2016 Bond Program News Articles

Industry Talks connect businesses with CTE expansion plans

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 3:30pm

District enlists industry partners to envision new career training programs

How do you best equip students to be successful in the 21 st Century without knowing what the new economy will need? The Five Star District spent the summer trying to solve this question by meeting with community business and industry leaders to hear needed input on the direction of our Career and Technical Education program.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) at Adams 12 Five Star ...

New P-8 school continues to take shape

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 11:15am

Contractor hopes to begin steel work in August

With another month of construction finishing, the structure continues to emerge for the new P-8 school in the Anthem community of Broomfield.

The most noticeable site development in July was the first of the school’s three 45-foot stair towers rising out of the ground. Concrete foundation work also continued as the outline of the 142,000 square-foot school becomes more defined. ...

STEM Lab construction rolls forward

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 11:15am

Rush on to get modified school ready for students and staff

The STEM Lab reconstruction and renovation is no ordinary construction project.

Not only does it involve a meticulous, phased two-year process to transform a 46-year-old school building into a 21 st -Century STEM learning facility but a majority of the work will take place as nearly 500 students and staff members continue to work and learn.

So, as construction accelerated in ...

Architect selected to lead design for new CTE programs

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:00am

District to add second CTE campus, renovate existing space

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has selected Cuningham Group Architecture to lead the work to re-design existing Career and Technical Education space and develop a second CTE campus.

The Five Star Schools Bond Program has paved the way for a significant expansion into CTE programming for students.

The bond includes money for the creation of a new CTE campus in a centrally-located ...

Demolition work paves way for new STEM Lab

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 3:30pm

Existing interior work under way, new addition construction starts in July

Though there wasn’t a lot of activity to witness outside of STEM Lab during the month of June, there was a flurry of work taking place inside the K-8 magnet school in Northglenn.

With grading work for the 25,000-square-foot addition to the east side of the school not expected to start until July, the first full month of the two-year construction process was mostly confined to asbestos ...