Board Candidate Community Forum

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 1:59pm

Forum is Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Silver Hills Middle School, and open to the public. Members of the Five Star community have an opportunity to meet the candidates for the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education at a Candidates Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Silver Hills Middle School, 12400 Huron St. in Westminster.

Candidates for the board of education ...

Board Recognizes Support Staff

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 1:59pm

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education has proclaimed Oct. 4-10 as Classified School Employee Week. The district's classified employees include school and district office staff, school lunch staff, paraeducators, maintenance employees and bus drivers to name a few.

Classified employees are essential in supporting the district's mission to engage and inspire all students to ...

Student Health & Well-Being Surveys

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 1:59pm

The sixth annual Adams County Student Survey will be given to all 6th-12th grade students in Adams County Districts 12, 14, 27J, 50 and Mapleton between late October and November 2015.

This year, the Adams County Youth Initiative (ACYI) is also coordinating with the State of Colorado to administer the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS) , which will be given to students in ...

Attendance Awareness Month

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 1:59pm

Parents, staff and students partner to support attendance

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education proclaims September as Attendance Awareness Month. School success goes hand in hand with good attendance, and it's important to build the habit of good attendance early. Missing 10 percent (or about 18 days) can make it harder to read. Additionally, being late to school may lead to poor attendance.

What You Can Do Set a regular bed time ...

District Addresses Chronic Absences

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 1:59pm

Adams 12 Five Star Schools staff volunteers will visit student homes on Tuesday, Sept. 22, in an effort to increase attendance and foster student success.

“Consistent daily attendance is vitally important to student learning,” said Tiffany Kerr, district student engagement counselor.

For the third year, the Intervention Services Department is working to address attendance ...

Bollman Earns National Recognition

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 1:59pm

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) recognized the Bollman Technical Education Center (BTEC) for “excellence, dedication and leadership in the field of Career Technical Education.”

The recognition is due in large part to BTEC’s 2014 Action Award from the National Association of State Directors for Career and Technical Education ...

Planning Committee Seeks Members

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 1:59pm

Long Range Planning Committee to advise superintendent on facilities plan

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is looking for members of the Five Star community to serve on the district’s Long Range Planning Advisory Committee (LRPAC). Those interested in serving on this committee should apply by Sept. 1. The LRPAC will advise the Superintendent on the development of a long range facilities plan that supports student success through the implementation of the most cost- ...

Bollman Lead the Way Certification

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 1:59pm

Certification demonstrates program quality and dedication to preparing students

Bollman Technical Education Center (BTEC) has earned national certification for its Project Lead The Way (PLTW) engineering design and development capstone course.

PLTW, a nonprofit organization and the nation’s leading provider of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education programs, offers a rigorous world-class curriculum that allows students to apply what they ...