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

Passion for Pediatrics Leads Aurora Central Seniors on Medical School Journey

Aurora Central High School seniors Jesús Dorado Madera (pictured left) and Yishak Bedaso worked hard to earn a spot at the top of their class, but their ambitions don’t stop there. The aspiring doctors are gearing up to make their … Read More

APS ASCENT Students Making Their Mark

Written by the APS Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Department Aurora Public Schools ASCENT scholars experienced a successful fall 2016 semester.  Together, the group completed nearly 730 college credit hours at Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Community College of … Read More
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