The Altamont School has a well-earned reputation as a student- and parent-centered independent 5-12 school. Nowhere is that more evident than the recent school renovations on their campus as well as the health and safety measures taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
By now you’ve no doubt come across *inventive* ways people across the globe are combatting shortages of face masks while fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out how students at The Altamont School in Birmingham have created the ultimate crafty solution.
When you visit The Altamont School website, one of the most impressive web pages about the prestigious independent school on Birmingham’s Southside is tucked away under the category “College Counseling.”
On Sunday, November 3rd, soccer players and fans throughout Birmingham and Central Alabama are invited to play the 9th Annual Lily Soccer-Golf Tournament at Lily Field (1220 50th Street South Birmingham 35222), Altamont School’s home soccer field, between 1:00pm to 3:30pm.
The Altamont School’s director of summer programs, Dr. Josh Barnard, describes summer learning loss – the loss of academic skills and knowledge over the course of summer break – as “every teacher’s bane.”
As Birmingham-area families transition back to school this week after a (mostly) sunny spring break, students at The Altamont School are already looking ahead to next school year and a weeklong adventure of a different sort. Just before spring break, upper school students at Altamont signed up for what the school calls “Fall Project Week” trips.
Since The Altamont School’s computer science (CS) curriculum was introduced three years ago, there has been an explosion of interest and growth. Nearly a third of the school’s student body takes a CS class.