Bond-Funded Projects Provide Students Career Opportunities

We are grateful to Aurora voters for passing a $300 million bond measure in 2016, which will fund improvements at every school. This year, several APS students are working as interns on bond-funded projects, while earning credentials and gaining hands-on … Read More

Education Week: Students Earn Digital Credentials for Adding New Skills

Story excerpt: "At the 40,000-student Aurora district, the digital badging program arose from within its college- and career-success department as a way to make students aware of skills—like collaboration and information literacy—that businesses want from employees, while staying rooted in … Read More

APS High School Theater Performances

Our talented students have been fully engaged in fine-tuning their acting skills to bring exciting performances to the community this fall. While some students plan to pursue a career in the performing arts, others may simply embrace the stage as … Read More

New Bond-funded Projects Begin

Exciting improvements will take place at APS this school year as design and construction begins on more bond-funded projects. Security vestibules will be constructed at 11 schools throughout the district this year. These will provide an added measure of safety … Read More

College Fair on Sept. 21

Gateway High School will be hosting a College Fair for all APS students on September 21 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Colleges and Universities from the state of Colorado and neighboring states will be in attendance at this fair. This is a … Read More

Vista PEAK Preparatory Additions Underway

  Vista PEAK Preparatory students and staff recently returned to school noticing changes to their campus beginning to take shape. Construction on several bond-funded additions continued through the summer. Walls are raised for the two-story classroom addition on the north side, … Read More

APS Welcomes Students Back with Annual Kickoff Event

The Aurora Public Schools 10th annual Back to School Kickoff was a blast! Thousands of APS students, families, staff and community members gathered at the Town Center at Aurora to get the 2017-18 school year started off right. Attendees enjoyed … Read More

School Starts Soon! Check your School’s Start Date

Most students in grades 6-12 start school Aug. 8. Most students in grades 1-5 start Aug. 10. Preschool and kindergarten begin Aug. 14. Please contact your school regarding the exact start date.

The APS Back to School Kickoff Takes Place Aug. 5!

Aurora Public Schools is excited to start the 2017-18 school year off on a high note with our 10th annual Back to School Kickoff! APS students and families will receive free goodies, food and entertainment. This is an event you … Read More

PBS Sees Promising Future in Vista PEAK Student Journalist

Vista PEAK Preparatory senior Esmeralda Soto is spending a small portion of her summer break taking advantage of a huge opportunity. She is one of only 20 students from across the nation selected to participate in PBS NewsHour’s third annual … Read More
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