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Student Health & Well-Being Surveys

Updated on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 2:43pm

The sixth annual Adams County Student Survey will be given to all 6th-12th grade students in Adams County Districts 12, 14, 27J, 50 and Mapleton between late October and November 2015.

This year, the Adams County Youth Initiative (ACYI) is also coordinating with the State of Colorado to administer the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS) , which will be given to students in ...

District Addresses Chronic Absences

Updated on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 2:33pm

Adams 12 Five Star Schools staff volunteers will visit student homes on Tuesday, Sept. 22, in an effort to increase attendance and foster student success.

“Consistent daily attendance is vitally important to student learning,” said Tiffany Kerr, district student engagement counselor.

For the third year, the Intervention Services Department is working to address attendance ...

Legacy Teacher Honored Nationally

Updated on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 2:29pm

The U.S. Department of Education selected Mark Sass, Legacy High School history teacher, as a 2015-2016 Teaching Ambassador Classroom Fellow. Through the Teaching Ambassador Fellowship Program, standout teachers are provided opportunities to share their expertise with colleagues and to learn about and contribute to national education policy issues in an effort to improve education.

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Meet the New Board Candidates

Updated on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 2:20pm

Election Day is Nov. 3, 2015

Elections will be held in Adams 12 Five Star Schools Director Districts 1, 2, 4 and 5 in the Nov. 3, 2015, General Election. The Five Star District Board of Education has five directors that are elected at large to four-year staggered terms. Adams 12 Five Star Schools has a director district plan of representation which requires school board members reside in a specific geographic area. ...

Attendance Awareness Month

Updated on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 2:16pm

Parents, staff and students partner to support attendance

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education proclaims September as Attendance Awareness Month. School success goes hand in hand with good attendance, and it's important to build the habit of good attendance early. Missing 10 percent (or about 18 days) can make it harder to read. Additionally, being late to school may lead to poor attendance.

What You Can Do Set a regular bed time ...

Bollman Earns National Recognition

Updated on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 2:09pm

The U.S. Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) recognized the Bollman Technical Education Center (BTEC) for “excellence, dedication and leadership in the field of Career Technical Education.”

The recognition is due in large part to BTEC’s 2014 Action Award from the National Association of State Directors for Career and Technical Education ...

Planning Committee Seeks Members

Updated on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 2:06pm

Long Range Planning Committee to advise superintendent on facilities plan

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is looking for members of the Five Star community to serve on the district’s Long Range Planning Advisory Committee (LRPAC). Those interested in serving on this committee should apply by Sept. 1. The LRPAC will advise the Superintendent on the development of a long range facilities plan that supports student success through the implementation of the most cost- ...

Four Board Seats Up for Election

Updated on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 2:03pm

Interested candidates must submit application by 4:30 p.m., Aug. 28, 2015

The Board of Education of Adams 12 Five Star Schools in the County of Adams and the County of Broomfield, State of Colorado, calls for nomination of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015.

At this election four directors will be elected, one from Director District No. 1, one from ...

Bollman Lead the Way Certification

Updated on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 2:00pm

Certification demonstrates program quality and dedication to preparing students

Bollman Technical Education Center (BTEC) has earned national certification for its Project Lead The Way (PLTW) engineering design and development capstone course.

PLTW, a nonprofit organization and the nation’s leading provider of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education programs, offers a rigorous world-class curriculum that allows students to apply what they ...

Board Adopts 2015-2016 Budget

Updated on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 1:59pm

Plan eliminates transportation fee

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the 2015-2016 Financial Plan and Budget at its regular meeting on Wednesday, June 17. The plan includes the elimination of the $15 monthly transportation fee for those students who ride the bus. The fee was introduced in 2010-2011 when significant budget cuts had to be made due to reduced funding from the state. ...

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