Altona Middle School named a School to Watch

St. Vrain Valley School District’s Altona Middle School has been recognized as a 2021 Colorado Trailblazer Schools to Watch by the Colorado Association of Middle Level Education, or CAMLE, according to an email announcement by Marketing and Communications Specialist Eunice Peinado.  Altona is one of two schools that received this recognition this year in Colorado
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Altona Middle School designated ‘School to Watch’ giving SVVSD the most designations in Colorado

Altona Middle School in Longmont was recently designated as a 2021 Colorado Trailblazer School to Watch by the Colorado Association of Middle Level Education, or CAMLE, bringing the number of St. Vrain Valley schools with the designation to four, according to Kerri McDermid, district chief communications and global impact officer There are 18 middle schools with
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Virtual Open House Dates 2020

As families plan their transition to middle and high school next year, schools are hosting virtual open houses to answer questions and share information about the many program offerings across St. Vrain Valley Schools. Below are upcoming virtual open house dates across the district. Schools will host their 2020 virtual open houses through either a
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Altona students capture first place in national CyberPatriots competition

May 21, 2019, 12:39pm  |  St Vrain Valley School District Over the past two years, Altona Middle School CyberPatriot teams earned 3rd place in the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, students were rightfully proud and pleased. When one of their teams captured a first place win this spring, they were beyond thrilled. The team, comprised of 8th
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SVVSD students learn about democracy from community leaders

May 1, 2019, 3:25pm  |  St Vrain Valley School DistrictBy Amy Bounds, Staff Writer, Times-Call About 65 St. Vrain Valley eighth graders came together with community leaders Tuesday to wrestle with difficult problems and develop solutions through the Doing Democracy Day program. “We want to teach them how to be engaged citizens and learn how policy is
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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
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St. Vrain Schools Honored with State Awards

This year six schools within St. Vrain received awards by the state for their academic achievements during the 2016-17 school year. These awards recognize the work ethic of our students, strength of academic commitment from parents, impact of high-quality teachers and districtwide support that schools receive. The Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award is given to schools
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Education Today: Virtual Reality and District Finances

Catch up with the latest episode of Education Today, featuring Altona Principal, Jeremy LaCrosse and Sasha, an eight grade student who uses virtual reality and technology integration throughout her school day at Altona. St. Vrain Superintendent Don Haddad meets with Altona Middle School Principal Jeremy LaCrosse and eighth grade student Sasha. St. Vrain Superintendent Don
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