Happy New School Year!

The Aurora community sprang back to life as Aurora Public Schools students returned for the 2014-15 school year. Smiling faces, trendy outfits and countless hugs between reunited friends represented just a facet of students’ excitement for a new year. APS … Read More

Fletcher Second-Graders Learn Bike Helmet Safety

Who would've thought that breaking a few coconuts would go a long way toward teaching students to always protect their heads when riding a bicycle? The tropical fruit was just one of the visual props that University of Colorado Hospital Dr. … Read More

Congratulations, Class of 2014!

Congratulations to the nearly 2,900 students who recently graduated from Aurora Public Schools. The graduating class of 2014 earned more than $10 million in scholarships! Our preschoolers from Kids Tech, the class of 2027, also celebrated their graduation as they prepare … Read More

APS Girls Shine at Tech Camp

In partnership with CounterTrade and Hewlett Packard, Aurora Public Schools recently hosted its fourth annual Girls Technology Camp.  The day-long event takes girls through a series of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) workshops, showing them that STEM is fun and … Read More

APS Celebrates Comcast Cares Day

More than 1,200 APS community members joined Comcast volunteers to collaborate on projects  at Jewell Elementary and Gateway High School on April 26. The event marked the fourth consecutive year that APS and Comcast have partnered on Comcast Cares Day. … Read More

Staff Members Show Their Pride on College Friday

College Friday was in full effect on April 11 in Aurora Public Schools.  Staff members across APS wore their college apparel in support of higher education. The College in Colorado event is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of college … Read More

Denver Nuggets, SuperMascot Rocky Visit Paris Elementary

In celebration of recent student accomplishments and completing the latest round of TCAP assessments, the Denver Nuggets visited Paris Elementary School to give students and jolt of excitement and cheer. Thanks to a partnership forged by APS Truancy Reduction Coordinator … Read More

Family Literacy Night Reigns Supreme at Dalton Elementary

Story Submitted by Bonnie HargrovePrincipal, Dalton Elementary School On Jan. 29, 2014, Dalton Elementary School held an unbelievable celebration of reading—the Scholastic Read and Rise Family Event. Scholastic chose one school in the United States to host the event along with a book … Read More
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