APS Girls Tech Camp Spikes Female Students’ Interest in STEM Careers

Aurora Public Schools recently hosted the eighth annual Girls Technology Camp! This day-long event provided sixth-grade female students from across the district with engaging, hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) experiences. The girls enjoyed coding, 3-D design, snap circuits and … Read More

Hinkley Earns National Recognition for Equity and Excellence in Education

In Aurora Public Schools, we believe all students must have equitable access to learning opportunities, technology and environments that support them in reaching their full potential. That is why we are excited to announce that Hinkley High School earned designation as … Read More

APS Teachers Share Tips on how to Engage Newcomers

Every student has unique abilities that we must recognize and engage. Under this belief, Aurora Public Schools teachers are going the extra mile to ensure newcomer students who are still developing fluency in English have the tailored support they need. “They … 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

Peoria Students’ Language Skills Strengthened through Engaging Experiences

The Aurora Public Schools English Language Acquisition department is committed to ensuring every student receives an equitable education that is respectful of their cultural legacies and linguistic skills. At Peoria Elementary School, students are learning language development through enriching, engaging, … Read More

Girls Tech Camp Inspires Future STEM Leaders

Aurora Public Schools recently hosted the seventh annual Girls Technology Camp! This day-long event linked sixth-grade female students from across the district with one another to engage in hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) experiences. In addition to sessions on … Read More

Meadowood Preschoolers Challenged with Rigorous Coursework

Rigorous instruction and high expectations are not only reserved for older students in Aurora Public Schools. At Meadowood Child Development Center, teachers are closing the achievement gap early on by challenging our three- and four-year-olds to expand their minds far … Read More

Digital Badges in APS: What types of badges can students earn?

Students in APS have the opportunity to demonstrate their achievement of 21st century skills acquired not only in traditional academic settings, but also in their communities and job experiences. Earning these credentials is an important part of Goal 3 of … Read More
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