Board of Education Election 2021: Meet the Candidates

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 10:15am

Board of Education Director Election November 2, 2021

The Adams 12 Board of Education has five directors that are elected at large to four-year staggered terms. The District has a director district plan of representation which requires school board members reside in a specific geographic area. The District’s Boundary Locator provides information regarding director districts for ...

Farmer's Markets bring fresh fruit and veg to families

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 10:00am

Five Star Stories Spotlight

We were awarded our Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) grant in five of our elementary schools for the 2021-22 school year, allowing us to serve our fruits and vegetables in a more creative way. Last Wednesday, we held our first FFVP Farmer's Market at Federal Heights, North Star, Stukey, Rocky Mountain and Thornton Elementary Schools.

Families were able to pick up a bag of ...

Board passes resolutions opposing Propositions 119 & 120

Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 8:00pm

At its Oct. 6 regular meeting, the Board of Education passed resolutions in opposition to Proposition 119 and Proposition 120.

What does Proposition 119 do? (Source: 2021 State Ballot Information Booklet) The measure creates the Learning Enrichment and Academic Progress program (program) to provide financial aid and support to eligible Colorado youth to access out-of-school learning ...

Attend a Blueprint 2032 Community Dialogue Session

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:15pm

R.S.V.P now to attend an upcoming session

Five Star Schools is creating Blueprint 2032 , a long-term vision for district facilities and academic programs. This plan will reflect the needs of all schools in the Five Star District. Facility needs that may be considered will include remodeling, additions, replacement, changes of use, new construction, site acquisition, and equitable access to quality facilities and academic programs for ...

Five Star Board of Education Honors Dyslexia Awareness Month

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:30am

Dyslexia is a common learning difference that affects how people learn to read.

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to recognize Dyslexia Awareness Month at its Oct. 6 meeting.

The proclamation recognizes the challenges that people with dyslexia face, as well as the importance of appropriate educational programming. You can click here to read it in full.

“It’s not just words. It’s not a ...

Celebrating our classified employees this week and beyond

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 10:45am

Classified Employee Week Oct 4-8, 2021

This week and throughout the year, Adams 12 Five Star Schools appreciates the hard work of each and every classified employee. To rightfully honor their essential work, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education proclaimed October 4-8, 2021 Classified School Employees Week. Read the full proclamation .

Classified employees play crucial roles in our schools and communities. ...

Northglenn HS students network with real-world STEM mentors

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 1:45pm

Five Star Stories Spotlight

The American Heart Association invited Northglenn High School’s GO STEM club to their annual Go Red for STEM event this year for an exclusive opportunity to hear from some influential women in STEM fields and get connected with real-world mentors. GO STEM stands for “girls opportunity in science, technology, engineering and math” and this year 43 girls and four boys attended the event. ...

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 2

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:30am

District policy outlines parameters on political and campaign matters

As we draw closer to Election Day, Nov. 2, it’s important to keep in mind the legal parameters involved in election matters.

District Policy 8500 , “Political and Campaign Matters,” outlines the expectations for employees and community members.

There is a specific protocol for the distribution of political and campaign literature on school grounds. While this is ...

Mountain Range students raise funds for Children's Hospital

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 11:15am

The Mountain Range High School of Business and DECA Chapter raised $14,807.00 for Children's Hospital for Oncology and Blood Disorders! This is an incredible accomplishment given the fact that they only fundraised for three weeks. The announcement was made at the annual homecoming assembly where Principal Tiffany Hansen ended up wearing a pie – that means that the students raised more money ...

Newcomer assistants help Afghan children and families adapt

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 8:30am

Kaiqubad is fluent in five languages and spent years as a translator for the U.S. military in Afghanistan. Now he's helping refugee children and families adapt to school life in Colorado.

Four years ago, Kaiqubad Noori and his family moved to America from Afghanistan, where Kai served for years as a translator for the U.S. military. This year, Kai started a new job, as a newcomer ...