APS Fifth-Graders Run the Town—Young AmeriTowne, That Is!

More than 1,000 APS fifth-grade students are currently participating as citizens in Young AmeriTowne! The simulated city, constructed by Young Americans Bank, provides students hands-on opportunities to learn business and economics. Throughout April, APS is hosting this award-winning educational event. … Read More

Recognizing Excellence in APS

Aurora Public Schools is excited to see the APS 2020: Shaping the Future strategic plan coming to life across the district. Students, parents, staff and community members are going above and beyond to ensure APS students have the plans, skills … Read More

Meadowood Preschoolers Challenged with Rigorous Coursework

Rigorous instruction and high expectations are not only reserved for older students in Aurora Public Schools. At Meadowood Child Development Center, teachers are closing the achievement gap early on by challenging our three- and four-year-olds to expand their minds far … Read More

Recognizing Excellence in APS

Aurora Public Schools is excited to see the APS 2020: Shaping the Future strategic plan coming to life across the district. Students, parents, staff and community members are going above and beyond to ensure APS students have the plans, skills … Read More

Culturally Responsive Teaching Well-Received by APS Students

Aurora Public Schools is on a mission to accelerate learning for every student, every day. One way we are doing so is by creating culturally responsive learning environments. This teaching method addresses equity in the classroom and increases academic achievement … Read More

Passion for Pediatrics Leads Aurora Central Seniors on Medical School Journey

Aurora Central High School seniors Jesús Dorado Madera (pictured left) and Yishak Bedaso worked hard to earn a spot at the top of their class, but their ambitions don’t stop there. The aspiring doctors are gearing up to make their … Read More

APS ASCENT Students Making Their Mark

Written by the APS Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Department Aurora Public Schools ASCENT scholars experienced a successful fall 2016 semester.  Together, the group completed nearly 730 college credit hours at Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Community College of … Read More
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