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Monday, March 16, 2020 - 5:15pm

Update as of March 16 - Grab 'n Go Meals & Learning Resources for extended break

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Today marked the first day of the extended spring break in Adams 12 Five Star Schools due to the evolving situation with COVID-19. All schools and office buildings in the Five Star District are closed through Friday, March 27. Over the next two weeks, we will follow the guidance of health officials and continue to provide our community with regular and timely communication updates.

During this break we remain committed to supporting the needs of our families and will offer grab and go meals at five pick-up locations across the district. We have also compiled learning resources that allow students to stay engaged in a self-directed manner.

Weekday Meals 

Families have the opportunity to pick up lunch and breakfast for the following day starting Tuesday, March 17 through the last day of the extended break (Friday, March 27). 

Grab and go meals will be available through walk-up or drive-thru service for children ages 1 to 18 at the following locations from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

  • Horizon High School - 5321 E. 136th Avenue, Thornton , CO

  • Legacy High School - 2701 W. 136th Avenue, Broomfield, CO

  • Mountain Range High School - 12500 Huron Street, Westminster, CO

  • Northglenn High School - 601 W 100th Place, Northglenn, CO

  • Thornton High School - 9351 N Washington Street, Thornton, CO

These meals will be available for all children ages 1 through 18 regardless of what school they attend. No paperwork is required. If you are sick, please send another family member to pick up meals. This program will only be for the pick up of meals, and meals will not be consumed on site. 

If you are interested in the type of food served during the extended break, visit and click on one of the five locations listed above. 

Weekend Meals 

In addition to weekday meals, thanks to the support and generosity of Food for Hope in Thornton, pre-packed bags of food will also be available for families at all pick up locations to be taken home for the weekend. Each bag will include (at minimum) two protein items, one vegetable, one fruit, one grain and two breakfast/snacks. 

Weekend bags will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis and will be available starting at 10:30 a.m. on both Friday, March 20 and Friday, March 27. Limit one bag per family. All pick-up locations listed above will have these bags available for families on Friday. 

Both programs are available for the pick up of meals, and meals will not be consumed on-site. We’d ask that if you are sick, please send another family member to pick up meals.

Learning Resources and Enrichment Activities

The district has compiled a combination of digital and non-digital resources by grade level that students and families can access during the extended spring break. These resources can be found at and will allow students to stay engaged in a self-directed manner. 

The district continues to work on a long-term remote learning plan should the closure be extended beyond March 27. More information will be shared in future communication. 

Communicating With You

Our goal as we move forward is to communicate with our school district community when there are important updates to share with you but to not overwhelm you with information.

We will generally share messages with you via text or email when:

  • There is a significant update from our state or federal government in regards to the spread of this virus or recommended response.

  • New information regarding the scheduled resumption of school

  • The addition of new resources from the district to support families during this time

For up-to-date information from the district, visit

Thank you for working with us in our community’s collective response to COVID-19.