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Board of Education President Kathy Plomer shares reflections

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:30am

Board President Kathy Plomer and Director Brian Batz terms end

I want to thank the Adams 12 Five Star Schools community for the privilege of serving on the Board of Education for the last eight years and my fellow board members for entrusting me with the role of President for the last six. My oldest daughter walked through the doors of Centennial Elementary in 2001 and I have been a volunteer ever since.

Building Emotional Strength as a Family

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 3:45pm

Join us online Nov. 16

Life sure feels busy lately, doesn’t it?! Families today face different challenges than families even just a few decades ago, which makes building emotional strength and resilience even more important. Resilience is a critical life skill for kids and parents alike and, fortunately, it can be learned. Join us to learn and practice hands-on strategies to navigate challenging emotions and build resilience for the whole family.

November is Runaway and Homeless Youth Awareness Month

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 10:45am

Learn what we are doing and how you can help

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has 1,500+ students (over 4% of the total student population) who experience homelessness at some point during the school year and approximately 1,000 youth experiencing homelessness at any given time in the school year.

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to recognize November 2021 as Runaway and Homeless Youth Awareness Month at its ...

Learn More About High School Programs and Options

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 3:15pm

8th Graders and Their Families Can Learn More at High School Nights

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is extremely proud of the variety of choices offered for quality, advanced academic programming available at each of its high schools. Our program offerings include the following range of options for your motivated students:

Horizon HS : the SOAR Honors program is a four year, individualized & comprehensive ...

Paula Rowinski named 2021 Colorado Art Educator of the Year

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 10:00am

Legacy teacher recognized for dedication to art education and student success

The Colorado Art Education Association has named Paula Rowinski the 2021 Colorado Art Educator of the Year . Award recipients exemplify highly qualified art educators active in education today; they are leaders, teachers, students, scholars and advocates who give their best to their students and the profession. Paula will be recognized at the CAEA Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 6 in ...

FutureForward students show off impressive campus and skills

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 10:15am

Five Star Stories Spotlight

Our FutureForward students and staff got to show off their beautiful Washington Square campus as well as their impressive skillset to the community twice last week.

The Long Range Planning Advisory Committee (LRPAC) got to tour the 49,500 square-foot facility, which features classroom and lab space for criminal science, forensic science, EMT and fire science programs as well as high- ...

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