News Archive

Supporters of the Five Star Education Foundation raise nearly $60,000 for student success


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Foundation Raises $60,000
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Donations to help fund technology

The Five Star Education Foundation would like to thank the generous supporters who raised nearly $60,000 as part of the foundation's annual Gala in February. 

The donations will go a long way in funding new and updated technology for the students and teachers of Adams 12 Five Star Schools.

Donate to A Precious Child


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Donate to A Precious Child
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Drop off items through May 15 at two Five Star District locations

Two Five Star District locations are accepting donations for A Precious Child's spring clothing drive now through Tuesday, May 15. 

Celebrate Northglenn Middle School’s 50th Anniversary


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Northglenn Middle School celebrates 50 years
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Thursday, May 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Help Northglenn Middle School celebrate 50 years of learning on Thursday, May 10, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Bring a blanket and picnic dinner and enjoy music by Los Lunaticos (a Reggaeton/Latin band), Northglenn Middle School’s sixth, seventh and eighth-grade bands and the school’s jazz band.

Five Star District prepares application for federal funds


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Federal funds application
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Questions, comments or suggestions invited through June 30

Through June 30, 2012, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Grants Office will coordinate preparation of the annual Consolidated Application for federal education funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) formerly known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

Pathways provides options for earning a diploma


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Pathways Info Sessions
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Information sessions every Thursday through May 24 from 5-6 p.m.

Pathways Extended Education Program is hosting information sessions every Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Futures Center, 550 E 124th Avenue in Thornton, from now through May 24 for 2012-2013 enrollment.

Superintendent Chris Gdowski presents budget cut plan for 2012-2013 school year


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2012-13 Budget Plan
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Five Star District to cut $12 million

Superintendent Chris Gdowski presented his budget cut plan on April 9 after completing a multi-step public engagement process to help identify the staff and the community’s values and priorities as they relate to budget cuts.

District Art Show runs April 5-8


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District Art Show
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Artwork displayed at TASHCO Gallery in Thornton

The 2012 Adams 12 Five Star Schools District Art Show will run April 5-8 at the TASHCO Gallery at North Valley Tech Center, 500 E. 84th Ave. in Thornton. The exhibit will showcase the work of students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Five Star District conducts public hearing regarding Hope Online request to establish learning center in district


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Hope Online Hearing - April 18
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Hearing to take place April 18 at 4 p.m.
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 at Little Sailors Child Development Center at 11840 Delaware Court in Northglenn.

Purchase discount Denver Nuggets tickets and support the Adams 12 Five Star Foundation


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Nuggets Community Night
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$18 tickets for Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors game Monday, April 9, 7 p.m.

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.

Results from budget online survey and dialogue sessions now available


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More than 4,000 participate in process

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.