News Archive

Kindergarten early entrance applications are now being accepted for the 2012-13 school year


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Kinder Early Entrance
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Apply through March 1

Adams 12 Five Star Schools recognizes that some children may benefit academically, socially and/or emotionally from Early Entrance into Kindergarten.  For those students that do not meet the age requirement, the District will take applications beginning December 1st through March 1, 2012 for placement in the fall.

District opens 32 schools to Choice for 2012-13 school year


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Choice for 2012-2013 school year
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Submit application by Feb. 1 for priority consideration

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has opened 32 schools to the Choice application process for the 2012-2013 school year. To see the schools and grades open for Choice, please visit http://www.adams12.org/choice_schools. Several schools are also offering open houses and tours for prospective parents and students to learn more.

Support the Five Star Education Foundation and Safe2Tell on Colorado Gives Day


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Give Where You Live on Dec. 6
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Colorado Gives Day extended to noon on Wednesday, Dec. 7

 

 

 

 

Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education seeks applicants for Director District No. 4 position


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Deadline to submit an application is 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 6

The Board of Education for Adams 12 Five Star Schools has declared a vacancy in the school director office for Director District No. 4 due to the resignation of Heidi K. Williams. This vacancy will be filled through an appointment by the board. 

Legacy High School Marching Band to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade


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Legacy performs at Macy's parade
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First band to represent Colorado in more than a decade

The Legacy High School Lightning Marching Band is representing Colorado in the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The six-time, 5A State Champion Marching Band is the first band to represent Colorado in the parade in more than a decade. The band will perform “A Colorado Winter Wonderland,” arranged by Director Clay Stansberry.

Discover STEM Education on Nov. 30, 6-8:30 p.m.


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Community night to include dinner, student presentations and enrollment information

STEM GraphicAdams 12 Five Star Schools and the Adams County Hispanic Advisory Council welcome the Five Star community to discover STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 6-8:30 p.m. at Crossroads Church - South Campus, 10451 Huron St. in Northglenn.

Take action to reduce youth drug and alcohol use


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Adams County Youth Council hosts "Take Action for a Positive Change" on Dec. 5, 6-8:30 p.m.

Join other interested youth, parents and community members in taking positive action to address the rapid rise in marijuana and alcohol use among teens in Adams County.

The Adams County Youth Council, in partnership with the Adams County Youth Initiative and The North Metro Drug Task Force, is hosting "Take Action for a Positive Change" on Monday, Dec. 5, 6-8:30 p.m. at the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Conference Center, 1500 E. 128th Ave. in Thornton.

Voters elect three board members


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Board members to be sworn in on Nov. 18

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, voters in the Five Star District elected three board members to four-year terms. Norm Jennings was elected for Director District No. 1, R. Max Willsey for Director District No. 2 and current Vice President Mark D. Clark was re-elected to a second term for Director District No. 5.

Board of education conditionally approves Westgate Charter Renewal


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Westgate Charter Conditional Approval
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Renewal is for a period of three years

At its regular board meeting on Nov. 2, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education conditionally approved the charter renewal of Westgate Community School. The renewal is for a period of three years, from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2015.

Voorhees earns "It's About the Kids" Award


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"It's About the Kids" Award
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Award honors the legacy of the late, long-time Five Star District coach and teacher Dominic Capra

Wayne Voorhees, social studies teacher and football coach at Legacy High School, has earned the 2011 Dominic Capra "It's About the Kids" Award.