Students See a ‘Bright’ Future in Energy and Sustainability Careers

One of the goals in our strategic plan, APS 2020, is to ensure every student has a plan for his or her future. Students are encouraged to map out their career and college paths as early as kindergarten. APS eighth graders enjoyed … Read More

APS Continues to go “Green”

Established three years ago, the Green Star Schools Program (GSSP) is a voluntary energy management program created to promote and support project and place-based learning for all APS students through sustainability-driven best practices. The program provides an opportunity for students … Read More

APS Board Authorizes Bond Election

At its Aug. 2 meeting, the APS Board of Education directed staff to place a bond question on the November ballot. If approved by voters, the bond would fund building and technology improvements at every school in the district. To … Read More

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 … Read More

AWCPA Students Help Donate More Than 34,000 Servings of Food

Aurora West College Preparatory Academy (AWCPA) students recently showed regional leaders with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) how they prevent food waste. The EPA Region 8 Deputy Regional Administrator Deb Thomas visited with the student-led CHOICES Club because the students have helped donate … Read More

APS Earns Prestigious Award for Student-Led Energy Conservation Program

Aurora Public Schools has earned the United States Green Business Council’s Most Successful Community Engagement Award for its Green Stars Program. APS is the first school district in the state to earn this honor and the only one to be … Read More

APS Students and Staff Team Up to ‘Go Green’ for Green

Through the Aurora Public Schools Green Stars Program, students and staff are collaborating to reduce their environmental footprint and their hard work is paying off two fold. In addition to the reward of a thriving planet, schools enjoy monetary awards … Read More

APS Kicks Off Fall Energy Challenge

In September, APS will kick off its Compete to Reduce Energy Challenge for the fall 2015 semester. The district-wide competition offers schools the opportunity to earn thousands in cash incentives by reducing energy use. Since fall 2014, schools have earned … Read More
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