Elkhart Student Uses IB Lesson to Connect with Hollywood Actor

Elkhart Elementary School third-grade student Brandon Sanchez-Alvarez is becoming quite the history buff through his International Baccalaureate curriculum. During a recent class, teacher Jennie Schmaltz led Sanchez-Alvarez and his classmates  through a history lesson, where they explored facts about the early Denver … Read More

Elkhart Students Take IB Experience to New Level

Students at Elkhart Elementary School certainly know the value in caring and showing empathy and compassion for other people. These are just a few of the characteristics they learn each day through their International Baccalaureate curriculum. The school’s mission statement … Read More

East Middle School Earns Official IB Designation

Written by Adam GelmanEast Middle School East Middle School recently earned authorization as an official International Baccalaureate World School.  East joins Wheeling and Elkhart elementary schools, Aurora Hills Middle School and Gateway and Hinkley high schools as the APS schools with this … Read More

APS Welcomes Gateway to IB Family

Gateway High School recently earned authorization as an official International Baccalaureate World School. Gateway joins three other APS schools with this prestigious designation: Wheeling Elementary School, Aurora Hills Middle School, and Hinkley High School. The International Baccalaureate Programme offers three … Read More

APS Celebrates Aurora Hills Grand Opening

Nearly 1,000 participants recently celebrated the grand opening of the new Aurora Hills Middle School. The new school replaces a 1973 building constructed without windows, classroom walls or doors. The new school will benefit students and the entire community by providing … Read More

Students Plant Hinkley’s First Community Garden

Hinkley High School’s Environmental Club recently started a new community garden at the Hinkley High School and APS Stadium. To raise funds for the garden, students from the Environmental Club wrote their own grant applications. They received two grants to … Read More

Wheeling IB Students “Express Themselves”

Wheeling Elementary School recently held its International Baccalaureate Fifth Grade Exhibition. The exhibition is a culmination project for the IB Primary Years Programme. The exhibition allows students to show what they have learned in their years with IB. The theme … Read More

Aurora Hills Students Attend IB Summit

Aurora Hills recently sent 50 sixth, seventh and eighth graders to the International Baccalaureate regional Middle Years Programme Student Summit in Thornton. The theme of this year’s summit was “Education Is Your Ticket to the World.” Students from IB schools … Read More

International Baccalaureate Promotes Active Learning

Aurora Public Schools offers International Baccalaureate Programmes for students from kindergarten through high school. These internationally recognized Programmes prepare students for competitive college environments and careers while developing a genuine love of learning and international understanding. IB Programmes engage students … Read More
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