Five Star Leadership Academy Application Now Open

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

Parents and community members encouraged to apply

Applications for the 2016-17 Five Star Leadership Academy cohort are now open. The Five Star Leadership Academy provides an exciting opportunity to learn more about school district and state education affairs while making lasting connections with district leaders, parents and community members. The inagural year was a tremendous success - read what others are saying about the program! Apply ...

Superintendent Gdowski to Lead Telephone Town Hall

Updated on Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:58pm

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 children ...

District Addresses Instructional Time Lost Due to Snow Days

Updated on Tue, 04/26/2016 - 2:56pm

Solution does not require extending the school year

As you may have expected, due to the four snow days taken this year, our district will be adjusting the elementary school calendar to ensure we are in compliance with the state-required minimum instructional time. Rather than adding instructional days to the end of the current school year, we have found a solution that we believe is much less disruptive to our elementary students and families ...

Adams County Scholarship Fund - Scholarships for Seniors

Updated on Fri, 04/22/2016 - 9:22am

Students are encouraged to apply by 3:00 p.m. on April 15

The Adams County Scholarship Fund is a multiyear scholarship worth $5,050.00 per year and is renewable for up to four years. The scholarship award will be divided evenly between the fall and spring semesters.

This multiyear scholarship application is for Adams 12 Five Star Schools students who meet the following criteria:

Scheduled to graduate from a Five Star District High School ...

Mountain Range Selected MBA Research High School of Business

Updated on Tue, 04/12/2016 - 1:49pm

Students able to earn college credits with Front Range Community College and Uni

Mountain Range High School (MRHS) has been named a distinguished ‘High School of Business’ and as an MBA Research High School of Business. MBA Research , a national nonprofit education foundation, provides curriculum and instructional tools to select high schools across the nation in order to prepare students for post-secondary degree paths in business.

Through MBA Research’s High ...

District Seeks Input on Selection of Instructional Materials

Updated on Mon, 04/11/2016 - 5:17pm

Resources available for review March 15 through March 29

Adams 12 Five Star Schools invites parents and community members to provide feedback as it prepares to seek approval from the Board of Education regarding the adoption of instructional materials in the content areas of Elementary Literacy, High School Mathematics, and Middle and High School World Language.

The resources being considered for adoption for Literacy include Mondo, American ...

New Online Employment Application Process Now Open

Updated on Mon, 04/11/2016 - 5:17pm

Applicants can now apply for district jobs with TeacherMatch

Adams 12 Five Star Schools launched TeacherMatch , a new online employment application system, on Monday, Feb. 29. TeacherMatch houses the application process for all employment groups — certified, classified, administrative, coaches and substitutes — and positions across the district’s 50 plus learning centers.

TeacherMatch includes enhanced features, like a mobile-friendly and easy- ...

Superintendents Call for Adequate Funding

Updated on Mon, 04/11/2016 - 5:16pm

Parents & community leaders gather to support call for adequate funding

Superintendent Chris Gdowski joined 166 other superintendents from across Colorado at the state capitol on Jan. 11 to call for adequate funding of public education. At the event, the Colorado Superintendents’ Advocacy for Adequate School Funding statement signed by 167 superintendents representing the majority of Colorado’s 860,000+ students was released.

Superintendents continue to ...

February is Career & Technical Education Month

Submitted on Tue, 03/08/2016 - 11:21am

Superintendent Chris Gdowski has designated February 2016 as Career and Technical Education Month.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) readies students for the competitive and dynamic 21st-century workplace. CTE equips students with skills that prepare for a career or postsecondary education. Through CTE programs, students are able to explore career opportunities, empowering them to ...

Parent Engagement Survey Open

Updated on Tue, 03/08/2016 - 11:11am

Parents and guardians asked to provide feedback to schools

Adams 12 Five Star Schools believes every parent and guardian plays a key role in the education of a child. One way the Five Star District measures student success is by understanding how satisfied and engaged parents are at the school and district level.

As part of a commitment to parent satisfaction, parents and guardians are asked to take a Parent Engagement and Satisfaction survey ...