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Friday, April 30, 2021 - 12:30pm

Food for Hope helps provides students and families with nutritious food

Students with the Legacy High School's Student Government made a banner for Coyote Ridge to hang inside the school. In a year when the school cannot host student events, we are thrilled that Legacy students were able to engage with CRE students in this way. They made the banner during testing week, and we know that the colorful, fun banner brought a smile to students' faces and might have ...

Positive student stories and high school graduation info

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 2:30pm

New information about our online learning program for the coming school year

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Dear Five Star Community,

We are sending weekly updates as a consistent way to provide important information. This communication is designed to consolidate updates for you into one weekly email.

Topics in this update:

Key Dates

Graduation Dates *NEW ...

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 ...

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 ...

Join the Five Star Family!

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 10:00am

Now enrolling new students in the Five Star District

No matter what your child's passions are or what unique learning opportunity they're looking for, there's a home for them in Adams 12 Five Star Schools. If you are starting your journey with us or transitioning from a different school, you are invited to discover all that our district has to offer to elevate your child's education. Make sure you understand your enrollment options and then ...

How to know when inclement weather will impact school

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 4:00am

Weather impacts to schools are communicated in multiple ways

Inclement weather can come at any time and Adams 12 Five Star Schools uses a variety of resources to determine if conditions exist that will impact schools.

The district closely monitors weather reports and road conditions and makes a decision regarding school on a daily basis between the following three options :

All schools/offices are Open : All ...

Video message from Superintendent Chris Gdowski

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 4:30pm

Regarding the proposed transition of hybrid learners to 4-days in person

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Dear Five Star Families and Staff -

See this video message from Superintendent Chris Gdowski regarding the proposed transition of hybrid learners in grades 6-12 to have the option to attend 4-days a week in person. In this update, he outlines the following factors that were considered in developing this proposal: ...

2021 Aim for the Stars Scholarship

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Apply between Feb. 15 - March 31

Adams County & Adams 12 Five Star Schools Aim for the Stars Scholarship Opportunity

To be eligible, students must be:

Scheduled to graduate in May 2021 from a high school in Adams 12 Five Star Schools You do not need to be a US citizen to apply for this scholarship. You must prove your low-income status. Go through the FAFSA4caster tool. Pell-eligible as determined by financial aid ...

February is Career & Technical Education Month

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 3:45pm

Learn more about the benefits of CTE

Superintendent Chris Gdowski has declared February 2021 as Career and Technical Education Month.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools offers Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs (known as FutureFoward in the Five Star District) in all five comprehensive high schools across the district, most notably at Bollman and the new Washington Square campus. For more information, visit the ...

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 ...

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