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

Upcoming APS Graduation Dates

High School Graduation Dates Learn more about APS graduations.   May 12, 2017 Graduation: William Smith H.S. Graduation May 12, 2017 10 a.m. Newman Center for the Performing Arts University of Denver 2344 E. Iliff Ave., Denver - View Map May 17, … Read More

Join us at a Rockies Game this Sunday, May 7!

The Colorado Rockies and Aurora Public Schools Foundation invite students, families and staff to celebration the annual APS Appreciation Day at Coors Field this Sunday, May 7 at 1:10 p.m.! Enjoy an exciting game as the Colorado Rockies face off with … Read More
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