Aurora Central is Home to an “Educator Champion”

The 2016-17 school year was one for the books for Aurora Central High School Psychologist Karyn Singley-Blair. After the Colorado Society of School Psychologists named her the “2016-17 Colorado School Psychologist of the Year,” she racked up another prestigious accolade. … 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

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

Hinkley’s Anna Bicknase Earns Jared Polis Foundation Award

  Congratulations to Hinkley High School Restorative Justice Coordinator Anna Bicknase for earning the Jared Polis Foundation's 2017 Teacher Recognition Award! She is one of only 10 honorees in the state. The award recognizes Bicknase for demonstrating highly-effective, results-oriented teaching … 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

Thank You, APS School Nutrition Employees, Nurses and Teachers!

May is a month of gratitude as Aurora Public Schools recognizes our school nutrition employees, nurses and teachers for helping our students shape successful futures. Join us in celebration of School Nutrition Employee Week (May 1-5), National Nurses Week (May … Read More

Aurora Community Celebrates Mrachek Groundbreaking

More than 150 parents, staff and community members gathered recently to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Mrachek Middle School.  During the celebration, Principal Michelle Davis unveiled a new logo and mascot for the school.  When the new building opens … Read More
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