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.
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.
Adams 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.
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.
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.
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.
Wayne Voorhees, social studies teacher and football coach at Legacy High School, has earned the 2011 Dominic Capra "It's About the Kids" Award.
The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education is composed of five board members elected at large to four-year terms. The Five Star District has a director district plan of representation which requires school board members reside in a specific geographic area, but all director district seats are elected at large. Director Districts 1, 2 and 5 are up for election on Nov. 1, 2011. Director District 1, held by Darwin Strickland, and Director District 2, held by Cindy Dascher, are open seats as these directors are term limited. Mark Clark is the current director in District 5 and he is running unopposed.
Candidates for Director District 1 are Antonio B. Esquibel and Norm Jennings. Philip R. Corn listed on your ballot for Director District 1 has withdrawn from the election and is no longer a candidate for the Board of Education. Candidates running for Director District 2 are R. Max Willsey and Richard R. Ezo.
Please join the Adams 12 Fvie Star Schools Board of Education in honoring Board President Cindy Dascher for her 10 years of service (2001-2011), and Board Secretary Darwin Strickland for his eight years of service (2003-2011).