APS News: Aurora Frontier K-8

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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P-20 Learning Community Director Earns Top Administrative Honor from Local Nonprofit
Former Aurora Frontier K-8 Principal Starla Sieveke-Pearson is headed in a new direction as one of the new P-20 Learning Community Directors in Aurora Public Schools. However, she recently earned one last award from her successful tenure at Aurora Frontier. The Colorado Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance named Pearson the 2014 COAHPERD Principal […]


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Football Feeder Program to Ready Middle Schoolers for High School Stage
The Aurora Public Schools Activities and Athletics Department is giving APS middle school students a head start on their high school football careers — and hopefully convincing them to stay in APS through graduation. APS has teamed up with the Denver Broncos to offer the Futures Program, a true middle school football feeder program for […]


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South Metro Safety Foundation Donates AEDs to APS Schools
Thanks to the generosity of the South Metro Safety Foundation, several APS schools will now have an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at their site. AED's are medical devices that analyze the heart’s rhythm. If necessary, it delivers an electrical shock, known as defibrillation, which helps the heart re-establish an effective rhythm. Recently, representatives from the Foundation and […]


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APS Students Compete to Save Energy in State’s Largest ReNew Competition
Students at 12 APS schools are leading the charge to find ways to save energy in a competition called ReNew Our Schools. The main goal of the competition, sponsored by the Center for ReSource Conservation, is to see how much energy each school can conserve during the month of April. Each of the participating schools […]


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5th Gear Kids Video Highlights Program Benefits, APS Participants Tout Success
Check out this latest production highlighting the benefits of the 5th Gear Kids health and wellness program. Aurora Public Schools students, staff and parents give their take on the program's success and likability.   


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5th Gear Kids, Colorado Avalanche Introduce Aurora Frontier Students to Yoga
Downward dog. Plank. Cobra.  These three buzz words may not mean anything to some people, but they're like music to yoga enthusiasts' ears. And recently, more than 30 Aurora Frontier P-8 students, who also participate in 5th Gear Kids, got a little taste of yoga and the true power in those words. Thanks to collaboration […]


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The Kids Clinic Now Open at Crawford and Laredo Elementary Schools
Download the Kids Clinic flier in English.Descarga el folleto Clínica Kids en Español. Keeping Aurora kids healthy, in school and ready to learn The Kids Clinic at Crawford and Laredo Elementary Schools provides comprehensive, caring and affordable health care to elementary students attending Aurora Public Schools (APS) and their younger brothers and sisters. The clinic […]


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Where Are They Now? Former APS Students Turned Staff
There are a host of Aurora Public Schools staff members who once roamed the halls of various APS schools asstudents. Here’s a quick look at what some of them are doing now. April Govednik, Aurora Frontier P-8 Teacher, Gateway High School - Class of 2006 “I am most proud of working for APS because the […]


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Students Create Healthy Habits through 5th Gear Kids Program
Fifth graders are learning about making healthy choices through the “5th Gear Kids” program. It’s the second year of the wellness program in Aurora Public Schools. 5th grade students and their families recently attended the kickoff celebration to sign up for the program. Denver Broncos mascot Miles,  Colorado Rapids mascot Edson the Eagle and Ronald McDonald also […]


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