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ALCC Volunteers Dig in for Earth Day at Jewell
On Earth Day, April 22, professional landscape contractors and members of the Denver Chapter of the Associated Landscape Contractor of Colorado (ALCC) started a multi-phase makeover of the landscaping and playground at Jewell Elementary School. The work on Earth Day lays the foundation for volunteers from Comcast, The Children’s Hospital and other organizations that will […]

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Aurora Central High School Hosts Colorado Court of Appeals
Aurora Central High School (ACHS) recently hosted the Colorado Court of Appeals. The event was part of the Colorado Judicial Branch’s “Courts in the Community” program. The program selects a few high schools every year to host judges who hear oral arguments in real cases. ACHS students watched lawyers present their arguments in two different […]

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Join Us for APS Family Fitness Day April 26
The 9HealthFair LOW COST blood chemistry screenings will be available! Register online at 9healthfair.org/FindaFair.

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High School Seniors Earn Outstanding Educational Achievement Awards
Story submitted by Melissa JohnsonPickens Technical College Six members of the class of 2014 from Pickens Technical College recently earned the High Schools That Work (HSTW) Award of Educational Achievement. The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) gives this award to high school seniors who have completed a challenging program of study and demonstrated readiness for […]

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ACE Leadership Challenge Brings Out the Best in APS Students
Written by Leslie FajardoAPS Communication Team Intern  Aurora Public Schools students recently participated in the ACE Challenge Student Leadership Conference at Community College of Aurora. The conference allowed students to listen to guest speakers and participate in 27 competitive events in the ACE Student Leadership Challenge. In the challenge, students earned seven gold medals, four […]

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Fifth Grader Wins Contest, Celebrates with Aurora Mayor and Classmates at Sable Elementary
Dereck Diaz, 11, was ecstatic when he found out he won a poster contest because it is the first contest he has ever won. “I felt very good because I’ve been drawing for my whole life,” he said. Diaz is part of the COMPASS after-school program. He competed against other COMPASS students to win an […]

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Aurora Central Mock Trial Teams Perform Well at Regionals, State
Aurora Central High School's Mock Trial teams have made a name for themselves over the past few years, having won a variety of awards at regional and state competitions. This year's teams were no exception, having maintained their standard of excellence. At regionals, students Kaya Rudolph, Michelle Isom and Marq McGary earned outstanding witness and attorney […]

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Rangeview Staff Members Digging into School’s History
Administrators at Rangeview High School recently began a project to uncover the school's history and impact on the city of Aurora. As part of their research, Rangeview hosted a special dinner and invited many of the school's former principals and staff members. The dinner served as a platform to gather staff who have a history […]

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Rangeview School Resource Officer Earns Major Honor from City of Aurora
School Resource Officer Danno Singleton does a  great job keeping students and staff at Rangeview High School safe. His exemplary skills at Rangeview and in the community recently earned him the 2013 city of Aurora Employee of the Year Award. Aurora gives the Employee of the Year Award as a way to recognize and reward […]

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Courts in the Community Coming to Aurora Central on April 21
On April 21, Aurora Central High School will host two live Court of Appeals cases as part of the Courts in the Community program. Courts in the Community is an educational outreach program that the Colorado Supreme Court and Court of Appeals initiated on Law Day in 1986. The program gives Colorado high school students hands-on experience in […]

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   April  2014 »
  • Comcast Cares Day @ Jewell Elementary & Rangeview H.S.

  • APS Family Fitness Day - Let's Move Aurora 3.0!

  • CCA Campus visit and financial aid night in Spanish / CCA Noche de visita al campus y asistencia financiera en español

Upcoming Events
  • April 1, 2014

    APS Student Pottery Show

  • April 14, 2014

    APS Festival of the Arts

  • April 26, 2014

    Comcast Cares Day @ Jewell Elementary & Rangeview H.S.

  • April 26, 2014

    APS Family Fitness Day - Let's Move Aurora 3.0!

  • April 30, 2014

    CCA Campus visit and financial aid night in Spanish / CCA Noche de visita al campus y asistencia financiera en español

  • May 1, 2014

    Aurora Central H.S. Presents "Rent: School Edition"

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