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Student belongings pickup & return of items for K-8 schools

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 12:30pm

Schools will share specific details for their plan including date and time

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As we approach the end of the school year, we realize the need for students to collect items and personal belongings that they left behind when remote learning was implemented for the remainder of this school year. Additionally, we recognize students may have school- or district-issued items that they need to return, including library books, textbooks, ...

May 7 Weekly Community Update

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 3:15pm

Student belongings, scenarios for 2020-21, bell times, budget update & more

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As a reminder, we are now sending a regular update each Thursday afternoon to the Five Star community for the remainder of the school year. This communication is designed to consolidate important updates for you into one weekly email.

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Student Belongings Pickup We plan to provide the opportunity for families to ...

Announcing new bell schedules for the 2020-2021 school year

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:00am

Superintendent outlines decision to push bell times 30 minutes at all levels

>>>For complete Bell Times information, including the challenge, the process and the final decision, visit: www.adams12.org/belltimes .

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Dear Five Star Families,

As we enter the final month of the 2019-2020 school ...

Partnership Aims to Cut Down on Chronic Absences

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Mile High United Way Offers Resources to Two Elementary Schools

When students aren’t in school, they can fall behind, particularly in the critical years of elementary school. A new partnership betwen Mile High United Way (MHUW) and Coronado Hills and McElwain elementary schools is tackling that challenge and more to help students and their families succeed.

The partnership began last year when MHUW approached the district, offering to bring its ...

Better Together

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Annual Horizon High School Wish Week Focuses on Inclusion

Horizon Wish Week - January 2020

Video of Horizon Wish Week - January 2020

Wish Week at Horizon High School has become a staple event at the school where students raise money to support a number of worthy causes from close-to-home efforts to support families in need to raising money for organizations like the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

When student leaders started planning for ...

Making an Impression

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Hulstrom student captures top prize at Adams County Commissioner’s Career Expo

To the 6,000 eighth grade students across Adams County who attended the Adams County Commissioners’ Career Expo last November, it was just a field trip to learn about career options.

To Liam Snee, an eighth-grade student at Hulstrom K-8, it was an opportunity to use his first impression skills.

“I was really nervous at first,” Snee said after the event, “but after visiting ...

April 30 Weekly Community Update

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 3:00pm

Information on graduation, family engagement survey data, budget update and more

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As a reminder, we are now sending a regular update each Thursday afternoon to the Five Star community for the remainder of the school year. This communication is designed to consolidate important updates for you into one weekly email.

UPDATES

Class of 2020 Graduation & Celebrations We have planned ...

2020 Graduation information

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 10:30am

Virtual & in-person ceremonies scheduled

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Congratulations to each of you as you approach the finish line of completing 13 years of school. Like you, we are disappointed that we are unable to come together in-person to recognize your graduating class in the traditional way during May. However, that won’t stop us from honoring and celebrating the many accomplishments of the Class of 2020 through ...

Announcing the 2019-20 Five Star Awards!

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 11:15pm

Employees of the Year and Employee Awards as Nominated By Peers

Though we are not together this spring, we still have incredible employees to celebrate for the great year we had! We continue to ELEVATE student success, in school or at home, by recognizing the great work all our employees do each day for our students. From teachers to custodians, principals to counselors, the many different roles and responsibilities of Five Star employees ELEVATE student ...

American Indian Education (Title 6) Youth Advocacy Program

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 11:15pm

Program To Host Open Feedback Meeting on April 30, 2020

Adams 12 Five Star Schools supports American Indian students and families through the Native American Youth Advoacy program that serves students K-12. The program also sponsors the AIPAC (American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) that meets monthly.

Proposed 2020-21 Plan

Read the proposed 2020-21 plan for the advocacy program.

If you would like to provide feedback ...

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