APS COMPASS Students Celebrate Lights On Afterschool

Students from across Aurora recently came together to celebrate the 22nd Annual Lights on Afterschool, which is a nationwide event recognizing the importance of afterschool programs. The students who attended are enrolled in COMPASS at various schools in the district, … Read More

Five APS Students Named 2021 Daniels Scholars!

Five Aurora Public Schools students were recently named 2021 Daniels Scholars!  This recognition highlights each student’s outstanding leadership skills and credentials, exceptional character and service to the community. The Daniels Fund provides students the opportunity to obtain a four-year college … Read More

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
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