APS Makes Big Change for Philanthropist Group

Written by Kelly HayesYoung Philanthropists Foundation  Aurora Hills Middle School and Altura and Peoria elementary schools collected 267,500 pennies as part of the Young Philanthropists Foundation’s Penny Harvest program.  The Penny Harvest is a year-round service-learning program that engages students in grades K-8 … Read More

Superintendent Honors 2012 Annual Award Winners

Superintendent John L. Barry and Board President Mary Lewis invited all Superintendent Quarterly Award Winners for 2011-12 to a dinner banquet on May 2 at the Professional Learning & Conference Center to celebrate those who make a difference in the … Read More

2012 Aurora Scholars Honored

The city of Aurora recently honored many Aurora Public Schools students through the Aurora Scholars program and awards ceremony. Now in its fourth year, the program honors one student from each grade in every Aurora-area public and private school in … Read More

Game 24 Tournament “Adds Up” to Fun for APS Students

At the APS Professional Learning & Conference Center, students from across APS recently competed in the annual Game 24 Tournament. Forty students in grade 6-8 from ten middle schools and K-8 schools participated in this year's tournament. And for the second year, … Read More

Thank You, APS Classified Employees!

APS Teammates, Aurora Public Schools takes great pride in the work we do to provide our students an excellent education so they become world class citizens. This pride is on full display not only in the classroom, but behind the … Read More

Students Collect 400,000 Pennies for Charity

APS students gathered hundreds of thousands of pennies to donate to their favorite local charities as part of the Penny Harvest program. The year-long service learning program is designed to teach kids about their value as contributors to society. Students … Read More
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