Girls Educate, Innovate, and Captivate at Ninth Annual Girls Tech Camp

By Yucheng Zhang, APS Communication Intern For the ninth executive year, Aurora Public Schools has hosted the annual Girls Technology Camp. The day was filled with hands-on learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for sixth-grade female students around … Read More

Helping Students “Trek” Into their Careers

By Yucheng Zhang, APS Communication Department Intern CareerTrek was back again this year, offering over 50 professionals from various industries to 2,800 Aurora Public Schools students from around the district. This annual fair was hosted by the APS College and … Read More

APS Students Become #CyberAware Experts

While the news brings near-daily reports of compromised data and hacking successes, young students at APS are becoming #CyberAware in how to remain safe and secure online. Students from Rangeview High School recently attended a “Hack-A-Thon” workshop hosted by Webroot. … Read More

APS Girls Tech Camp Spikes Female Students’ Interest in STEM Careers

Aurora Public Schools recently hosted the eighth annual Girls Technology Camp! This day-long event provided sixth-grade female students from across the district with engaging, hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) experiences. The girls enjoyed coding, 3-D design, snap circuits and … Read More

America’s Promise Career Expo on Jan. 25

CITY OF AURORA AND AMERICA'S PROMISE CAREER EXPLORATION EXPO - FIND YOUR CAREER PATH! A FREE event for middle and high school students and their  families at the Community College of Aurora—Centre Tech  Campus. 16100 E. Centre Tech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011  … Read More

Education Week: Students Earn Digital Credentials for Adding New Skills

Story excerpt: "At the 40,000-student Aurora district, the digital badging program arose from within its college- and career-success department as a way to make students aware of skills—like collaboration and information literacy—that businesses want from employees, while staying rooted in … Read More

Vista PEAK Prep Student First in APS to Earn Every Summit Badge!

Vista PEAK Preparatory senior Christopher Ediger made Aurora Public Schools history as the first student in the district to earn all five Summit Badges! These badges exemplify Ediger’s advocacy, attitude, leadership, lifelong learner and self-direction skills. The badges also provide … Read More

Girls Tech Camp Inspires Future STEM Leaders

Aurora Public Schools recently hosted the seventh annual Girls Technology Camp! This day-long event linked sixth-grade female students from across the district with one another to engage in hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) experiences. In addition to sessions on … Read More
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