APS News: Vista PEAK

Vista PEAK Exploratory Logs Huge Increase in Dad Volunteer Hours
Vista PEAK Exploratory is seeing a huge spike in volunteer hours this school year. It’s all thanks to fathers and father figures participating in the new WATCH D.O.G.S.® (Dads Of Great Students) program. “It was life changing,” said Richard Karwacki, a father of three Vista PEAK Exploratory students. “When you see the way that the […]

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Mid-Year Graduates Bid Farewell to APS
The conclusion of the 2014-15 winter semester marks the beginning of a new chapter in life for Aurora Public Schools’ mid-year graduates. Thirty graduates participated in a ceremony on Dec. 17 to commemorate the completion of their academic requirements before the end of the school year. The graduating class included students from APS Online, Aurora Central, […]

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APS High School Students are Dramatic, but for Good Reason
If APS high school auditorium walls could talk, they would tell everyone not to miss out on this fall’s incredible drama productions! Come support the arts as young, aspiring actors and actresses leave their hearts on stage in the following plays: Treasure IslandSept. 25-27 at 7 p.m. Gateway High School | 1300 S. Sable Blvd. […]

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Vista PEAK Preparatory Performs “The Outsiders”
The Outsiders Oct. 9-10 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. Vista PEAK Preparatory | 24500 E. 6th Ave. 80018

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Vista PEAK Exploratory Celebrates Transition to High School
Vista PEAK Exploratory planned a unique ceremony to get eighth-graders excited about the next chapter of their lives. The celebration happened on the last day of the 2013-2014 school year. The entire student body cheered for eighth-graders who walked the symbolic P-20 path to their high school, Vista PEAK Preparatory. Younger students at Vista PEAK […]

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Congratulations, Class of 2014!
Congratulations to the nearly 2,900 students who recently graduated from Aurora Public Schools. The graduating class of 2014 earned more than $10 million in scholarships! Our preschoolers from Kids Tech, the class of 2027, also celebrated their graduation as they prepare to head to kindergarten.   A special congratulations goes out to the graduates of Aurora […]

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Class of 2014’s Top Ten Graduates Have Their Day
  The Aurora Public Schools class of 2014 is just weeks away from graduation, and this year's top graduates are leading the pack.  Students graduating with the top ten grade point averages celebrated their success with their families, the APS Board of Education and staff members during a ceremony at the Professional Learning and Conference Center. Principals at […]

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Students Showcase Math Skills at Annual 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 50 students in grades 6-8 from 13 middle schools and K-8 schools participated in this year's tournament. Nearly 80 students from 19 elementary schools also participated in a separate tournament. […]

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Vista PEAK Student Earns Spot at Colorado All-State Concert Band
Vista PEAK Preparatory student Kristin Noll is sure to have a future in music, if she so decides. Noll recently participated in the 63rd annual Colorado All-State Band at the University of Colorado at Greeley, marking the second consecutive year that Noll qualified for the ensembles. This year, she qualified for the top flute section in the top band […]

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Vista PEAK P-20 Campus Selected For Colorado Legacy Schools Initiative
NEWS RELEASE # 48FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vista PEAK P-20 Campus Selected For Colorado Legacy Schools Initiative The Colorado Legacy Foundation selected the Vista PEAK P-20 Campus to get additional funding to add to its Advanced Placement program. The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) is funding the local Colorado Legacy Schools Initiative, which recently selected […]

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