USDA Classifies APS Lunchrooms as “Smart”

The United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Services department presented multiple Aurora Public Schools with the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms award! Congratulations to staff members at the following schools for changing their nutrition environment, improving the quality of the … Read More

Lyn Knoll Opens School-Based Community Garden

Written by Carol Davis Lyn Knoll Elementary School recently hosted a grand opening ceremony to celebrate its new school-based community garden.  Students, staff, parents and community partners gathered to view the new garden.  Thanks to a Youth Programming Wellness grant … Read More

Arkansas Lesson Plan Features New Subject: Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics sounds like a challenging college-level course, but that didn’t stop Arkansas Elementary students from learning all about it in a recent visit from a college professor. Scott Denning, a climate scientist from Colorado State University, taught several principles of … 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

Thank You, APS School Nutrition Employees, Nurses and Teachers!

May is a month of gratitude as Aurora Public Schools recognizes our school nutrition employees, nurses and teachers for helping our students shape successful futures. Join us in celebration of School Nutrition Employee Week (May 1-5), National Nurses Week (May … Read More

Aurora Community Celebrates Mrachek Groundbreaking

More than 150 parents, staff and community members gathered recently to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Mrachek Middle School.  During the celebration, Principal Michelle Davis unveiled a new logo and mascot for the school.  When the new building opens … Read More

APS Plans Upcoming Bond Projects

The APS Construction Management and Support Department has released the master project schedule and bond implementation timeline for the 2016 bond. The $300 million bond measure was approved by voters in November 2016. Plans are underway for bond-funded construction projects … 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
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