Jamal Murray Surprises Colorado Students at Unified Basketball Game

By Kelly Werthmann Updated on: April 1, 2024 / 2:36 PM MDT / CBS Colorado   Nuggets star Jamal Murray took to the hardwood Tuesday not as a player but as a coach. He surprised students at North Middle School for a unified basketball game against Aurora Hills Middle School. Unified sports is a collaborative approach to […]

Colorado High Schoolers Take Education Outside the Classroom for Work-Based Learning

Colorado High Schoolers Take Education Outside the Classroom for Work-Based Learning By Kelly Werthmann Updated on: February 27, 2024 / 7:22 PM MST / CBS Colorado   A large kitchen inside the Gaylord Rockies Hotel & Convention Center may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a classroom. Yet that’s exactly […]

Giving Back a Natural Fit for Golditch

Aurora 5K helps fund a scholarship in the name of the former CSU standout Mike Brohard 6/20/2023 The name of the race can elicit a myriad of meanings for the community of Aurora. The Hero’s Journey 5K The event will be held for the second time on July 22. The race (complete information about the […]

Aurora Public Schools students use their STEM skills to build their own skateboards

RIDE ON: Aurora students build their own skateboards with Amazon’s help By: CARINA JULIG, Sentinel Staff Writer – October 27, 2022 Students at East Middle School got to build their own skateboards Thursday as part of a partnership between the APS Foundation, Amazon and other local organizations. About 75 sixth and seventh grade students in the school’s […]

APS Hosts “Rockies Appreciation Day” for $35,000 Donation Toward Free Meal Program

Aurora Public Schools and the Colorado Rockies are stepping up to the plate to meet the significant need for food security during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of Major League Baseball’s Home Plate Project, the Rockies are donating $35,000 to the APS free meal program which provides nutritious meals to children and adults. To thank the Rockies for […]

APS Distributes One Million Free Meals During COVID-19 Pandemic

As the wide-ranging impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic now stretch into summer break, Aurora Public Schools has ensured thousands of families in Aurora have remained food secure. The APS Nutrition Services Department started distributing free meals to its community on March 17. In just under three months, it served its one millionth free meal on Friday, June […]

APS Celebrates the Grand Opening of New College & Career Center

Vista PEAK Preparatory students now have a new resource to help them plan for a successful transition to college and career. APS and the APS Foundation recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new College & Career Center at the school. This is the fifth center in APS. College and Career Centers provide students with critical information and guidance on […]