One on One with APS Students: Julian Lucas-McHenry

Aurora Public Schools is abounding with great students who are role models to their peers, family and community. Periodically, we like to catch up with these students and find out interesting facts and tidbits about them. Julian Lucas-McHenry, ninth-grader, William … Read More

FULTON Built Its Own Model

Story written by Carol Dallas, FULTON Academy of Excellence When FULTON Academy of Excellence applied to the Aurora Public Schools Board of Education to become a pilot school in 2011, they searched for a school model to fit their students’ needs. … Read More

FULTON Academy of Excellence Recording Results

Written by Carol Dallas, FULTON Academy of Excellence Community Liaison From a fourth grade classroom came the trilling of vocal warm-ups for theatre, and from another, the smell of wet clay slapped against desks to create sculpture. These were some of … Read More

Fletcher Fifth Graders Get First-Hand Look at Future Mars Orbiter

Written by Nathan BoydFletcher Intermediate School of Science and Technology  After reading about the Mars Curiosity rover in "Time for Kids" magazine, Fletcher Intermediate Science and Technology School students found themselves interested in other projects NASA was currently working on regarding … Read More

Fulton Celebrates Re-Opening as Academy of Excellence

Students, staff and community members recently celebrated the grand re-opening of FULTON Academy of Excellence.  The school, previously known as Fulton Elementary School, joins Fletcher Primary and Intermediate and William Smith High School as an APS Pilot School. Pilot Schools … 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

OfficeMax Brightens Day for Elementary Educators

OfficeMax and Adopt-A-Classroom recently gave three Aurora Public Schools teachers a reason to smile. Representatives surprised these teachers with “A Day Made Better” awards and more than $1,000 worth of classroom supplies.  The campaign is aimed at eliminating teacher-funded classrooms. … Read More
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