Julie Thigpen Named Colo. School Nurse of the Year

The Colorado Association of School Nurses recently named Julie Thigpen of Vista PEAK Exploratory Colorado School Nurse of the Year! The award honors Thigpen’s demonstration of excellence in leadership, teamwork, vision, community partnership and innovation. Previous to pursuing a career in … Read More

APS Psychologist Named Best in Colorado

School Psychology Awareness Week is celebrated nationally Nov. 13 -17. APS would like to recognize all our hard working school psychologists and especially celebrate one of our award-winning school psychologists! Cameran Simpson was recently named the Colorado Culturally and Linguistically … Read More

APS Nutrition Services Team Brings Health and Happiness to Students

The Aurora Public Schools Nutrition Services Department supports education by operating the school lunch and breakfast programs, serving nutritious meals to district students and adults. On average, they serve more than 36,000 meals each day! The team also operates the … Read More

Peoria Elementary Unveils New Greenhouse

Peoria Elementary School kicked off the 2017-18 school year by unveiling a shiny new greenhouse that students and staff will use to grow vegetables and plants for their cafeteria and community. Eleana Sigler, former Peoria elementary staff member, originated the … Read More

Denver Broncos Present “NFL Play 60 Character Camp” July 25

Aurora Public Schools is excited to announce the NFL Play 60 Character Camp hosted by the Denver Broncos! This free, one-day event will be held at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Tuesday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to … Read More

Multiple APS Schools Providing Free Breakfast and Lunch Program

NEWS RELEASE  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2017 WHAT: Universal Breakfast and Lunch Program  WHEN: 2017-2018 School Year  WHERE: Boston, Crawford, Fulton, Kenton, Laredo, New Legacy, Paris, Sable, Sixth Ave., Vaughn Multiple APS Schools Providing Free Breakfast and Lunch Program Boston, Crawford, Fulton, … Read More

Clyde Miller Community Enjoys New Playground, Courtesy of APS Partners

Submitted by Janna Morley APS Grants and Federal Programs Clyde Miller P-8 school recently hosted a grand opening ceremony to celebrate their newly-updated playground. Students, staff, parents and community partners gathered to unveil the new equipment. Thanks to two generous … Read More

Elementary Students Celebrate Taekwondo Graduation

Students from Paris and Laredo elementary schools recently celebrated their graduation from Grandmaster Han Lee’s Taekwondo program at the APS stadium. Lee offers free classes during the school day, which teaches students respect, integrity, self-control and an exceptional attitude. In … Read More
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