APS News: Students

2015-16 Calendar Now Available
At its Jan. 20 meeting, the APS Board of Education approved the new calendar for the 2015-16 school year, based on the recommendations by the Calendar Committee. The committee, made up of school staff, parents and administrative staff, collected feedback from parents and staff members on calendar options and preferences. To view the 2015-16 calendar, visit […]

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APS Board Approves APS 2020: Shaping the Future
The APS Board of Education approved a new strategic plan, APS 2020: Shaping the Future, at its Jan. 20 meeting.  This new plan will guide the district’s work to achieve the new vision: Every student shapes a successful future. The APS Strategic Planning Team used the feedback from students, parents, staff, community members and business […]

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Hospital Treatment Program Helping Students Learn While Getting Healthy
For most people, hospital stays are no fun. While it's the best place to be to receive top notch medical care, the thought alone can be daunting, especially for children. Fortunately, Children's Hospital Colorado and Aurora Public Schools have built a long-lasting, unique initiative that ensures students receiving long-term medical care are still able to learn.  The Medical […]

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Vista PEAK Exploratory Logs Huge Increase in Dad Volunteer Hours
Vista PEAK Exploratory is seeing a huge spike in volunteer hours this school year. It’s all thanks to fathers and father figures participating in the new WATCH D.O.G.S.® (Dads Of Great Students) program. “It was life changing,” said Richard Karwacki, a father of three Vista PEAK Exploratory students. “When you see the way that the […]

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Pickens Technical College Open House
Pickens Technical College Open House Feb 12 4:30-6:30pm Student Commons, 500 Airport Blvd, Aurora www.pickenstech.org

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Proposed Music and H.S. Social Studies / Sociology Materials on Display
PROPOSED CURRICULUM ADOPTION Curriculum materials being considered for adoption by Aurora Public Schools Board of Education will be available for public inspection Friday, January 16, 2015 through January 30, 2015 at the Division of Equity in Learning, Educational Services Center Building 2, 15751 East First Avenue, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  You may contact […]

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Students Use Blindfolds to Open Their Eyes to a Different World
Improving one’s athletic abilities usually involves fine-tuning eye-hand coordination. But, what happens when sight is removed from play? This is what Vista PEAK Exploratory’s first grade physical education class is discovering through the sport of goalball. Goalball is a game for visually-impaired athletes that evolved from a way to rehabilitate visually-impaired World War II veterans […]

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Hinkley’s IB Diploma Programme Shines
The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) recently conducted a study to determine national trends of student participation and success in the IB Diploma Programme, a challenging two-year curriculum aimed at students during their final two years of high school. Out of 830 schools nationwide that offer the program, Hinkley High School was one of only five […]

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America’s Promise How to Afford College Resource Fair
AMERICA’S PROMISE HOW TO AFFORD COLLEGE & CAREER TRAININGRESOURCE FAIR & FREE PRESENTATIONfor middle and high school students and parentsto prepare for life after high school Tuesday, January 275-6:30 p.m. • Resources & light refreshments6:30-7:30 p.m. • Program & Panel Discussion Join us at the Community College of Aurora16000 E. CentreTech Pkwy Aurora, CO 80011 […]

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Laredo Kids Clinic Hosts Community Open House
Helping students stay healthy is a high priority in Aurora Public Schools. However, for many families, securing medical and mental health services can be a challenge. Now more than ever, students and families are successfully getting their hands on these resources to ensure that students are healthy enough to learn.    The Aurora Public Schools community recently […]

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   January  2015 »
  • Proposed Music & H.S. Social Studies / Sociology Curriculum on Display 1/16-1/30

  • APS Art Educators Exhibit 1/23-3/6

  • GED Testing

  • America's Promise How to Afford College Resource Fair

  • Screening for 2015-2016 Preschool

Upcoming Events
  • January 16, 2015

    Proposed Music & H.S. Social Studies / Sociology Curriculum on Display 1/16-1/30

  • January 23, 2015

    APS Art Educators Exhibit 1/23-3/6

  • January 26, 2015

    GED Testing

  • January 27, 2015

    GED Testing

  • January 27, 2015

    America's Promise How to Afford College Resource Fair

  • January 28, 2015

    Screening for 2015-2016 Preschool

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