News Archive

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.

Join the Five Star Foundation Masquerade Gala


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Five Star Foundation Gala
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Saturday, Feb. 25, from 6 -10 p.m.

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.

Five Star District anticipates need to cut between $14 and $18 million for 2012-2013


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District outlines public engagement process for gathering input on the budget

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.

Donate to Prom Dress Exchange


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Donate to Prom Dress Exchange
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Five Star District collecting prom apparel Tuesday, Feb. 21 - Friday, March 2

Help a high school student enjoy prom and receive a tax deduction when you donate prom apparel to the Prom Dress Exchange.

Tuition Fair and Scholarship Panel


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Tuition Fair and Scholarship Panel
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Saturday, Feb. 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Pomona High School

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.

Board of education adopts three budget resolutions for 2011-2012


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11-12 Budget Resolutions

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.

Archived special education student records to be destroyed


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Archived Special Ed Records
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Record requests must be made within 30 days

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.

Certified staff takes furlough day on Feb. 3


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Classified and administrative employees to pay more into retirement system

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).