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The Taste of Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 4:00pm

Join us for The Taste of Adams 12 Five Star Schools at Northglenn High School's newly renovated cafeteria. Free for families and community to attend!

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September 20, 2018 4 to 7 p.m. Northglenn High School 601 W 100th Place, Northglenn, CO

See you there!

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Board places $27 million mill levy override on Nov. ballot

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 4:45pm

Funding proposal will jumpstart district’s new strategic plan

On Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education approved the placement of a $27 million mill levy override (Ballot Issue 5C) on the November 2018 ballot. In addition to the local measure, the board passed a resolution in support of Amendment 73, the statewide education funding measure that would raise $60 million for Adams 12 Five Star Schools.

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District celebrates gains in academic achievement

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:15am

Year-over-year proficiency in assessments meeting or exceeding state performance

The Five Star community has much to celebrate with the recent release of achievement and growth scores on a variety of student assessments. Performance on statewide assessments in English language arts and math; along with results on the PSAT and SAT exams demonstrate gains at all levels — elementary through high school.

Literacy proficiency continues to rise

This ...

Board of Education unanimously approves new strategic plan

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 4:45pm

Community-led plan to elevate student success

On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education unanimously approved the ELEVATE strategic plan which will elevate student success for years to come.

ELEVATE is a process and a plan.

It was our year-long engagement process during the 2017-18 school year that brought together over 7,000 parents, community members, students and staff to develop a ...

Back to School: Building on Five Star Success

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 11:30am

Read Superintendent Chris Gdowski's welcome back letter

Adams 12 Five Star Schools’ nearly 5,000 teachers, school office staff, bus drivers, principals, counselors and more look forward to making your child’s 2018-2019 school year their best one yet. We are extremely thankful for the partnership and mutual trust we have with our community and are excited to build on our collective Five Star successes in the year ahead. Don't forget to visit our ...

District celebrates graduating scholarship recipients

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:30am

Graduates from each comprehensive high school earn scholarship honors

As we near the end of another school year, we are reminded that getting to graduation is a true testament of not only the student’s hard work, but that of the families, teachers and community members who helped them gain the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a future of their choosing.

This educational teamwork, yet again, proved a success with select graduates from each of the ...

Northglenn High School Principal earns prestigious award

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:45pm

Sharee Blunt named 2018 Colorado High School Principal of the Year

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is proud to announce that Northglenn High School Principal Sharee Blunt has earned the 2018 High School Principal of the Year award for the state of Colorado. The district celebrates Blunt and her dedicated staff for receiving this prestigious honor from the Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE), in conjunction with the Colorado Association of ...

Riverdale Elementary Principal earns national honor

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 9:00am

Kristin Golden named 2018 Colorado Distinguished Principal of the Year

Riverdale Elementary principal, Kristin Golden, earned the prestigious National Distinguished Principal of The Year award for the state of Colorado on Feb. 1, 2018. The National Distinguished Principals (NDP) program was established in 1984 to recognize elementary and middle level principals who ensure children acquire a sound foundation for lifelong learning and achievement. Principals who ...