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Five Star 5K

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 11:15am

Join us for the annual Five Star 5K on May 5, 2018 at the Adams County Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton, CO 80601. Races start at 8 a.m.

This event is an opportunity for the Five Star District to come together and celebrate this commitment to the overall well-being of our students, families, staff, and community. There will be a DJ, food, wellness fair (8 to 11 a.m.), door ...

Weather impacts to school are communicated in multiple ways

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

How to know when inclement weather will impact school

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:

Open : All schools will operate on a normal ...

Parent Engagement and Satisfaction Survey

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 1:30pm

Parents encouraged to provide feedback for their child's schools

Your opinion matters!

The 2017-18 Parent Engagement and Satisfaction Survey is now live. The survey is open from Feb. 12 to March 2 and results are specific to each school. Parents and family members are encouraged to provide feedback on their child's school to help inform where the school is succeeding and where it can improve.

Take the Parent Engagement and Satisfaction Survey ...

Learn more about the 2016 Bond Program progress on March 7

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 1:00pm

Long Range Planning Advisory Committee to present on ongoing bond projects

Parents and community members are invited to join the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, March 7, at 7 p.m., at Northglenn High School for a presentation from the Long Range Planning Advisory Committee (LRPAC) on the 2016 Bond Program, a discussion about ELEVATE and a presentation about a potential state school funding ballot measure.

When : Wednesday, ...

2017-18 Parent Engagement and Satisfaction Survey Now Open!

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 8:30am

Your opinion matters!

The 2017-18 Parent Engagement and Satisfaction Survey is now live! Open from Feb. 12 to March 2, The survey is specific for our school and will help us know where we are succeeding and where we can improve.

Take the Parent Engagement and Satisfaction Survey If you have children at different schools, we ask that you fill out a survey for each school. If you ...

College Bound Five Star Athletes

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 9:15am

Congratulations to all of our Five Star District athletes who signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers and education in college.

HORIZON HIGH SCHOOL Mariah Lombardo - Volleyball - Bethany College Abree Karraker - Softball - Tyler Junior College Gianna Ball - Softball - Tyler Junior College Miranda Medrano - Softball - Trinidad State Junior College Kayla Kascak - ...

Superintendents propose modernized school finance formula

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 2:30pm

171 school districts sign on to proposed legislation

More than 170 superintendents, including Five Star Superintendent Chris Gdowski, representing 93 percent of Colorado's public school students have signed on to proposed legislation that would modernize the state's school finance formula. The current formula is more than two decades old and doesn't reflect the needs of students in the 21st century.

"The diverse needs of our students are ...

All schools in the Five Star District OPEN Fri., January 26

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 3:00pm

District has resources to support families following a community tragedy

Dear Five Star families,

As a close knit community of schools, we are keenly aware that the death of the Adams County Sheriff’s deputy in the line of duty last night has impacted our families both within and outside the immediately affected area. Our thoughts and prayers are with Deputy Heath Gumm’s family, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office and those impacted by ...

District outlines deadlines for 2018-2019 Choice process

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 1:45pm

March 30, 2018 marks deadline for second round of Choice

Last year, Adams 12 Five Star Schools received more than 4,000 Choice applications for the 2017-2018 school year. In accordance with the state’s open enrollment law, the district’s Choice program allows for students to apply to attend schools outside of their attendance area boundary.

Both in-district and out-of-district students can apply for Choice. Out-of-district Choice requests ...

District graduation rate rises to 84.4 percent

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:15am

All district comprehensive high schools surpass the state average

Adams 12 Five Star Schools four-year on-time graduation rate continues to rise, reaching 84.4 percent* for the Class of 2017. That’s up more than 11 percentage points from 2010, making it the district’s highest graduation rate since the state changed how the rate is calculated. The Five Star District surpassed the state average of 79 percent, as reported by the Colorado Department of ...

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