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Countdown to Kindergarten

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 11:30am

Learning the ins and outs of starting kindergarten in 2021

Parents of 2021-2022 kindergartners in Adams 12 Five Star Schools are invited to a virtual informational fair to learn the ins and outs of attending school:

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Virtual Open House from 5 to 7 p.m. (see below for details) Hosted by the district via Zoom Free, but please RSVP below

Attend the Countdown to Kinder virtual open house to learn more about enrollment, ...

FREE School Meals

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 9:30am

All students will have access to FREE meals

USDA passed an extended waiver for free meals for all students through the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

FREE breakfast and lunch are available for pick-up meal service for district students and non-district children ages 1-18 at multiple locations on Tuesdays and Thursdays from November 17 - December 17 (with the week off for Thanksgiving break).

Drive-Up Locations Tuesdays and ...

In-person learners transition to remote learning Nov. 16

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 11:15am

Change to remain in effect for remainder of fall semester

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Dear Five Star Community,

You've likely seen local media reports indicating Colorado is in the midst of its most significant surge in coronavirus cases since the onset of the pandemic. The surge has hit Adams County, and the Five Star District, especially hard. We've seen COVID incidence rates increase by nearly 900 percent ...

What “Safer at Home” Level 3 means for the district

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 3:45pm

District to continue full-time in-person learning for preschool and elementary

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Dear Five Star Staff and Families,

As you may know, Adams County will move to “Safer at Home” Level 3 at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the direction of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). This is in response to the continued rise of COVID cases in Adams County. This change means additional restrictions in regards to ...

Pledge to Protect

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 11:00am

We all have a role in keeping the Five Star Community safe and healthy

Our staff and students have embraced health and safety protocols within their schools. They’re doing their part to wear masks, wash hands frequently and practice safe distancing. This responsibility extends beyond our school buildings; we all have to do our part to keep the Five Star community safe and healthy. See below steps we can all take to keep the community safe and a new public health ...

Board of Education passes resolutions on three ballot issues

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:45am

Board supports Gallagher Amendment Repeal (Amendment B), opposes Prop 116 & 117

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education unanimously approved resolutions concerning three statewide measures on the Nov. 3 ballot.

The board passed a resolution in support of repealing the Gallagher Amendment (Amendment B) Amendment B proposes amending the Colorado Constitution to: repeal the Gallagher Amendment requiring residential and nonresidential property tax revenues to ...

Building Healthy Communities - Support In Uncertain Times

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 9:30am

Community encouraged to attend virtual webinar

Building Healthy Communities: Supporting Our Students During Uncertain Times

Video of Building Healthy Communities: Supporting Our Students During Uncertain Times

Supporting your child has always had its challenges, and during a time of constant change it feels even more overwhelming. We invite you to join us as district staff along with Cultures of Dignity co-founders, Rosalind ...

Preschool spots available to qualifying families

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 9:15am

Learn more here!

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is still enrolling students in Colorado Preschool Program spots for the 2020-2021 school year. Families who qualify for these spots can enroll their child in high-quality preschool for free!

To learn more about these qualifying factors and to fill out an application, please visit this page on our website.

To qualify ...

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:30pm

District policy outlines parameters on political and campaign matters

As we draw closer to Election Day, Nov. 3, 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 ...

*NEW* COVID Data & District Quarantine Tracker

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 3:15pm

COVID data in our counties, and active quarantines in the district

The district's COVID Data & Quarantine Tracker webpage provides information about public health data regarding COVID-19 in our counties, and active quarantines in Adams 12 Five Star Schools due to positive cases and/or confirmed exposures.

Quarantine Process

The district follows a four step process when it comes to quarantine and the community notification process. Read ...

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