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One on One with APS Students: Ayana Simpson
Aurora Public Schools is filled with great students who are role models to their peers, families and community. Periodically, we like to catch up with our students to find out interesting facts and tidbits about them. Ayana Simpson, fifth-grader, Dartmouth Elementary School What is your favorite subject in school?"My favorite subjects are math, science and […]


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APS School Leaders Walk the Talk to Support Equity in Learning
APS school leaders have decided to take a seat—in classrooms, that is. The group is embarking on “equity walks” at schools across the district to observe equity in learning. During the walks, leaders note the interaction between students and staff and elements of good instructional practices. At the latest equity walk, school leaders focused specifically […]


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Crawford Elementary School Leader Named National Distinguished Principal of the Year for Colorado
Crawford Elementary School Principal Jenny Passchier has been named the National Distinguished Principal of the Year for Colorado by the Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE). She will represent our state in the national award program. Passchier has been an educator in Aurora Public Schools for 15 years. She has served as Crawford's principal since 2013.  […]


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GED Testing Dates for March 2015
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Join APS at the Colorado Rapids Home Opener!
The Colorado Rapids and the Aurora Public Schools Foundation would like to invite the Aurora Public Schools community to their home opener!  Colorado Rapids vs. New York City Football ClubSaturday, March 21, 2015 (gates open at 1 pm) Discounted tickets:East sideline - $22 (reg. $40)South stands - $19 (reg. $37) The school that buys the […]


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Rangeview FBLA Students Qualify for State Competition
Story submitted by Rondah FriersonRangeview High School Congratulations to Rangeview’s Futue Business Leaders of America (FBLA) team.  Thirty-three students went to Johnson & Wales University on Jan. 30 to compete in a variety of business competitions. Twenty-six out of 33 students placed in the top three of their event and are now qualifiers for the state competition in […]


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APS Student Artwork on Display for Scholastic Art Contest
Story submitted by APS Art Educators Students from across Colorado, including many in Aurora Public Schools, submitted over 5,000 original works to be considered for the state's Scholastic Art Awards.  All work honored at the state level will be on display through March 6 at The History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver.   Honorees will be recognized in […]


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APS Board Approves School Name: Edna and John W. Mosley P-8
On February 17, the APS Board of Education approved the name Edna and John W. Mosley P-8 for the new school currently under construction on the APS Community Campus. The name recognizes the important contributions made by the Mosleys to Aurora and the greater community. The Board considered community feedback and recommendations from the P-8 […]


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APS to Have Large Presence at FBLA State Leadership Conference
It was a day of glory for many APS students who competed in a recent Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) District Leadership Conference. Between Vista PEAK Preparatory and Rangeview High School, nearly 50 students qualified to compete in FBLA’s State Leadership Conference. The event will take place April 23-25 in Vail, Colo. “We are […]


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Rangeview High School’s Core Values Re-energize Staff
Submitted by Rondah FriersonRangeview High School Rangeview High School staff members understand the importance of living its purpose and core values every day. School administrators recently hosted a Core Ideology Workshop to readdress, refocus and rejuvenate staff.  Led by Principal Ron Fay and Media Specialist Jacque Yuknas, the workshop included staff from every department. Staff members studied the school's core values and […]


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  • Hinkley H.S. Presents "The Diviners"

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  • Aurora Central H.S. Presents "Urinetown the Musical"

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  • Vista PEAK Preparatory H.S. Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

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  • Vista PEAK Preparatory H.S. Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

  • Hinkley H.S. Presents "The Diviners"

  • Aurora Central H.S. Presents "Urinetown the Musical"

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    GED Testing

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    APS Board of Education Discussion

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    APS Board of Education Meeting

  • March 4, 2015

    Screening for 2015-2016 Preschool

  • March 5, 2015

    GED Testing

  • March 5, 2015

    Hinkley H.S. Presents "The Diviners"

  • March 5, 2015

    Vista PEAK Preparatory H.S. Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

  • March 5, 2015

    Aurora Central H.S. Presents "Urinetown the Musical"

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