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Hinkley High School Gets National Recognition for STEM Education Program
William C. Hinkley High School recently received national certification for its Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program in Biomedical Sciences. This is the second time the school has gone through the certification process. “We’ve seen how the PLTW program draws more students into the biomedical sciences and gets them thinking about college and their careers,” […]

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One on One with APS Students: Calvin Pope
Aurora Public Schools abounds with great students who are role models to their peers, family and community. Periodically, we like to catch up with these students and find out interesting facts and tidbits about them. Calvin Pope, eighth-grader, East Middle School Q: What is your favorite subject in school? "Math is my favorite subject. I like […]

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Target’s Teachers of the Month
Story Submitted by Janna Morley At a recent staff meeting, Target recognized two exceptional staff members at Murphy Creek P-8 for their Teacher of the Month program. February’s staff member of the month was Lisa Solomon. She is an excellent teacher and supports her students in many ways. She differentiates homework by sending home take-home […]

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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 Contractors 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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   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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