Pickens Program Provides Hands-On Experience

Pickens Technical College's goal is to provide students the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in the workplace. The Executive Internship Program at Pickens offers students important on-the-job experience. Students volunteer eight to 10 hours each week at community … Read More

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

Students Roll Into Camp

With a bat in his hand and a huge grin on his face, South Middle School student Johnny Garcia knocked a softball past the pitcher and into the outfield. "This is really fun!" said Johnny. Along with Johnny, more than 100 … Read More

Hinkley Ranked Among Top Schools

Hinkley High School is among the top 5 percent of public schools in the nation according to a recent Newsweek study. The study ranked schools according to the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge tests taken by all … Read More

Superintendent Attends KidsTech Graduation

In addition to attending all the high school graduations in Aurora Public Schools, Superintendent John L. Barry took time to honor some younger students who graduated from Pickens Technical College's Pre-K KidsTech program.

Student Does “The Write Thing” for South M.S.

Congratulations to South Middle School student Juan Carter, who won the "Colorado Do the Write Thing" writing contest sponsored by the National Campaign to Stop Violence. The program gives middle school students the opportunity to share their views on what … 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

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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