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.
Congratulations Quarter 3
Honor Roll Recipients
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.
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.
Congratulations to our May
Students of the Month:
Corey Smith and Carissa Cayer
Alex Velazquez, Corey Smith and Carissa Cayer
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.
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
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.