AURORA | Taylor Calvert spent last season working under one former Gateway head football coach in Justin Hoffman and now the Aurora coaching veteran has his own shot with the Olys. Gateway hired Calvert — an assistant under Hoffman at Rangeview last season — to be its new head coach Thursday and he is anxious to get started.
It’s not often that all six of Aurora’s existing boys swim programs is represented at the state meet, but that will be in the case May 19-20 at the Veterans’ Memorial Aquatic Center. Fifty-seven Aurora individuals and 16 relay teams earned their way into the Class 5A state meet, including at least two apiece from Cherokee Trail, Grandview, Hinkley, Overland, Regis Jesuit and Smoky Hill.
The APS board Tuesday night unanimously approved a resolution presented by nonprofit advocates Rise Colorado and a large group of immigrant students and parents. The resolution reaffirms APS policy to not share student information including immigration status with anyone. It also directs APS to collaborate with service providers and other nonprofits that work with the immigrant community.
AURORA | The Hinkley boys swim team is riding a wave of momentum towards the Class 5A boys state swim meet that continued to rise Saturday. The Thunderbirds — a mix of swimmers from around the entire Aurora Public Schools district — warmed up for the May 19-20 5A meet with seven event wins in their home pool and racked up 392 points to finish well ahead of the other four teams in the field.
The proposed budget, which includes $345.7 million in operating costs, was presented May 2 to the school board. It will now be worked over in several meetings before a final vote in June takes place
Students, many immigrants and refugees themselves from Asian and African countries, along with the nonprofit Rise Colorado, last week presented the APS school board with a resolution that would declare the school system a “safe and inclusive school community.”
She heard commotion outside her office and when she went to investigate, one woman dropped to her knees and “begged me to keep her children safe” if she were rounded up and sent to an ICE prison
More than 570 students from 98 Aurora-area schools will be recognized April 25 and 26 for their contributions to their schools and community
AURORA | A list of late period National Letter of Intent signees/honorees at ceremonies around Aurora on April 12, 2017.
AURORA | Justin Hoffman’s lengthy football coaching history in Aurora has come to an end, at least for now. For the first time in 20 years, Hoffman — an Aurora Central graduate who has coached at Gateway, Smoky Hill and Rangeview — won’t be on an Aurora sideline in some capacity come the 2017 season as he and his family will move to South Carolina at the end of the school year. Hoffman told the Sentinel he resigned from the Rangeview job he held for the past two seasons just prior to spring break.