2020 Aim for the Stars Scholarship - Winners Announced

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 10:30am

Multi-year scholarship awarded to 22 students

Adams County and Adams 12 Five Star Schools Aim for the Stars Scholarship is proud to announce the 2020 winners of the multi-year scholarship. Each student will receive $21,000 over four years to attend a public college or university in Colorado. Congratulations, students!

Alexis Baldizan - Mountain Range High Reva Basnet - Legacy High Manling Chen - Northglenn High Miriah Christian - ...

POSTPONED: Building Healthy Communities

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 12:15pm


The Building Healthy Communities: Understanding Youth Suicide forum on Wednesday, March 11 is postponed to a later date.

The forum is a collaborative effort between Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Broomfield Public Health and Environment, Children's Hospital, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Judi's House, Tri-County Health Department and others.

The nature ...

Monitoring Coronavirus - what you need to know

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 11:00am

District working in close contact with state and local health partners

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Adams 12 Five Star Schools is working closely with our local and state health partners as we monitor the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) internationally.

As of 3/5/2020 there have been presumptive positive cases in Colorado. You can get current information on Colorado at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s ...

Chief Supporter: planned firefighting program gets praise

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 11:15am

Assistant fire chief team shares time to talk about benefits of new program

Stephanie Harpring would have entered a firefighting program in high school if she had the opportunity.

Harpring, now assistant fire chief for the City of Thornton Fire Department, took time to talk about her own experience and also share her excitement with prospective students about the Five Star District’s new firefighting program during an career and technical education ...

February is Career & Technical Education Month

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 2:15pm

Superintendent Chris Gdowski has designated February 2020 as Career and Technical Education Month.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools offers Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs (known as FutureFoward in the Five Star District) in all five comprehensive high schools across the district, most notably at Bollman and the new Washington Square campus opening Fall 2020. For more ...

2020 Five Star 5K and Wellness Festival

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 8:00am

Participate in the annual 5K on April 25 at 8:00 a.m.

Join us for the annual Five Star 5K and Wellness Fair on April 25, 2020 at the Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton, CO 80601.


Races Start Times 8:00 a.m. Fun Run/Roll 8:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk/Roll

Wellness Festival 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

This event is an opportunity for the Five Star District to come together and celebrate ...

Celebrating our Board of Education

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 11:45am

January is Board of Education month

The start of this new year we celebrate the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education.

Our board is made up of five members: Ms. Kathy D. Plomer, President, District 3; Ms. Laura P. Mitchell, Vice President, District 5; Ms. Jamey L. Lockley, Secretary, District 2; Mr. Brian M. Batz, Director, District 4; and Ms. Lori B. Goldstein, Director, District 1.

School Boards Make ...

Superintendent Gdowski Addresses Recent Student Losses

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 4:30pm

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Dear Parents, Guardians, Staff and Community Partners,

I want to address an issue that is deeply impacting our entire Five Star community. A number of families and schools within our community are grieving the sudden and painful loss of their children as we enter the final days of January. Words fall woefully short in describing the depth of the ...

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 ...