Hybrid learners in grades 6-12 to move to 4-days in person

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 1:15pm

Superintendent announces decision to offer 4-days in-person learning in March

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Dear Five Star Community:

About a week ago I shared with you our proposal to offer hybrid learners in Grades 6-12 (K-8, middle and high schools) the opportunity to attend in-person learning 4 days a week. Since the beginning of this school year, our collective goal has been to have our schools open for in-person learning to the greatest ...

No school today for ALL students both in-person & remote

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:15am

District closed due to weather on Thursday, Feb. 25

All schools in the Five Star District are closed today - Thursday, Feb. 25 - due to inclement weather.

Student and staff safety is our number one priority and schools will remain closed for the entire day. This applies to ALL students, whether learning in-person/hybrid or remotely. All scheduled activities in the school buildings for today are canceled and sporting events and ...

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 ...

Family-School Relationships Survey

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 8:30am

Thanks for taking the 2020-21 Survey!

The survey is now closed. Results will be released to the community later this spring.

We will triangulate the family data with our staff and student survey data for a comprehensive look at school culture and to gain a broader perspective on the district overall.

See last year's survey results .

[VIDEO] #OnwardTogether

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

New video as we prepare to welcome in-person learners back to buildings

Dear Five Star Staff and Families -

Over the past year, we have all shared a journey together that few of us anticipated. It has had both challenges and celebrations.

Tomorrow, we begin a new chapter as we welcome in-person learners back to school buildings once again. And, while the past year has proven that we don’t always know where this path will lead, we know ...

Reminders as students prepare to return to school buildings

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:30pm

Full-time remote option remains available for families who previously selected

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Dear Five Star Community,

As we transition back to in-person learning, we are resuming weekly updates as a consistent way to provide important information. This communication is designed to consolidate important updates for you into one weekly email.

Please note that the full-time remote option will remain in place for those families who ...