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The Importance of Read Aloud for All Kids

Posted: 02/13/2018 - Parents Story
During Feburary's PTO meeting Karen Liebentritt (ARE Reading Interventionist) and Geneanne Payne (ARE Instructional Coach) gave a presentation titled, "The Importance of Read Aloud for ALL Kids." Attached is a flyer that covers... Read More

ARE Bond Investment Plan and Survey

Posted: 09/05/2016 - Parents Story
Dear Parents and Guardians, Thank you for a great start to the school year! On Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Board of Education placed a $350 million bond on the November ballot. This plan touches every... Read More

Superintendent Outlines Bond Request

Posted: 08/18/2016 - Parents Story
Superintendent of Adams 12, Chris Gdowski addresses the upcoming ballot measure.  Click here for an outline of the Northglenn-Thornton Sentinel's article

Adams 12 Community Action Network (CAN)

Posted: 04/20/2016 - Parents Story
Members of the Long Range Planning and Advisory Committee (LRPAC), a volunteer task force of community members charged with prioritizing the district’s many needs, and district officials will provide you with the comprehensive... Read More

Five Star Leadership Academy

Posted: 04/14/2016 - Parents Story
The 2016-17 Five Star Leadership Academy is now accepting applications.   Apply at:   There was a hugely successful year with great positive feedback so we are looking forward to a... Read More

PARCC State Assessments

Posted: 03/03/2016 - Parents Story
Third, fourth, and fifth grade students will participate in PARCC testing during the months of March and April.  The schedule is attached below.  Because of the strict guidelines concerning administration of the assessment, it is... Read More

School-Related Alerts Via Text Messaging

Posted: 01/25/2016 - Parents Story
Adams 12 Five Star Schools is continuing a service that will enhance communication by allowing the Five Star District to deliver important infomration such as school closures, snow days, canceled activities or other school-reated... Read More

Get Involved: PTO

Posted: 08/30/2015 - Parents Story
One way to get involved at Arapahoe Ridge is by attending the monthly PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) meetings.  Typical meetings consist of (in no particular order), budget updates and requests, the principal's report, school... Read More