Aurora Central High School to become district's first visual and performing arts magnet school
ACHS Leadership Update
As we shared with you earlier this summer, William Stuart will serve as our interim principal for the 2021-22 school year. Mr. Stuart is a dynamic educator and administrator who has served in APS for more than 30 years. We are thrilled to have his leadership and expertise at Aurora Central next year.
We also want to share an update about Blueprint APS, which is the district’s long-term facilities and educational plan. The magnet school for our region (Region 3) will be a Visual and Performing Arts Campus, which will include Peoria Elementary and Aurora Central High School. We are pleased to announce that we have selected the team who will lead the Performing Arts Magnet Campus.
Aurora Central: Spotlight on Concurrent Enrollment
Denver Broncos high school football coach of the week: Aurora Central's Chris Kelly
Chris Kelly, our head football coach, has officially been announced the Denver Broncos High School Coach of the Week!
Alumni Success Story
ACHS Alumni Dominique Gordon from the class of 2006 has published his first poetry book.
“I was class clown back in high school. Since then I’ve done theatre and music. My two bands Stonewall BLVD and Avery Jacob did pretty well. This book is kind of like a 3 act play. Relationships, Mental Health and Black Empowerment. I hope you enjoy it fellow alumni. Stay blessed”
Dominique Gordon's debut poetry collection, Melanin Muse, explores what it is to be Black in this day and age. By diving deep into mental health, relationships, and black empowerment, Dominique writes poetry to spark the mind and influence change. His book is now available for purchase on Amazon: Melanin Muse: A Poetry Collection https://www.amazon.com/.../ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glc...
Alumni Success Story
ACHS Alumni Naquetta Ricks from the class of 1984 was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives on November 3rd.
“As a young girl, I fled a Civil War in my native country, Liberia, and resettled in Aurora. Since then, I have had the opportunity to live what now seems like an impossible American Dream. After graduating from Aurora Central, I earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Metro and CU respectively...
Read her full story at: https://www.ricks4co.com/