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

Crawford Elementary Students Go to College

More than 70 Crawford fifth graders recently made a visit to the University of Colorado-Boulder campus. To prepare for the tour, students chose a major course of study to investigate. They also learned about career options and college requirements to … Read More

Game 24 Hits APS

At South Middle School, students from across APS competed in the annual Game 24 Challenge. For the first time in APS history, all nine middle schools and K-8 schools were represented in the competition. In groups of four, students picked … Read More

College Friday Hits APS

College Friday, sponsored by College In Colorado, is the day designated to raise awareness about the importance of higher education for Colorado's youth. This year, College Day took place Friday, April 11, and coincided with the statewide ACT exam. The … Read More

APS Choral Students Harmonize Melodies

  More than 100 high school choir students showcased their talent in the first ever Aurora Public School Choral Festival held at Hinkley High School. Aurora Public Schools’ vocal music directors "picked up the PACE" and organized this musical performance … Read More

PACEsetter: Quizno’s VP Clyde Rucker Gives Back to APS

Former APS graduate Clyde Rucker recently visited Gateway High School to encourage students and give back to his community. Rucker, a 1981 graduate of Gateway is now the Executive Vice President of the Quizno’s Restaurant chain. Rucker also attended Aurora … Read More

APS Students Earn Prizes for Good Behavior

After just two weeks of school, some APS students are on their way toward big prizes for positive behavior. Teachers, bus drivers and parents recognize students as part of the Positive Behavior Support initiative. PBS is a national program that … Read More

Poetic Words Take APS Students to D.C.

Two APS students used their words to take them all the way to the nation's capitol. Gateway High School's Passion Lyons and Mrachek Middle School student Crystal Schwaigert both took recent trips to Washington, D.C. Neither student was on a … Read More

West Middle School Hosts “Game 24”

Who knew that math problems could be so much fun? APS middle school students! In the new West Middle School media center, 28 students from across the district competed in the annual Game 24 Challenge. In groups of four, students … 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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