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APS Chief Scores Prestigious Award
Congratulations to Aurora Public Schools Chief Accountability and Research Officer Lisa Escárcega for earning the 2015 Colorado Association of School Executives Policy Leadership Award! This honor recognizes Escárcega’s significant contributions at the state capitol during the past legislative session. Escárcega, a former CASE president, became the voice for Colorado’s school leaders to the legislative body. […]


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APS and Denver Urban Debate League’s First-Year Partnership a Success
Students have spoken loud and clear: speech and debate is a must have in Aurora Public Schools! Last fall, the Denver Urban Debate League and Aurora Public Schools began a partnership to help introduce students to speech and debate, and the DUDL recently released a report showing just how popular the program was. The partnership […]


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GED Testing Schedule for September 2015
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Enrollment and Capacity Planning Update
In spring 2015, APS held a series of open houses and meetings to obtain community feedback on a variety of options to address school overcrowding. More than 600 participants attended open houses and meetings to learn more about the options and provide feedback. APS received nearly 1,000 print and online surveys during the engagement process. […]


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APS Kicks Off Fall Energy Challenge
In September, APS will kick off its Compete to Reduce Energy Challenge for the fall 2015 semester. The district-wide competition offers schools the opportunity to earn thousands in cash incentives by reducing energy use. Since fall 2014, schools have earned more than $40,000 in awards from the energy savings achieved. Any K-12 school group, student […]


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Schools Earn More than $29,000 in Spring Energy Challenge
Ten APS schools earned more than $29,000 in cash awards for reducing energy use in the district’s spring 2015 Compete to Reduce Energy Challenge. The top-performing schools and clubs in the high school, middle school and elementary school categories are: Hinkley High School Green Echoes - $10,575 (Pictured right) Aurora West College Preparatory Academy Choices […]


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Looking for an Affordable Homecoming Dress? Check Out #ThePromDressProject
If you're a high school student looking for an affordable homecoming dress, shoes and/or accessories, The Friends of Aurora Central High School Alumni Association is here to help!  The group is hosting its second installment of #ThePromDressProject on Aug. 19, 20 and Sept. 3 from 5-8 p.m. Students who are interested in finding that perfect, affordable […]


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Hinkley High School Featured On Nick News Segment
Hinkley High School students and staff were recently featured on a Nickelodeon News segment about Restorative Justice practices. These practices have helped lower suspension and expulsion rates at Hinkley as well as improved the school's culture. To view the segment, click here. 


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APS Ushers in New School Year with Lively Event
When it comes to setting a good tone for a new school year, Aurora Public Schools knows how to do it right. APS, in partnership with the Town Center at Aurora, recently hosted the eighth annual Back-to-School Kickoff for APS students, parents and community members to jumpstart the 2015-16 school year with a day of […]


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First Days of School Begin in APS
It's Back-to-School time! Please check with your child's school for specific start dates and times.  Our APS staff members are looking forward to seeing students and families this month! View the APS District Calendar and other school calendars. View school bell schedules.  


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Upcoming Events
  • August 28, 2015

    APS BOE Election - Completed Petitions Due

  • August 28, 2015

    GED Testing

  • August 29, 2015

    Middle School Girls' Swimming Meet

  • August 29, 2015

    Girls' Swimming Meet

  • August 31, 2015

    GED Testing

  • August 31, 2015

    Mid Sch Girls' Track

  • September 1, 2015

    GED Testing

  • September 1, 2015

    APS Board of Education Executive Session

  • September 1, 2015

    BOE Regular Business Meeting @ ESC 4

  • September 1, 2015

    APS Board of Education Executive Session

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