Alamosa students share updates with school board


ALAMOSA —There are many active students in the Alamosa School District. The Board of Education heard student presentations about some of the many activities throughout the district on Monday night.

The Student Council at Ortega Middle School held a very successful holiday food drive where they were able to distribute food gifts throughout the community as well as donate dog and cat food to the local shelters.

The middle school also had the opportunity to host a pilot program known as the Mobile Earth and Space Observatory. The sixth grade class had the opportunity to hear presentations from representatives of organizations such as NOAA and the RGWCD. The students were able to participate in many hands-on activities related to a variety of topics including water quality and topography.

The Alamosa High School FFA chapter is also very active. In addition to attending leadership events, members who were successful in fundraising, attendance etc. will be rewarded with a trip to Denver to attend the National Western Stock Show and an Avalanche game.  There is a “Junk Auction” fundraiser planned in April as well.

There is no shortage of activity in Alamosa School District and there is certainly more that is planned for the future.