APS News: Vista PEAK

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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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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Upcoming Events
  • March 23, 2015

    Spring Recess 3/23-3/27 - No School

  • March 23, 2015

    NO GED Testing During Spring Break 3/23-3/28

  • March 30, 2015

    GED Testing

  • March 31, 2015

    GED Testing

  • April 1, 2015

    Screening for 2015-2016 Preschool

  • April 1, 2015

    GED Testing

  • April 2, 2015

    GED Testing

  • April 3, 2015

    GED Testing

  • April 4, 2015

    AWCPA First Annual College Fair

  • April 6, 2015

    Parent Teacher Conferences - No School for Elementary and K-8 Students, Preschool will attend

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