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

Girls Tech Camp Inspires Future STEM Leaders

Aurora Public Schools recently hosted the seventh annual Girls Technology Camp! This day-long event linked sixth-grade female students from across the district with one another to engage in hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) experiences. In addition to sessions on … Read More

Recognizing Excellence in APS

Aurora Public Schools is excited to see the APS 2020: Shaping the Future strategic plan coming to life across the district. Students, parents, staff and community members are going above and beyond to ensure APS students have the plans, skills … Read More

Vista PEAK Exploratory Students Pay It Forward During PoWeR Session

Students at Vista PEAK Exploratory regularly participate in Post-secondary and Workforce Readiness sessions known as PoWeR sessions throughout the year. Recently, one of those sessions focused on quilting and learning basic sewing skills. The students who participated knew they had … Read More

Digital Badges in APS: What types of badges can students earn?

Students in APS have the opportunity to demonstrate their achievement of 21st century skills acquired not only in traditional academic settings, but also in their communities and job experiences. Earning these credentials is an important part of Goal 3 of … Read More

APS Continues to go “Green”

Established three years ago, the Green Star Schools Program (GSSP) is a voluntary energy management program created to promote and support project and place-based learning for all APS students through sustainability-driven best practices. The program provides an opportunity for students … Read More

CareerTrek Helps Steer Students Toward Postsecondary Options

Aurora Public Schools' eighth-grade students might be ready to jump out into the real world. Really. Well, almost. Recently, all eighth graders from across the district traveled to the Professional Learning and Conference Center for the third annual CareerTrek where they … Read More
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