FREE Energy Day Family Festival on Sept. 23

Join students and families from around the Denver Metro area for a FREE family friendly festival about science, energy, technology, innovation and conservation! The festival will also include music, fun events, food and games! Saturday, Sept. 23 from 11 am … Read More

New Bond-funded Projects Begin

Exciting improvements will take place at APS this school year as design and construction begins on more bond-funded projects. Security vestibules will be constructed at 11 schools throughout the district this year. These will provide an added measure of safety … Read More

Vista PEAK Preparatory Additions Underway

  Vista PEAK Preparatory students and staff recently returned to school noticing changes to their campus beginning to take shape. Construction on several bond-funded additions continued through the summer. Walls are raised for the two-story classroom addition on the north side, … Read More

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
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