APS News: Vista PEAK

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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APS Students Compete to Save Energy in State’s Largest ReNew Competition
Students at 12 APS schools are leading the charge to find ways to save energy in a competition called ReNew Our Schools. The main goal of the competition, sponsored by the Center for ReSource Conservation, is to see how much energy each school can conserve during the month of April. Each of the participating schools […]

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‘Parent University’ Event Showcases Vista PEAK’s Rich Diversity
Vista PEAK Preparatory abounds with student diversity, a quality staff members are extremely proud of. And to show how much of a strength their school's diversity is, staff worked with parent volunteers to organize the first-ever Parent University. The event allowed parents the opportunity to get a deeper understanding of the cultural qualities that make Vista PEAK […]

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Executive Internship Program Ends Semester with Success
Story by Leslie FajardoAPS Communication Team Intern On December 4, 2013, the Executive Internship Program held its end of the semester Sponsor Appreciation Ceremony at the Professional Learning & Conference Center.  Students from the program at Pickens Technical College gave thanks to their sponsors for the opportunity to intern at different facilities. Students Brett Burmania […]

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Pickens Tech Internship Program Grooming Students for Life After High School
APS students are graduating from high school more prepared than ever for college and careers, thanks in part to the Executive Internship Program. Offered through a partnership with Pickens Technical College, the program gives high school students the opportunity to spend one or two semesters working in business organizations, government and community agencies, educational institutions or other areas. Although […]

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APS Students Pay Tribute to Veterans
The Saluting America program recently recognized students from several metro districts, including APS, for their work to honor our nation’s veterans and active duty personnel.  As part of Saluting America’s Tribute Contest, students created essays, videos, art, or other creative works to express their gratitude for our military members who have served and are currently […]

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Vista PEAK Senior to Perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Kristin Noll is passionate about her music. The Vista PEAK Preparatory senior has honed her craft on the flute, and her years of practice are paying huge dividends. Noll will play the flute in Macy's Great American Marching Band during the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 28 in New York City. Honoring […]

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APS Students Benefiting From State Farm® Partnership
Aurora Public Schools is a champion in developing and maintaining strong community partnerships that help support student learning. Recently, longtime APS partner State Farm sponsored a trip for more than 300 student athletes, parents and coaches to attend a University of Colorado Women’s volleyball game. Students from several schools, including Hinkley High School, Vista PEAK […]

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‘Mr. Vista’ Competition Brings Out Best in Vista PEAK Students
The students, staff and community of Vista PEAK Preparatory have spoken: Alfredo Velasquez is quite the popular guy. To help kickoff and raise funds for the school's first-ever homecoming weekend, members of student council and the Business Pathway organized 'Mr. Vista,' a fun and interactive showcase of 13 male Vista PEAK students. The idea was to […]

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