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John Adams High School is a proposed Douglas County 9th through 12th grade charter school planning to open the fall 2015, which may be pushed back to the fall of 2016. The school is being designed as a high school that will continue the excellent education received from area charter elementary and middle schools. The goal is to develop a school that will accommodate a large high school student body at full capacity and provide the full range of high school extracurricular activities.

Please note that John Adams High School is still in its formative stages.  Our programs and goals are being refined.  As such, content on this web site will change. 

  • John Adams High School will hold the next parent informational meeting on January 28th at Northstar Academy in the gym at 6:30pm.  Please join us!

  • The charter application will be resubmitted in January.  The Douglas County school District has 70 days to announce their decision.

  • Our next Parent Informational Meeting will be held in February or March.  Stay tuned for more information.
 
This week's topic (January 19th) Who was John Adams? FUN FACTS ABOUT JOHN ADAMS
 
Did you know John Adams was our 2nd president and served from 1797-1801?  He was also the first vice president of the United States and one of our founding fathers.
Did you know that John Adams was from Massachusetts?  He was born October 30, 1735, in Braintree, Massachusetts and was a direct descendent of puritan colonists.  His father was a farmer, a Congregationalist deacon and town councilman.  He wanted John to enter the ministry.
Did you know John Adams went to Harvard?  He received a scholarship to attend at age 16 and graduated at age 20.  He went on to become a lawyer and helped write the Declaration of Independence.
Did you know Johan Adams was married to Abigail Smith and was father to our 6th president, John Quincy Adams?  Abigail was his third cousin, and they had six children together.
Did you know that John Adams was a member of the Federalist Party?  He was elected in 1796 as the Federalist nominee for president.  His opponent was Thomas Jefferson, the nominee for the Democratic-Republican party. He defeated Jefferson by only a narrow margin.
Did you know that John Adams was the first president to live in the White House?  He moved in before it was finished.
Did you know that John Adams died on Independence Day?  He passed away July 4th, 1826, in Quincy, Massachusetts.  His death occurred the exact day Thomas Jefferson died, and his last words were “Thomas Jefferson survives”.
 

"You will ever remember that all the end of study is to make you a good man and a useful citizen.” - John Adams

 

 



 
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