APS News: Vista PEAK

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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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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  • APS Summer Food Service Program 5/26-6/25 - All Children Eat Free!

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  • May 23, 2015

    GED Testing

  • May 25, 2015

    Memorial Day - No School for Fifth Block Students

  • May 25, 2015

    Memorial Day - NO GED Testing

  • May 26, 2015

    Fifth Block of Instruction 5/26-6/25

  • May 26, 2015

    APS Summer Food Service Program 5/26-6/25 - All Children Eat Free!

  • May 26, 2015

    GED Testing

  • May 27, 2015

    Graduation for Vista PEAK Preparatory

  • May 27, 2015

    Vista PEAK Preparatory Graduation

  • May 27, 2015

    GED Testing

  • May 28, 2015

    Rangeview H.S. 13th Annual Golf Tournament

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