Five Star District conducts public hearing regarding Hope Online request to establish learning center in district
The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Denver Nuggets Community Night will take place at the Pepsi Center on Monday, April 9, at 7 p.m. for the Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors game. Discount tickets can be purchased for $18 with no additional taxes or fees (tickets are valued at $28 to $80). A portion of each ticket sold for the game will benefit the Adams 12 Five Star Foundation.
Recently staff, parents and community members were asked to participate in an online survey and dialogue sessions as part of a multi-step public engagement program used to gather input on the community’s values and priorities as they relate to the budget cut process for 2012-2013.
Join the Five Star Foundation for a night celebrating a 21st Century Renaissance at the annual formal gala and enjoy drinks, dinner, auctions and more on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 6 to 10 p.m.
Adams 12 Five Star Schools anticipates needing to cut between $14 million and $18 million for the 2012-2013 school year. Several factors influence what the final cut will be, including the latest revenue forecasts from the State, the Governor’s budget proposal, action taken by the Legislature, our student enrollment numbers and cost increases for items such as PERA (the retirement system for public employees) and health care.
To learn more about the factors impacting the district's budget, click here.
Help a high school student enjoy prom and receive a tax deduction when you donate prom apparel to the Prom Dress Exchange.
Students and parents are invited to attend a tuition fair and scholarship panel to learn about ways to pay for college and help finance higher education. Rep. Ed Perlmutter and Rep. Jared Polis will host the open forum fair, in conjunction with College In Colorado, on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 10 a.m.
At its Jan. 28 special board meeting/retreat, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education adopted three resolutions related to the budget for 2011-2012. You can view those resolutions here.
Adams 12 Five Star Schools Department of Student Services is in the process of destroying all special education records of former students whose birthdays fall between Jan. 1, 1985, and Dec. 31, 1988. These are not academic records.
An important part of Adams 12 Five Star Schools' ability to address budget shortfalls at the state level has been employees taking a reduction in compensation (salary and benefits).