Aurora Youth 4 Success Summer Program Begins July 10. Apply Now!

The 9th annual Aurora Youth 4 Success summer program is from July10 through July 28 from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Pickens Technical College, located near the corner of 6th Ave. and Airport Blvd. Aurora-area High School students can participate in … Read More

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

APS Seniors Honored for Graduating at the Top of their Class

Congratulations to Aurora Public Schools’ top Class of 2017 graduates! These promising leaders of the pack took an active and ongoing responsibility for their learning and positioned themselves on a path to success. To honor our highest-achieving seniors, APS is … Read More

Vista PEAK Prep Student First in APS to Earn Every Summit Badge!

Vista PEAK Preparatory senior Christopher Ediger made Aurora Public Schools history as the first student in the district to earn all five Summit Badges! These badges exemplify Ediger’s advocacy, attitude, leadership, lifelong learner and self-direction skills. The badges also provide … Read More

Thank You, APS School Nutrition Employees, Nurses and Teachers!

May is a month of gratitude as Aurora Public Schools recognizes our school nutrition employees, nurses and teachers for helping our students shape successful futures. Join us in celebration of School Nutrition Employee Week (May 1-5), National Nurses Week (May … Read More

Aurora Community Celebrates Mrachek Groundbreaking

More than 150 parents, staff and community members gathered recently to celebrate the groundbreaking for the new Mrachek Middle School.  During the celebration, Principal Michelle Davis unveiled a new logo and mascot for the school.  When the new building opens … Read More

Students Hone Valuable Math Skills in Game 24 Tournament

At the APS Professional Learning & Conference Center, students from across APS recently showed off their math skills in the annual Game 24 Tournament. More than 60 students from 16 elementary and P/K-8 schools participated in this year's tournament.  More than 20 students in grades … Read More

2016 Bond Projects Underway

Plans are well underway for several bond-funded construction projects. Below are some of the projects starting this year: A new building for Mrachek Middle School Classroom additions at Vista PEAK Preparatory and Rangeview high schools Mechanical repairs at Aurora Central … Read More

Dozens of Columbia Middle School Students Pen Inspiring Personal Essays About Their Teachers

More than 60 Columbia Middle School students submitted heartfelt personal essays about why they appreciate their teachers in the Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest. Staff members with the local Barnes & Noble bookstore located at 170 South Abilene Street … Read More
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