APS News: Pickens Tech

GED Testing Schedule for July & August 2015
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Centretech Parkway East of Airport Blvd. Closed through Aug. 3
  Due to road improvements, Centretech Parkway will be closed east of Airport Boulevard until Aug. 3. During the closure, APS staff and visitors should use 2nd Avenue to access the Transportation Department, Information Technology Center, Purchasing, Warehouse and Print Services. Please view the road map for recommended routes.


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Pickens Tech Students Build Drone
Drones have become a hot topic of conversation in the United States as of late. Students at Pickens Technical College recently decided to join in the fray and build their own device. The following are remarks from students on their learning process throughout the project:   "The funniest thing about this project was choosing and making […]


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GED Testing Schedule for June 2015
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Congratulations, Class of 2015!
Congratulations to the more than 2,900 students who recently graduated from Aurora Public Schools. Students earned diplomas from the following schools: Aurora Central High School Aurora West College Preparatory Academy APS Online High School Gateway High School Hinkley High School Pickens Technical College Rangeview High School Rebound (North and South) Vista PEAK Preparatory  William Smith High School The graduating class of 2015 […]


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APS Fleet Mechanics Equip Pickens Interns with Tools for Success
Hydraulic brake systems, air compressors and turbochargers—oh my! These are just a few components Pickens Technical College students are getting their hands dirty learning about in the Diesel Power Mechanics Internship Program. The students assist Aurora Public Schools Transportation Department staff with inspecting, repairing and maintaining school buses to ensure the safety of transporting our […]


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Pickens Tech’s Internship Program Hosts Sponsor Appreciation Dinner
Submitted by Kim WisneskiPickens Technical College The Executive Internship Program Spring 2015 Sponsor Appreciation Ceremony was recently held at the Aurora Public Schools Professional Learning and Conference Center.  Students Cameron Adkins of Rangeview High School and Valerie Nelson of Vista PEAK Preparatory were the hosts for the evening.  The event was attended by sponsors from […]


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Pickens Tech Spring Plant Sale Begins May 7
Pickens Technical College2015 Spring Plant Sale! May 7, 8 am-5 pm • May 8, 9 am-4 pm • May 9, 9 am-3 pm Week of May 11: 9 am-4 pm or until sold out! Pickens Technical College500 Airport Blvd. - Building CAurora


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Pickens Tech Students Go All Out at Skills USA Competition
Pickens Technical College is a name that rings bells for many at the annual Skills USA State Competition. 2015 was no different, as a myriad of Pickens students competed and took high honors at the annual student showcase. This year, Pickens students earned 36 medals, including 15 first-place awards, 11 second-place honors and 10 third-place awards. Fifteen students qualified for the […]


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GED Testing Schedule for May 2015
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Upcoming Events
  • June 28, 2015

    GED Testing Center Closed 6/28-7/28

  • July 13, 2015

    STEM CyberSecurity Camp 7/13-7/17

  • July 18, 2015

    7th Annual Colorado Springs Native American Intertribal Festival & Pow Wow

  • July 28, 2015

    BOE Election Information Meeting

  • July 29, 2015

    GED Testing

  • July 30, 2015

    GED Testing

  • July 31, 2015

    GED Testing

  • August 3, 2015

    New Teachers Report to their Buildings

  • August 3, 2015

    GED Testing

  • August 4, 2015

    New Teachers Report to District Sites

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