Adams 12 Five Star Schools has received seven petitions from candidates for the 2013 Board of Education election; five for Director District 3 and two for Director District 4.
The deadline to submit a petition was Aug. 30. Frances Mullins, the district's designated election official, has reviewed all of the petitions and deemed them to be sufficient.
The Five Star Education Foundation is starting the new school year with another fun event for the Five Star community.
Adams 12 Five Star Schools made gains on the majority of the 27 Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) tests administered in the spring of 2013. When comparing 2013 results to 2012, the Five Star District saw the percentage of students scoring proficient and advanced go up on 14 tests, dip on seven and stay the same on six.
The Federal Programs Team from the Grants Department and the Student and Family Outreach Program are moving in together in order to better serve our most vulnerable students. The two teams will work together under one roof at the Huron Office Building located at 10280 Huron St. in Northglenn.
Thornton High School is hosting a community health fair during student check-in on Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Wednesday, Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 9351 Washington St. in Thornton.
Broomfield Public Health is offering free immunization clinics for all children 18 and younger regardless of whether they live in Broomfield. The clinics will be held on Thursday, Aug. 8 from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on Friday, Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Health and Human Services offices, 6 Garden Ctr. in Broomfield.
Tri-County Health Department is offering free immunizations for all children ages two months through 18 years. The clinics will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tri-County Health Department, 10190 Bannock St. in Northglenn; and on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Aurora Fire Station #2, 12600 Hoffman Blvd. in Aurora.
Some schools may open to Choice in early August, depending on space available. Schools with openings will be posted on the Choice Program website between Aug. 5 and 19.
The Power of One Charity will hold a golf tournament fundraiser at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield on Monday, Aug. 5, at 9 a.m.
Five Star District conducts public hearing regarding Hope Online request to establish learning center in district
Adams 12 Five Star Schools will conduct a public hearing regarding a request by Hope Online Learning Academy Co-Op to establish a learning center within the district's boundaries. Hope Online is a mult-district online school that is authorized by Douglas County Schools and operates learning centers in school districts througout Colorado.