Grading Guidelines for APS High School Students

With three weeks left of remote learning this year, we have been monitoring student course completion and have revised our grading guidelines to address the needs of our high school students.

Happy National School Counseling Week!

When it comes to helping every APS student shape a successful future, there is a special group of people in the district who not only support students academically, but also tend to their social and emotional needs—our school counselors. This … Read More

Feb. is Black History Month!

In 2020, we will enjoy 29 days in February thanks to Leap Year. During the month, we will observe Valentine’s Day, National School Counseling Week, Groundhog Day and more. One observance we are particularly excited to celebrate is Black History … Read More

HBCU Alumnae Share Paths to Success with Vista PEAK Prep. Students

By Jason Maclin, Vista PEAK Preparatory Principal Recently, twenty-two vendors representing local companies and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) alumnae chapters shared their careers and academic journey with Vista PEAK Preparatory students. All of the vendors who attended the fair had … Read More

APS Welcome Center Hosts Parenting Workshop

The APS Welcome Center recently hosted a workshop for refugee and immigrant families to learn about parenting in the United States. Families representing 14 different cultural backgrounds gathered to acquire new and effective parenting skills that may differ from best … Read More

The Real Class Pets of APS

While the term "class pet" may have a negative connotation, the real class pets in Aurora Public Schools are all the craze! From dogs to lizards, hatching chickens, tarantulas, fish, centipedes and more, there's no limit to what species an … Read More
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