APS Builds Momentum with Improved Grad & Dropout Rates

From Superintendent Munn: Earlier today, the Colorado Department of Education released 2017 graduation and dropout rates. Year over year, APS has been reaching new levels of success and we are proud of the momentum that is building across our district.

Challenge Day Comes to South Middle School

More than 200 South Middle School eighth graders recently connected with their peers and a group of trusted adults in a way that rarely occurs in a large school setting. The students participated in Challenge Day, sponsored by Challenge Denver, … Read More

Julie Thigpen Named Colo. School Nurse of the Year

The Colorado Association of School Nurses recently named Julie Thigpen of Vista PEAK Exploratory Colorado School Nurse of the Year! The award honors Thigpen’s demonstration of excellence in leadership, teamwork, vision, community partnership and innovation. Previous to pursuing a career in … Read More

APS Swears in New Board Members, Appoints Officers

Congratulations to our new Board of Education members Kyla Armstrong-Romero, Kevin Cox, Debra Gerkin and Marques Ivey. These Aurora citizens recently took an oath of office to join veteran Board members Monica

APS Psychologist Named Best in Colorado

School Psychology Awareness Week is celebrated nationally Nov. 13 -17. APS would like to recognize all our hard working school psychologists and especially celebrate one of our award-winning school psychologists! Cameran Simpson was recently named the Colorado Culturally and Linguistically … Read More

Spotlight: APS Transportation Department

Ensuring that our students and staff members are safe every day is essential to our mission and vision at Aurora Public Schools. That is the first priority of our district bus drivers and transportation staff. APS bus drivers must complete … Read More
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