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United Against Racism

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 11:00am

Area Superintendents commit to listening more

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Dear Adams and Broomfield County School Community,

Over the past two weeks school districts and superintendents throughout the country have released community letters following the horrific murder of George Floyd, and the messages include common themes of condemning racism, citing current and proposed school district policies in support of equity ...

Special Edition of the Five Star Journal

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 2:30pm

Including celebrations, summer send off and important community updates

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Special Edition of the Five Star Journal: An unforgettable ending to the year

In this special edition of the Five Star Journal:

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2020-2021 Budget Update

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 7:15pm

State cuts to education funding result in 5.2 percent reduction for 2020-2021

The Colorado Legislature adjourned on June 15 and the district now knows it will receive 5.2 percent less in funding from the state than it did for 2019-2020. The budget cut from the state for 2020-2021 amounts to a $14.4 million reduction in revenue. State reductions in funding are also anticipated for 2021-2022 (5% reduction) and 2022-2023 (2.5% reduction).

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Announcing new bell schedules for the 2020-2021 school year

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:00am

Superintendent outlines decision to push bell times 30 minutes at all levels

>>>For complete Bell Times information, including the challenge, the process and the final decision, visit: www.adams12.org/belltimes .

For the letter from Superintendent Chris Gdowski regarding his decision to push bell times 30 minutes, see below ( Lea este artículo en español )

Dear Five Star Families,

As we enter the final month of the 2019-2020 school ...

Announcing the 2019-20 Five Star Awards!

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 11:15pm

Employees of the Year and Employee Awards as Nominated By Peers

Though we are not together this spring, we still have incredible employees to celebrate for the great year we had! We continue to ELEVATE student success, in school or at home, by recognizing the great work all our employees do each day for our students. From teachers to custodians, principals to counselors, the many different roles and responsibilities of Five Star employees ELEVATE student ...

Five Star Community Encouraged to take the 2020 Census

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 4:15pm

2020 Census now available to take online, by mail or in person.

The United States 2020 Census is here! Be in the know about how the census helps our community and how important it is to participate. Every household will have the option of responding online, by mail, by phone or in person by responding to a census enumerator.

2020 Census: What is the Census?

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