Montview Makes Headlines in National Publication

Many schools in APS have been "Picking up the PACE" for their students, and others around the country have noticed. The spring 2007 edition of the Changing Schools newsletter features Montview Elementary in an article about "Lessons in Sustainability." The article … Read More

Fellows Corporation Donates to Park Lane

The Fellows Companies donated eight globes and a new Nikon digital camera to Park Lane Elementary School. Aurora City Council member Renie Peterson organized the donation. Intermediate classrooms will use the globes and all teachers at Park Lane will use … Read More

Elkhart Staff Members Honor Community Volunteers

Elkhart Elementary reached out to their community, and their community reached right back! At the beginning of the school year, Elkhart parents decided to form a Parent Leadership Team. The PLT reviewed the parent engagement plan, took leadership classes and … Read More

Vassar Principal Gets “Super” Glimpse of APS

Vassar Elementary Principal Scott Habermehl had the opportunity to experience a "Day in the Life" of APS Superintendent Barry. Habermehl was the first APS employee to participate in the "Shadow the Superintendent" program. On May 29 at 9 a.m., Habermehl … Read More

Students Find Gravity “Egg”-citing!

Fourth-grade AGATE students at Iowa Elementary recently went to "egg"-straordinary lengths to study gravity and Newton's Laws of Motion. Students designed contraptions to protect an egg from cracking when dropped-- from the roof of the school's gym. Working with physical education teacher Casey Powell, … Read More

Grandma Rose an “Everyday Hero”

KMGH Ch. 7 reported on the great work of Grandma Rose, a volunteer at Century Elementary School, who has dedicated many days and hours to the children of APS. The story was featured in the "7 Everyday Hero" series over … Read More

Rolling Out the Red Carpet for Tollgate Filmmakers

Walking in to the gym with the sounds of "Hurray for Hollywood" playing in the background, a group of talented young student filmmakers recently strut their stuff down the red carpet. Tollgate Elementary School rolled out the royal rug to … Read More

“One Lump or Two?”

Aurora Hills Middle School students celebrated diversity by hosting the fourth annual Friendship Tea. Students in the Cultural Explorers Club poured a variety of exotic teas from silver pots to special guests at the event. "Learning the different teas of … Read More
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