Aurora Businesses Invest in APS Students with Disabilities

It’s the Aurora Public Schools’ mission to accelerate learning for every APS student in an equitable fashion. Thankfully, several businesses have committed to helping us do so. Through the Aurora Workforce Collaboration, employers around the city provide opportunities for students … Read More

APS Celebrates International White Cane Day

Story by Alaysha PowellAPS Communication Team Intern Various APS schools recently celebrated International White Cane day to show their support for visually impaired and blind students. Aurora West College Preparatory Academy and FULTON Academy of Excellence both sold special shirts … Read More

Basketball Game Means So Much More to APS Students

The final score was not what mattered in a recent game between Gateway High School and Aurora Central High School. Students from their adaptive physical education classes played a game in front of a packed gymnasium of Gateway fans. The … Read More

APS Students Excel at ACE Challenge

A group of APS high school students recently attended the ACE Challenge Student Leadership Conference at Community College of Aurora, and they made quite the impression. More than 20 students enrolled in the Alternative Cooperative Education program at Aurora Central, … Read More

APS Teacher Wins $5K Literacy Grant

In today’s tough economic times, financial literacy is more important than ever. Teachers like Corrina Smith of the Crossroads Transition Center are ensuring that Aurora Public Schools students are on the right track. Smith was one of 25 teachers statewide … Read More

Mentorship Experience Motivates Student and Mentor Alike

Sometimes, a mentorship experience can hold as many lessons for the mentor as it does for the student. This is certainly the case for Gene Bonahoom, Environmental Technician at Aurora Public Schools. Bonahoom was performing a routine biohazard collection in … Read More

APS Hosts Resource Fair

Aurora Public Schools recently hosted a resource fair for people with disabilities and their parents, caregivers and educators.   The event featured workshops for teachers and caretakers, a special education student art show, door prizes and a raffle fundraiser. More than … Read More
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