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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 ...

Mountain Range teacher named Colorado Teacher of the Year

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:30am

Hilary Wimmer named from seven finalists across the state

Hilary Wimmer, Career and Technical Education Instructional Leader, DECA Advisor and High School of Business coordinator at Mountain Range High School, was named the Colorado Department of Education Teacher of the Year for the state of Colorado at a surprise assembly at her school on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

For more information, visit the Teacher of the Year page through the ...

Legislators keep busy before next session

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 11:30am

Interim committees tackle safety and school finance

The Colorado State Legislature has spent its time between legislative sessions addressing two very profound issues relating to K-12 public schools. The first of which is the school finance interim committee, which is charged with reviewing the state’s formula for funding public education in Colorado. The second is the School Safety Committee, which is charged with reviewing existing statutes ...

Mountain Range home to Colorado teacher of the year finalist

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 10:30am

High School teacher one of seven finalists for state educator of the year

Hilary Wimmer, Career and Technical Education Instructional Leader, DECA Advisor and High School of Business coordinator at Mountain Range High School, was named one of the Colorado Department of Education seven finalists for the 2020 Colorado Teacher of the Year competition on Monday, September 9. In May 2019, Mrs. Wimmer was named Adams 12 Five Star Schools Educator of the Year.

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District celebrates Classified Employee Week Oct. 7-11

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 2:00pm

Honoring the over 1,800 classified employees that support student success

This week and throughout the year, Adams 12 Five Star Schools appreciates the hard work of each and every classified employee. To rightfully honor their essential work, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education proclaims October 7-11, 2019 Classified School Employees Week. Read the full proclamation .

The entire Five Star community appreciates the classified employees who are ...

Board of Ed passes resolution in support of Proposition CC

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:00am

With no tax increase, the ballot issue provides dollars for public schools

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education passed a resolution in support of Proposition CC at its special meeting on Sept. 25.

Proposition CC, a measure that the Colorado Legislature referred to this November’s ballot through House Bill 19-1257, states: Without raising taxes and to better fund public schools, higher education, and roads, bridges, and transit, within ...

Social-emotional learning survey open now

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 10:30pm

District seeks feedback from students through social-emotional learning survey

Panorama Education will provide Adams 12 Five Star Schools with a survey focused on learning more about students' social-emotional needs.

Social-emotional learning is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others and maintain positive relationships.

Over 7,000 parents, staff, ...

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