Century Middle School to honor veterans with holiday wreath laying ceremony Dec. 12

Century Middle School, in partnership with Wreaths Across America, will honor veterans through a wreath laying ceremony at Olinger Highland Mortuary and Cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12.

Five Star District hosts Countdown to Kindergarten on Dec. 8

Event allows future kindergarten parents the opportunity to learn more about enrollment process, transportation, nutrition and more

Parents of 2016-2017 Five Star District kindergartners are invited to learn the ins and outs of attending school on Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the International School at Thornton Middle.

Early access to kindergarten/first grade for highly gifted students: Process now open!

The Five Star District recognizes that some highly advanced, gifted children may benefit academically, socially and/or emotionally from early entrance into kindergarten or first grade.

District earns budget excellence award

Meritorious Budget Award recognizes excellence in the preparation and issuance of the 2015-2016 budget

Meritorious Budget AwardAdams 12 Five Star Schools was presented the Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International for the Five Star District’s excellence in the preparation and issuance of its 2015-2016 budget.

The Meritorious Budget Awards program promotes and recognizes excellence in school budget presentation and enhances school business officials' skills in developing, analyzing and presenting a school system budget. After a rigorous review by professional auditors, the award is conferred only on school districts that have met or exceeded the program’s stringent criteria.

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Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.

Our mission is to engage and inspire all students to innovate, achieve and succeed in a safe and supportive environment by ensuring high quality instruction in every classroom, every day.

With more than 38,700 students, the Five Star District offers families the benefits of a large district with a close-knit feel. That's reflected in the numerous opportunities for students, staff and parents at any of the district's more than 50 unique learning centers. Get the latest news about the Five Star District.