Video Game Design ‘Scaling Up’ in APS

Story submitted by Kevin RiebauDirector of  Educational Technology Aurora Public Schools Have you ever had Pac-Man fever? If so, you’ll recall spending countless hours guiding a yellow circular mouth through a maze of edible dots while avoiding a pack of … Read More

First Days of School Energize APS Community

Aug. 6 and 8 marked the first days of school of the 2013-14 year for Aurora Public Schools students and staff. Preschool and Kindergarten students started school on Aug. 13. Members of the APS Leadership Team, Board of Education and … Read More

Robots Compete in Soccer Tournament

Move over Colorado Rapids and make room for the Bioloids!  The Bioloids are humanoid robots built by Pickens Technical College students in the general electronics program.  The students work all year to program the robots to perform various maneuvers, including … Read More

Congratulations, Class of 2013!

Congratulations to the more than 2,700 students who recently graduated from Aurora Central, Gateway, Hinkley, Rangeview, William Smith and APS Online high schools, as well as Pickens Technical College and the Rebound Ombudsman program. The graduating class of 2013 earned nearly … Read More

Jewell Opens New Community Library

Jewell Elementary staff, students and parents celebrated the opening of their new community library on May 9. The project was funded with mill levy dollars approved by Aurora voters in November 2012, along with a $5,000 grant from Lowe’s to … Read More

2013 Comcast Cares Day Brings New Life to Hinkley

The partnership between Aurora Public Schools and Comcast continues to grow each year, and that relationship shined bright during the 12th annual Comcast Cares Day.  More than 300 volunteers descended on Hinkley High School to participate in the 12th annual … Read More
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