Challenge Day Comes to South Middle School

More than 200 South Middle School eighth graders recently connected with their peers and a group of trusted adults in a way that rarely occurs in a large school setting. The students participated in Challenge Day, sponsored by Challenge Denver, … Read More

Pickens Culinary Students Dish Up Special Meal to Give Back to the Community

Written by Adam O’Leary and Tiffani Antinora Pickens Technical College Culinary Arts Program students recently catered a holiday dinner for the Boettcher Boys & Girls Club of Denver. They served 150 family members, volunteers and employees savory pot roast, mashed … Read More

APS Schools Earn Top State Awards

The Colorado Department of Education recently recognized seven APS schools with its annual academic recognition awards.  “We are proud to be a district of momentum where our students, staff and families are being recognized for growth and continuous improvement. Year … Read More

Executive Internship Program Preparing Students for Life After High School

APS students are graduating from high school more prepared than ever, thanks to the Executive Internship Program offered through Pickens Technical College. The APS Executive Internship Program recently hosted the Sponsor Appreciation Dinner and Ceremony to thank individuals and businesses … Read More

Crawford Parent Workshop Promotes Student Success

In Aurora Public Schools, we believe that families are our partners in education. We provide opportunities for families to support their students at home so they can excel. Recently, more than 100 families attended a workshop and dinner at Crawford … Read More

Operation Warm Delivers Warmth and Happiness to Students

Sixth Avenue Elementary School recently partnered with Operation Warm and FedEx Cares to provide students with brand new winter coats. Prior to the coat presentation, a handful of students expressed their gratitude with song. “We are grateful for partnerships such … Read More

Sixth Avenue Students Joined by Unusual Guests

Sixth Avenue Elementary School operates under the belief that families are key partners in education. This is why Bring Someone Special to School Day is an event that occurs two to three times a school year, giving family members the … Read More

APS Psychologist Named Best in Colorado

School Psychology Awareness Week is celebrated nationally Nov. 13 -17. APS would like to recognize all our hard working school psychologists and especially celebrate one of our award-winning school psychologists! Cameran Simpson was recently named the Colorado Culturally and Linguistically … Read More

APS Students Recognized for their Creative Talents

The Aurora Mental Health Center recently held its annual student art contest and show, bringing the community together for the 11th year. The creative talents of students were highlighted through this event. Students from 28 schools and educational organizations submitted … Read More
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