APS Track and Field Student-Athletes Shine

Congratulations to Aurora Public Schools’ track and field teams who dominated at state! We commend our student-athletes and coaches for representing APS in such a positive light. Below is a summary of their accomplishments, which showcase the athletic skills they have gained … Read More

Kids Tech Pre-Kindergarten Students Graduate!

Hats off to Aurora Public Schools’ preschool students who recently graduated and are off to kindergarten in the fall! The Kids Tech Child Care Lab Center at Pickens Technical College held a lively commencement ceremony for family members to enjoy … Read More

Congratulations, APS Retirees!

Aurora Public Schools bids a heartfelt farewell to the more than 100 employees retiring this school year. The group collectively served APS for over 2,500 years! As a district, we believe student achievement and growth are driven by a highly-effective … Read More

Pickens’ Bill Cary Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Submitted by Chuck Montera,  Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado public relations consultant Congratulations to Bill Cary, horticulture instructor at Pickens Technical College, Aurora, for receiving the Bob Cannon Lifetime Achievement Award from Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, the landscape industry’s … Read More

Pickens Named Best Community College in Colorado!

Bestcolleges.com recently ranked Pickens Technical College the number one community college in the state! The classification is based on Pickens’ superb graduation rates, wide selection of programs, low tuition costs and more. Adults and Aurora Public Schools’ high school students … Read More

APS Class of 2024 Goes to CU Denver

Written by Pamela Rouch, Postsecondary & Workforce Readiness Director, Elementary On Saturday, May 20, the College and Career Success Department (CCS), formerly Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness (PWR) held the second annual APS Goes to CU event. Partnering with the University … 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

Big Smiles, Bright Futures: The APS Class of 2017 Turns Over a New Leaf

Aurora Public Schools is proud of our more than 3,200 students who recently graduated with a diploma and/or certificate from our high schools and Pickens Technical College. The ambitious students earned more than $24 million in scholarships and many will … Read More
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