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Volunteers Spruce Up Wheeling Elementary for 2015 Comcast Cares Day
Nearly 350 community members joined Comcast volunteers to collaborate on a playground and site improvement project at Wheeling Elementary School on April 25. The event marked the fifth consecutive year that APS and Comcast have partnered for Comcast Cares Day, a celebration of the cable company's year-round commitment to service. The occasion has grown into the nation’s largest […]


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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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APS Celebrates Class of 2015 Top Ten Graduates
Aurora Public Schools parents, staff and community members recently gathered at the Professional Learning and Conference Center to honor and salute the class of 2015's top ten graduates. Students graduating with the top ten grade point averages celebrated their success with their families, the APS Board of Education and a host staff members from the various schools. […]


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Jewell Elementary Students Find Success In Inquiry Learning
Second-grade students at Jewell Elementary recently discovered how inquiry learning can pay off. They sent a letter to meteorologists at Channel 7 asking specific questions about weather, lightning and the water cycle. Here is what their letter said:  Dear Channel Seven's Meteorologists, We are very interested in weather and we are inquiring about it in our […]


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Rangeview High School Space Raiders Win StellarXplorers Space Competition
The Rangeview High School Space Raiders recently won the StellarXplorers Space Competition sponsored by the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. The team included the following Rangeview students: Si Hien K Son, Gage T. Niles, Herman Solis and Dave Nuttall. Mr. Brown, one of four STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) teachers at Rangeview High School, coached […]


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GED Testing Schedule for May 2015
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Rangeview Freshmen Boys Seize Valuable Lesson in ‘Masculinity’
Don't cry. Emotions are for girls. Be a man!  These three phrases are all too common among males, no matter the age. However, staff members at Rangeview High School are doing all they can to help male students not feed into the typical stereotypes that often plague men throughout their lives. Recently, more than 300 […]


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North Eighth Grader Earns Aurora Rotary Award
North Middle School Health Sciences and Technology Campus student Nicholas Vega is loving his time in Colorado, having recently relocated to Aurora from Arizona with his mother. And for Vega, so far, so good. His time at North has been very productive, leading the Aurora Rotary Club to honor him as the Outstanding Middle School Student at a […]


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Vaughn Elementary Students Celebrate Arbor Day, Welcome New Tree to Campus
The students and staff at Vaughn Elementary School love Arbor Day. In fact, their participation in the city of Aurora's COMPASS after-school program has afforded them the opportunity to express what Arbor Day means to them. As a reward for penning poems and other outstanding works, Vaughn's student team earned recognition from COMPASS, including a […]


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Aurora Public Schools Celebrates Earth Day by Flipping the Switch on New Solar Panels
APS 2020: Shaping the Future Strategic Plan - Core Belief:Community partnerships provide vital resources and opportunities for students and families. Aurora Public Schools celebrated Earth Day by “flipping the switch” on new solar panel installations. Last year, 12 APS schools competed for three $20,000 energy-saving solar panels at their schools. The ReNew Our Schools competition […]


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  • April 28, 2015

    GED Testing

  • April 28, 2015

    Capacity and Enrollment Options Open House

  • April 29, 2015

    GED Testing

  • April 29, 2015

    Capacity and Enrollment Options Open House

  • April 30, 2015

    GED Testing

  • April 30, 2015

    EMAC Track Meet (Prelims)

  • April 30, 2015

    Capacity and Enrollment Options Open House

  • April 30, 2015

    Vista PEAK Preparatory H.S. Presents "Up the Down Staircase"

  • May 1, 2015

    GED Testing

  • May 1, 2015

    Vista PEAK Preparatory H.S. Presents "Up the Down Staircase"

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