APS Seniors Thank Internship Sponsors for Sharing their Passions

By Kim Wisneski, APS Executive Internship Program Coordinator The Aurora Public Schools Executive Internship Program recently hosted the Sponsor Appreciation Dinner and Ceremony to thank individuals and businesses that welcomed interns this semester. An audience of 150 family members, district counselors … Read More

Elementary Students Celebrate Taekwondo Graduation

Students from Paris and Laredo elementary schools recently celebrated their graduation from Grandmaster Han Lee’s Taekwondo program at the APS stadium. Lee offers free classes during the school day, which teaches students respect, integrity, self-control and an exceptional attitude. In … Read More

Hinkley’s African-American Students Prove Empowerment is Key

African-American students at Hinkley High School are inspiring their peers to maximize their potential. The young leaders, who formed an African American Male Empowerment Committee, African American Male Empowerment Leadership Team and Strong African American Female Empowerment group, are making … Read More

Recognizing Excellence in APS

Aurora Public Schools is excited to see the APS 2020: Shaping the Future strategic plan coming to life across the district. Students, parents, staff and community members are going above and beyond to ensure APS students have the plans, skills … Read More

APS Teacher Proves Mentoring Pays Off

Seven years ago, North Middle School Health Sciences and Technology Campus teacher Jessica Rodriguez set out to change a student’s life. Today, her commitment to mentoring has helped former North student Jamie Revels’ potential come full circle. They first met … Read More

Colorado Youth at Risk Seeks Mentors

Last year, Colorado Youth at Risk began a new program at Aurora Central High School. The Denver-based volunteer organization is dedicated to intervening in the lives of “at-risk” high school students and empowering them to make life choices that positively … Read More
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