College Fair on Sept. 21

Gateway High School will be hosting a College Fair for all APS students on September 21 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Colleges and Universities from the state of Colorado and neighboring states will be in attendance at this fair. This is a … Read More

PBS Sees Promising Future in Vista PEAK Student Journalist

Vista PEAK Preparatory senior Esmeralda Soto is spending a small portion of her summer break taking advantage of a huge opportunity. She is one of only 20 students from across the nation selected to participate in PBS NewsHour’s third annual … Read More

Aurora Youth 4 Success Summer Program Begins July 10. Apply Now!

The 9th annual Aurora Youth 4 Success summer program is from July10 through July 28 from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Pickens Technical College, located near the corner of 6th Ave. and Airport Blvd. Aurora-area High School students can participate in … 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

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

Executive Internship Program Honors Sponsors and Interns

Submitted by Kim Wisneski APS Executive Internship Program The Aurora Public Schools Executive Internship Program recently hosted the Sponsor Appreciation Dinner and Ceremony to thank individuals and businesses that welcomed interns this semester. An audience of 175 family members, district … Read More

Upcoming APS Graduation Dates

High School Graduation Dates Learn more about APS graduations.   May 12, 2017 Graduation: William Smith H.S. Graduation May 12, 2017 10 a.m. Newman Center for the Performing Arts University of Denver 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver - View Map May 17, … Read More

Vista PEAK Prep Student First in APS to Earn Every Summit Badge!

Vista PEAK Preparatory senior Christopher Ediger made Aurora Public Schools history as the first student in the district to earn all five Summit Badges! These badges exemplify Ediger’s advocacy, attitude, leadership, lifelong learner and self-direction skills. The badges also provide … Read More
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