APS News: Pickens Tech

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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High School Seniors Earn Outstanding Educational Achievement Awards
Story submitted by Melissa JohnsonPickens Technical College Six members of the class of 2014 from Pickens Technical College recently earned the High Schools That Work (HSTW) Award of Educational Achievement. The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) gives this award to high school seniors who have completed a challenging program of study and demonstrated readiness for […]

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Pickens Tech Students Shine at State Competition
Students at Pickens Technical College recently took a break from the rigors of classroom work to compete in the 2014 Skills USA State Competition. SkillsUSA Colorado, a nonprofit career and technical student organization, is a dynamic partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a strong and skilled work force. SkillsUSA Colorado serves […]

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Pickens Tech Community Connection Night on Feb. 20

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Pickens Technical College Open House
Pickens Technical College Open House January 30, 2014 3:30-7:00pm 500 Airport Blvd Please call (303)344-4910 for more information. View on the APS Web Calendar.

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Pre-K Students at Pickens Tech Can Zumba, Too!
Written by Leslie FajardoAPS Communication Team Intern Zumba, believe it or not, isn't just an aerobic dance exercise for adults, which kiddos at the Kids Tech program at Pickens Technical College demonstrate every week. Students ages two to five get their dance on to Kidz Bop tunes before they start the day. The children engage in […]

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Event Calendar
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  • New Teachers Report (District)

  • All Teachers Report to their Buildings

  • Teacher In-Service - District-Level

Upcoming Events
  • July 29, 2014

    New Teachers Report (District)

  • July 30, 2014

    All Teachers Report to their Buildings

  • July 31, 2014

    Teacher In-Service - District-Level

  • August 1, 2014

    Teacher In-Service - Building-Level

  • August 2, 2014

    APS Back to School Kick-Off

  • August 4, 2014

    Boys' Golf Practice Begins

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