APS News: Students

Side Creek Student Lives Out Dream of Becoming Police Officer
Photos courtesy John CordovaAurora Police Department Almost anyone can appreciate a good story. And as we all know, the best stories have heroic souls, people who can't help but make you smile. That certainly was the case recently with nine-year-old Gabriel Santistevan. The Side Creek Elementary School student, who has battled brain and spinal cancer for the past 11 […]


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APS Students, Saluting America Teaming Up Again to Honor Veterans
For the second consecutive year, Aurora Public Schools students will have the chance to showcase just how special Veteran's Day is to them.  APS has teamed up with the Saluting America School Program to help students celebrate Veteran's Day. Through Saluting America, a state program that helps raise youth awareness of sacrifices made by our nation’s active duty military […]


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Aurora Public Schools Join Denver Urban Debate League
Story by Ashley SmithAPS Communication Team Intern Nelson Mandela once said “A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. ” Recently, a plethora of students from around the state seeking to strengthen their leadership skills […]


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APS Students Become IRS-Certified Tax Preparers to Serve their Community
Tax season can be a daunting time for some. That’s why a group of Aurora Central High School students jumped at the opportunity to volunteer their time and talents toward ensuring community members have a more positive, rewarding and budget-friendly experience. The group is gearing up to provide free tax preparation services for low-income earners […]


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Hinkley Senior Impresses U.S. Naval Academy
Tear-jerking, heart-warming and awe-inspiring–these words faintly describe the moment United States Naval Academy (USNA) Dean of Admissions Bruce Latta presented Hinkley High School senior Kimberly Moran with a Letter of Assurance to attend the prestigious school. Moran’s mother, grandmother and Hinkley staff joined Latta on a surprise delivery of the good news. “We are very […]


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School Weather Closure Reminder
If Aurora Public Schools closes schools or delays start times, the news will be shared via the following: • Local television and radio stations• Automated phone calls to parents and staff• Facebook and Twitter• APS website• APS Emergency Line (303-326-1080)• APS app Weather ConditionsWhen inclement weather hits Aurora, APS staff members assess conditions beginning just […]


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Aurora Quest Silent Auction Oct. 18
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iPads Light Up FULTON Students’ Faces and Futures
FULTON fourth-grade student Ruby Rodriguez proudly poses with her new iPad. Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “Change is the only constant in life,” and that has proven to be undeniably true, especially related to technology in the classroom. From chalkboards to interactive white boards, textbooks to tablets and more, APS is proud to continue evolving in […]


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Rangeview Hosts Festival of the Arts
Story by Ashley Smith APS Communication Team Intern Rangeview High School recently hosted an arts festival courtesy of High School Nation(HSN), and students were all in. During the festival, students sang, danced, painted, played instruments and much more. HSN, a national organization that travels across the United States donating money to support high school art […]


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Gateway H.S. Craft Fair Oct. 18
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APS Schools are on Fall Break 10/27-10/31
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Upcoming Events
  • September 22, 2014

    Cops, Coats & Kids Coat Drive 10/22-11/1

  • October 27, 2014

    GED Testing Center Closed During Fall Break

  • October 27, 2014

    Fall Recess 10/27-10/31 - No School

  • October 31, 2014

    WOTR Air & Space Camp for Students

  • November 1, 2014

    Health Fair

  • November 3, 2014

    GED Testing

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