of the Mind Teams Excel at Worlds
The three teams representing Altona at the Odyssey of the Minds World Finals did very well. Altona was the only school in Colorado to send three teams to this competition that is comprised with over 840 teams representing 16 countries. There were five problems and four divisions. Click here for full results.
Origami, card tricks, slime…MATH?
What do origami, card tricks, and slime all have in common? For the Math Circle students at Altona Middle School, the answer is mathematics, of course! For the last five years, Linda Goertz, 8th grade math teacher at Altona, has attended the Rocky Mountain Math Teachers’ Circle sponsored by the University of Colorado- Denver. Math […]
2015 Rattler Cup & Awards Ceremony
The last day of school, Thursday May 21st, will be our annual Rattler Cup and student awards ceremony. Students will be signing up all this week for events, such as ping-pong, bingo, softball, 4 square volleyball, etc. At approximately 1pm, we will begin our annual student awards ceremony and parents of students receiving an award […]
It’s iPad Collection Time
It’s almost that time, Altona! On May 18th, students will be required to turn in their iPads. Please read the following grade-specific letters carefully: 6th/7th grade parents 8th grade parents If you have questions, please contact Michelle Pulley, Altona’s Teacher Librarian.
AMS Math Information
Current Altona students recently brought home their math recommendations for next year, along with a packet of information as to how and why students are being recommended for their math courses for next year. The math department here at AMS wanted to make sure that all parents were aware of the options for math courses […]
WEB– Where Everybody Belongs!
Greetings, 7th Grade Rattlers! Are you interested in applying to be a WEB Leader next year? Would you like to run the 6th grade orientation, host a holiday movie night, plan the balloon drop, lead tours, and generally spread positive energy and be the face of Altona? If so, just click here and complete the […]
Altona’s New Principal!
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 […]
8 Altona Students Selected for CU Honor Band!
Altona had 8 students audition and were selected to participate in the 2015 University of Colorado Honor Band. There were more Altona students selected for this prestigious honor than any other school! Congratulations to all of the following students:(Pictured from left to right) Kelly Kuei, Mary Yao, Noah Feldman, Kendall Lee, Sreeya Kairamkonda, Sarah Halperin, […]