APS Celebrates College Friday

Staff members across the district were excited to participate in College Friday today!  Decked out in their favorite college gear, our staff members played their parts in reminding students that obtaining a higher education is not only important, but also … Read More

Girls Tech Camp Inspires Future STEM Leaders

Aurora Public Schools recently hosted the seventh annual Girls Technology Camp! This day-long event linked sixth-grade female students from across the district with one another to engage in hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) experiences. In addition to sessions on … Read More

Upcoming APS Graduation Dates

High School Graduation Dates Learn more about APS graduations. December 15, 2016 Graduation: Midyear Graduations Dec. 15, 2016 6:30 p.m.  APS Professional Learning & Conference Center 15771 E. 1st Ave., Aurora - View Map May 12, 2017 Graduation: William Smith … Read More

One on One with APS Students: Selina and Zakary

Aurora Public Schools is filled with amazing students who are role models to their peers, families and community members. Periodically, we like to catch up with our students to discover interesting facts and tidbits about them. Selina, Aurora Quest K-8 … Read More

College and Career Center Opens at Aurora Central

Aurora Central High School recently opened its new College and Career Center, thanks to the generous support of the Aurora Public Schools Foundation and an anonymous donation from an alumnus. The center provides students the opportunity to work directly with … Read More

Vancouver Superintendent Highlights Digital Badge Success in APS

Chris Kennedy, an instruction-minded superintendent in West Vancouver, British Columbia, draws attention to the recent coverage of Digital Badging in School Administrator that highlights the great work being done in APS. In his blog, Kennedy writes about how his thought is … Read More

Students to Head to CU for Fifth-Grade College Experience

Story by APS Postsecondary Workforce Readiness Team On Saturday, May 20,  the Elementary Postsecondary Workforce Readiness Team, in partnership with University of Colorado Denver, will host more than 1,000 APS fifth graders and their families for a fun-filled day at the Auraria Campus!   … Read More

Potato, Potahto! Culinary Arts Come Alive at Pickens

Picture this: several secondary and postsecondary students gather around a food preparation table to review the day’s takeaways for making flaky potato and leek empanadas. Proper boiling techniques? Check. Holding a butcher knife safely while slicing onions? Check. And that’s … Read More
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