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Adams 12 nears 132-mile-long fiber optic network

A new district-wide fiber-optic network will help usher Adams 12 Five Star Schools into a new technological era. The 132-miles of cables reach every district building and will allow Adams 12 to speed … more

Esquibel thankful for the ‘flowers while I’m alive’

For Antonio Esquibel, the past few weeks have been filled with moments of recognition for his service to the community. Adams 12 Five Star Schools held a ceremony for him, and Rep. Ed Perlmutter … more

Riverdale Ridge High School dispatches its first grads

Riverdale Ridge High School dispatches its first grads By Steve Smith ssmith@coloradocommunitymedia.com THORNTON -- The first 167 graduates of Riverdale Ridge High School received their … more

Faith Christian seeking ‘ministerial exception’ from lawsuit

On May 11, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in the case of Tucker v. Faith Bible Chapel International, which concerns the 2018 termination of former Faith Christian Academy … more

Northglenn High celebrates the Class of 2021

Northglenn High School’s class of 2021, joined by a few family members, marched the field at Adams District 12 North Stadium May 13 to claim their diplomas. more

School board offers emotional thanks for COVID help

A celebration of Adams 12 Five Star Schools’ collaboration with local partners quickly turned emotional, to the surprise of those present. “It was truly the most overwhelming community effort … more

Westminster HS grad goes in-person

Perhaps it's a sign of changing times. New guidelines surrounding coronavirus mean Westminster High School's class of 2021 will be able to graduate in person. The ceremony is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, … more

Adams 12 to create permanent online school

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is developing a plan for remote learning during the 2021-21 school year and beyond. The learning model that the district boosted during the COVID-19 pandemic will take on a … more

Plans for Adams 12 proms and graduation solidified

Adams 12 Five Star Schools is having prom and graduation, Superintendent Chris Gdowski updated the board at an April 7 meeting. The district’s five high schools are all having proms. The first one … more

School district rolls out 2021 remote learning plan

Students enrolling in Jeffco Public Schools’ remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year can expect an equitable learning experience on par with in-person school, district officials told … more

Former Colorado Christian University student joins lawsuit against DOE

A former Colorado Christian University student is one of 33 plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education on Monday in an attempt to protect LGBTQ+ students at religiously … more

Adams 12 board has preliminary discussion on 2021-22 budget

The Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education began a likely lengthy and complicated budget approval process for the 2021-22 school year at its March 17 meeting. Technically, the board will be … more

Grad rates improve, but officials unsure of future

Administrators and school board directors in Adams County’s largest school districts are celebrating graduation rates for the 2019-20 school years. Westminster Public Schools’ four-year … more

Zenzinger wants what’s best for students

Even before the Colorado General Assembly legislative session began, state Sen. Rachel Zenzinger was advocating for students and their needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Zenzinger, a Democrat who … more

Tri-County on board with Adams 12 in-person learning plan

Dr. John Douglas, executive director of Tri-County Health Department, gave a measured stamp of approval to Adams 12 Five Star Schools’ plan to bring secondary level students back for full-time, … more

Adams 12: COVID restrictions on student-athletes are unfair

Adams 12 School District Superintendent Chris Gdowski thinks a mandatory 14-day quarantine period for student-athletes who either test positive or are potentially exposed to coronavirus isn't fair. … more

Adams 12 to hire consultant for equity review

Adams 12 Five Star Schools will hire a consultant to review equity and inclusivity in the district for students and staff of color. The board of education expressed its continued support for the … more

Girls basketball: Eagle Ridge’s Lauridson commits to McPherson

Eagle Ridge Academy star point guard Macey Lauridson signed her National Letter of Intent to play for McPherson College in Kansas on Feb. 18.  more

Adams 12 to do full-time, in-person learning for secondary level

Adams 12 Five Star Schools will decide by the end of the week if it will bring middle and high school students back for full-time, in-person learning. The district sent out a survey for families to … more

Adams 12 tries to tackle students’ health, academic needs

A couple weeks into the second semester, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is testing more students, vaccinating more staff and seeking new ways to support students academically in a difficult moment. At a … more
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