APS Awarded $17 Million to Renovate East Middle School

The Colorado Department of Education recently awarded East Middle School with at $17 million grant to help with the cost of a partial building replacement and remodel. The grant funding will come from Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST), a program … Read More

Two APS Teachers Earn CenturyLink Technology Grant

In today’s technology-driven world, it is important to prepare students for the future. Thanks to devoted teachers and one notable community partnership, Laredo Elementary School and Aurora Quest K-8 students have an amazing opportunity to further develop their 21st century … Read More

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

Gateway Marching Band Earns $2,000 Grant

Music is more than just a relaxing pastime. For students in Gateway High School’s marching band, music is also an important learning experience supported by a dedicated staff and the Aurora community. Gateway recently received a $2,000 grant from Groove … Read More

Target Hits the Bullseye with Student Shopping Spree

Lyn Knoll and Sixth Avenue elementary school students ended their summer break in the best of ways. The students enjoyed an shopping spree, courtesy of our loyal and generous community partner, Target. A group of 50 excited students gathered at … Read More

Laredo Students Jump for Joy on New Playground

Laredo Elementary School students and staff wrapped up the 2016-17 school year with a grand opening celebration for their brand new playground equipment. This year, they will truly get to enjoy the shiny set. Thanks to a generous grant of … Read More

Murphy Creek P-8 Earns Alliance Project Grant

Congratulations to Murphy Creek P-8 for earning the Alliance Project grant…again! Murphy Creek is one of only twelve public schools in the metro area to be selected. The grant, funded by the Scientific and Cultural Collaborative, awards thousands of dollars to … 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
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