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APS Families Experience College Life Thanks to RISE Colorado
Dozens of Aurora Public Schools families recently spent a day experiencing college life on the University of Denver campus thanks to RISE Colorado. RISE is a nonprofit organization that helps educate, engage and empower low-income families and families of color. Students ranging from toddlers to teenagers attended the “DU Something Now” event with their parents […]


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Aurora Central Graduates Stand and Deliver for Greenhouse Scholars
Aurora Public Schools alumni: Please stand up! It's not everyday that one school alumnus has the opportunity to share a big stage with a fellow alumnus, but that's exactly what happened recently for Aurora Central High School graduates Shiva Sapkota and Vinh Pham. Both men, representatives of the class of 2012 and 2014, respectively, attended […]


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Aurora Quest Silent Auction Oct. 18
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Jewell Elementary Transforms Community with New Parent Resource Center
Heaven Stubblefield is the mother of a second-grade student at Jewell Elementary. She recently visited the school’s new parent resource center and left with bags full of clothing, toys and food. “We found a lot of stuff,” she said. “We found some coats, sweaters and shoes, pretty much everything.” April Banaitis, Jewell’s family liaison has […]


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Rangeview Hosts Festival of the Arts
Story by Ashley Smith APS Communication Team Intern Rangeview High School recently hosted an arts festival courtesy of High School Nation(HSN), and students were all in. During the festival, students sang, danced, painted, played instruments and much more. HSN, a national organization that travels across the United States donating money to support high school art […]


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Celebrate Classified School Employees Week Oct. 13-17
Aurora Public Schools joins school districts statewide to celebrate the annual Classified School Employees Week, which runs from Oct. 13-17.  APS classified staff members provide their expertise and support in offices and classrooms, drive buses, prepare and serve meals and maintain safe and clean environments. Our classified teammates are truly an invaluable part of the APS […]


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Gateway H.S. Craft Fair Oct. 18
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Hinkley Senior Turns Adversity into Aspirations
Hinkley High School senior Mandarina “Yassy” Mohamed understands the importance of maintaining a positive attitude in the face of uncertainty. Less than two years ago, life as she knew it became a distant memory when she took her first step onto U.S. soil as a refugee. Not knowing a single word in English—not even how […]


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Pickens Tech Community Connections Night
Community Connections Night Pickens Technical CollegeWednesday, November 195-7pm500 Airport Blvd, 80011 Students, parents, neighbors, friends and community members are invited to attend and enjoy free services offered by PTC programs and community partners. Please visit www.pickenstech.org for more information


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Fletcher Students Catch Fishing Bug
Submitted by Sue MontgomeryEdited by Alaysha Powell APS Communication Team Intern On a September Sunday, 42 students and nine volunteers from Fletcher Community School boarded a bus and headed out to Lake Lehow to fish. The students cast their fishing lines into the lake and within a few minutes the chaperones started to hear shouts of […]


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  • September 22, 2014

    Cops, Coats & Kids Coat Drive 10/22-11/1

  • October 21, 2014

    GED Testing

  • October 21, 2014

    APS Board of Education Executive Session

  • October 21, 2014

    APS Board of Education Meeting

  • October 23, 2014

    GED Testing

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    GED Testing

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