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PLEASE NOTE: New Altura Principal Selected / Selección del nuevo director de la escuela

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Welcome Wildcats!

APS Vision

Every student shapes a successful future.

Altura Mission

Students will succeed when we build safe, trusting relationships, consistently set high expectations and plan intentionally for academics, behavior, and the emotional well-being of our diverse community.

Altura Elementary School
1650 Altura Blvd.
Aurora, CO 80011 [map]    303-340-3500
Attendance Line:
303-326-1604
Fax:
303-326-1204


Cell Phone Policy

We continue to have issues with the use of cell phones by our 4th and 5th graders during school hours...
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New Spirit Wear

New Altura Elementary Spirit Wear Camisas de espíritu escolar nuevas de Altura  Sponsored by the Altura PTO ~ Patrocinado por...
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Hazel Health

Children are experiencing mental health concerns more than ever before, and finding support can take as long as months. With...
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Complete Lunch Applications Starting July 1

It is extremely important that you complete lunch applications every school year! Click on the links below for the applications...
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Updated Health Guidance for 2021-22

Please see the link below for a message from Superintendent Rico Munn in regards to Aurora Public Schools health guidelines...
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Internet Access

If you do not currently have internet access at home, but live in a Comcast area, you can sign up for 60 days of FREE Internet Essentials service. This is normally available to all qualified households for $9.95/month.

  • Comcast is also increasing internet speeds for all existing customers who have Internet Essentials.
  • To sign up, visit www.internetessentials.com. The accessible website also includes the option to video chat with customer service agents in American Sign Language. There are also two dedicated phone numbers: 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.
  • You can read the Comcast Letter here:  Comcast Essentials Letter
  • Check out how to use a mobile hotspot for internet here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9V643h0VKU&feature=youtu.be

APS Help Desk
The APS Help Desk is open to all families and staff for technical support on weekdays starting on Monday, March 30. If you need assistance, please email helpdesk@aurorak12.org from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.  You can also reach out to our tech teacher, Travis Winter, for additional support at ttwinter@aurorak12.org

Tips for Parents and Guardians To Support Remote Learning 

  • Establish a routine or schedule: During any big transition, consistency is key. Try to keep normal meal and bed times, and start learning when school typically starts each day.
  • Take time to check in with your child: If possible, pick a specific time each day to check in with your child. Questions you may want to ask include: What are you learning today? Are there materials you need? What did you enjoy about today? What was challenging?
  • Provide time for physical activity: Physical activity is important for everyone’s wellbeing. There are many resources with great ideas for physical activity, play and discovery
  • Stay updated on communications from your child’s teacher and school: School staff will provide virtual opportunities to engage and support students and families. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have questions or concerns.