APS News: Pickens Tech

Student Focus Center of Attention at Futures Academy Grand Opening
Nineteen-year-old student Wilber Gonzalez-Garay is excited about his future. In it, he sees himself doing a variety of things that interest him, especially work that involves using his hands. Even more impressive is the fact that less than a year ago, Gonzalez-Garay was homeless and desperate for a change. "I didn't have house and I had just lost […]


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GED Testing Dates for October 2014
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Pickens Technical College Hosts Silent Auction for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Story by Ashley Smith APS Communication Team Intern The construction teacher at Pickens Technical College, Greg Hamburg, recently nominated the entire Pickens administrative staff for the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge”. The team decided to go above and beyond. Instead of just getting drenched in ice water, Pickens staff members hosted a silent auction to benefit the […]


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GED Testing Dates for September 2014
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GED Testing Dates for August 2014
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GED Testing Dates for June 2014
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Congratulations, Class of 2014!
Congratulations to the nearly 2,900 students who recently graduated from Aurora Public Schools. The graduating class of 2014 earned more than $10 million in scholarships! Our preschoolers from Kids Tech, the class of 2027, also celebrated their graduation as they prepare to head to kindergarten.   A special congratulations goes out to the graduates of Aurora […]


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APS Honors Inaugural ‘Recognizing Excellence’ Winners
Aurora Public Schools has a new employee recognition program, and eight staff members recently earned bragging rights as members of the inaugural class. The Recognizing Excellence program honors APS staff members who demonstrate outstanding dedication and commitment to accelerating student achievement. Nominations range across all employee groups and levels, including those at non-school sites. APS recognized […]


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Student Interns Wrap Up Semester Work, Celebrate Sponsors at Year-End Ceremony
The Executive Internship Program recently honored all in attendance at their Spring 2014 Sponsor Appreciation Ceremony at the Professional Learning & Conference Center.  Students Irving Peralta, of Aurora West College Preparatory Academy, and Denisee Sierra, of Aurora Central High School, hosted the evening's celebration.  Among the guests were APS Board of Education President JulieMarie A. […]


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Pickens Tech Spring Plant Sale
Pickens Technical CollegeSpring Plant Sale 2014 Thursday, May 8th, 8 am to 5 pm Friday and Saturday, May 9th & 10th, 9 am to 4 pm The Week of Monday, May 12th, 9 am to 4 pm or until sold out!


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Event Calendar
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  • Fall Recess 10/27-10/31 - No School

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Upcoming Events
  • September 22, 2014

    Cops, Coats & Kids Coat Drive 10/22-11/1

  • October 2, 2014

    GED Testing

  • October 3, 2014

    GED Testing

  • October 4, 2014

    GED Testing

  • October 6, 2014

    GED Testing

  • October 7, 2014

    GED Testing

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