News Archive

District earns Safe Routes to School grant for third consecutive year

Teaser Title: 
Safe Routes to School Grant
Grant supports bicycle and pedestrian safety education

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has earned a Safe Routes to School grant for the third consecutive year in the amount of $51,000.

Board of Education receives nomination petitions

Teaser Title: 
Board Election

The Board of Education will hold elections for Director District One, Director District Two and Director District Five in the Coordinated General Election on November 1, 2011. Nomination petitions to be a candidate for the Board were due by 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011. Signatures on all submitted petitions have been verified; sufficiency statements are attached below. The deadline for school director write in candidates to file an affidavit of intent to be candidate was Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at 4 p.m.

Community invited to attend Pathways Open House

Tour the new facility and learn more about Pathways Extended Education Program

You're invited to an Open House for the new home of the district's Pathways Extended Education Program. The Open House takes place Thursday, Sept. 1 from 4-6 p.m. at 550 E. 124th Ave. in Thornton. You'll have the opportunity to take a tour of the new facility and learn more about the benefits of the program.

Act now! Enroll your child in an extended day kindergarten program

Six schools have space available for families interested in extended day kindergarten

Parents still have an opportunity to sign their children up for extended day kindergarten before the Aug. 22 start date. Extended day kindergarten runs from 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The following schools have space available:

Pathways Extended Education Program hosts information sessions throughout August

Teaser Title: 
Pathways Info Sessions
Program designed for students 17 or older and behind in credits

Pathways Extended Education Program is hosting a series of informational meetings during the month of August.

Five Star District earns grant to increase availability of counseling in secondary schools

Teaser Title: 
Counselor Grant
Grant covers three-year period totaling $759,000

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has earned a School Counselor Corps grant from the Colorado Department of Education worth $759,000 over a three-year period. The grant for the 2011-2012 school year totals $279,190.

The purpose of the program is to increase the availability of effective school-based counseling within secondary schools.

Secondary Schools Open For August Choice

The Schools of Choice and Enrollment Office for Adams 12 announced secondary schools that will be open for Choice beginning August 1st.  These schools will remain open for Choice through August 12th or until the space that is available has been filled.  For a complete list of these schools and application instructions, click here.

Free immunization clinic offered for children up to age of 18

Clinic will be held at Church of the Holy Comforter. Pre-registration is required.

Broomfield Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with Church of the Holy Comforter and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, is pleased to announce a FREE immunization clinic for children (up to age 18).  Children in Broomfield and surrounding municipalities are encouraged to attend.
Where:  Church of the Holy Comforter, 1700 W 10th Avenue, Broomfield.
When:  Friday, August 5th from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.


  1. Pre-registration is required - call 720-887-2220 to register.
  2. Must bring child’s current vaccination records. 

Mountain Range High School earns grant to host teacher from China

Teaser Title: 
Mandarin Chinese Grant
Ying Zhou is one of 25 teachers participating in the 2011 Teachers of Critical Languages Program

Mountain Range High School will host Ying Zhou from China for the 2011-2012 school year as part of the U.S. Department of State's Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP).

Zhou will teach Chinese for a full academic year at the high school. She is one of a total of 25 teachers who were chosen from China and Egypt to participate in the program.  

Northglenn Mayor Joyce Downing raises awareness for district's Summer Food Service Program

Teaser Title: 
Mayor Supports Lunch Program
Five sites in district offer free summer breakfasts and lunches to children

Northglenn Mayor Joyce Downing enjoyed a healthy summer meal with children at Westview Elementary School on Thursday, June 30 at 11 a.m. Mayor Downing is raising awareness for the district's Summer Food Service Program.