Office Max Makes Day Better for Several APS Teachers

Office Max made the day better for teachers at several elementary schools recently. Office Max staff surprised teachers at five APS schools with more than $1,000 worth of classroom supplies. The supply giveaway is part of the "Office Max Adopt-a-Classroom, … Read More

School Health Clinic Now Open

Aurora Public Schools recently celebrated the district's first school-based health center. The center is housed at Crawford Elementary School and provides low-cost immunizations, physicals, preventive dental care and other services. The school-based health center is possible through a partnership including … Read More

Incident Response Team Functional Drill

Student safety is a top priority for Aurora Public Schools. On October 2, Aurora Public Schools, in conjunction with local police, fire and other groups, actively tested its emergency response in a functional drill. A community member, posing as the … Read More

APS Students Experience “Fantasy MD”

Hundreds of Aurora Public Schools students walked in a doctor's shoes for a day, thanks to a program called "Fantasy MD." The event included more than 100 highly interactive educational exhibits that provided experiences in science and medicine for middle … Read More

Students Celebrate Constitution Day

On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by thirty-nine brave men. Aurora Public Schools sixth-grade students are now learning about the document that changed the course of history. Sixth-graders at South Middle School recently celebrated Constitution Day by … Read More


NEWS RELEASE # 20 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2008 WHAT: Aurora LIGHTS Project Spotlights Medical Careers WHEN: September 24, 10 a.m. WHERE: Anschutz Medical Campus, 13070 E. 19th Avenue 80045 APS PROMOTES MEDICAL CAREERS FOR STUDENTS The health care … Read More

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

North Students Experience “ER” for a Day

Students from the North Middle School Academy of Health Sciences and Technology visited the WELLS Center on the Anschutz Medical Campus recently to get first-hand experience in the heath care industry. The students are enrolled in a special program funded … Read More
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