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District hosts third annual parent academy on November 5

Updated on Wed, 10/19/2016 - 11:31am

Parents gain tools to effectively support child's success and well-being

On Saturday, November 5 Adams 12 Five Star Schools along with Adams 14 and Westminster Public Schools will host the third annual parent academy.

Workshops for parents or caregivers will be available to effectively support their children’s success and well-being. Parents or caregivers will learn how to impact positive change on a personal, school and community level.

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Five Star District students demonstrate achievement gains

Updated on Mon, 10/10/2016 - 2:00pm

Gains seen at all levels — elementary through high school

The Five Star community has much to celebrate with the recent release of achievement scores on a variety of student assessments. Performance on statewide assessments in English language arts, math and science; along with results on the ACT and Advanced Placement exams demonstrate student achievement is moving in the right direction within Adams 12 Five Star Schools.

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STEM Lab teacher recognized nationally

Updated on Thu, 10/06/2016 - 2:52pm

Earns Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Jessica Noffsinger, eighth-grade science teacher at STEM Magnet Lab , was selected to receive a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The PAEMST awards are the nation's highest honor for teachers of mathematics and science and recognize outstanding K-12 teachers for their contributions to the teaching and learning in their field.

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Student named Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist

Updated on Thu, 09/22/2016 - 11:11am

STEM Lab student built invention to impact hunger in third-world countries

Kathryn Lampo, a seventh grade student at STEM Magnet Lab School, has been named the state merit winner in the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge . As the nation’s premier science competition for students grades 5-8, the annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge invites students nationwide to submit short videos describing a new innovation or solution that ...

District earns grant from Colorado Health Foundation

Updated on Fri, 08/26/2016 - 8:52am

Grant addresses well-being and whole child gaps

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is excited to announce that the district has received a $120,000 planning grant for the 2016-2017 school year from the Colorado Health Foundation. This planning grant will fund the Wellness Priorities Planning Initiative, helping the district develop a long-term plan to address well-being and whole child gaps. This initiative will positively impact the lives of our ...