APS News: Students

APS Digital Badges Featured on Chalkbeat Colorado
The education news portal Chalkbeat Colorado recently featured the new Digital Badge program in Aurora Public Schools:  TURN IN YOUR BADGE Digital “merit badges” coming to Aurora Public Schools By Susan Gonzalez@paperpolarbearsgonzalez@chalkbeat.orgPUBLISHED: June 22, 2015 - 8:30 pm MDT Digital merit badges — think of a cross between a report card and a Girl Scout badge — are […]


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GED Testing Schedule for July & August 2015
Visit the APS GED website.  


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Centretech Parkway East of Airport Blvd. Closed through Aug. 3
  Due to road improvements, Centretech Parkway will be closed east of Airport Boulevard until Aug. 3. During the closure, APS staff and visitors should use 2nd Avenue to access the Transportation Department, Information Technology Center, Purchasing, Warehouse and Print Services. Please view the road map for recommended routes.


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Interested in Running for the APS Board of Education?
Interested in Running for the APS Board of Education? The Aurora Public Schools Board of Education will have three seats open this year.  The Board election will be held on November 3, 2015. The APS Board of Education is a seven-member group elected to establish policies for the school district. Board members are elected at large and […]


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Aurora Youth for Success Summer Program Begins July 6
High School students can participate in classes such as Automotive, Cosmetology, Graphic Arts, Culinary Arts, Kids Tek, 3D Printing, and Science/Engineering. The cost for the program is only $55 and includes lunch!


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Vista PEAK Preparatory Welcomes Class of 2019
Vista PEAK Preparatory recently opened its doors to the 2015-16 freshman class. The former Vista PEAK Exploratory eighth grade students participated in a ceremonial walk across the street to their new stomping grounds. Loads of students and staff lined the pathway to cheer the group on and bid them farewell. After a symbolic release of […]


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APS Honors Crossroads Students at Exit Ceremony
Congratulations to the 21 students who recently completed the Crossroads Transition Center program! The program helps students with disabilities gain the independence and job skills they need to enter the adult world. Despite the challenges these students may face, their spirit of perseverance continues to shine bright. APS is proud of the following Crossroads students […]


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Summer Adventures in July For Students Ages 12-16 Starting at $35
The City of Aurora's Office of Youth Development is offering daily adventures for students ages 12-16. Activities range from horseback riding to white water rafting to high ropes challenges. Youth Adventure Quest runs from July 13-24.


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Early Beginnings Hosts Inaugural End of Year Celebration
Early Beginnings: A Zoom Site recently celebrated the success of its first year. The site provides free childcare to young parents to enable them to continue their education and graduate high school. Nearly 100 attendees, including families, staff and those who are part of the Young Parenting Support Program, came out to honor the young […]


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Tollgate Elementary Students Show Off Their Water Knowledge
When it comes to H2O, students at Tollgate Elementary School of Expeditionary Learning know their stuff. Over the last six weeks of the school year, more than 120 third graders got the chance to participate in the Keep It Clean - Neighborhood Environmental Trios (KIC-NET) program – a hyperlocal urban watershed education initiative facilitated by Earth Force. Earth Force works […]


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Upcoming Events
  • June 28, 2015

    GED Testing Center Closed 6/28-7/28

  • July 13, 2015

    STEM CyberSecurity Camp 7/13-7/17

  • July 18, 2015

    7th Annual Colorado Springs Native American Intertribal Festival & Pow Wow

  • July 28, 2015

    BOE Election Information Meeting

  • July 29, 2015

    GED Testing

  • July 30, 2015

    GED Testing

  • July 31, 2015

    GED Testing

  • August 3, 2015

    New Teachers Report to their Buildings

  • August 3, 2015

    GED Testing

  • August 4, 2015

    New Teachers Report to District Sites

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