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Aurora Public Schools Join Denver Urban Debate League
Story by Ashley SmithAPS Communication Team Intern Nelson Mandela once said “A good leader can engage in a debate frankly and thoroughly, knowing that at the end he and the other side must be closer, and thus emerge stronger. ” Recently, a plethora of students seeking to strengthen their leadership skills through debate gathered at […]

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APS Students Become IRS-Certified Tax Preparers to Serve their Community
Tax season can be a daunting time for some. That’s why a group of Aurora Central High School students jumped at the opportunity to volunteer their time and talents toward ensuring community members have a more positive, rewarding and budget-friendly experience. The group is gearing up to provide free tax preparation services for low-income earners […]

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American Heart Association Honors Laredo CDC for Health Initiatives
It's never too early to start educating children on how to be healthy. Fortunately, for students at Laredo Child Development Center, staff members are making sure they get off on the right foot. Healthy Way to Grow, a joint program of the American Heart Association -- who launched the initiative last fall -- recently honored Lardeo as […]

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William Smith Art Teacher Showcases Student Work at State Conference
Story by Alaysha PowellAPS Communications Team Intern William Smith High School art educator Sarah Grundemann knows how to bring the best out of her students. Her ability to make her students think on the deepest of levels has caused her class and its projects a popular topic of conversation. Recently, Grundmann showcased some of her […]

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Hinkley Senior Impresses U.S. Naval Academy
Tear-jerking, heart-warming and awe-inspiring–these words faintly describe the moment United States Naval Academy (USNA) Dean of Admissions Bruce Latta presented Hinkley High School senior Kimberly Moran with a Letter of Assurance to attend the prestigious school. Moran’s mother, grandmother and Hinkley staff joined Latta on a surprise delivery of the good news. “We are very […]

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APS Families Experience College Life Thanks to RISE Colorado
Dozens of Aurora Public Schools families recently spent a day experiencing college life on the University of Denver campus thanks to RISE Colorado. RISE is a nonprofit organization that helps educate, engage and empower low-income families and families of color. Students ranging from toddlers to teenagers attended the “DU Something Now” event with their parents […]

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Aurora Central Graduates Stand and Deliver for Greenhouse Scholars
Aurora Public Schools alumni: Please stand up! It's not everyday that one school alumnus has the opportunity to share a big stage with a fellow alumnus, but that's exactly what happened recently for Aurora Central High School graduates Shiva Sapkota and Vinh Pham. Both men, representatives of the class of 2012 and 2014, respectively, attended […]

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Aurora Quest Silent Auction Oct. 18
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Jewell Elementary Transforms Community with New Parent Resource Center
Heaven Stubblefield is the mother of a second-grade student at Jewell Elementary. She recently visited the school’s new parent resource center and left with bags full of clothing, toys and food. “We found a lot of stuff,” she said. “We found some coats, sweaters and shoes, pretty much everything.” April Banaitis, Jewell’s family liaison has […]

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Rangeview Hosts Festival of the Arts
Story by Ashley Smith APS Communication Team Intern Rangeview High School recently hosted an arts festival courtesy of High School Nation(HSN), and students were all in. During the festival, students sang, danced, painted, played instruments and much more. HSN, a national organization that travels across the United States donating money to support high school art […]

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