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Monitoring Coronavirus - what you need to know

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 11:00am

District working in close contact with state and local health partners

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Adams 12 Five Star Schools is working closely with our local and state health partners as we monitor the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) internationally.

As of 3/5/2020 there have been presumptive positive cases in Colorado. You can get current information on Colorado at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s ...

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 ...

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.

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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 depth of 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 .

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Governor shares budget; safety bills to be introduced

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 1:30pm

With the second regular session of the 72nd General Assembly on the horizon and scheduled to convene on Jan. 8, 2020, legislative interim committees have settled on the bills they will introduce in January. Additionally, Gov. Jared Polis unveiled his proposed Fiscal Year 2020-21 state budget Nov. 1, kicking off the long process that will end with the passage of the long bill, which is the ...

You're invited to a conversation about our focus on safety

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 8:00am

On Nov. 6 the web of safety series focuses on social-emotional learning & safety

On Nov. 6 the Board of Education will host a community conversation about the district’s focus on Social-Emotional Learning and Safe Schools. As part two of the two-part “web of safety” series, the conversation will highlight social-emotional learning curriculum, supports and staff at all grade levels; and mental health supports in Adams 12 Five Star Schools.*

WHEN : November 6 from ...

New logo represents CTE programming in Five Star District

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 1:00pm

FutureForward logo unveiled following community input and feedback

After a year-long engagement process, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is excited to reveal the new logo to represent Career and Technical Education (CTE) programming in the district.

We had nearly 2,000 responses to our survey earlier this month and it was very clear what the preferred logo was out of the five we presented. Out of the five options, 55 percent of respondents ...

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