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Must Read: Special End-of-Year Celebration Publication

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

Celebrating the year through a collection of photos, positive stories and video

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Dear Five Star Community,

As promised, here is the End-of-Year Celebrations publication! Flip through this magazine to see photos from across our community, hear about the many students and staff across the Five Star District who exemplified our district strengths this year, and celebrate the graduating class of 2021.

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[VIDEO] Celebrating the end of the year

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 8:30am

Need to know information as the year wraps up

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Dear Five Star Community,

This will be our final weekly update for the 2020-2021 school year. As we move into the summer, any pertinent district updates will be shared on an as-needed basis.

We value the partnership we have with our community and appreciate your support in the success of all students this year. We wish you a restful and ...

2021 Free Summer Meals

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 7:30am

Available for children ages 1-18 at drive-thru/walk up locations across district

Nutrition Services provides an opportunity for families to pick up meals through walk-up or drive-thru meal service for children ages 1 to 18. Meal distribution will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays through summer at drive-thru and walk-up locations across the district.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Drive-thru Only Locations

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Upcoming Five Star District Equity Audit

Friday, May 21, 2021 - 3:45pm

Opportunity to hear from equity partner finalists and provide feedback

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Dear Five Star Community,

In Adams 12 Five Star Schools, our vision is to create a safe learning environment that is caring and inclusive so all students thrive in our rapidly changing world. Five Star Schools is fortunate to serve an incredibly diverse student body. To fulfill our vision, we must elevate the needs ...

Five Star Stories Feature

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:00am

STEM Launch students recognized for creative solution to fight wildfires

Emmanuel, Naelynn, Aubrey and Andrea, 3rd & 5th grade students at STEM Launch, presented their solution to helping fight wildfires in Colorado at the Colorado Rise Summit on May 6th. In addition to being chosen to present, the students received a 3D printer and filament for the school to help them design their prototype. They presented virtually and won the Popular Choice Award for the ...

Information about 2021 K-12 Extended School Year (ESY)

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 3:00pm

The following is information about K-12 Extended School Year (ESY) — a program for students on an Individualized Education Program (IEP) who have qualified for additional services beyond those provided during the regular school year. In the summer of 2021, ESY will occur at Silver Hills Middle School during the summer for eligible students.

Students will attend two or four days a week ...

District celebrates graduating scholarship recipients

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 10:15am

Graduates earn scholarship honors despite challenging year

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 district ...

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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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 ...