FREE Energy Day Family Festival on Sept. 23

Join students and families from around the Denver Metro area for a FREE family friendly festival about science, energy, technology, innovation and conservation! The festival will also include music, fun events, food and games! Saturday, Sept. 23 from 11 am … Read More

New Bond-funded Projects Begin

Exciting improvements will take place at APS this school year as design and construction begins on more bond-funded projects. Security vestibules will be constructed at 11 schools throughout the district this year. These will provide an added measure of safety … Read More

Vista PEAK Preparatory Additions Underway

  Vista PEAK Preparatory students and staff recently returned to school noticing changes to their campus beginning to take shape. Construction on several bond-funded additions continued through the summer. Walls are raised for the two-story classroom addition on the north side, … Read More

Construction Progressing at Mrachek

Exciting changes are taking place across Mrachek Middle School’s landscape! The new bond-funded replacement school is beginning to take shape as construction continued through the summer. The foundation has been poured and walls are starting to go up. Mrachek’s new … Read More

USDA Classifies APS Lunchrooms as “Smart”

The United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Services department presented multiple Aurora Public Schools with the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms award! Congratulations to staff members at the following schools for changing their nutrition environment, improving the quality of the … Read More

Lyn Knoll Opens School-Based Community Garden

Written by Carol Davis Lyn Knoll Elementary School recently hosted a grand opening ceremony to celebrate its new school-based community garden.  Students, staff, parents and community partners gathered to view the new garden.  Thanks to a Youth Programming Wellness grant … Read More

Arkansas Lesson Plan Features New Subject: Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics sounds like a challenging college-level course, but that didn’t stop Arkansas Elementary students from learning all about it in a recent visit from a college professor. Scott Denning, a climate scientist from Colorado State University, taught several principles of … Read More
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