Summer Bond Projects Underway

In APS, we believe all students must have equitable access to technology and learning environments. One way that we ensure this is through bond-funded improvements to classrooms and technology. This fall, many students and staff will return to exciting changes … Read More

APS Students Take on STEM Challenge Day

The First Annual APS STEM Challenge Day brought an array of young intellectual minds together to put their innovative thinking to the test.  More than 150 students tackled four challenges in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math during … Read More

Arkansas Students Enjoy Raspberry Pi Devices for Pi Day

Happy National Pi Day! Arkansas Elementary School students celebrated the observance with Raspberry Pi devices. These credit card-sized computers helped students understand and shape their digital world through programming. Representatives from the Aurora Public Schools Information Technology team hosted an … Read More

Pickens Students Prepare for Careers in the Medical Field

  Ready to learn about pharmacology, respiratory therapy, dental science or the basic concepts of nursing? For ambitious high school students and adults who have an interest in the medical field, the answer is simply – yes!    Pickens Technical … Read More

Peoria Elementary Unveils New Greenhouse

Peoria Elementary School kicked off the 2017-18 school year by unveiling a shiny new greenhouse that students and staff will use to grow vegetables and plants for their cafeteria and community. Eleana Sigler, former Peoria elementary staff member, originated the … Read More

Boston Bears Excited to get Their Paws on Free Amazon Kindles

There was an uproar from Boston P-8 students when Amazon employees surprised them with $10,000 worth of Kindles and Kindle app gift cards! A team from Amazon’s Aurora fulfillment center came marching into the school’s first assembly of the year … Read More

Aurora Youth 4 Success Summer Program Begins July 10. Apply Now!

The 9th annual Aurora Youth 4 Success summer program is from July10 through July 28 from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Pickens Technical College, located near the corner of 6th Ave. and Airport Blvd. Aurora-area High School students can participate in … Read More
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