APS Welcomes Students Back with Annual Kickoff Event

The Aurora Public Schools 10th annual Back to School Kickoff was a blast! Thousands of APS students, families, staff and community members gathered at the Town Center at Aurora to get the 2017-18 school year started off right.

Attendees enjoyed good food, free school supplies and helpful resources. Families had an opportunity to connect one-on-one with school staff and take advantage of low- to no-cost immunizations. To add more fun to the mix, school and community leaders volunteered to sit in the hot seat of a dunk tank.

APS also debuted the district’s interactive map! Featuring promotional school videos, demographics and performance data, this awesome tool will be a valuable community resource.

The Back to School Kickoff is a wonderful example of our APS 2020: Shaping the Future strategic plan core belief that community partnerships provide vital resources and opportunities for students and families. We thank the donors and sponsors below whose generous contributions helped make this event a success.

- Aurora Education
- Buckley Air Force Base
- City of Aurora
- Comcast
- Town Center at Aurora
- Tri-County Health Department
- Wagner’s Carnival

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