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Tollgate Elementary Students Show Off Their Water Knowledge
When it comes to H2O, students at Tollgate Elementary School of Expeditionary Learning know their stuff. Over the last six weeks of the school year, more than 120 third graders got the chance to participate in the Keep It Clean - Neighborhood Environmental Trios (KIC-NET) program – a hyperlocal urban watershed education initiative facilitated by Earth Force. Earth Force works […]


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APS Celebrates Life of John W. Mosley
The Aurora Public Schools family is saddened by the recent passing of former Tuskegee Airman John W. Mosley. We pay tribute to his life and legacy. We are honored to open a new P-8 school this fall, which is named after Mr. Mosley and his wife, Edna. Edna Mosley was the first African-American to serve […]


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ACHS Teacher Earns Jared Polis Foundation’s Teacher Recognition Award
Congratulations to Aurora Central High School teacher Sean Guard, recent recipient of the Jared Polis Foundation’s 2015 Teacher Recognition Award. Guard is one of ten teachers statewide to earn this year's honor. The foundation’s selection committee reviewed more than 60 peer nominations from around the state and chose the winners based on specific criteria that demonstrates effective teaching. […]


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Pickens Tech Students Build Drone
Drones have become a hot topic of conversation in the United States as of late. Students at Pickens Technical College recently decided to join in the fray and build their own device. The following are remarks from students on their learning process throughout the project:   "The funniest thing about this project was choosing and making […]


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ACHS Sophomores Taste Graduation at Special Ceremony
Aurora Central High School recently continued its practice of encouraging sophomores to stay on track by hosting a "half graduation" ceremony for them. Administrators hope that students will realize how close they are to graduating and will use it as motivation to stay focused.  School counselors and other administrators organized the ceremony, which ran similar […]


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GED Testing Schedule for June 2015
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APS Summer Food Service Program Begins 5/26
APS SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM Aurora Public Schools announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for 2015. Breakfast and lunch will be provided without charge to children 18 and under. All schools will be serving breakfast & lunch from May 26 – June 25, Monday through Friday. Choose a location nearest to you. […]


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FULTON Students Embrace the Spirit of Patriotism
FULTON Academy of Excellence first grade students showed appreciation for our country and military by performing American songs for their parents, classmates and teachers in honor of Memorial Day. Throughout the year in their social studies class, the students gained a deeper understanding of American symbols and what it means to be a citizen of the United […]


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Congratulations, Class of 2015!
Congratulations to the more than 2,900 students who recently graduated from Aurora Public Schools. Students earned diplomas from the following schools: Aurora Central High School Aurora West College Preparatory Academy APS Online High School Gateway High School Hinkley High School Pickens Technical College Rangeview High School Rebound (North and South) Vista PEAK Preparatory  William Smith High School The graduating class of 2015 […]


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Best Wishes, 2015 Retirees
Congratulations to Aurora Public Schools' 2015 retirees as they open a new chapter of life! Together, they have dedicated nearly 2,000 years of service to our students, staff, parents and community members. The following are just a few retiree highlights:    William StuartDeputy Superintendent – 29 years in APS "I have been connected to Aurora Public Schools […]


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Upcoming Events
  • 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 29, 2015

    GED Testing

  • May 30, 2015

    Aurora Central Town Hall Meeting

  • May 30, 2015

    Aurora Central Town Hall Meeting

  • June 1, 2015

    GED Testing

  • June 2, 2015

    GED Testing

  • June 2, 2015

    APS Board of Education Executive Session

  • June 2, 2015

    APS Board of Education Meeting

  • June 4, 2015

    GED Testing

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