Free Learning Academy Registration

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 12:59pm

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at Westminster High School

Parents of students in Adams County school districts are invited to a free, bilingual Parent Academy. The academy will focus on student success and will teach parents how to guide their child’s education, communicate with teachers, and access resources. The academy will be held on Nov. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Westminster High School, 6933 Raleigh St, Westminster, CO 80030.

The ...

Workshops for Special Needs Families

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 3:20pm

The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) and the Five Star District’s Student Support Services Department will hold a series of workshops throughout the 2015-2016 school year to support families of special needs students.

SEAC provides support and engagement for families of students with disabilities, learning disabilities and special needs, as well as the larger Five Star ...

Board of Education Election Results

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 12:59pm

Swearing-in ceremony for new board members scheduled for Nov. 24, 2015

Voters in the Five Star District elected four residents to serve on the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education on Nov. 3, according to preliminary results from the Adams County Clerk and Recorder's Office and the Broomfield County Clerk and Recorder's Office.

Incumbent Norm Jennings will serve a second four-year term as director for District 1. Incumbent Brian Batz, who was ...

State Marching Band Championship

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 1:59pm

Four Five Star District high schools qualified for the Colorado Bandmasters Association State Marching Band Competition. Northglenn, Horizon, Mountain Range and Legacy will compete for the state title Friday, Oct. 23, through Sunday, Oct. 25, at Colorado State University’s Hughes Stadium in Fort Collins.

The schedule is as follows:

Friday, Oct. 23: Quarterfinals Saturday, Oct. 24 ...

Meet the New Board Candidates

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 1:59pm

Election Day is Nov. 3, 2015

Elections will be held in Adams 12 Five Star Schools Director Districts 1, 2, 4 and 5 in the Nov. 3, 2015, General Election. The Five Star District Board of Education has five directors that are elected at large to four-year staggered terms. Adams 12 Five Star Schools has a director district plan of representation which requires school board members reside in a specific geographic area. ...

Legacy Teacher Honored Nationally

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 1:59pm

The U.S. Department of Education selected Mark Sass, Legacy High School history teacher, as a 2015-2016 Teaching Ambassador Classroom Fellow. Through the Teaching Ambassador Fellowship Program, standout teachers are provided opportunities to share their expertise with colleagues and to learn about and contribute to national education policy issues in an effort to improve education.


Board Candidate Community Forum

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 1:59pm

Forum is Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Silver Hills Middle School, and open to the public. Members of the Five Star community have an opportunity to meet the candidates for the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education at a Candidates Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Silver Hills Middle School, 12400 Huron St. in Westminster.

Candidates for the board of education ...

Board Recognizes Support Staff

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 1:59pm

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education has proclaimed Oct. 4-10 as Classified School Employee Week. The district's classified employees include school and district office staff, school lunch staff, paraeducators, maintenance employees and bus drivers to name a few.

Classified employees are essential in supporting the district's mission to engage and inspire all students to ...

Student Health & Well-Being Surveys

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 1:59pm

The sixth annual Adams County Student Survey will be given to all 6th-12th grade students in Adams County Districts 12, 14, 27J, 50 and Mapleton between late October and November 2015.

This year, the Adams County Youth Initiative (ACYI) is also coordinating with the State of Colorado to administer the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS) , which will be given to students in ...

Attendance Awareness Month

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 1:59pm

Parents, staff and students partner to support attendance

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education proclaims September as Attendance Awareness Month. School success goes hand in hand with good attendance, and it's important to build the habit of good attendance early. Missing 10 percent (or about 18 days) can make it harder to read. Additionally, being late to school may lead to poor attendance.

What You Can Do Set a regular bed time ...