Community Partners Grant Crawford Kids a New Playground

Crawford Elementary School students, staff, families and community members recently gathered to celebrate the Cougars’ new playground and outdoor learning site! Thanks to a generous grant from Great Outdoors Colorado, the school was able to purchase new swings and new … Read More

APS Girls Tech Camp Spikes Female Students’ Interest in STEM Careers

Aurora Public Schools recently hosted the eighth annual Girls Technology Camp! This day-long event provided sixth-grade female students from across the district with engaging, hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) experiences. The girls enjoyed coding, 3-D design, snap circuits and … Read More

Oh, the Places We’ll Go! APS Celebrates Read Across America Day!

Written by APS Intern Esthefane Salcedo Are you wearing a striped red and white hat today? What about enjoying green eggs and ham? It’s that time of year to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day, formally known as Read Across America Day! … Read More

Gateway Students Make a Wish Come True for a Leukemia Survivor

Written by APS Intern Esthefane Salcedo As a heart-warming way of helping the community, Gateway High School students came together to raise money for a six-year-old leukemia survivor named Emilio. Partnering with the Make-A-Wish Colorado foundation, the students motivated their … Read More

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

Pickens Culinary Students Dish Up Special Meal to Give Back to the Community

Written by Adam O’Leary and Tiffani Antinora Pickens Technical College Culinary Arts Program students recently catered a holiday dinner for the Boettcher Boys & Girls Club of Denver. They served 150 family members, volunteers and employees savory pot roast, mashed … Read More

Operation Warm Delivers Warmth and Happiness to Students

Sixth Avenue Elementary School recently partnered with Operation Warm and FedEx Cares to provide students with brand new winter coats. Prior to the coat presentation, a handful of students expressed their gratitude with song. “We are grateful for partnerships such … Read More
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