Community Partners Grant Crawford Kids a New Playground

Crawford Elementary School students, staff, families and community members recently gathered to celebrate the Cougars’ new playground and outdoor learning site! Thanks to a generous grant from Great Outdoors Colorado, the school was able to purchase new swings and new … Read More

Community Partners Help South Students Fuel Up to Learn with Nutritious Breakfasts

According to psychologist Abraham Maslow, after air and water, food is next on the list of a human’s basic needs. We couldn’t agree more. In Aurora Public Schools, we know that our students can’t truly engage in learning if they … Read More

APS Class of 2018 Takes Flight!

Aurora Public Schools is proud of our more than 3,200 students who recently graduated with diplomas and/or certificates from our high schools and Pickens Technical College. The ambitious seniors earned more than $33 million in scholarships and many will attend … Read More

Jared Polis Foundation Honors Two APS Teachers

Congratulations to Rangeview High School math teacher Carmen Curtis Basham and East Middle School science teacher James Rothert for earning the Jared Polis Foundation’s 2018 Teacher Recognition Award! The award recognizes Curtis Basham and Rothert for demonstrating highly-effective, results-oriented teaching … Read More

Students Gain Real-World Career Experience with Innovative Program

APS students are graduating from high school more prepared than ever, thanks to the Executive Internship Program offered through Pickens Technical College. The Aurora Public Schools Executive Internship Program recently hosted the Sponsor Appreciation Dinner and Ceremony to thank individuals … Read More

APS Students Take on STEM Challenge Day

The First Annual APS STEM Challenge Day brought an array of young intellectual minds together to put their innovative thinking to the test.  More than 150 students tackled four challenges in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math during … Read More

Gateway and Rangeview Hosts “High School Nation” Tour, Gains 30k Grant to Build Music Studios

Art comes in many forms, including painting, drawing, music and theater. Art is all encompassing and has the power to inspire teenagers to follow their dreams. Students at Gateway and Rangeview high schools recently celebrated this wide range of artistic … Read More
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