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

From Parents to Pupils: Sable Equips Parents with Tools for Success

Students at Sable Elementary School aren’t the only ones learning 21st century skills to shape successful futures. Thanks to support from Sable students, staff and community partners, parents are learning a thing or two about how to navigate the technology … 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

APS Youth Advocate Earns Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Scholarship

Inspirational. Passionate. Noteworthy. These are just a few words that describe Aurora Public Schools Youth Advocate Vanesa Lopez. The Panama-born activist works diligently every day to ensure APS’ immigrant and refugee student population receives the highest-quality education. “I work with … Read More

William Smith Earns National ‘School of Opportunity’ Recognition

When it comes to building students’ strengths through engaging practices and equitable learning opportunities, William Smith High School takes the lead. That is why the Schools of Opportunity project recently recognized William Smith as a School of Opportunity.The coveted designation … Read More

Ninth Annual APS Back to School Kickoff Takes Place on Aug. 6

READY, SET, LEARN!Aurora Public Schools Cordially Invites You and Your Family to Our 9th Annual Back-to-School Kickoff* Aug. 6, 2016 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Town Center at Aurora 14200 E. Alameda Ave Aurora, CO 80012- REGISTER YOUR NEW APS STUDENT FOR SCHOOL … Read More
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