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APS Foundation Gala Brings Community Together in Support of Students
Diversity. Strength. Determination. When talking about Aurora Public Schools students, these three words paint an accurate picture. And recently, more than 350 community and business leaders got a front row seat to this amazing canvas at the 2014 APS Foundation Gala.  CBS4's Gloria Neal emceed the third annual fundraiser, which serves as an opportunity for the community […]


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Pickens Technical College Hosts Silent Auction for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Story by Ashley Smith APS Communication Team Intern The construction teacher at Pickens Technical College, Greg Hamburg, recently nominated the entire Pickens administrative staff for the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge”. The team decided to go above and beyond. Instead of just getting drenched in ice water, Pickens staff members hosted a silent auction to benefit the […]


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Futures Academy to Host New Site Grand Opening Sept. 25
Futures Academy has provided an educational program for high school dropouts to re-engage in their high school education and transition smoothly into post-secondary educational opportunities. These services have impacted a tremendous amount of students over the years, and program representatives are excited to continue this work in their brand new location. On Sept. 25, Futures Academy will […]


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Century and Dalton Elementary Schools Honor 9/11 with Special Ceremony
Story by Alaysha PowellAPS Communication Team Intern Students, parents and teachers recently gathered at Century and Dalton elementary schools to honor 9/11. The goal of these ceremonies was to help students thank and pay respect to the men and women who protect them every day.The Daughters of the American Revolution donated a flag to every student at […]


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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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Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Camp
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Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade Visits Aurora West College Preparatory Academy
Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, San Francisco State University associate professor of Raza Studies and Education Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies, recently visited Aurora West College Preparatory Academy (AWCPA) to lead discussions with staff about being responsive to students who are dealing with trauma. Duncan-Andrade’s organization, Teaching Excellence Network (TEN), partnered with AWCPA to work on improving equitable […]


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APS Eighth Graders Gear Up To Embark On “Career-Trek”
On September 8 and 9, all Aurora Public Schools eighth graders are set to embark on an epic Career-Trek. With “Passports to Success” in hand, students will be exploring a myriad of career paths and extra-curricular activities. The event is being held at the Professional Learning and Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]


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APS Community Celebrates Groundbreaking of New P-8 School
Nearly 100 parents, staff and community members recently attended the groundbreaking for the new APS Community Campus P-8 School, which is being built at 2nd Ave. and Airport Blvd. Superintendent Rico Munn, Board of Education Vice-President Cathy Wildman, Community Campus P-8 Principal Carrie Clark, 460th Space Wing Commander Colonel John Wagner and Vista PEAK student and Community Campus P-8 Planning […]


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Generous Donations Help Sable Elementary Kick Off School Year In Style
Generous donors helped Sable Elementary students and staff kick off the new school year in style. ProLogis and ADT donated truckloads of much-needed clothing and supplies earlier this month. According to principal, Jen Dichter, ProLogis and ADT have been wonderful community partners and their employees continuously seek to help students. “Teachers were able to fill […]


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  • GED Testing

  • Grand Opening of FUTURES Academy's NEW Space

  • Gateway H.S. Presents "Treasure Island"

  • Rangeview H.S. Presents "Godspell"

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  • GED Testing

  • Gateway H.S. Presents "Treasure Island"

  • Rangeview H.S. Presents "Godspell"

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  • Middle School Track and Field City Championships

  • Middle School Girls' Swimming Championship

  • GED Testing

  • Gateway H.S. Presents "Treasure Island"

  • Rangeview H.S. Presents "Godspell"

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Upcoming Events
  • September 22, 2014

    Cops, Coats & Kids Coat Drive

  • September 22, 2014

    GED Testing

  • September 23, 2014

    GED Testing

  • September 23, 2014

    APS Online Informational Night

  • September 25, 2014

    GED Testing

  • September 25, 2014

    Grand Opening of FUTURES Academy's NEW Space

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