Big Smiles, Bright Futures: The APS Class of 2017 Turns Over a New Leaf

Aurora Public Schools is proud of our more than 3,200 students who recently graduated with a diploma and/or certificate from our high schools and Pickens Technical College. The ambitious students earned more than $24 million in scholarships and many will … Read More

Aurora Central’s Class of 2019 Celebrates “Half Graduation”

Aurora Central High School recently celebrated its annual "Half Graduation" ceremony! The event brought Central staff and families together to celebrate sophomores who are on track to graduate with the class of 2019. Students arrived in half caps and half gowns, … 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

Clyde Miller Community Enjoys New Playground, Courtesy of APS Partners

Submitted by Janna Morley APS Grants and Federal Programs Clyde Miller P-8 school recently hosted a grand opening ceremony to celebrate their newly-updated playground. Students, staff, parents and community partners gathered to unveil the new equipment. Thanks to two generous … Read More

South M.S. Makes Health and Wellness a Top Priority

Students and families recently enjoyed South Middle School’s first-ever Health and Wellness Expo. The South STRONG community was excited to share useful information with attendees, placing a special focus on newcomer families. Parents were connected with community health resources including … Read More

Arkansas Lesson Plan Features New Subject: Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics sounds like a challenging college-level course, but that didn’t stop Arkansas Elementary students from learning all about it in a recent visit from a college professor. Scott Denning, a climate scientist from Colorado State University, taught several principles of … Read More

Executive Internship Program Honors Sponsors and Interns

Submitted by Kim Wisneski APS Executive Internship Program The Aurora Public Schools Executive Internship Program recently hosted the Sponsor Appreciation Dinner and Ceremony to thank individuals and businesses that welcomed interns this semester. An audience of 175 family members, district … Read More

Elementary Students Celebrate Taekwondo Graduation

Students from Paris and Laredo elementary schools recently celebrated their graduation from Grandmaster Han Lee’s Taekwondo program at the APS stadium. Lee offers free classes during the school day, which teaches students respect, integrity, self-control and an exceptional attitude. In … Read More
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