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Ethiopian Dignitaries Experience a Day in the Life of APS Students
Adama, Ethiopia Mayor Abreham Adula and Deputy Mayor Agned Yusuf happily endured a 19-hour flight to Adama’s first U.S. sister city—Aurora! Adula and Yusuf’s top priorities included experiencing American education culture first-hand and Aurora Public Schools delivered. Hinkley High School and Elkhart Elementary School staff welcomed the delegation with open arms, providing them an opportunity […]


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Vassar Teacher Helps Student Reach New Heights
Vassar Elementary School third grade teacher Nancy Taphorn understands the value of a hand-written letter in today’s tech-driven society. Every winter and summer break, she mails her third-grade students personalized thank you cards brimming with words of encouragement and praise. Wonderfully, this small gesture changed the course of one student’s life forever. When nine-year-old A.J. […]


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GED Testing Dates for September 2014
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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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APS Schools Earn $2,500 Grants for Breakfast Programs
Submitted by Janna MorleyAPS Grants and Federal Programs Recently, 10 APS schools earned $2,500 Action for Healthy Kids grants to use toward implementing or expanding their Breakfast in the Classroom program. The schools will primarily use the funding to purchase the necessary equipment, storage and waste receptacles that are vital for implementation of the breakfast program. The purpose […]


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Join Us for the APS Community Campus P-8 Groundbreaking
Please join us for the Aurora Public Schools Community Campus P-8 groundbreaking: Wednesday, Sept. 35:30 p.m.APS Community Campus2nd Avenue & Airport Boulevard To address continuing enrollment growth at elementary and P-8 schools in the district, the APS Board of Education approved the construction of the new school on the APS Community Campus.  The school will […]


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New APS Early Learning Center Shines For Community at Grand Opening Gala
Clarissa DeHoyos and Casandra Orozco have quite the full plates. Having become mothers while still in high school, both students faced considerable challenges. However, thanks to a new early learning center in north Aurora, DeHoyos, Orozco and other teen parents in Aurora Public Schools will now have a place to take their children for the […]


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DHH Program Hosts Cookout to Celebrate End of Summer with Families
Nothing says summer quite like barbecues and hanging out at the park. For families of students enrolled in the Aurora Public Schools Deaf and Hard of Hearing program, their last few weeks of summer couldn't have started better than it did recently when DHH staff members hosted a cookout at Great Plains Splash Park. With […]


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Early Childhood Education Department Moves to Temporary Location
The APS Early Childhood Education Department has moved to a temporary location while our main offices are being remodeled. Our new temporary offices are located at: APS Early Childhood Education William Smith High School400 Airport Blvd. Aurora, CO 80011 Our main phone number has remained the same: 303-364-9371.


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APS Chief Information Officer Earns High Honors
The 2014-15 school year is off to a great start for Aurora Public Schools Chief Information Officer Steve Clagg who recently earned the Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE) “2014 CALET Outstanding Technology Administrator” award. This recognition hails Clagg’s outstanding commitment to technology in education and his professional contributions toward improving teaching and learning environments […]


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Upcoming Events
  • September 1, 2014

    Labor Day - No School

  • September 2, 2014

    GED Testing

  • September 2, 2014

    APS Board of Education Meeting

  • September 3, 2014

    GED Testing

  • September 3, 2014

    APS Community Campus P-8 Groundbreaking Ceremony

  • September 4, 2014

    GED Testing

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