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Northglenn High to Offer Free Assoc Applied Science Degree

Updated on Fri, 06/10/2016 - 8:41am

First in metro Denver to offer early college

About 65 current eighth-graders in Adams 12 Five Star Schools will make history with the 2016-2017 school year as they become the inaugural class of metro Denver’s first early college opportunity through Northglenn High School’s P-TECH 9-14 model (Pathways in Technology Early College High School).

In 2015, Governor Hickenlooper signed the P-TECH bill into law (HB 15-1270). P-TECH is ...

Experience the Five Star Difference

Updated on Thu, 06/09/2016 - 8:03am

Join the nearly 39,300 students who call the Five Star District home

Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.

Our mission is to engage and inspire all students to innovate, ...

Five Star Schools Support American Heart Association

Updated on Wed, 06/08/2016 - 3:09pm

Students participate in Jump Rope / Hoops for Heart across the district

This year, 25 schools in the district completed a heart healthy school program to support the American Heart Association. Through Jump Rope / Hoops For Heart & Donate To Play Tournaments, the important heart healthy message reached over 13,000 local students & families! Adams 12 Five Star Schools raised over $82,000 to support the life-saving mission of the American Heart Association ...

Tour the New Adams 12 Five Star Schools Website

Updated on Tue, 05/31/2016 - 9:53am

A brief overview of enhancements and new features

Welcome to the new Adams 12 Five Star Schools website. While we're extremely excited to release this new resource to our community we do understand that changes of this magnitude can be overwhelming. To help our users with this transition our web developer, Jay Darnell, has put together a brief video tour of the new site. Being just over two minutes in length we hope this short introduction ...

The Studio School's Production of The Lion King, Jr.

Updated on Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:47am

The Studio School's all school musical is the weekend of May 20 - 22 at Horizon High School, 5321 E. 136th Ave. in Thornton. Don't miss this year's student production with performances over the course of three days.

Friday, May 20 at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m.

For more information and tickets, visit here .

Studio School Lion King Jr ...

Twitter Q&A with Superintendent Gdowski

Updated on Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:47am

Friday, May 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

This Friday, Superintendent Chris Gdowski will host an end-of-the-year Q&A on Twitter from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tweet us to get a live answer from Supt. Gdowski using the hashtag #AskSuptGdowski. Don't have a question? You can follow the conversation on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Adams12 .

Questions can be about any topic, such as:

What the district is planning to do to address ...

Free Comprehensive Athletic Physicals for Students

Updated on Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:46am

Children's Hospital Colorado teams up with Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Children’s Hospital Colorado and Adams 12 Five Star Schools have teamed up to offer the most comprehensive physicals around. Our goal is to provide every student in our district the opportunity to receive a general medical exam, an efficient orthopedic assessment and a thorough cardiovascular evaluation.

When : Saturday, May 21 | 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Where : Mountain Range High School, ...

Five Star 5K for Wellness Rescheduled for May 15

Updated on Mon, 05/16/2016 - 4:07pm

Race rescheduled due to April snowstorm

The Adams 12 Five Star 5K for Wellness has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 15 and all times remain the same. Races start at 8 a.m. with registration and packet pick-up from 7-7:45 a.m.

This event provides an opportunity to connect with our school community and share the importance of health and wellness in our schools. All funds raised will go toward enhancing wellness programs in ...

Oil & Gas Activity in Adams County

Updated on Mon, 05/09/2016 - 3:34pm

As many residents of the north metro area know, energy companies have expressed interest in drilling for oil and gas from various locations within Adams County. The State of Colorado, through the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), currently holds all legal authority regarding where and how oil/gas can be extracted in our state.

None of the proposed drilling will ...

Five Star Needs Survey and Telephone Town Hall

Updated on Tue, 05/03/2016 - 8:24am

We want to hear from you!

Throughout Adams 12 Five Star Schools, we strive to engage and inspire students at every level. From teachers to nurses and accountants to bus drivers, we work together to prepare students to thrive in our rapidly changing world.

But limited funding challenges our potential and hinders our mission. It doesn’t have to be this way. With your support, we can make K-12 education — and our ...

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