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21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Program

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 4:15pm

Notice of Intent to Submit an Application for 21st CCLC Afterschool Programs

In accordance with the request for application (RFA) instructions released by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE), Adams 12 Five Star Schools submits a public notice to the community intent to submit an application for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant. The grant will allow for PEAK to continue operations at the following schools:

Coronado Hills Elementary School ...

2021 Spelling Bee Information

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 12:15pm

Five Star District State Spelling Bee Qualifiers

Congratulations to the Adams 12 Five Star Schools' Spelling Bee top 14 spellers with a special congratulations to our 1st place Champion, Aditi Muthukumar, 2nd place winner, Ian Zahner, and 3rd place winner, Evan Varmo. They will compete at the annual Denver Post Colorado State Spelling Bee which will be held virtually this year.

2021 Champion - Aditi ...

Family-School Relationships Survey

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 8:30am

Survey results now live!

Results from the annual Family-School Relationships Survey are now live. The survey provides insights that allow us to measure year-over-year trends for your school and the district to ensure we are best serving you and your child. Evaluating how well we are doing is central to living out our strengths and goals in our strategic plan, ELEVATE .

See the 2020-21 Results

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Reminders as students prepare to return to school buildings

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:30pm

Full-time remote option remains available for families who previously selected

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Dear Five Star Community,

As we transition back to in-person learning, we are resuming weekly updates as a consistent way to provide important information. This communication is designed to consolidate important updates for you into one weekly email.

Please note that the full-time remote option will remain in place for those families who ...

Five Star Schools graduation rate reaches new all-time high

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 8:15am

District’s on-time graduation rate surpasses the statewide average.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools four-year, on-time graduation rate increased to 85.6 percent* for the Class of 2020, setting a new all-time high for the district.

This rising graduation rate continues a decade-long climb, during which the Five Star District’s on-time graduation rate has increased by nearly 13 percentage points. The Five Star District’s graduation rate ...

Westview Staff Member Celebrated as a Wonder Woman

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 3:30pm

In December, ahead of the release of “Wonder Woman 1984,” 9news asked viewers to nominate Wonder Women in their communities. They received several submissions about one special Wonder Woman in Northglenn—Kathy Ochoa, the office manager at Westview Elementary.

Students and staff members describe her as always putting others first and going above and beyond for the Westview ...

Westlake teacher builds desks for students

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 2:45pm

Greg Waller wanted to make sure students had a workspace of their own at home.

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic first forced him to close the doors of his Westlake Middle School classroom, industrial arts teacher Greg Waller has been looking for a way to help.

He was stumped for ideas until about a month ago when he was watching the evening news and inspiration struck.

“This guy on the news was making desks, and I thought ‘that’s the thing I ...

District outlines deadlines for 2021-2022 Choice process

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:30pm

Submit application by January 31st deadline for priority consideration

Last year, Adams 12 Five Star Schools received more than 3,500 Choice applications for the 2020-2021 school year. In accordance with the state’s open enrollment law, the district’s Choice program allows for students to apply to attend schools outside of their attendance area boundary.

Both in-district and out-of-district students can apply for Choice. Out-of-district Choice requests ...