APS News: Aurora Frontier K-8

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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Technology Camp Breaks Down Walls between Females and STEM Careers
  Statistically, women are underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This disparity can be attributed to many factors, including lack of role models and encouragement. To address this alarming trend, the Aurora Public Schools Information Technology and Educational Technology departments partnered with Hewlett Packard and CounterTrade to host an annual […]


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Celebrate the Arts with APS!
Aurora Public Schools is excited to host the 2015 Festival of the Arts on April 13-26 at the Town Center at Aurora. During mall hours, come enjoy hundreds of artistic masterpieces created by APS students. Every APS school will be represented. In addition to visual arts, enjoy the performing arts as students showcase their music, […]


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APS Student Artwork on Display for Scholastic Art Contest
Story submitted by APS Art Educators Students from across Colorado, including many in Aurora Public Schools, submitted over 5,000 original works to be considered for the state's Scholastic Art Awards.  All work honored at the state level will be on display through March 6 at The History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver.   Honorees will be recognized in […]


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The Kids Clinic Now Open at Crawford Elementary and Laredo Child Development Center
Download the Kids Clinic flier in English.Descarga el folleto Clínica Kids en Español.(NEW fliers coming soon!) Keeping Aurora kids healthy, in school and ready to learn The Kids Clinic at Crawford Elementary School and Laredo Childhood Development Center provides comprehensive, caring and affordable health care to elementary students attending Aurora Public Schools (APS) and their younger […]


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APS Students Demonstrate Creativity & Talent in RTD Art Contest
Story by Ashley Smith APS Communication Team Intern “My world! My art! My RTD!” the crowd roared, as the sheet covering the bus in front of them fell. The bus was beautiful, its entire side covered in swirling purple and blue mixed with white stars.  A marker-drawn alien head adorned the window, pizza floated near the […]


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Aurora Frontier’s Community Spirit Showing Up in Droves
Great things are happening at Aurora Frontier P-8, as students and staff members are ramping up their community outreach and engagement efforts. Take a look at the visuals from their third annual Turkey Trot and special assembly featuring representatives from Love Grown Foods: Turkey TrotThe Turkey Trot is Aurora Frontier's annual community and school health and wellness […]


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APS Students Turn Veteran’s Day into Ultimate Showcase of Thanks
Each year, scores of people go the extra mile to show how much Veterans Day means to them. Whether paying homage to family members, friends or complete strangers, there is no shortage of tributes to those who have fought or continue to fight for our country's freedoms.  This year, Aurora Public Schools students went all out […]


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Nonprofit Honors Four APS Staff Members with Top Awards
When it comes to advocating and providing excellent opportunities for students in arts and physical education, no one does it better than the staff members of Aurora Public Schools.   The Colorado Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (COAHPERD) recently honored four APS educators  ̶   Clayton Ellis, Jennifer Ebbe Handy, Starla Sieveke-Pearson and Kenny Webb […]


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Upcoming Events
  • May 22, 2015

    Fifth Block Teacher Workday - No School for Fifth Block Students

  • May 22, 2015

    GED Testing

  • May 22, 2015

    APS Board of Education Executive Session

  • May 23, 2015

    GED Testing

  • May 25, 2015

    Memorial Day - NO GED Testing

  • May 25, 2015

    Memorial Day - No School for Fifth Block Students

  • May 26, 2015

    APS Summer Food Service Program 5/26-6/25 - All Children Eat Free!

  • May 26, 2015

    Fifth Block of Instruction 5/26-6/25

  • May 26, 2015

    GED Testing

  • May 27, 2015

    Graduation for Vista PEAK Preparatory

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