Board of education proclamation recognizes support staff contributions

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.

Special Education Advisory Committee to hold workshops for special needs families

The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) and the Five Star District’s Student Support Services Department will hold a series of workshops throughout the 2015-2016 school year to support families of special needs students.

Five Star District increases guest teacher pay

As part of the Five Star District’s efforts to hire and attract talented guest (substitute) teachers, the district restructured the guest teacher pay program to become more competitive with neighboring districts and retain existing talent.

Northglenn High School to celebrate 50 years

Alumni and community invited to events Sept. 25-Oct. 9

Norsemen far and wide are summoned home for the golden anniversary celebration of Northglenn High School (NHS). Opened in 1965, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the oldest high school in the Five Star District.

Legacy High School teacher named national teaching ambassador fellow

The U.S. Department of Education selected Mark Sass, Legacy High School history teacher, as a 2015-2016 Teaching Ambassador Classroom Fellow.

Through the Teaching Ambassador Fellowship Program, standout teachers are provided opportunities to share their expertise with colleagues and to learn about and contribute to national education policy issues in an effort to improve education.

Welcome to Adams 12 Five Star Schools

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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.