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Free Comprehensive Athletic Physicals for Students

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 12:07pm

Children's Hospital Colorado teams up with Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Children’s Hospital Colorado and Adams 12 Five Star Schools have teamed up to offer the most comprehensive physicals around. Our goal is to provide every student in our district the opportunity to receive a general medical exam, an efficient orthopedic assessment and a thorough cardiovascular evaluation.

When : Saturday, May 21 | 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Where : Mountain Range High School, ...

Tour the New Adams 12 Five Star Schools Website

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 2:56pm

A brief overview of enhancements and new features

Welcome to the new Adams 12 Five Star Schools website. While we're extremely excited to release this new resource to our community we do understand that changes of this magnitude can be overwhelming. To help our users with this transition our web developer, Jay Darnell, has put together a brief video tour of the new site. Being just over two minutes in length we hope this short introduction ...

Superintendent Gdowski to Lead Telephone Town Hall

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 2:21pm

We want to hear from you!

Throughout Adams 12 Five Star Schools, we strive to engage and inspire students at every level. From teachers to nurses and accountants to bus drivers, we work together to prepare students to thrive in our rapidly changing world. But limited funding challenges our potential and hinders our mission. It doesn’t have to be this way. With your support, we can make K-12 education — and our children ...

Five Star 5K for Wellness Rescheduled for May 15

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 9:32am

Race rescheduled due to April snowstorm

The Adams 12 Five Star 5K for Wellness has been rescheduled for Sunday, May 15 and all times remain the same. Races start at 8 a.m. with registration and packet pick-up from 7-7:45 a.m.

This event provides an opportunity to connect with our school community and share the importance of health and wellness in our schools. All funds raised will go toward enhancing wellness programs in ...

Learn how the district is funded

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 3:01pm

Make sense of the state and district funding challenges we face.

As many in the district may know, Colorado continues to struggle in terms of adequately funding education. This school year alone, the Five Star District has received almost $1,000 less per student as a result of funding cuts from the state that started in 2010. These operating dollars go toward attracting and keeping the best teachers, offering students a robust curriculum with specialized ...

Five Star Needs Survey and Telephone Town Hall

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 1:49pm

We want to hear from you!

Throughout Adams 12 Five Star Schools, we strive to engage and inspire students at every level. From teachers to nurses and accountants to bus drivers, we work together to prepare students to thrive in our rapidly changing world.

But limited funding challenges our potential and hinders our mission. It doesn’t have to be this way. With your support, we can make K-12 education — and our ...

District Addresses Instructional Time Lost Due to Snow Days

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 5:14pm

Solution does not require extending the school year

As you may have expected, due to the four snow days taken this year, our district will be adjusting the elementary school calendar to ensure we are in compliance with the state-required minimum instructional time. Rather than adding instructional days to the end of the current school year, we have found a solution that we believe is much less disruptive to our elementary students and families ...

Adams County Scholarship Fund - Scholarships for Seniors

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 5:13pm

Students are encouraged to apply by 3:00 p.m. on April 15

The Adams County Scholarship Fund is a multiyear scholarship worth $5,050.00 per year and is renewable for up to four years. The scholarship award will be divided evenly between the fall and spring semesters.

This multiyear scholarship application is for Adams 12 Five Star Schools students who meet the following criteria:

Scheduled to graduate from a Five Star District High School ...

Mountain Range Selected MBA Research High School of Business

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 5:09pm

Students able to earn college credits with Front Range Community College and Uni

Mountain Range High School (MRHS) has been named a distinguished ‘High School of Business’ and as an MBA Research High School of Business. MBA Research , a national nonprofit education foundation, provides curriculum and instructional tools to select high schools across the nation in order to prepare students for post-secondary degree paths in business.

Through MBA Research’s High ...

District Seeks Input on Selection of Instructional Materials

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 5:04pm

Resources available for review March 15 through March 29

Adams 12 Five Star Schools invites parents and community members to provide feedback as it prepares to seek approval from the Board of Education regarding the adoption of instructional materials in the content areas of Elementary Literacy, High School Mathematics, and Middle and High School World Language.

The resources being considered for adoption for Literacy include Mondo, American ...

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