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Open Lap Swim

Updated on Fri, 05/27/2016 - 7:57am

The Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center opens its doors to the public this summer

This summer, the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center will open its doors to the public! Open lap swim begins Wednesday, June 1 continuing through the end of August. For a $5 daily drop in fee (cash or check only), anyone can take advantage of the open lap swim.

Open lap swim hours will run from June 1 through August 31, Monday – Friday from 5-7 a.m. There is no lap swim on June 10, July ...

Five Star Schools' Counselors Recognized

Updated on Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:48am

District earns the Colorado School Counseling Corps Grant

Adams 12 Five Star Schools was recently awarded the Colorado School Counseling Corps Grant. Focusing on Postsecondary Workforce Readiness (PWR) for high school students, the goals of the grant are to increase graduation completion rates, decrease dropout rates, increase Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion and increase the number of students participating in ...

Northglenn High to Offer Free Assoc Applied Science Degree

Updated on Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:01pm

First in metro Denver to offer early college

About 65 current eighth-graders in Adams 12 Five Star Schools will make history with the 2016-2017 school year as they become the inaugural class of metro Denver’s first early college opportunity through Northglenn High School’s P-TECH 9-14 model (Pathways in Technology Early College High School).

In 2015, Governor Hickenlooper signed the P-TECH bill into law (HB 15-1270). P-TECH is ...

Hundreds of Students Participate in Backpacks to Briefcases

Updated on Mon, 05/16/2016 - 4:06pm

Several Northglenn High School Students Featured in Video

The Adams County Education Consortium hosted hundreds of students from Adams County, including over 200 from Adams 12 Five Star Schools, for their annual Backpacks to Briefcases event which provides resources and tools for high school students to successfully enter the working world. Students participated in trainings, small group discussions, mentoring sessions and more to understand career ...

Five Star Schools Support American Heart Association

Updated on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 11:03am

Students participate in Jump Rope / Hoops for Heart across the district

This year, 25 schools in the district completed a heart healthy school program to support the American Heart Association. Through Jump Rope / Hoops For Heart & Donate To Play Tournaments, the important heart healthy message reached over 13,000 local students & families! Adams 12 Five Star Schools raised over $82,000 to support the life-saving mission of the American Heart Association ...

Tour the New Adams 12 Five Star Schools Website

Submitted on Tue, 04/26/2016 - 2:56pm

A brief overview of enhancements and new features

Welcome to the new Adams 12 Five Star Schools website. While we're extremely excited to release this new resource to our community we do understand that changes of this magnitude can be overwhelming. To help our users with this transition our web developer, Jay Darnell, has put together a brief video tour of the new site. Being just over two minutes in length we hope this short introduction ...