Clyde Miller K-8 Stages Bike Rodeo

About 60 students recently attended a bicycle rodeo at Clyde Miller K-8 to practice their bike skills and learn safety tips from Bicycle Colorado. Following the rodeo, fifth- through eighth-grade students enjoyed a neighborhood bike ride. Participants received free bike-tune … Read More

Park Lane Elementary Receives Grant from Target

Park Lane Elementary School’s Staff and Community Building Literacy Building Understandings to Promote Success program has been awarded a grant from Target Corporation. In recognition of the efforts of Park Lane Elementary in “teaching every student the knowledge and skills … Read More

Murphy Creek’s Kim Whatley Target Teacher of the Month

Written by Carol DavisAPS Grants and Partnership Development Congratulations to Murphy Creek P-8 staff member Kim Whatley, winner of the Target Teacher of the Month award for August 2012. Every month, Target team leaders present certificates of recognition to each … Read More

Students “Lift Off” to Space Camp

Two Aurora Public Schools students and one teacher enjoyed an experience this summer worth bragging about when they attended Space Camp 2012. Boston P-8 math and science teacher Kate Curran accompanied students Michael Johnson of Murphy Creek P-8 and Joanna … Read More

Paris Celebrates a New School Year

Students at Paris Elementary School are off to a great start this school year. Local businesses and organizations recently collaborated to give students and their families the tools needed for a successful 2012-13 school year. Students and families lined the … Read More

Lyn Knoll Elementary Wins Library Grant

Lyn Knoll Elementary School will soon get some assistance diversifying their library book collection, thanks to a grant from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. Lyn Knoll becomes the sixth school in Colorado and one of 238 schools nationwide … Read More


APS was recently awarded a four year, $1.4 million dollar Expelled and At Risk Student Services Grant.  The EARSS grant funding will provide resources needed to increase supports, staff, services and programs at Iowa and Side Creek elementary schools, Mrachek … Read More

Vaughn Elementary Celebrates Arbor Day

The students at Vaughn Elementary School celebrated Arbor Day 2012 with a special tree planting ceremony! Fifth grader Poleth Valdez submitted the winning Colorado Arbor Day poster to the COMPASS after-school program, sponsored by the City of Aurora. Mayor Steve … Read More

Target Honors RHS Educators

Written By Carol Davis, APS Grants Specialist Target recently recognized Rangview High School staff members Becky Albracht, Calarri-Jeanne Cox, Mary Ann Dixon and Jamie Yttri as part of the Teacher of the Month program.  Now in its second year, Target … Read More
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