APS News: Vista PEAK

Vista PEAK Preparatory’s AP Program Hailed for Student Diversity
Vista PEAK Preparatory’ s Advanced Placement courses are experiencing dramatic gains in student enrollment and achievement thanks to The Colorado Education Initiative’s Colorado Legacy Schools (CLS) program. CLS strives to increase the number of Colorado’s high school female students, low-income students and students of color enrolled and exceling in rigorous AP coursework. Students who pass […]

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Vista PEAK Exploratory P-8 Students Show Off Math Acumen
Story Submitted by Thuy Huynh Vista PEAK Exploratory The University of Colorado at Denver recently hosted the state’s first Julia Robinson Math Festival. More than 300 middle school students from across the state took part in interactive and engaging mathematical activities under the guidance of over 80 mathematics faculty, graduate students and teachers. Students collaborated […]

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Vista PEAK Preparatory Welcomes Class of 2019
Vista PEAK Preparatory recently opened its doors to the 2015-16 freshman class. The former Vista PEAK Exploratory eighth grade students participated in a ceremonial walk across the street to their new stomping grounds. Loads of students and staff lined the pathway to cheer the group on and bid them farewell. After a symbolic release of […]

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Rangeview High School, Vista PEAK Preparatory Students Shine at FBLA State Leadership Conference
Congratulations to Aurora Public Schools Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapters for their hard work and success at the Colorado State Leadership Conference. Out of the 24 Rangeview High School students who qualified to compete at the state level, nine students placed first in their events and six students placed fourth. 11 APS students are national […]

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Game 24 Tournament Highlights Student Math Skills
At the APS Professional Learning & Conference Center, students from across APS recently showed off their math skills in the annual Game 24 Tournament. Nearly 50 students in grades 6-8 from 12 middle schools and K-8 schools participated in this year's tournament. Nearly 70 students from 17 elementary schools also participated in a separate tournament. In groups of […]

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Vista PEAK Exploratory Student Wows at Regional Braille Competition
Congratulations to Vista PEAK Exploratory P-8 student Alexiele "Lexi" Mink, who recently earned third place in the Colorado Regional Braille Challenge. The first grader was one of more than 50 blind and visually impaired students from across the state to test their braille skills in this academic competition. The Colorado Regional Braille Challenge is one of nearly […]

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Career Fair Gives Youngest Vista PEAK Students a Glimpse into the Future
It's never too early for children to start planning for their future. Vista PEAK Exploratory P-8 staff members surely have bought into this ideology, and they recently hosted a career fair for some of their youngest students. Kindergarten and first-grade students – many of whom dressed up to represent their career interest – made the rounds at the fair, […]

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APS Celebrates Love the Bus on Feb. 13
Aurora Public Schools staff, students, parents and community members are invited to celebrate “Love the Bus” day on Friday, Feb. 13. The event will start with a breakfast from 5:30 to 7 a.m. at the Transportation Office, 160 Airport Blvd. APS students and staff will greet bus drivers during school drop-offs scheduled at: 7:55 a.m. […]

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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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