APS Earns $97K Rose Community Grant

Aurora Public Schools was recently awarded a grant from the Rose Community Foundation in the amount of $97,760 in support of the development of the STEM pathway. Thank you to all who worked on the grant, especially: Paula Niemi and … Read More

ACHS Student Earns Comcast Foundation Scholarship

Submitted by Suzanne BerryAurora Central High School Aurora Central High School student Jonathan Delgado recently earned the 2013-14 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship. This award, funded through the Comcast Foundation, recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for commitment to community service, … Read More

Nelnet Opens Wallet, Support to APS

Nelnet, the higher education planning and financing company, has stepped forward to lend a helping hand to Aurora Public Schools. One of Nelnet’s local affiliates recently gave a $2,000 grant to APS, with Hinkley and Aurora Central high schools splitting … Read More

Murphy Creek Principal, Teacher Earn Target Award

Submitted by Janna MorleyAPS Grants & Partnership Development Target once again partnered with Aurora Public Schools to celebrate outstanding Teachers of the Month at Murphy Creek P-8, awarding teacher Becky Buttshaw and principal Lisa Grosz.  In addition to the recognition, … Read More

Kiwanis Club of Aurora Donates $10K to APS

The Kiwanis Club of Aurora recently donated $10,000 to Aurora Public Schools to defray costs related to the July 20 Aurora theater shooting.  Donations were collected by the national and local Kiwanis Club affiliations.  These funds will help further APS … Read More

Murphy Creek Staff Members Earn Target Teacher Award

Written by Carol DavisAPS Grants and Partnership Development Congratulations to Murphy Creek P-8 staff members Ecstasia Gardner and Emily Magrin, winners of the Target Teacher of the Month awards for September and October 2012.  Magrin has made the transition of the new autism classroom … Read More

APS, Aurora Central Earn NFL Grant

Thanks to the recruiting efforts of the Aurora Central High School athletic department, the Trojans football program recently earned  a $7,500 grant from the NFL Foundation. With help from the 2012 NFL Player-Coach Youth and High School Football Grant Program, Central's … Read More

APS Wins BEST Grant

Aurora Public Schools has earned a BEST matching grant for nearly $1.4 million from the Colorado Department of Education. The grant, one of 11 large project cash grants awarded to school districts this year, will fund upgrades to the fire … Read More

DU Recognizes APS Students as Rising Stars

Written by Carol DavisAPS Grants and Partnership Development For the second consecutive year, more than 300 Aurora Public Schools students were recently honored through the University of Denver’s Rising Star program.  Approximately 2,000 students, families and friends attended a DU … Read More
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