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

Vaughn Students Get a Glimpse into Life after Elementary School

As a young student, the thought of middle school, high school or college may create feelings of uncertainty. The idea of bigger buildings, tougher courses and increased responsibility can spark many questions. Thanks to staff and volunteers at Vaughn Elementary … Read More

Inside the Game: Winter Sports Athletic Profiles

Aurora Public Schools offers competitive athletic programs for all middle and high school students, including basketball, track and field, soccer and wrestling. Participation in athletics is designed to promote school spirit, provide a healthy outlet for energy, improve student morale and increase … Read More

Recognizing Excellence in APS

Aurora Public Schools is excited to see the APS 2020: Shaping the Future strategic plan coming to life across the district. Students, parents, staff and community members are going above and beyond to ensure APS students have the plans, skills … Read More

Student-Athletes Earn Digital Badges On and Off the Field

Playing sports isn’t always just about showing off one’s physical abilities. Look closely and you will find many examples of athletes using skills such as critical thinking, collaboration and self-direction to succeed. This year, middle and K-8/P-8

CareerTrek Helps Steer Students Toward Postsecondary Options

Aurora Public Schools' eighth-grade students might be ready to jump out into the real world. Really. Well, almost. Recently, all eighth graders from across the district traveled to the Professional Learning and Conference Center for the third annual CareerTrek where they … Read More

Aurora Public Schools to Offer Free Tutoring to Students

Aurora Public Schools is offering free tutoring to eligible students, grades 1-8. Under the No Child Left Behind Act, your child may be eligible to receive Supplemental Educational Services (SES). Registration packets will be mailed to eligible students the week … Read More

South Student Earns Summit Badge

Congratulations to South Middle School eighth grader Laura Deras, who recently became the first student at her school to earn a Summit Badge!  Digital Badging is APS’ new innovative platform that students use to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and achievement that … Read More
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