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 ...

The Great American Eclipse

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 11:30am

August 21, 2017

On August 21, 2017 at 11:47 a.m., our district will experience a 93% eclipse of the sun. It has been nearly 100 years since this rare phenomenon last occurred in the United States. As such, many of our teachers are excited to use this event as an opportunity for students to engage in real-world learning activities. To ensure a safe and enjoyable learning experience, all students and staff will ...

Two board of education seats up for election this November

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 8:00am

Interested candidates must submit an application by 4:30 p.m., Sept. 1

Adams 12 Five Star Schools calls for nomination of candidates for two board of education seats up for election this November. Nominated candidates will be placed on the ballot for the regular biennial school election to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.

At this election two directors will be elected, one from Director District No. 3, and one from Director District No. 4 for a four-year ...

Back to School: celebrating success, building for the future

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 8:00am

Read Superintendent Chris Gdowski's welcome back letter

Summer is a time for students, families and staff to relax, recharge and enjoy time with family and friends. As the break comes to an end, we cannot wait to welcome back students, staff, families and the entire Five Star community for the 2017-18 school year. Don't forget to visit our online back to school resource page for all you need to know to start the school year off on the right foot, ...

JHL Constructors to build pair of school expansions

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 11:45am

Projects to begin in early 2018

Adams 12 Five Star Schools has selected a general contractor to build two major school additions that are scheduled to begin in early 2018.

Centennial-based JHL Constructors was selected through a competitive RFP process to build a 12-classroom expansion at Arapahoe Ridge Elementary in Westminster and an eight-classroom expansion at Cotton Creek Elementary, also in Westminster. As ...

Industry Talks connect businesses with CTE expansion plans

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 3:30pm

District enlists industry partners to envision new career training programs

How do you best equip students to be successful in the 21 st Century without knowing what the new economy will need? The Five Star District spent the summer trying to solve this question by meeting with community business and industry leaders to hear needed input on the direction of our Career and Technical Education program.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) at Adams 12 Five Star ...

District Crisis Recovery Team recognized nationally

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 9:30am

The Five Star District's crisis response team was recognized in a recent training publication from the National Association of School Psychologists. The article follows:


Spotlight on Adams 12 Five Star Schools Crisis Recovery Team

By Lisa Coffey, Member, School Safety and Crisis Response ...

Summer Literacy Intervention program expands in second year

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 7:45am

Program provides English as a second language course for parents

After a long school year, teachers typically reserve the month of June for some well-deserved rest and relaxation; but every morning, Monday through Thursday, the parking lot at Coronado Hills Elementary School was full in the month of June. More than 20 teachers and interventionists, 10 Reading Corp members and five high school students volunteered their time to provide a focused ...