Alyssa Brings Smiles to Paris

The memory of 9-year-old Alyssa was honored recently at Paris Elementary School, when her family donated hundreds of books to APS students. Ten days after being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoma Leukemia, Alyssa passed away from complications brought on by the … Read More

Iowa Students Celebrate Good Behavior

Written and videotaped by: Brittney Hernandez Iowa Elementary staff and students recently celebrated their first Quarterly Positive Behavior Support Awards program. The PBS program rewards students for making good choices as a result of behaving correctly. As an encouragement to … Read More

Aurora Scholars Honored

The Aurora City Council is honoring several APS students through the inaugural Aurora Scholars program. The program, designed to identify students who strongly contribute to the life and community of their school, was created as a way for the City … Read More

Iowa Elementary Dresses Up for Breakfast Week

Media Specialist Joan Campbell at Iowa Elementary School recently dressed in costumes to promote National School Breakfast Week. Joan Campbell dressed up as Fancy Nancy (left) and Superwoman to promote National School Breakfast Week.

The Love of Books, in Memory of Alyssa

The memory of 9-year-old Alyssa was honored recently at Iowa Elementary School, when her family donated hundreds of books to APS students. Ten days after being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoma Leukemia, Alyssa passed away from complications brought on by the … Read More

Students Find Gravity “Egg”-citing!

Fourth-grade AGATE students at Iowa Elementary recently went to "egg"-straordinary lengths to study gravity and Newton's Laws of Motion. Students designed contraptions to protect an egg from cracking when dropped-- from the roof of the school's gym. Working with physical education teacher Casey Powell, … Read More

College Spirit Bursts Across APS!

The APS vision is to graduate every student with the choice to attend college without remediation. That vision was seen across APS on College Friday. The day is designed to give adults an opportunity to talk with young people about … Read More
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