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Community asked to provide feedback on state of education

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:00am

Statewide survey through the Education Leadership Council

The Education Leadership Council (ELC) is a nonpartisan, multi-stakeholder council, created through executive order by Governor John Hickenlooper. The ELC and the many leaders involved with this effort are looking at the state of Colorado’s education system, asking the hard questions, and working passionately to create a level playing field for every student.

We are developing a ...

Children eat free

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:15am

Six schools offer free breakfast and lunch programs this summer

Adams 12 Five Star Schools offers free breakfast and/or lunch this summer at six schools to children ages one to 18 years old. Meals are provided to all children at no charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To participate in the program, children simply need to eat at one of the participating schools. It is not necessary to ...

Online Check-In for the 2018-2019 school year starts June 11

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 4:00pm

Verify household information and confirm registration from the comfort of home

For summer 2018, the online check-in process has expanded to all families with returning students districtwide. The online process makes it easier for parents to verify and update primary household information, confirm registration for the 2018-2019 school year, and sign important districtwide documents from the comfort of their home.

Beginning June 11, all families with returning ...

Schools share Points of Pride for the '17-18 School Year

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:30pm

School achievements highlighted by level

The following list of school achievements was compiled by schools that submitted a point of pride for the May issue of the Five Star Journal.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Arapahoe Ridge

Recipient of the Playworks Golden Ball for its excellent implementation of structures and routines outlined by the Playworks Recess Program. Fifth-grade student, Addison Ginthe, is the proud recipient of ...

Legislature restores some funding for K-12 education

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 12:15pm

Plan to shore up retirement system passes

The second regular session of the 71st General Assembly adjourned on May 9. Colorado school districts are on track for their most significant funding increase in years as the Legislature finished work on education finance bills for 2018-19.

Total program funding, the amount of state and local revenues allocated for basic school operating costs, is projected to be $7.08 billion in 2018- ...

Families provide valuable feedback to schools

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 5:00pm

Record number of parents participate in districtwide parent survey

In spring 2018, Adams 12 Five Star Schools families responded in record number to the 2017-18 Parent Engagement and Satisfaction Survey. Nearly 6,200 parents across the Five Star District participated in the online survey, representing more than 10 ethnicities.

View the 2017-18 Parent Engagement and Satisfaction Survey districtwide results Read the "Parent Guide to Understanding ...

Important: No school for students on April 27, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 1:45pm

Community message from Superintendent with additional information and logistics

Dear Five Star Community,

Adams 12 Five Star Schools will be closed for students on Friday, April 27, 2018 due to labor shortages.

The Colorado Education Association (CEA) is planning a statewide rally of educators at the Capitol on Friday, April 27, to advocate for greater state funding, and hundreds of teachers from Adams 12 Five Star Schools ...

District celebrates graduating scholarship recipients

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:30am

Graduates from each comprehensive high school earn scholarship honors

As we near the end of another school year, we are reminded that getting to graduation is a true testament of not only the student’s hard work, but that of the families, teachers and community members who helped them gain the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a future of their choosing.

This educational teamwork, yet again, proved a success with select graduates from each of the ...

Northglenn High School Principal earns prestigious award

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:45pm

Sharee Blunt named 2018 Colorado High School Principal of the Year

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is proud to announce that Northglenn High School Principal Sharee Blunt has earned the 2018 High School Principal of the Year award for the state of Colorado. The district celebrates Blunt and her dedicated staff for receiving this prestigious honor from the Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE), in conjunction with the Colorado Association of ...

Parents, Community members encouraged to get involved

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 4:30pm

District opens applications three 2018-19 committees

For the 2018-19 school year, the Five Star District is looking for quality parent and community leaders to join committees to help influence and lead our district work.

1. District Accountability Committee (DAC)

The DAC is an educator, parent and community member committee working to advise and prioritize district initiatives to the Board of Education, including spending ...

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