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Principal named for new Anthem school

Updated on Tue, 03/28/2017 - 8:38am

Benallo to start work in July 2017

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has selected a principal for the new P-8 school in the Anthem community of Broomfield.

Teresa Benallo, currently a Five Star Schools principal at Leroy Elementary, will begin her work as the school's principal in July. School construction will begin this spring and the school is planned to open in Fall 2018. Benallo has served as principal at Leroy for the past four years and has more than 20 years of experience in public education as a teacher and administrator. She earned her degree in psychology from the University of Colorado - Boulder...

Congratulations to Mary Shea - 2016 CHSAA Hall of Fame

Updated on Fri, 03/03/2017 - 4:05pm

Mary Shea, Thornton HS alumnus inducted into the CHSAA Hall of Fame

A three-sport athlete at Thornton High School, Mary Shea played volleyball, basketball and tennis for the Trojans. Shea was a starter in all three sports, earning all-conference honors from the beginning of her collegiate career.

Despite never playing competitive tennis before high school, Shea earned the no. 2 singles position on the tennis team as a sophomore and made the state ...

Significant academic gains lead to "performance" rating

Updated on Thu, 01/19/2017 - 3:41pm

District posts largest math growth among state's 10 largest school districts

The recent state release of preliminary performance ratings for schools and districts demonstrates strong academic gains for Adams 12 Five Star Schools. For the first time since the state began giving school and district accountability ratings in 2010, the Five Star District has been accredited as a Performance District.

“This demonstrates that when you give high-caliber teachers and ...

Five Star District earns Meritorious Budget Award

Updated on Thu, 11/17/2016 - 2:31pm

Selection marks district's commitment to fiscal integrity

The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) awarded Adams 12 Five Star Schools its Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for excellence in budget presentation during the 2016–2017 budget year. The Five Star District's receipt of this award for 14 years is a true reflection of its commitment to fiscal integrity.

The MBA promotes and recognizes excellence in school budget ...