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The COMPASS afterschool program is one of the best out-of-school time options for students in Aurora. And they are NOW HIRING! Part-time positions at $18 per hour. Flexible schedule. Ready to dive in? Click here for more information.
FREE & Low-Cost Internet Service for Your Home
Low-income families can sign up for 60 days of FREE Comcast Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to qualified households for $9.95 per month. There are other free and low-cost home internet options available as well. Read More
Are you looking for ways to serve while also advocating for your children? The District Accountability Advisory Committee supports teachers, parents, community members, and school site accountability committees by having those responsible for achieving standards and district goals explain how their actions will provide all students with the highest quality education.
Consider becoming a member of DAAC! Click here for more info and details on how to join.
Are you interested in making a difference in your student's education? Scan the QR code on the flyer above (scan QR code on the second page for Spanish version) to submit your interest in joining the APS Family Advisory Committee, where you can meet monthly with District Leaders to discuss pressing subjects.
Concurrent Enrollment is an exciting partnership between the Community College of Aurora and the Aurora Public Schools. It is designed to increase the number of high school students earning college credit. The program is for all high school students who have the ability to test into a guaranteed transfer course. Click here for more details to see if this would be a good fit for your child.
ASCENT is a first-year college experience program. Students receive one free year of college and participate in support programming at Community College of Aurora, Metropolitan State University of Denver, Pickens or Emily Griffith Technical College. Parents, click here to learn more about our ASCENT program and how to encourage your child to participate.
Reading Partners Colorado is a children's literacy nonprofit addressing the literacy crisis in our nation. Using step-by-step curriculum instruction, volunteers empower and build confidence in students in as little as one hour per week. No experience required!
Internet and Social Media Trends and Your Child
The internet can be a fun, yet dangerous place for our students. The various internet and social media trends (i.e. Tide pod challenge, choking game and cinnamon challenge, etc.) can result in negative and potentially life threatening. This article from healthychildren.org is a great resource to help families stay ahead of the game.
COMPASS After School Program
Did you know that Aurora Public Schools partners with the city of Aurora to offer the COMPASS afterschool program? The partnership ensures that every child in Aurora has opportunities to participate in diverse out-of-school enrichment activities that support academic success and positive youth development. In the video above, Vaughn Elementary showcases the various activities offered to students, including literacy support, learning about coding and connecting with various enrichment partners like SkatePass to learn how to skateboard.
How to Teach Kids About Money
Teaching kids about money when they’re young lays the foundation for responsible money management later in life. Children whose parents emphasize the importance of financial literacy and encourage them to spend and save thoughtfully develop a healthy perspective on money.
Other Important Resources
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Brief Survey: Your voice matters!
We need to hear what's working for you and what can be improved. Thank you for using this avenue to share feedback with Aurora Public Schools. Please choose the link below for your child’s level in school - Elementary, Middle or High. You may also take the survey in your language of choice.
¡Su opinión es importante! Necesitamos saber qué es lo que está funcionando para usted y también las cosas en las que podemos mejorar. Gracias por utilizar este medio para compartir sus opiniones con el Distrito de las Escuelas Públicas de Aurora. Por favor, seleccione el enlace a continuación, según el nivel escolar de su hijo: Primaria, Secundaria o Preparatoria. También puede realizar la encuesta en el idioma de su preferencia.
صوتك مهم! نحن بحاجة إلى معرفة ما يناسبك وما يمكن تحسينه. شكرًا لك على استخدام هذا النوع من الاتصالات لمشاركة تعليقاتك مع Aurora Public Schools . الرجاء اختيار الرابط أدناه لمستوى مدرسة طفلك. المدرسة الابتدائية ، المدرسة المتوسطة أو المدرسة الثانوية. يمكنك أيضًا إجراء الاستبيان بلغتك.