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Las tasas de graduación más recientes resaltan un aumento

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 3:15pm

Todas las preparatorias del distrito continúan superando el promedio estatal

Continuando una tendencia resaltada durante la última década, la tasa de graduación a tiempo para Adams 12 Five Star Schools de nuevo aumentó para la Clase del 2019 a su punto más alto en su historia.

La tasa de graduación del distrito alcanzó el *84.9 por ciento en el 2019. La nueva marca no solo es la tasa de graduación más alta del distrito desde que el estado cambió ...

Latest graduation rates highlight decade-long climb

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 9:00am

All district comprehensive high schools continue to outpace state average

Continuing a trend that highlighted the past decade, the four-year on time graduation rate for Adams 12 Five Star Schools again increased for the Class of 2019 to its highest point ever.

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The district’s graduation rate reached 84.9* percent in 2019. The new mark is not only the district’s highest graduation rate since the state changed ...

A season of thanks

Monday, December 23, 2019 - 10:00am

Who do you want to thank after this semester?

As one season ends and another begins, we say thanks to those who have helped us along the way, who have gone above and beyond and those who have exemplified our district strengths of Care, Collaborate, Empower, Engage and Focus on Students.

Who deserves a thank you in your community? Take a look at a few thank you notes from the fall or read more here .

Submit your own thank ...

Read the Five Star Journal Winter issue

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 4:30pm

The Five Star Journal highlights student & community success across the district

The Five Star Journal is a quarterly publication (October, December, March and May) of Adams 12 Five Star Schools. The Journal features news from our more than 50 schools, districtwide learning initiatives, tips for parents to support their students and much more. The families of our more than 39,000 students receive the Journal.

Stories you don’t want to miss:

It started as a ...

Governor shares budget; safety bills to be introduced

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 1:30pm

With the second regular session of the 72nd General Assembly on the horizon and scheduled to convene on Jan. 8, 2020, legislative interim committees have settled on the bills they will introduce in January. Additionally, Gov. Jared Polis unveiled his proposed Fiscal Year 2020-21 state budget Nov. 1, kicking off the long process that will end with the passage of the long bill, which is the ...

District outlines deadlines for 2020-2021 Choice process

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 12:30pm

Deadline for priority consideration is Jan. 31, 2020

Last year, Adams 12 Five Star Schools received more than 4,500 Choice applications for the 2019-2020 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 ...

Countdown to Kindergarten

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 1:30pm

Learning the ins and outs of starting kindergarten

Parents of 2020-2021 kindergartners in Adams 12 Five Star Schools are invited to an informational fair to learn the ins and outs of attending school:

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Come anytime between 5:00 p.m and 7:00 p.m. Hosted at the Educational Support Center located at 1500 E 128th Avenue, Thornton, CO 80241.

This event will provide opportunities to learn about the district ...

Exploring alternative bell schedules

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 8:30am

Learn about bell schedule scenarios for 2020-21 and provide feedback

Studies regarding insufficient amounts of sleep in adolescents have caused many school districts across the country to consider adjusting bell schedules. The research suggests later start times for students in grades 6-12 would result in healthier adolescent students and increased academic performance over time.

While our district acknowledges this research, our goal is to first ...

You're invited to a conversation about our focus on safety

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 8:00am

On Nov. 6 the web of safety series focuses on social-emotional learning & safety

On Nov. 6 the Board of Education will host a community conversation about the district’s focus on Social-Emotional Learning and Safe Schools. As part two of the two-part “web of safety” series, the conversation will highlight social-emotional learning curriculum, supports and staff at all grade levels; and mental health supports in Adams 12 Five Star Schools.*

WHEN : November 6 from ...

How to know when inclement weather will impact school

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 8:00am

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 ...

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