Students to Head to CU for Fifth-Grade College Experience

Story by APS Postsecondary Workforce Readiness Team On Saturday, May 20,  the Elementary Postsecondary Workforce Readiness Team, in partnership with University of Colorado Denver, will host more than 1,000 APS fifth graders and their families for a fun-filled day at the Auraria Campus!   … Read More

Potato, Potahto! Culinary Arts Come Alive at Pickens

Picture this: several secondary and postsecondary students gather around a food preparation table to review the day’s takeaways for making flaky potato and leek empanadas. Proper boiling techniques? Check. Holding a butcher knife safely while slicing onions? Check. And that’s … Read More

From Parents to Pupils: Sable Equips Parents with Tools for Success

Students at Sable Elementary School aren’t the only ones learning 21st century skills to shape successful futures. Thanks to support from Sable students, staff and community partners, parents are learning a thing or two about how to navigate the technology … Read More

APS Students Take the Cake at Local Debate Tournament

Uncovering talent in students is not as easy as it may sound. Teachers, advisors, counselors and coaches are always looking for new ways to help students rise to the top, which aligns with the APS 2020 core belief that every student … Read More

North Middle School Student Earns Prestigious Community Award

Students at North Middle School Health Sciences and Technology Campus have a knack for caring about their community. Over the past several years, Prudential has recognized a few Polar Bears for their commitment to community service and volunteerism through its Spirit … Read More

Aurora Hills’ ‘Socktober’ Fundraiser Pays Dividends

Story and photos submitted by Aurora Hills Middle School Staff In the month of October, Aurora Hills seventh-grade students launched a "Socktober" campaign. They paired with LIMBS International to raise money and awareness to support individuals in need of prosthetic legs. The … Read More

Recognizing Excellence in APS

Aurora Public Schools is excited to see the APS 2020: Shaping the Future strategic plan coming to life across the district. Students, parents, staff and community members are going above and beyond to ensure APS students have the plans, skills … Read More

Culturally Responsive Teaching Well-Received by APS Students

Aurora Public Schools is on a mission to accelerate learning for every student, every day. One way we are doing so is by creating culturally responsive learning environments. This teaching method addresses equity in the classroom and increases academic achievement … Read More
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