APS Builds Momentum with Improved Grad & Dropout Rates

From Superintendent Munn: Earlier today, the Colorado Department of Education released 2017 graduation and dropout rates. Year over year, APS has been reaching new levels of success and we are proud of the momentum that is building across our district.

Challenge Day Comes to South Middle School

More than 200 South Middle School eighth graders recently connected with their peers and a group of trusted adults in a way that rarely occurs in a large school setting. The students participated in Challenge Day, sponsored by Challenge Denver, … Read More

Kaiser Permanente: Jessica O’Muireadhaigh Featured on KP Thriving Schools Honor Roll

Jessica O’Muireadhaigh Region: Colorado Title/Role: Director of Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Health Organization/School District: Aurora Public Schools Great leaders have great vision. Jessica O’Muireadhaigh demonstrates that having a strong vision for what’s possible can bring school communities together in powerful ways to heal … Read More

Pickens Culinary Students Dish Up Special Meal to Give Back to the Community

Written by Adam O’Leary and Tiffani Antinora Pickens Technical College Culinary Arts Program students recently catered a holiday dinner for the Boettcher Boys & Girls Club of Denver. They served 150 family members, volunteers and employees savory pot roast, mashed … Read More

America’s Promise Career Expo on Jan. 25

CITY OF AURORA AND AMERICA'S PROMISE CAREER EXPLORATION EXPO - FIND YOUR CAREER PATH! A FREE event for middle and high school students and their  families at the Community College of Aurora—Centre Tech  Campus. 16100 E. Centre Tech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011  … Read More

AWCPA Students Stress Importance of Going Green

Melting icebergs, littered grounds, pollution and other environmental issues have a group of Aurora West College Preparatory Academy students concerned about their futures and the well-being of future generations. As part of a class project, the group learned about the … Read More

APS Schools Earn Top State Awards

The Colorado Department of Education recently recognized seven APS schools with its annual academic recognition awards.  “We are proud to be a district of momentum where our students, staff and families are being recognized for growth and continuous improvement. Year … Read More
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