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APS Students Host Teen Job Fair
As summer break approaches, teenagers begin to anticipate having fun soaking up the sun with their friends and family. Additionally, many start to contemplate landing a summer gig. To ease the stress of circling around town in search of who's hiring, the Aurora Youth Commission (AYC) assembled businesses in one place to host a teen […]


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APS Hosts Strong African American Families Program
As students transition from childhood to adolescence, they are faced with determining what behaviors align with their goals, who they should befriend, their attitude toward substance use and more. In an effort to support our fifth-grade African-American male students and their parents/guardians in this phase, APS is pleased to host the Strong African American Families […]


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Pickens Tech Students On Top of Their Game at HOSA Conference
Story Submitted by Susan Settergren-HarmanPickens Technical College Pickens Technical College recently sponsored 22 students to attend the Colorado Health Occupations Students of America state conference. The conference's competitive events centered around knowledge and skills related to medicine and gave students the chance to connect to health professionals that they aspire to be like. Pickens students attended symposiums, tested their medical skills and […]


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GED Testing Dates for April 2015
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Aurora Central High School Alumni Save The Day As Prom Fairy Godmothers
High school prom is one of those unforgettable milestones. Almost every young woman who attends can talk about her date, her shoes and, of course, her dress with excruciating detail. Prom carries a certain fairy tale status that, unfortunately, seems out of reach for some students due to cost. Thankfully, a group of fairy godmothers recently swooped in at Aurora Central High […]


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Pickens Tech DECA Team Earns State Recognition
Story submitted by Susan Settergren-HarmanPickens Technical College The DECA team from Pickens Technical College attended the recent state career conference, and they left with their hands full! Colorado DECA appointed the Pickens Tech team an official DECA chapter. Colorado DECA also recognized them for their district-leading fundraising efforts, having donated the most money per person for the […]


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Community Connections Night @ Pickens Tech on 4/9
Pickens Technical CollegeCommunity Connections Night! April 9, 4:30-6:30pm500 Airport Blvd, Aurora Classroom demonstrations and free services! Visit www.pickenstech.org for more information.  


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Aurora Central Students Impress the IRS
There are many tax preparation services to choose from, but to find one operated by teenagers is rather rare. At Aurora Central High School, however, a group of students ran a successful tax return preparation site right on school grounds. The students are concurrently enrolled at the Community College of Aurora where they earned Advanced […]


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The Education Center Honors Pickens Tech Educator
Story submitted by Susan Settergren-HarmanPickens Technical College The Education Center recently honored Pickens Technical College staff member O.B. McClendon with the Cornerstone Educator Award. McClendon received the honor at the organization's Salute To Excellence in Education Scholarship and Awards Gala. The event is honors black educators in Colorado who exemplify high standards of excellence in education. […]


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Vista PEAK Exploratory Student Wows at Regional Braille Competition
Congratulations to Vista PEAK Exploratory P-8 student Alexiele "Lexi" Mink, who recently earned third place in the Colorado Regional Braille Challenge. The first grader was one of more than 50 blind and visually impaired students from across the state to test their braille skills in this academic competition. The Colorado Regional Braille Challenge is one of nearly […]


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