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Five Star District celebrates gains in academic achievement

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:15pm

Growth rate exceeds state in both literacy and math

The recent release of academic achievement and growth scores on a variety of student assessments reflect Adams 12 Five Star Schools continued focus on elevating student success in every classroom, every day. Performance on statewide assessments in English language arts (ELA) and math; along with results on the PSAT and SAT exams demonstrate gains at all levels — elementary through high school ...

Pearson's data breach has minimal impact on district

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 3:15pm

Pearson is one of the largest publishers of digital and print textbooks

You may have heard that Pearson, the publisher of print and digital textbooks, experienced a data breach affecting more than 13,000 schools and universities. Fortunately, Adams 12 Five Star Schools was minimally impacted. The Pearson system in question is AIMSweb 1.0, a system that monitors students’ academic progress ...

Three Board Seats Up for Election

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

Interested candidates must submit application by 4:30 p.m., Aug. 30, 2019

The Board of Education of Adams 12 Five Star Schools in the County of Adams and the County of Broomfield, State of Colorado, calls for nomination of candidates for school directors to be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.

At this election three directors will be elected, one from Director District No. 1, one from ...

Back to School: Elevating Student Success

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 9:30am

Read Superintendent Chris Gdowski's welcome back letter

Adams 12 Five Star Schools’ nearly 5,000 teachers, school office staff, bus drivers, principals, counselors and more look forward to making your child’s 2019-2020 school year their best one yet. We are extremely thankful for the partnership and mutual trust we have with our community and are excited to build on our collective Five Star successes in the year ahead. Don't forget to visit our ...

Parents encouraged to attend Back to School Bash on Aug. 10

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 3:30pm

Find resources to support your child's learning

Join us on August 10, 2019 for the annual Adams 12 Five Star Schools' "Back to School Bash"! Hosted by Student Engagement Initiatives, the bash provides needed resources to students in the Five Star District for the 2019-20 school year. Join us at the Five Star Stadium to find resources on online enrollment, transportation and even free backpacks!

DATE: Saturday, August 10, 2019 TIME ...

Summer construction winds down across district schools

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 10:00am

More than 30 projects to take place over the summer

An unprecedented amount of bond construction work is beginning to wind down across the Five Star District as the focus turns to preparing schools to welcome back students in August.

More than $90 million in bond improvements have taken place at more than 30 schools and facilities in Summer 2019 from upgrades to building systems to interior building renovations to playground ...

Digging for the Future [w/video]

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 11:00am

Five Star Schools breaks ground on new career education campus

District leaders, community representatives and industry partners celebrated the start of construction July 23 on FutureForward at Washington Square, the district’s second career and technical education campus.

The start of construction on the Washington Square campus - located in the Washington Square Business Park near 126th Avenue and Washington Street in Thornton - fulfills a ...

Online Check-In for 2019-20 school year closes Aug 11

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 8:00am

All families with returning students must complete the online check process

Online check-in is the districtwide check-in process for families with returning students to any district school, elementary, K-8, middle or high school. The online process makes it easier for parents to verify and update primary household information, confirm registration for the 2019-2020 school year, and sign important districtwide documents from the comfort of their home. ...

VIDEO: Student-Teacher Connection = Elevated Success

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 1:30pm

See how we lived this value and what it meant for student success

As we come to the end of another great year, we want to thank you for your partnership!

In Adams 12 Five Star Schools, we strive to elevate student success. As outlined in our strategic plan, ELEVATE, we value knowing all students by their name, strength and need.

As we finished out the school year, we caught up with three teachers and their students at each level ( ...

Employees of the year announced

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 5:00pm

Winners from four employee groups nominated by colleagues

How do we ELEVATE student success? By celebrating our amazing employees! Adams 12 Five Star Schools, in partnership with the District Twelve Educators Association (DTEA) and the Classified School Employees' Association (CSEA), announce the employees of the year for the Five Star District! We are proud of every employee in our community - and excited to announce those who colleagues have ...

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