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How to know when inclement weather will impact school

Wednesday, April 10, 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 schools ...

District committees seeking new members

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 4:45pm

Parents and community members encouraged to apply by May 19, 2019

So you want to get involved and make a difference in education for your community. How about joining a committee? For the 2019-20 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. Mill Levy Override Oversight Committee (MLOC) *NEW*

The Mill Levy Override Oversight Committee ...

Seven high school educators receive statewide recognition

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 10:00am

Recipients receive Teacher Recognition Award from The Boettcher Foundation

On April 2, 2019, The Boettcher Foundation announced a group of standout Colorado teachers from across the state for their impact and dedication to students. Adams 12 Five Star Schools is proud to be home to seven of this year's Teacher Recognition Award recipients. The seven recognized educators come from five of the district's high schools:

Dave Cialone — Horizon High School Brian ...

Summer issue of the of the Five Star Journal is available

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 7:00am

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

Don’t miss a story about your child’s school!

The Class of 2019 collectively earned more than $20.3 million in scholarships — Read about a few of those honors in Grad Honors on page 16 .

Hear from students at Coronado Hills Elementary about how they are leading the way in energy conservation and the award they received for their efforts — Read ...

State lawmakers face key school funding questions

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 12:15pm

Many educators and parents hoped they had an answer for Colorado’s school funding challenges with last November’s Amendment 73. But voters defeated that plan, making it the third statewide tax increase for schools to be rejected in less than a decade.

That sent the school finance problem back to the Legislature, which faces three key questions about paying for education; issues that ...

Community input needed in CTE branding effort

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 3:30pm

Help define the “look” of the district’s CTE expansion

Career and Technical Education (CTE) opportunities for students will nearly double in the next few years thanks to the support of voters in the Five Star community. A new CTE center is set to be constructed in the center of the district and a planned two-year renovation of Bollman Technical Education Center will begin this spring.

With the expansion of programming, we look to further ...

Community nights to provide families with useful information

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 2:00pm

Upcoming opportunities for information on safety and graduation requirements

Families are invited to participate in two different informational opportunities this March:

Community Safety Night

Two nights to choose from (identical presentations at each event):

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 or Wednesday, March 13, 2019 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Educational Support Center (1500 E. 128th Ave, Thornton, CO 80241)

Learn about district safety policies, procedures and home ...

National Career & Technical Education Month

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:15am

CTE is offered at all district high schools and is housed at Bollman Tech

Superintendent Chris Gdowski has proclaimed February 2019 as National Career and Technical Education Month in Adams 12 Five Star Schools, and urges the Five Star Community to become familiar with the services and benefits offered by Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in this community and to support and participate in the programs to enhance their individual skills and productivity ...

2019 Aim for the Stars Scholarship

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 1:15pm

Multi-year scholarship worth $5,000 per year - apply by March 22

Adams County and Adams 12 Five Star Schools Aim for the Stars Scholarship is a multi-year scholarship worth $5,000 per year (for a total scholarship award of $20,000 over four years or $10,000 over two years). Yearly scholarship award will be divided evenly between the Fall and Spring semesters.

Apply Now!

To be eligible, students must be:

Scheduled to graduate in May 2019 from a ...

Community Safety Night

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 11:45am

Learn about district safety policies, procedures and home safety tips

CANCELLED Wednesday, March 13 due to forecasted blizzard conditions.

The same information is presented on both dates. Please attend the night that works best for you and your family.

Location: Adams 12 Five Star Schools Educational Support Center, 1500 E. 128th Ave, Thornton, CO 80241

AGENDA

6:00 PM: Open House Meet & Greet

BeSMART Police Departments / School ...

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