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.
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.
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.
- Pre-registration is required - call 720-887-2220 to register.
- Must bring child’s current vaccination records.
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 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.
As a Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) Fellow, Mountain Range High School teacher Scott Schankweiler is spending two immersive weeks (June 19 - July 1) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the U.S. Department of Energy's largest science and energy laboratory, working on research projects with cutting-edge scientists and researchers.
The Colorado Department of Education has awarded Adams 12 Five Star Schools with a four-year grant worth $1.5 million to support the district's work with expelled and at-risk students.
Shelley Stetler, instructional technology coordinator for Adams 12 Five Star Schools, has been named a finalist for the U.S. Innovative Education Forum, a national competition sponsored by Microsoft. The forum takes place in July.
Through June 30, 2011, 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).
Adams 12 Five Star Schools, through the USDA, will offer a free summer breakfast and lunch program at Centennial Elementary, Coronado Hills Elementary, Federal Heights Elementary, The Studio School and Westview Elementary.