Aurora Hills’ ‘Socktober’ Fundraiser Pays Dividends

Story and photos submitted by Aurora Hills Middle School Staff In the month of October, Aurora Hills seventh-grade students launched a "Socktober" campaign. They paired with LIMBS International to raise money and awareness to support individuals in need of prosthetic legs. The … Read More

Crawford Refugee Students Open Their Lives, Hearts to Classmates

For many students at Crawford Elementary, going to school every day is quite the experience. Crawford serves a relatively large percentage of refugee and immigrant students and families, and for some, school is a first-time experience. Refugees and immigrants have such … Read More

Digital Badge Summit: A Think Tank for Success

Remember the days when academic report cards were seen as the foundation to the makeup of a student? Archaic in nature, the report card only told one side of the story. Fortunately for today’s youth there’s Digital Badging, a credentialing … Read More

APS Celebrates International Baccalaureate Day

Several APS schools recently celebrated International Baccalaureate Day with students, staff, parents and community members to highlight the accomplishments of IB students and honor the diversity of the community. IB Americas Director Drew Deutsch even traveled from Washington D.C. to … Read More

Ethiopian Dignitaries Experience a Day in the Life of APS Students

Adama, Ethiopia Mayor Abreham Adula and Deputy Mayor Agned Yusuf happily endured a 19-hour flight to Adama’s first U.S. sister city—Aurora! Adula and Yusuf’s top priorities included experiencing American education culture first-hand and Aurora Public Schools delivered. Hinkley High School … Read More
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