APS News: Students

APS and Denver Urban Debate League’s First-Year Partnership a Success
Students have spoken loud and clear: speech and debate is a must have in Aurora Public Schools! Last fall, the Denver Urban Debate League and Aurora Public Schools began a partnership to help introduce students to speech and debate, and the DUDL recently released a report showing just how popular the program was. The partnership […]


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GED Testing Schedule for September 2015
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APS Kicks Off Fall Energy Challenge
In September, APS will kick off its Compete to Reduce Energy Challenge for the fall 2015 semester. The district-wide competition offers schools the opportunity to earn thousands in cash incentives by reducing energy use. Since fall 2014, schools have earned more than $40,000 in awards from the energy savings achieved. Any K-12 school group, student […]


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Schools Earn More than $29,000 in Spring Energy Challenge
Ten APS schools earned more than $29,000 in cash awards for reducing energy use in the district’s spring 2015 Compete to Reduce Energy Challenge. The top-performing schools and clubs in the high school, middle school and elementary school categories are: Hinkley High School Green Echoes - $10,575 (Pictured right) Aurora West College Preparatory Academy Choices […]


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Looking for an Affordable Homecoming Dress? Check Out #ThePromDressProject
If you're a high school student looking for an affordable homecoming dress, shoes and/or accessories, The Friends of Aurora Central High School Alumni Association is here to help!  The group is hosting its second installment of #ThePromDressProject on Aug. 19, 20 and Sept. 3 from 5-8 p.m. Students who are interested in finding that perfect, affordable […]


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APS Ushers in New School Year with Lively Event
When it comes to setting a good tone for a new school year, Aurora Public Schools knows how to do it right. APS, in partnership with the Town Center at Aurora, recently hosted the eighth annual Back-to-School Kickoff for APS students, parents and community members to jumpstart the 2015-16 school year with a day of […]


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First Days of School Begin in APS
It's Back-to-School time! Please check with your child's school for specific start dates and times.  Our APS staff members are looking forward to seeing students and families this month! View the APS District Calendar and other school calendars. View school bell schedules.  


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Aurora Public Schools Hosts Annual Back-To-School Kickoff
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 6, 2015 What: Aurora Public Schools Back-To-School KickoffWhen: Aug. 8, 2015 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Where: Town Center at Aurora               14200 E. Alameda Ave.               Aurora, CO 80012 Aurora Public Schools Hosts Annual Back-To-School Kickoff Aurora Public Schools cordially invites students and […]


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APS Board to Follow New Meeting Formats & Locations for 2015-16
The Aurora Public Schools Board of Education meetings are generally held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. The meetings are open to the public. In 2015-16, the Board meetings will follow one of these formats: Regular Business Meetings, Board Work Sessions, Board Workshops and Executive Sessions. Board agendas identify […]


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Gateway Alumna Sets Sights on Success
In 2013, a young lady named Aquavea Bester graduated from Gateway High School with the world at her fingertips. Unfortunately, it was a world she could barely see due to partial blindness. Her high school career was laden with vision loss, homelessness and an extensive list of unmet basic needs. Yet, she epitomized what it […]


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Upcoming Events
  • August 28, 2015

    APS BOE Election - Completed Petitions Due

  • August 28, 2015

    GED Testing

  • August 29, 2015

    Middle School Girls' Swimming Meet

  • August 29, 2015

    Girls' Swimming Meet

  • August 31, 2015

    GED Testing

  • August 31, 2015

    Mid Sch Girls' Track

  • September 1, 2015

    GED Testing

  • September 1, 2015

    BOE Regular Business Meeting @ ESC 4

  • September 2, 2015

    Girls' Swimming Meet

  • September 2, 2015

    Boys' Track Meet

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