What's New

Alta Garden

With the assistance of John Duffy, district science coordinator, and Mark Ramsey of Lewis Educational Agricultural Farm (LEAF), Alta students planted herbs and vegetables in the school garden.

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Congratulations Quarter 3

Honor Roll Recipients

First Honors

Carissa Cayer

Second Honors

Kevin Perez

Nick Tancredi

Makayla Vaillancourt

Alex Velazquez

World of Science

Mr. Pulley's science classes have been busy conducting experiments!

Biology Lab: Frog Dissection

Biology class dissected frogs.

Astronomy class designs and builds rockets to launch.

The General Science class participated in the "Minerals and their Identification" lab, testing the properties of various minerals.

Biology Lab: "Cow Eye Dissection"

Biology Lab: "Celery Lab"

  • Showing How Liquid Moves in Plants

Environmental Science Lab: "Cloud Formation"

The Environmental Science class has also started a composting program at Alta.

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Alta Banquet

The annual Alta Banquet honoring our graduating seniors was held May 24th. Many thanks to Bread for Life for hosting the event and Smokin' with Chris, Sassy Mama and Outback Steakhouse for donating the delicious food for the evening.

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Congratulations to our May

Students of the Month:

Preston Garuti


Edell Bevans

Social Studies

Carissa Cayer


Corey Smith and Carissa Cayer

Elks Lodge

Alex Velazquez, Corey Smith and Carissa Cayer

Perfect Attendance

Special thanks to the Southington Elks Lodge for providing gift cards and goody bags to two deserving Alta students each month. Recipients are invited to attend the lodge's Youth Awards Banquet in the spring.

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Construction Career Expo

Interested students recently attended the Construction Career Expo where they learned about potential career opportunities in the field of construction.

Sgt. Denmark and Sgt. Vogel from the U.S. Army recruiting office in Bristol visited Alta to speak about military opportunities.

STARS students recently visited Camp Sloper and participated in team building activities with students from other alternative programs throughout the state.

Joey Dorsey, Kara Oakes, Carissa Cayer and Jon Gonzalez

Book Club

Throughout the year, interested students have the opportunity to visit local elementary schools and read to kindergarteners. The Book Club is facilitated by Karen Smith, retired assistant superintendent of schools. On October 25th, the group traveled to Plantsville Elementary School.

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