Village Insider (COVID-19): Issue 8

Aurora Community School

Governor Polis signed an executive order suspending in-person learning in public and private schools across the state through April 30th. However, Governor Polis has stated that it is "unlikely" that students will return to class this year. Aurora Public Schools and the surrounding districts in the Denver Metro area have all decided to stop in-person learning, for the remainder of the year. We, at ACS, will follow suit and utilize virtual learning for the remainder of the school year.

End of School Year: May 21, 2020

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Thanks to all who were able to take the survey, regarding the last day of school! We will end this school year on May 21, with the rest of Aurora Public Schools!

LEGO Challenge

We have EXTENDED the Lego Challenge! Thanks to those who have already submitted videos! If you are still interested in participating, we must receive your video by Wednesday, May 6 at 9 am! We will announce the winners on Facebook Live on Wednesday at 5 pm!

Remember: There's a $10 gift card up for grabs from the person with the strongest structure!



Challenge: Pressure-Proof Structure


Imagine that your LEGO person is working in a mine underground deep inside the Earth. Create a shelter for the mine workers that will withstand the pressure of the earth and protect miners from a cave-in. As a family unit, discuss ways in which you can make your structure strong enough that it can withstand a lot of force.


The pressure in the core of the earth is very high, and pushes on structures from all

angles, so every part of the build will need to be extremely strong.


 Test your structure using a heavy item from your house such as small weights etc.

 Test the top, sides and bottom of the structure you have built to see if it can withstand pressure from every angle.

 When you have tested your structure, submit a video of you testing your structure and/or a picture of your structure prior to your test. Send your video to Ashley!


Facebook Live: DANCE PARTY!

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This Wednesday, May 6 at 5-5:30 pm, join us for an ACS DANCE PARTY! DJ BIGG DADD will jam with all of our students...with some of the latest and greatest! Take a break from the day to day and sing loudly, dance like no one is looking, and just have some pure, joyous fun!

Teacher Appreciation Week!

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This week, May 4-8 is Teacher Appreciation Week! At Aurora Community School, we have THE most amazing teachers. Make sure that this week, you find ways to help show them how much they are loved! If you need any help coordinating love, feel free to reach out to Ashley, Jessica, or Meredith!

Food Boxes: Friday May 8

Reminder: APS is serving breakfast and lunch each Monday-Friday, at certain locations; see the photo above for the specific information!


In addition, this Friday, May 8 from 11 am - 1 pm we will offer small bags of perishable and non-perishable groceries, that you can cook at your home (both breakfast and lunch/dinner options). We will serve until we run out of items; so this is offered on a first come, first serve basis.


Please stay in your car, in a line, in front of the church, and we will bring everything to your car.

Reading Challenge!

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Click here to learn more!


The Broncos Bookworms Summer Reading Challenge runs from March 20, 2020-August, 24, 2020.

Miles is asking you to help your reader complete this challenge by:

1. Assisting your reader in selecting their ten (10) books
2. Signing off on their reading log
3. Helping your reader turn in their log using one of the following methods:
4. Scan and email to: BroncosBookworms@Broncos.nfl.net or mail to:

Denver Broncos, Marketing, 1701 Bryant St. Suite 900, Denver CO 80204

All Reading logs must be completed and received by AUGUST 24, 2020 in order for your reader to qualify as a Broncos Bookworm.

Follow Us on Facebook

We have been sharing a multitude of resources on Facebook; it's the easiest platform to blast information! If you don't currently, please follow us! You will be able to access more frequent updates!
Looking for an easy way to donate to the school? Any time you shop on Amazon, ACS can get a portion of the funds, which allows us to make purchases that will support students even more!


Go to https://smile.amazon.com/, login as you normally would, and type in our school name (Aurora Community School); we will show up as a Charter School in Denver Metro, CO.