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APS Students Demonstrate Creativity & Talent in RTD Art Contest
Story by Ashley Smith APS Communication Team Intern “My world! My art! My RTD!” the crowd roared, as the sheet covering the bus in front of them fell. The bus was beautiful, its entire side covered in swirling purple and blue mixed with white stars.  A marker-drawn alien head adorned the window, pizza floated near the […]

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School Bus Driver Volunteers as Quigong Trainer
Story by Ashley Smith APS Communication Team Intern Aurora Public Schools bus driver Robert R. Griesemer knows a thing or two about good health practices. He recently noticed a distinct need for educating his colleagues about certain practices – namely qigong – and he willingly gave of his own time to volunteer as a trainer. […]

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Hinkley Community Shows Up in Force for Financial Aid Event
In Aurora Public Schools, principals, teachers and counselors spend a great deal of time encouraging students to pursue higher education opportunities. This added push has resulted in scores of students earning admission into colleges and universities. However, with the cost of higher educating rising each year, financial intimidation can play a role in the choices students […]

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Parents Experience a Day in the Life of their Children
Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day is a long-lived American tradition that allows children to experience what their parents do at work each day. But, some APS schools have turned the tables for parents to see what a day at school is like for their children. Vaughn Elementary School hosted its fourth annual […]

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Mid-Year Graduates Bid Farewell to APS
The conclusion of the 2014-15 winter semester marks the beginning of a new chapter in life for Aurora Public Schools’ mid-year graduates. Thirty graduates participated in a ceremony on Dec. 17 to commemorate the completion of their academic requirements before the end of the school year. The graduating class included students from APS Online, Aurora Central, […]

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Crossroads Transitional Center Graduates Ready for the World
Pomp and circumstance. That's all that was on the mind of 10 Crossroads Transitional Center students recently as they proudly accepted diplomas during the center's 2014 Winter Exit Ceremony. During the ceremony, a host of supporters -- APS Deputy Superintendent William Stuart, Board of Education members  Mary Lewis, Dr. Eric Nelson, Cathy Wildman and Barbara Yamrick, family […]

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GED Testing Dates for January 2015
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Aurora Frontier’s Community Spirit Showing Up in Droves
Great things are happening at Aurora Frontier P-8, as students and staff members are ramping up their community outreach and engagement efforts. Take a look at the visuals from their third annual Turkey Trot and special assembly featuring representatives from Love Grown Foods: Turkey TrotThe Turkey Trot is Aurora Frontier's annual community and school health and wellness […]

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APS Interns Honor Sponsors
Story by Alaysha PowellAPS Communication Team Intern On December 9, the Executive Internship Program (EIP) held its largest Sponsor Appreciation Banquet ever. High school seniors Mikeala Cook (Rangeview), Mary Royston (Hinkley), Brandon Swearengin (Vista PEAK), and William Witt (Rangeview) served as hosts for the event.The EIP Advisory Committee presented Mikeala Cook and Luke Robinson (Rangeview) […]

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Arkansas Elementary Raises School Spirit
Story by Alaysha PowellAPS Communication Team Intern Arkansas Elementary School has begun a new morning ritual to lift school spirit. The Wildcat cheerleaders gather everyone together and lead the students and staff in a morning cheer. In addition to the new cheer, students participate in the morning announcements, earn ROAR tickets for good behavior and […]

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APS is on Winter Break 12/22/2014-1/2/2015
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  • Winter Recess 12/22/2014-1/2/2015 - No School

  • Centralized Admissions Winter Break Closure 12/22/2014-1/2/2015

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  • December 20, 2014

    GED Testing

  • December 22, 2014

    Winter Recess 12/22/2014-1/2/2015 - No School

  • December 22, 2014

    Centralized Admissions Winter Break Closure 12/22/2014-1/2/2015

  • January 5, 2015

    Elementary Professional Release Date - NO SCHOOL for P-5 STUDENTS ONLY

  • January 5, 2015

    GED Testing

  • January 6, 2015

    GED Testing

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