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APS Staff Participate in Bike to Work Day
Congratulations to APS staff members who participated in Bike to Work Day on June 24! Some staff members left their cars at home and pedaled to work on two wheels, saving energy, lessening pollution and improving their health. Other staff members from the Division of Human Resources and the Aurora Welcome Center helped out at one […]

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APS Digital Badges Featured on Chalkbeat Colorado
The education news portal Chalkbeat Colorado recently featured the new Digital Badge program in Aurora Public Schools:  TURN IN YOUR BADGE Digital “merit badges” coming to Aurora Public Schools By Susan Gonzalez@paperpolarbearsgonzalez@chalkbeat.orgPUBLISHED: June 22, 2015 - 8:30 pm MDT Digital merit badges — think of a cross between a report card and a Girl Scout badge — are […]

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GED Testing Schedule for July & August 2015
Visit the APS GED website.  

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Bike to Work Day on 6/24
BIKE TO WORK DAY is Wednesday, June 24, 2015.  This is the largest annual bicycling commuting event in the Denver region.  Each year nearly 30,000 commuters leave their vehicles behind to enjoy the benefits of getting to work on their bikes.  Bike to Work is sponsored by WaytoGo.org under the auspices of the Denver Regional […]

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Centretech Parkway East of Airport Blvd. Closed through Aug. 3
  Due to road improvements, Centretech Parkway will be closed east of Airport Boulevard until Aug. 3. During the closure, APS staff and visitors should use 2nd Avenue to access the Transportation Department, Information Technology Center, Purchasing, Warehouse and Print Services. Please view the road map for recommended routes.

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APS Leaders Polish Their Skills at 2015 Leadership Summit
Aurora Public Schools leaders recently gathered at the 2015 Leadership Summit to develop a deeper understanding about how to be more effective in their roles and maintain an equitable learning culture. Attendees enjoyed engaging presentations, breakout sessions and peer learning experiences. Keynote speaker Barry Posner, author of The Leadership Challenge, enlightened participants about the five […]

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Vista PEAK Exploratory Earns Substantial Grant
Congratulations to Vista PEAK Exploratory for earning $10,000 from the Alliance Project grant for the second consecutive year! Only one school from each metro area county received the grant. The Alliance Project is an outreach program funded by the Scientific and Cultural Collaborative, a coalition of cultural organizations receiving citizen funding from the Scientific and […]

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Interested in Running for the APS Board of Education?
Interested in Running for the APS Board of Education? The Aurora Public Schools Board of Education will have three seats open this year.  The Board election will be held on November 3, 2015. The APS Board of Education is a seven-member group elected to establish policies for the school district. Board members are elected at large and […]

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Aurora Youth for Success Summer Program Begins July 6
High School students can participate in classes such as Automotive, Cosmetology, Graphic Arts, Culinary Arts, Kids Tek, 3D Printing, and Science/Engineering. The cost for the program is only $55 and includes lunch!

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Community Members Have a Blast at Aurora Welcome Center’s Cultural Celebration
The Aurora Welcome Center recently hosted its inaugural Cultural Celebration. The event provided an opportunity for community members, who represent many nations, to engage with one another in a lively setting. Hundreds of people, many whom arrived decked out in their ethnic attire, joined in the festivities. The day began with immigrant and refugee families […]

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  • STEM CyberSecurity Camp 7/13-7/17

  • 7th Annual Colorado Springs Native American Intertribal Festival & Pow Wow

  • BOE Election Information Meeting

Upcoming Events
  • June 28, 2015

    GED Testing Center Closed 6/28-7/28

  • July 13, 2015

    STEM CyberSecurity Camp 7/13-7/17

  • July 18, 2015

    7th Annual Colorado Springs Native American Intertribal Festival & Pow Wow

  • July 28, 2015

    BOE Election Information Meeting

  • July 29, 2015

    GED Testing

  • July 30, 2015

    GED Testing

  • July 31, 2015

    GED Testing

  • August 3, 2015

    New Teachers Report to their Buildings

  • August 3, 2015

    GED Testing

  • August 4, 2015

    New Teachers Report to District Sites

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