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Student named Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist

Updated on Thu, 07/21/2016 - 4:30pm

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 ...

You spoke. We listened.

Updated on Wed, 06/29/2016 - 9:47am

Five Star community weighs in on facility and operational needs

In order to understand the Five Star community's values and priorities for investing in student success and addressing needs in facilities, overcrowding and programming, Adams 12 Five Star Schools hosted an online survey for parents and community members.

The survey was open from April 11 through April 22, 2016 and received 2,584 responses. The majority of responses were from parents ...

Public invited to swim laps in district's Olympic-size pool

Updated on Wed, 06/22/2016 - 9:33am

The Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center opens its doors to the public this summer

This summer, the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center will open its doors to the public! Open lap swim begins Wednesday, June 1 continuing through the end of August. For a $5 daily drop in fee (cash or check only), anyone can take advantage of the open lap swim.

Open lap swim hours will run from June 1 through August 31, Monday – Friday from 5-7 a.m. There is no lap swim on June 10, July ...

McElwain Elementary students work as a team in 'space'

Updated on Wed, 06/22/2016 - 9:30am

Students gain valuable life-skills at the Challenger Learning Center

Fifth grade students from McElwain Elementary took part in a Challenger Space Mission “traveling through space” and gaining valuable life-skills along the way. On May 18, 2016, with the Challenger Learning Center in Colorado Springs, students worked together to overcome challenges and complete a successful space mission. The day of experience was only one part of the journey. The students ...

Level 3 grants program awards the Five Star District

Updated on Wed, 06/22/2016 - 9:28am

Grants support new PTECH program

Level 3 Communications has generously granted money to the Adams 12 Five Star District. The following grants were approved through the "Level 3 Gives" grants program to specifically support the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH) program:

Five Star Education Foundation - $1000 EC@N-STEM – Northglenn High School - $2500 Adams 12 School District - $1000 Front Range ...