Recent News

Five Star Leadership Academy Application Now Open

Updated on Fri, 04/29/2016 - 2:33pm

Parents and community members encouraged to apply

Applications for the 2016-17 Five Star Leadership Academy cohort are now open. The Five Star Leadership Academy provides an exciting opportunity to learn more about school district and state education affairs while making lasting connections with district leaders, parents and community members. The inagural year was a tremendous success - read what others are saying about the program! Apply ...

Five Star Needs Survey and Telephone Town Hall

Updated on Tue, 04/26/2016 - 9:04pm

We want to hear from you!

Throughout Adams 12 Five Star Schools, we strive to engage and inspire students at every level. From teachers to nurses and accountants to bus drivers, we work together to prepare students to thrive in our rapidly changing world.

But limited funding challenges our potential and hinders our mission. It doesn’t have to be this way. With your support, we can make K-12 education — and our ...

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 ...

Five Star 5K for Wellness Rescheduled for May 15

Updated on Fri, 04/22/2016 - 9:40am

Race rescheduled due to April snowstorm

The Adams 12 Five Star 5K for Wellness has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 15 and all times remain the same. Races start at 8 a.m. with registration and packet pick-up from 7-7:45 a.m.

This event provides an opportunity to connect with our school community and share the importance of health and wellness in our schools. All funds raised will go toward enhancing wellness programs in ...

Head Back to School: Funding 101

Updated on Fri, 04/22/2016 - 9:34am

Resources help understand state and district funding challenges

As many in the district may know, Colorado continues to struggle in terms of adequately funding education. This school year alone, the Five Star District has received almost $1,000 less per student as a result of funding cuts from the state that started in 2010. These operating dollars go toward attracting and keeping the best teachers, offering students a robust curriculum with specialized ...