USDA Classifies APS Lunchrooms as “Smart”

The United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Services department presented multiple Aurora Public Schools with the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms award! Congratulations to staff members at the following schools for changing their nutrition environment, improving the quality of the … Read More

Congratulations, APS Retirees!

Aurora Public Schools bids a heartfelt farewell to the more than 100 employees retiring this school year. The group collectively served APS for over 2,500 years! As a district, we believe student achievement and growth are driven by a highly-effective … 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

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

Aurora Central’s Class of 2019 Celebrates “Half Graduation”

Aurora Central High School recently celebrated its annual "Half Graduation" ceremony! The event brought Central staff and families together to celebrate sophomores who are on track to graduate with the class of 2019. Students arrived in half caps and half gowns, … Read More

APS Teachers Share Tips on how to Engage Newcomers

Every student has unique abilities that we must recognize and engage. Under this belief, Aurora Public Schools teachers are going the extra mile to ensure newcomer students who are still developing fluency in English have the tailored support they need. “They … Read More
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