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Intercept Students Get a Kick Out of Class Trip
APS Intercept Day Treatment students are walking on cloud nine thanks to an opportunity to pick out a fresh pair of kicks—for free! The class recently took a trip to a Payless shoe store in pursuit of something fitting. Whether casual, sporty or dressy, the shoes gave students something to smile about. The intercept program, […]


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Hinkley Thunderbirds Spread their Wings and Wrap them Around the World
Cobalt blue is Hinkley High School’s color of pride, but its Helping Wings club is proving that being green is the way to go. This group works restlessly to ensure the well-being of the environment and those in need. With the guidance of Hinkley science teacher Lee Gilliland and her sister Anne Gilliland-Cheek, former Gateway […]


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International Baccalaureate Day @ Gateway H.S. on 4/16
Come celebrate the creativity and diversity of your community! Gateway High School is hosting an International Baccalaureate Day to celebrate the accomplishments of our students within the IB framework. We start our day with project exhibits in the gym which showcase the MYP Personal Project, the Extended Essay, and the other creative works by our […]


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Laredo CDC, Aurora Public Library Team Up for Book Project
Aurora Public Library and Laredo Child Development Center have joined forces to help its students with one of the most fundamental aspects of life: reading.  The pilot project, called 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, provides book bags for students in every classroom.  The bags are theme related and contain three books and activity suggestions that coincide with the theme/books.  […]


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APS Online Students Credit their Success to Blended Learning
There was a time when technology devices were banned and viewed as distractions to students during instructional time. Now, 21st Century classrooms are proving that technology enhances learning, engagement and success. That’s why over 350 educators and school leaders eager to improve online teaching practices traveled from all corners of the state to attend the […]


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Leaders of Tomorrow Enjoy a Head Start Today
Self-improvement books often fly off shelves as adults around the world strive to master personal and professional skills that boost success. Luckily, students at Lyn Knoll Elementary School are ahead of the game at an early age thanks to the school’s commitment to groom leaders. Lyn Knoll is recognized as a “Leader in Me” school […]


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APS Website Maintenance on March 6
Due to an important maintenance update on our web servers, users may experience a brief and temporary interruption of website service on March 6. The maintenance update may affect the main public website at http://aurorak12.org, school and department websites in APS, and APSNet, the staff intranet site. We apologize for any inconvenience this maintenance update may cause.  […]


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Schools Earn More than $6,000 in Fall Energy Challenge
Two APS schools earned a total of $6,651 in cash awards for reducing energy use in the district’s fall 2014 Compete to Reduce Energy Challenge. Fletcher Community School received $5,676 and Side Creek Elementary School, $975, for their student-led energy conservation efforts. The winning schools earned awards by cutting their combined energy use by more […]


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APS Students Turn the Page for 2015 Read Across America Day
That Dr. Seuss never gets old, does he? Aurora Public Schools recently celebrated the 111-year-old author for Read Across America Day -- also known to many as Dr. Seuss' birthday. Now in its 18th year, this annual program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships and reading resources. APS students and staff […]


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Rangeview Students Selected as DECA State Officers, National Qualifiers
Story Submitted by Rondah FriersonRangeview High School Rangeview High School DECA students shined at the DECA State Leadership Conference and Competition. It was recently held at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs.  “The conference really helped the students recognize where they stand in the DECA community and how much they can actually achieve,” said Linda Count, […]


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  • Vista PEAK Preparatory H.S. Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

  • Aurora Central H.S. Presents "Urinetown the Musical"

  • Hinkley H.S. Presents "The Diviners"

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  • GED Testing

  • Vista PEAK Preparatory H.S. Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

  • Hinkley H.S. Presents "The Diviners"

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  • Screening for 2015-2016 Preschool

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  • January 23, 2015

    APS Art Educators Exhibit 1/23-3/6

  • March 6, 2015

    GED Testing

  • March 6, 2015

    Vista PEAK Preparatory H.S. Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

  • March 6, 2015

    Aurora Central H.S. Presents "Urinetown the Musical"

  • March 6, 2015

    Hinkley H.S. Presents "The Diviners"

  • March 7, 2015

    GED Testing

  • March 7, 2015

    Vista PEAK Preparatory H.S. Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

  • March 7, 2015

    Hinkley H.S. Presents "The Diviners"

  • March 7, 2015

    Vista PEAK Preparatory H.S. Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"

  • March 7, 2015

    Aurora Central H.S. Presents "Urinetown the Musical"

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