Lansing Student Wins State Essay Contest

The Colorado School and Public Employees Retirement Association recently honored Lansing student Eddie Ruiz for a touching essay about his grandmother.  Ruiz earned the award as part of the Grandparent Essay contest sponsored by CSPERA.    More than 380 fifth-grade students … Read More

Vassar Celebrates 30 Years

Vassar Elementary School recently celebrated its 30th Anniversary with a school assembly followed by an open house with refreshments in the Vassar Library. Students, parents, board members, and current and former staff members attended the event. A variety of pictures … Read More

APS Retirees Honored

APS recently honored retiring staff members with a dinner celebration. These dedicated staff members represent more than 1,800 years of experience and dedication to our students. The Hinkley High School choir performed during the dinner, followed by remarks from Superintendent … Read More

APS Students Salute Veterans

APS students paid tribute to fallen Colorado veterans during the 2009 Aurora Veterans Salute sponsored by the Aurora Center for Active Adults. Students from Dalton Elementary School joined Superintendent John L. Barry to lead the Pledge of Allegiance. Dalton students … Read More

William Smith Teacher Earns Scholarship

Written by Brittney Hernandez The Aurora Retired School Employees Organization awarded a $500 scholarship to Alice Wong, a pre-school teacher at William Smith High School. Wong taught in both China and San Francisco before moving to Colorado. She is pursuing … Read More

Five Hinkley Heroes Added to Wall of Distinction

Principal Peter Mosby inducted five more people to Hinkley High School’s Wall of Distinction at a ceremony on April 9. The honorees graduated from Hinkley or have a record of outstanding service to Hinkley. In addition to receiving awards, they … Read More
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