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 Welcomes New Teachers

With the first days of school right around the corner, new staff at Aurora Public Schools are gearing up for the return of students and families for the 2017-18 school year. More than 270 highly-qualified educators recently came together to … Read More

Aurora Central is Home to an “Educator Champion”

The 2016-17 school year was one for the books for Aurora Central High School Psychologist Karyn Singley-Blair. After the Colorado Society of School Psychologists named her the “2016-17 Colorado School Psychologist of the Year,” she racked up another prestigious accolade. … Read More

Congratulations, APS Retirees!

Aurora Public Schools bids a heartfelt farewell to the more than 100 employees retiring this school year. The group collectively served APS for over 2,500 years! As a district, we believe student achievement and growth are driven by a highly-effective … Read More

Pickens’ Bill Cary Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Submitted by Chuck Montera,  Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado public relations consultant Congratulations to Bill Cary, horticulture instructor at Pickens Technical College, Aurora, for receiving the Bob Cannon Lifetime Achievement Award from Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado, the landscape industry’s … Read More

Hinkley’s Anna Bicknase Earns Jared Polis Foundation Award

  Congratulations to Hinkley High School Restorative Justice Coordinator Anna Bicknase for earning the Jared Polis Foundation's 2017 Teacher Recognition Award! She is one of only 10 honorees in the state. The award recognizes Bicknase for demonstrating highly-effective, results-oriented teaching … Read More
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