Peoria Elementary Earns Challenge Grant for New Computers

Fourth-grade students at Peoria Elementary are enjoying new laptop mini-computers thanks to a technology grant from the Challenge Foundation. Peoria teachers Jessica Redente and Marlena Angle earned the grant in a competitive application process designed to promote 21st century learning … Read More

Parents Highlight Traffic Safety at Schools

A traffic safety committee comprised of dedicated APS parents is working to raise awareness of traffic safety within school zones in north Aurora. The group kicked off a week of student art projects promoting traffic safety. During the week of … Read More

Festival of the Arts Results

Congratulations to our Festival of the Arts winners. Your art projects displayed at the Town Center at Aurora were spectacular. We are proud of you! Elementary Altura 1st Lorenzo Rodriguez 2nd Belen Bustamante 3rd Janyll Trujillo Arkansas 1st Melany Chavez … Read More

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

Peoria Celebrates Walking Win

Peoria Elementary School is the big winner in a recent walking competition. Former Denver Nugget player Mark Randall and television star Maya Leon Meis from the program "Los Secretos de Maya" congratulated the school's third, fourth and fifth graders who … Read More

Peoria Elementary Students Win MLK Essay Contest

Fifth grade students at Peoria Elementary recently earned first place in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest this year at the Aurora Public Library. Students in Mrs. Sanders and Mrs. Justman's Fifth Grade Special Education Cluster Classroom won a … Read More

Peoria Students Honor MLK

Peoria Elementary students honored the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. recently by putting their handprints and messages on a banner. Volunteers with Verizon Business helped the second and third grade students create the banner, which will hang at … Read More
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