APS News: Aurora Frontier K-8

APS Students Become the Change they Wish to see in the World
Students of all ages across Aurora Public Schools are on a mission to save the world, literally. Our students are embracing eco-friendly practices and taking time out of their busy days to promote energy and resource conservation. At the Spring Green Star Schools Kick Off, students and staff gathered to connect with industry partners, learn ways to […]


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Approved 2016-17 Conventional Calendar
Vea en español. The Board of Education approved the 2016-17 conventional school year calendar at its meeting on Jan. 19 based on recommendations by the Calendar Committee. The committee was comprised of school staff, parents and APS administrative staff.  Some of the 2016-17 calendar highlights include: The school year begins for grades 1 through 12 […]


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Proposed 2016-17 APS Calendar
Vea en español. In October, APS convened a calendar committee to develop options for the 2016-17 Conventional School Calendar. The committee is recommending a draft calendar that is very similar to the one we are currently using, with the following school start and end dates and breaks: July 29 – New teachers report to buildings […]


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America’s Promise How to Afford College Resource Fair on Jan. 26
If you are a student or a parent of students in APS who are planning for college or careers after high school, you are welcome to attend the upcoming "How to Afford College and Career Training" Resource Fair sponsored by America's Promise. The resource fair and presentation is for middle and high school students and […]


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Aurora Frontier Wins National Science Lab Makeover Contest
Students and staff at Aurora Frontier P-8 have plenty to celebrate these days, thanks in part to a national science lab makeover contest they recently won. The Falcons participated in the Northrop Grumman Foundation Fab School Labs Makeover Contest, where middle schools across the country submitted photos and videos of their current science classroom(s) and shared their visions […]


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APS Educators Help Colo. PE Teachers Reach New Heights
Congratulations to Aurora Frontier P-8 Physical Education Specialist Jennifer Ebbe-Handy, Hinkley High School PE Teacher Amy Farmer and Lyn Knoll Elementary School PE Teacher Chris Strater for earning the Society of Health and Physical Educators of Colorado Distinguished Service Award. The honor recognizes the ladies’ phenomenal work within the Colorado Department of Education Physical Education […]


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Vote for Aurora Frontier to Win $100K Science Lab Makeover
Grants of up to $100,000 are up for grabs for five lucky public middle schools nationwide as part of the Northrop Grumman Foundation Fab School Labs Makeover Contest. Aurora Frontier P-8 has made the list of 20 semifinalists, and you can help their students and staff win. Contest voting for Aurora Frontier will be held […]


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Vote for Colorado’s Only Semifinalist in Fab Labs Contest
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Congratulations, 2015 Aurora Scholars!
APS students who strongly contribute to the life and community of their schools were recently honored as Aurora Scholars by the City of Aurora. The program was established in 2009 to bring city officials, district staff and families together to celebrate the achievements of Aurora’s future leaders. One teacher-nominated student from each grade level (first […]


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Game 24 Tournament Highlights Student Math Skills
At the APS Professional Learning & Conference Center, students from across APS recently showed off their math skills in the annual Game 24 Tournament. Nearly 50 students in grades 6-8 from 12 middle schools and K-8 schools participated in this year's tournament. Nearly 70 students from 17 elementary schools also participated in a separate tournament. In groups of […]


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  • February 10, 2016

    APS Preschool Screening for 2016-17

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    State Swimming Finals

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