9News: Aurora Public Schools Foundation wants to make college dreams come true for their students

Story excerpt: "Aurora Public Schools Foundation wants to level the playing field in the highly competitive college admission process for students in Aurora Public Schools. 'We are wanting to provide equal opportunities for all the students,' said the foundation’s Executive Director … Read More

Pickens Technical College HVAC Students Participate in National Signing Day

Story Submitted by Eric Ward, Pickens Technical College Assistant Director Five students from Pickens Technical College Heating and Air Conditioning program (HVAC) recently participated in the inaugural SkillsUSA National Signing Day. Similar to "National Signing Day" events for high school … Read More

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

Two APS Schools Named Finalists for Colorado Succeeds Award

Aurora Quest K-8 and Academy of Advanced Learning have been named finalists for the Colorado Succeeds 2019 Transformational Impact Award. The award recognizes Colorado schools for having an impact in the state and offering an innovative approach to program design … Read More

Two APS Teachers Earn CenturyLink Technology Grant

In today’s technology-driven world, it is important to prepare students for the future. Thanks to devoted teachers and one notable community partnership, Laredo Elementary School and Aurora Quest K-8 students have an amazing opportunity to further develop their 21st century … Read More

Aurora STEM CyberSecurity Camp 7/15-7/19: Sign Up Now!

Students in the Aurora-Denver metro area can participate in a week-long STEM day camp that focuses on CyberSecurity, programming, and clean energy!   The camp is presented by Northrop Grumman, Aurora Public Schools, Colorado State University, CU Boulder, and Cherry … Read More

HBCU Alumnae Share Paths to Success with Vista PEAK Prep. Students

By Jason Maclin, Vista PEAK Preparatory Principal Recently, twenty-two vendors representing local companies and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) alumnae chapters shared their careers and academic journey with Vista PEAK Preparatory students. All of the vendors who attended the fair had … Read More

Clyde Miller P-8 and Sixth Avenue Elementary Students Explore Career Paths!

Students at Sixth Avenue Elementary and Clyde Miller P-8 were immersed in learning about potential career paths during their school’s annual Career Day. Students from all grade levels had the opportunity to talk to and interact with professionals in a … Read More

Free Exhibit Showcases Aurora’s Student Athletic and Extracurricular History

By Abraham Morales, City of Aurora Public Information Officer The Aurora History Museum is featuring an exhibition that explores the activities and sports teams that shaped Aurora’s youth throughout the years. The free exhibit “Hometown Pride: Student Athletic and Extracurricular History in Aurora” … Read More
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