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Make a difference for Five Star students from your phone

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:45pm

If you knew a student in your child’s class didn’t have shoes for school, chances are you’d help if you could, right? But it’s hard to know if the family down the street has food on their table or if their child will have a winter jacket this year, so how can you help?

Enter our new initiative with the Five Star Education Foundation , our schools and the Purposity ...

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Friday, September 10, 2021 - 11:30am

Building Sources of Strength

Join us! Building Sources of Strength Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 | 6–7:30 p.m. Educational Support Center (ESC) | 1500 E 128th Ave. Thornton, CO | parking map

We know that hope, resilience and positive connections are powerful factors that help protect us during life’s challenges. Join Five Star staff for an interactive family event to practice hope, health and strength using the ...

Important update to start of school guidance

Monday, August 16, 2021 - 2:45pm

Masks required for all students in grades P-6

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The following letter was sent to the Five Star community on Friday, Aug. 13.

To read our health and safety protocols for the 2021-2022 school year, please click here .

Dear Five Star Community,

I'm writing today to inform you of a change to masking requirements for our students that will go into effect on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. ...

A Chromebook for every student

Monday, August 16, 2021 - 12:30pm

We are excited to provide a Chromebook to all students this school year.

The Five Star District is thrilled to announce that it will provide a Chromebook and charger to every student in kindergarten through twelfth grade beginning in the 2021-2022 school year.

This initiative marks a huge step forward, offering more equal access to technology for all Five Star students and easing the financial burden on families who previously had to ...

The best view comes after the hardest climb

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

Read Superintendent Chris Gdowski's back to school message

As we prepare to embark on the 2021-2022 school year, this phrase is fitting for many reasons. Just ask someone who has climbed one of Colorado’s 14ers. Chances are they’ll have plenty of stories to tell about the views from the summit, as well as the ups and downs of their journey to get there.

Closer to home, our students and staff in the Five Star District are on their ...

6th Annual Back to School Bash

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 9:45am

Families encouraged to pick up supplies through drive-thru process

Join us on Saturday, August 7, 2021 for the 6th annual Adams 12 Five Star Schools' "Back to School Bash".

DATE: Saturday, August 7, 2021 TIME: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. or while supplies last LOCATIONS: To serve you better and limit crowds, two pick-up locations will distribute identical supplies at the same time. Please choose one based on your location.

Thornton High School: 9351 ...

Apply for Free and Reduced Benefits

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 12:15pm

Families must reapply each school year to receive the benefits

All families are encouraged to apply for free and reduced benefits for the 2021-2022 school year. By applying for free and reduced benefits families receive assistance and they help their child's school too.

Here's how. By applying :

Your child’s school can receive additional funding to enhance the educational experience for all students. School fees can be waived or reduced. ...

Join the Five Star Family!

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 10:00am

Now enrolling new students in the Five Star District

No matter what your child's passions are or what unique learning opportunity they're looking for, there's a home for them in Adams 12 Five Star Schools. If you are starting your journey with us or transitioning from a different school, you are invited to discover all that our district has to offer to elevate your child's education. Make sure you understand your enrollment options and then ...

Must Read: Special End-of-Year Celebration Publication

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

Celebrating the year through a collection of photos, positive stories and video

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Dear Five Star Community,

As promised, here is the End-of-Year Celebrations publication! Flip through this magazine to see photos from across our community, hear about the many students and staff across the Five Star District who exemplified our district strengths this year, and celebrate the graduating class of 2021.

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[VIDEO] Celebrating the end of the year

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 8:30am

Need to know information as the year wraps up

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Dear Five Star Community,

This will be our final weekly update for the 2020-2021 school year. As we move into the summer, any pertinent district updates will be shared on an as-needed basis.

We value the partnership we have with our community and appreciate your support in the success of all students this year. We wish you a restful and ...

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