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District celebrates Classified Employee Week Oct. 16-20

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 2:00pm

Honoring the over 1,800 classified employees that support student success

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has been celebrating the dedication and hard work of classified employees across the district for more than 30 years. This year, the Five Star District recognizes the important contributions of the more than 1,800 classified employees districtwide during Classified Employee Week, October 16-20, 2017.

Classified employees play crucial roles in our schools and ...

Oil & Gas Activity in Adams County

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:30pm

As many residents of the north metro area know, energy companies have expressed interest in drilling for oil and gas from various locations within Adams County. The State of Colorado, through the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), currently holds all legal authority regarding where and how oil/gas can be extracted in our state.

None of the proposed drilling will ...

Two board of education seats up for election

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 11:15am

2017 Board of Education Candidate Profiles

Candidates for the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education answered the following questions:

Tell us about yourself and your connection to the Adams 12 Five Star School District. What are your goals as a member of the Board of Education? What do you think will be the top issue facing Adams 12 Five Star Schools in five years? How would you propose to address it? What is your vision ...

Lawmakers not in session, work on critical issues continues

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 4:15pm

Interim committee to tackle school finance over two years

Lawmakers are keeping busy ahead of next year’s session as legislative studies begin to take shape. A two-year review of the school finance system was set up by HB17-1287. The first meeting of the Interim Committee to Study School Finance was held in late July and largely focused on procedural matters. A request for proposals was issued to identify a facilitator for the group. The facilitator ...

District accredited with performance rating for second year

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:15pm

Significant achievement growth solidifies district in the “performance” category

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has been accredited as a Performance District for the second consecutive year. According to the recent state release of preliminary performance ratings for schools and districts, the Five Star District further solidified its position in the “performance” category due to gains in academic achievement, and postsecondary and workforce readiness.

The Five Star ...

How you can help Hurricane Harvey victims

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 11:00am

Five Star community offers its thoughts and support

The Five Star community offers it thoughts and support to the residents and families of the Greater Houston area in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. As residents face unprecedented flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many across the nation are asking how they can help. It's no different for our school communities, who demonstrate time and time again their desire to help others through ...

Community meetings planned for school expansion projects

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 3:00pm

Construction to begin in early 2018

The anticipated start of construction is about four months away on two major school expansion projects and now parents and community members will have a chance to get a first look at design and construction plans for both schools.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools will host pre-construction community meetings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 18 , at Arapahoe Ridge Elementary and 6:30 to ...

Evening P-8 Base Camp parent meeting scheduled for Sept. 27

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:15am

Group will define vision, mission, values for new school

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is looking for the voice and participation of parents planning for their children to attend the new P-8 School No. 33 currently under construction in the Anthem community of Broomfield.

A evening meeting has been set for 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Parkside Community Center.

P-8 Principal Teresa Benallo explained that the purpose of ...

Achievement scores rise for second year

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:00am

District closes performance gap with the state

For the second straight year, student achievement has made strong gains in the Five Star District. To start the school year, the district celebrates significant growth in student performance on statewide assessments in English language arts, math and science. The recent release of achievement scores further closes the performance gap between Adams 12 Five Star Schools and the state ...

Board of Ed to hold school year's first regular meeting

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:45pm

Aug. 16 agenda includes CASB legislative resolutions, oil and gas presentation

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education will hold its first regular meeting of the 2017-2018 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m.

Agenda items include:

An overview of Great Western Oil and Gas Company's request to lease 39 acres of subsurface mineral rights from the district An update on member recruitment for the district's Finance and Audit Committee Review of ...

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