Village Insider: Summer Edition 1

Aurora Community School

End of School Year Celebration

We were so excited to see everyone last Friday at our end of year celebration! If you weren't able to make it, don't worry: your teacher(s) have created a special packet for you...and it will be in the mail this week to your home!

We wish you a beautiful summer full of laughter, sun, and a ton of fun!

Summer Reading Lists (and Packets)

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We want to make sure our kiddos are ready for next year; and, with a WHOLE summer off (after an interesting Spring at home), we want to make sure our kids don't lose all of the progress they've made this year.

ALL STUDENTS received a summer reading list (if you didn't pickup on Friday, you will receive this in the mail on/before June 5)! You will want to make sure that each book is read (and you can capture that info in a reading log)! There are prizes to be won for those who fully participate and read every book on their list!

In addition, some teachers have decided to send home summer packets. This will allow students the opportunity to practice skills from this year, so they are ready to go next year! If you have questions about these materials, please reach out directly to the teacher!

Summer Hours

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During the summer, we will be available at the school each Friday from 1-3 pm, beginning this Friday, May 29! If you need something outside of this time, please reach out to Ashley; she will be able to support you in getting what you need!

Technology Drop Off: BY JUNE 5

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Since the school year has come to an end, we will collect all technology from students/families;

this includes: tablets, tablet cases, laptop computers, and hotspots.

Please return all items to the school by June 5!

You can drop on any Friday between 1-3pm. So, this Friday, May 29 or Friday, June 5!

If you have any damage to the device, please do say something at drop off! And, if you are unable to drop off at any of these times, reach out to Ashley, and we will make arrangements for a pickup!

Food during the Summer: ACS and APS

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We WILL continue to distribute food during the summer. You may pickup on Fridays from 1-3 pm.

Until further notice, please stay in your car, in a line, in front of the church, and we will bring everything to your car.

The district will also continue to serve FREE MEALS during the summer; please see the image above for more details regarding location, times, etc.

School Mascot: YOUR VOTE

After a full year of school, we finally have a clearer picture of who we are as an ACS family. And, with that, we are ready to match our school identity with a mascot: something that breathes who we are!

Our staff has talked (really debated) about what makes the most sense; and we've narrowed our options down to three animals: the panther, the raven, or the wolf! And now, we need your help! Help us decide what animal will represent us, as a people! Vote here (it's one quick question) and we will announce the winner the week of June 5!

Once we decide, a group of students will have the opportunity to actually draw our mascot (pictures above are just to give you an idea)!

Virtual Summer Camp

A few of our trusted partners will be facilitating a non-ACS sponsored, virtual summer camp this year! This camp is open to students in all grade levels and will include two sessions:

Session 1: June 8-26

Session 2: July 6-24

Please visit for more information!

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: 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.

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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, 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.