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Aurora Hills M.S.
1009 S. Uvalda St.
Aurora, CO 80012 [map]
303-341-7450
Fax:303-326-1250

Darla Stumpp
Principal

Raynard Eddings
Sue Wagoner

Assistant Principals

Barb Austin
Secretary
bnaustin@aps.k12.co.us

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Gifted & Talented

Aurora Public Schools offers a wide range of services for all identified gifted and talented and high potential students. For more information, visit the AGATE Website.

Where Excellence is a Habit!

School Address
1009 South Uvalda St.
Aurora, Colorado 80012
Tel. (303) 341-7450
Fax. (303) 326-1250 Main Office
Fax. (303) 326-1871 Counseling Office        

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The Aurora Public Schools Community Update is now available at aurorak12.org/update. This update provides information about student academic progress including TCAP results, School Performance Framework reports, and teacher quality data for the 2012-13 school year.

If you would like a printed copy of the data, contact the APS Communication Department at 303-365-7805.

 

The 8th Grade Panoramic Pictures will be taken on Tuesday, April 7th at 8:45 AM in the gym. This is the ONLY time pictures will be taken of the whole 8th grade class, so please make sure your student is in school and on time for the special event. Students must be in Aurora Hills dress code shirts to be included in the picture. Students will receive order forms and information at the picture. The order deadline for the lowest price will be Sunday, April 12th. Additional information is available at www.BestClassPicture.com."

The Aurora Public Schools provides Adults and Children alike a great opportunity! The Learn to
Swim program offers new skills in swimming while also giving you confidence in and around the
water.
With the support of the American Red Cross, we have developed a safe, successful program
Providing participants, as young as six months old, a quality swimming experience.
As part of the Aurora Public School swim program, we also offer:

  • Learn to Swim program for all ages.
  • A Swim Team (Aurora Tsunami) provides competition for ages 7-18 years of age.(USA Swimming)
  • We also provide a CARA swim and Dive team for any swim level.
  • Jobs, for those wanting to teach others, from Lifeguarding, to teaching in the Learn to Swim program.
  • Adult and private lessons for participants who need individual attention.

For more information, or if you would like to sign up for lesson or are looking for the right job in aquatics please call our office at 303-365-7809 . Or visit our website at: www.aps.12.co.us/athletics/aquatics.htm

APS Centralized Admissions is introducing an online registration process that will shorten the time it takes to register students in Aurora Public Schools. Beginning April 17, parents and guardians will have access to online registration forms that they can complete on any computer. The online forms will be available in English and Spanish.

 After parents complete and print the online forms, they will go to the Centralized Admissions Office to verify their identification and address information. Centralized Admissions can also print the forms if a parent has the confirmation number received during the online registration process.

 The online registration link will be posted on the APS website at admissions.aurorak12.org beginning April 17. Registration for the 2015-16 school year runs from April 8 to May 29 to allow time for parents to complete the enrollment process prior to schools going on summer break. Parents can continue to register their children at the Centralized Admissions office after May 29, although they may need to wait until the end of July to complete the enrollment process at schools.

 The APS Centralized Admissions Office is located at 1075 Peoria Street and is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. If you have questions, please call Centralized Admissions at 303-326-2200.

Here is the informational website form APS: http://aurorak12.org/2014/07/06/apply-for-lunch/

 Here is the application website: https://www.applyforlunch.com/

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 Fifth Block Offered May 2015

Aurora Public Schools offers a voluntary Fifth Block of Instruction for students who have shown academic growth during the school year and who could benefit most from additional learning time in math and literacy. Priority is given to students who are not proficient in both literacy and math, both unsatisfactory and partially proficient.

Invitations will be offered to incoming second through incoming tenth graders who are not yet proficient but demonstrate evidence of growth. Fifth Block also includes incoming fourth graders who are low proficient in reading and incoming sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth graders who are low proficient in math. Students must have had continuous enrollment in APS for at least one year (March to March) consistent attendance and overall good behavior.

Fifth Block is provided to students at no additional cost to parents. Students are generally taught in their own schools using district curriculum. Class size is set at a 25 to 1 ratio.

The regular school year runs from August 5, 2014 – May 20, 2015. The Fifth Block of Instruction will be offered from May 26, 2015 to June 26, 2015 for the 2014-15 school year.

School staff will notify parents of eligible students from March 3, 2015 to April 3, 2015, and parents must return signed contracts to accept participation of their child in Fifth Block no later than April 10, 2015.

Transportation, breakfast/lunch and nursing services will be available to students. There will be no need to reapply for free or reduced lunch.

For more information about Fifth Block of Instruction, please visit fifthblock.aurorak12.org.

SPANISH

 La Quinta Sesión de Instrucción (Fifth Block) empieza en mayo de 2015

 Las Escuelas Públicas de Aurora ofrecen una Quinta Sesión de Instrucción voluntaria para los estudiantes que han demostrado un crecimiento académico durante el año escolar y que podrían beneficiarse de tiempo adicional de aprendizaje en matemáticas y alfabetización. Se da prioridad a los estudiantes que no son proficientes en ambas materias de alfabetización y matemáticas, ya sea que tengan un nivel de progreso insatisfactorio y parcialmente competente.

 Las invitaciones serán ofrecidas a estudiantes entrando desde el segundo al décimo grado que todavía no son proficientes pero demuestran evidencia de crecimiento. La Quinta Sesión también incluye estudiantes entrando al cuarto grado que están bajos en el dominio de la lectura y a los estudiantes entrando al sexto, séptimo, octavo, noveno y décimo grado que están en un nivel bajo de proficiencia en matemáticas. Los estudiantes deben haber tenido inscripción continua en APS, por lo menos un año (de marzo a marzo), una asistencia constante y buen comportamiento.

 La Quinta Sesión se proporciona a los estudiantes sin costo adicional para los padres. Generalmente, se les enseña a los estudiantes en sus propias escuelas utilizando el plan de estudios del distrito. El tamaño de la clase se encuentra en una proporción de 25 a 1.

 El año escolar regular es del 5 de agosto de 2014 hasta el 20 de mayo de 2015. La Quinta Sesión de Instrucción se ofrecerá desde el 26 de mayo de 2015 hasta el 26 de junio de 2015 para el año escolar 2014-15.

 El personal escolar notificará a los padres de los estudiantes elegibles empezando el 3 de marzo de 2015 al 3 de abril de 2015, y los padres deben devolver los contratos firmados para aceptar la participación de su hijo en la Quinta Sesión a más tardar el 10 de abril de 2015.

 Habrá servicios de transporte, desayuno/almuerzo y de enfermería disponibles para los estudiantes. No habrá necesidad de volver a aplicar para el almuerzo gratuito o a precio reducido.

 Para obtener más información acerca de la Quinta Sesión de Instrucción, por favor visite fifthblock.aurorak12.org.


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