Bell Schedule Update: Take the Final Survey

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 5:30pm

Final survey to help narrow decision between two options

February 2020 Update

Thank you for your ongoing engagement and feedback regarding potential adjustments to bell schedules for the 2020-21 school year. As a result of the January feedback and survey (see below), the final decision regarding bell schedules will be between Scenario #3 (a 30-minute later start at High School, Middle School and Elementary) and the Current Schedule. ...

Chief Supporter: planned firefighting program gets praise

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 11:15am

Assistant fire chief team shares time to talk about benefits of new program

Stephanie Harpring would have entered a firefighting program in high school if she had the opportunity.

Harpring, now assistant fire chief for the City of Thornton Fire Department, took time to talk about her own experience and also share her excitement with prospective students about the Five Star District’s new firefighting program during an career and technical education ...

Family-School Relationships Survey

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 8:30am

Your opinion matters!

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Take the annual Family-School Relationships Survey to provide insight that allows us to measure year-over-year trends for your school and the district to ensure we are best serving you and your child. Evaluating how well we are doing is central to living out our strengths ...

February is Career & Technical Education Month

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 2:15pm

Superintendent Chris Gdowski has designated February 2020 as Career and Technical Education Month.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools offers Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs (known as FutureFoward in the Five Star District) in all five comprehensive high schools across the district, most notably at Bollman and the new Washington Square campus opening Fall 2020. For more ...

2020 Five Star 5K and Wellness Festival

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 8:00am

Participate in the annual 5K on April 25 at 8:00 a.m.

Join us for the annual Five Star 5K and Wellness Fair on April 25, 2020 at the Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton, CO 80601.


Races Start Times 8:00 a.m. Fun Run/Roll 8:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk/Roll

Wellness Festival 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

This event is an opportunity for the Five Star District to come together and celebrate ...

Celebrating our Board of Education

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 11:45am

January is Board of Education month

The start of this new year we celebrate the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education.

Our board is made up of five members: Ms. Kathy D. Plomer, President, District 3; Ms. Laura P. Mitchell, Vice President, District 5; Ms. Jamey L. Lockley, Secretary, District 2; Mr. Brian M. Batz, Director, District 4; and Ms. Lori B. Goldstein, Director, District 1.

School Boards Make ...

Superintendent Gdowski Addresses Recent Student Losses

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 4:30pm

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Dear Parents, Guardians, Staff and Community Partners,

I want to address an issue that is deeply impacting our entire Five Star community. A number of families and schools within our community are grieving the sudden and painful loss of their children as we enter the final days of January. Words fall woefully short in describing the ...

Las tasas de graduación más recientes resaltan un aumento

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 3:15pm

Todas las preparatorias del distrito continúan superando el promedio estatal

Continuando una tendencia resaltada durante la última década, la tasa de graduación a tiempo para Adams 12 Five Star Schools de nuevo aumentó para la Clase del 2019 a su punto más alto en su historia.

La tasa de graduación del distrito alcanzó el *84.9 por ciento en el 2019. La nueva marca no solo es la tasa de graduación más alta del distrito desde que el estado cambió ...

Latest graduation rates highlight decade-long climb

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 9:00am

All district comprehensive high schools continue to outpace state average

Continuing a trend that highlighted the past decade, the four-year on time graduation rate for Adams 12 Five Star Schools again increased for the Class of 2019 to its highest point ever.

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The district’s graduation rate reached 84.9* percent in 2019. The new mark is not only the district’s highest graduation rate since the state changed ...

A season of thanks

Monday, December 23, 2019 - 10:00am

Who do you want to thank after this semester?

As one season ends and another begins, we say thanks to those who have helped us along the way, who have gone above and beyond and those who have exemplified our district strengths of Care, Collaborate, Empower, Engage and Focus on Students.

Who deserves a thank you in your community? Take a look at a few thank you notes from the fall or read more here .

Submit your own thank ...