All Five Star District employees participate in 1.5 percent salary reduction to meet PERA mandatory increases
School districts across the state have faced substantial budget cuts during the past few years due to shortfalls at the state level and increased costs for benefits such as healthcare and retirement pensions.
Adams 12 Five Star Schools welcomes the Rocky Mountain Youth Ronald McDonald House Charities Medical and Dental Care Mobile Program to our school district. The program will serve children in the district by appointment at three locations two days per week.
Experience 9 to 5 is a multi-industry career exploration program through the Adams County Education Consortium that runs in the fall and is open to all Adams County high school students.
New and used sports equipment will be collected on Friday, Sept. 7, at several Five Star Schools football games for the Jessica Redfield Ghawi giveSPORTS drive.
Jessica was one of the Aurora theater tragedy victims and a sports participant and writer. It was her dream to get sports equipment in the hands of children who lost everything in the recent Colorado wildfires.
Dr. Karen Johnson, a sixth-grade science and engineering teacher at STEM Lab, has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Colorado Teacher of the Year award.
The Colorado Teacher of the Year program is our state’s oldest and most prestigious honors program that recognizes the contributions of the classroom teacher.
Adams 12 Five Star Schools saw its strongest performance ever on the ACT. The district's composite score for the ACT is 19.5, compared to 18.6 in 2006.
Horizon and Legacy High Schools demonstrated outstanding growth compared to prior years. They both saw a 0.5 increase in their ACT composite score. Horizon's composite is 19.9, and Legacy's is 22.4. The state's composite score is 20.
Adams 12 Five Star Schools will hold a third round of Choice beginning Aug. 6 for some secondary schools and beginning Aug. 13 for some elementary schools. Applications will be accepted at schools directly. Applications will not be accepted at the Educational Support Center.
New for the 2012-2013 school year, Adams 12 Five Star Schools now provides parents with an easy way to pay most student fees using the online tool PayForIt. Debit and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard and Discover) will be accepted. The district is providing this benefit free of any transaction fees.
Broomfield Public Health is hosting a FREE immunization clinic for all children 18 and younger regardless of whether they live in Broomfield. The clinic is Aug. 3, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Comforter, 1700 W. 10th Ave. in Broomfield. Those interested in attending need to register by calling 720-887-2220. Learn more.
The Five Star community offers its condolences and support to those impacted by the tragedy that took place early Friday morning at a movie theater in Aurora. News of this nature is upsetting to the entire community, and adults often ask how they can best support their children. You can find tips from the National Association of School Psychologists by clicking here.