News Archive

District opens 29 schools to Choice for 2013-14 school year

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Choice 2013-14
Submit application by Jan. 31 for priority consideration

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has opened 29 schools to the Choice application process for the 2013-2014 school year. To see the schools and grades open for Choice, please visit

Skyview Elementary becomes first school to earn district's Golden Sneaker Award

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Golden Sneaker Award
Award recognizes exemplary health and wellness initiatives

Skyview Elementary in Thornton got rewarded for its healthy habits. At a school-wide assembly just before Thanksgiving break, Skyview became the first school in the Five Star District to be awarded the Golden Sneaker trophy along with $500 for the school to use toward continuing its health and wellness efforts.

COVA submits renewal application to board of education

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COVA Renewal Application
Board scheduled to take action Feb. 6
The charter for COVA is up for renewal by the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education. A link to COVA's renewal application is provided below.  The following timeline outlines the charter renewal process for COVA.

Support the Five Star Education Foundation on Colorado Gives Day

Online fundraising effort takes place Dec. 4

Five Star Education Foundation LogoColorado Gives Day LogoOn Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, Coloradans will come together again to raise millions of dollars for nonprofits like the Five Star Education Foundation. Last year, a remarkable $12.8 million was distributed to Colorado nonprofits. This year the Five Star Education Foundation hopes to raise $10,000 on Colorado Gives Day so it can continue to fund many technology projects for all students and schools in the Adams 12 Five Star Schools.

District purchases bike fleet in support of student health and safety

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Bike Fleet
Fleet available to all PE teachers who have participated in the Safe Routes to School grant

Adams 12 Five Star Schools continues its commitment to student health and safety with the purchase of a district bicycle fleet.

Open Enrollment for benefits runs through Nov. 20

Open Enrollment for benefits in 2013 runs through Nov. 20. To register, go to

Five Star District hosts High School Information Nights for current eighth graders

Information nights start at 6 p.m. on Nov. 8 and Nov. 13

Here's an opportunity for families of current eighth graders in the Five Star District to learn more about our five comprehensive high schools: Horizon, Legacy, Mountain Range, Northglenn and Thornton. The district will hold two High School Information Nights, Nov. 8 beginning at 6 p.m. at Thornton High School and Nov. 13 beginning at 6 p.m. at Northglenn High School.

Parents, community members encouraged to attend safety workshop

Workshops held 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30

In Adams 12 Five Star Schools’ ongoing effort to support staff and families in helping our students be safer and make smart decisions, the district is partnering with leading safety experts to present a two-hour safety workshop on two different nights:

Northglenn High School on Monday, Oct. 29, 6-8 p.m. in their small auditorium and Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6-8 p.m. at Mountain Range High School in their auditorium.

District outlines precautionary safety measures

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Safety Measures
Measures include increased patrols of bus stops and walk areas

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has implemented some additional precautionary safety measures in light of the Jessica Ridgeway case in Jefferson County.

Resources help parents talk with their children, promote safety

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Safety Resources

The Five Star community shares in the grief over Jessica Ridgeway’s death. News of this nature is upsetting to the entire community, and adults often ask how they can best support their children.