AWCPA’s Lady Spartan Basketball Team

        AWCPA’s Lady Spartan Basketball Team, coached by Redonia Clark, was featured on the Prep Sports Show on Channel 9 News.  The Lady Spartans won their game against Southern Colorado Early College by a score of 64-20.  Eleventh grader Amber Corbett led the team with 37 points, including six “3 Point Shots”. … Read More

The Clean Team

Ninth graders at Aurora West College Preparatory Academy experienced the rewards of community service as part of their High School Orientation this summer. Students collected trash from around the AWCPA vicinity in an effort to clean up their neighborhood and learn the importance of volunteering. During their Orientation, students learned a variety of skills that will help them… Read More

Cherry Creek Field Trip

Check out the pics from our recent trip to Cherry Creek. Thanks to all the staff members who helped make this possible. Click for more pictures of our field trip.                                                  … Read More

Varsity Cheerleading Squad

What a fantastic job the cheerleading squad has done this year! Be sure to congratulate them on a job well done.  The following is the current listing of the Varsity Cheerleading Squad: AGUILERA, ARELY captain BINGHAM, LISA CARBAJAL, YOLISBETH CASTILLO, ERICA CASTRO, NAYAMIN DOMINGUEZ, JESSIE KETTLESON, CRYSTAL LEON, JAQUELINE ORNELAS, MARIA RAMOS, SOPHIA RASCON, VIANEY… Read More

Coin Drive for Children's Hospital

      Thank you to everyone for making our Coin Drive for the Children's Hospital such a huge success! Our goal was to raise $1000 for children and their families who are in need at the hospital. After counting the money on Friday, our school raised over $1500! In addition, we have 100% participation… Read More

What Happened in School Today?

Did you know that this year 70% of the students at AWCPA have NEVER received a referral to the office? The vast majority of students at AWCPA exhibit good behavior every day and receive SHARP Spartan tickets for being Safe, Honest and Trustworthy, Accountable, Respectful and Persistent. Students use their Sharp Spartan tickets to purchase… Read More

Student Spotlight

  Mon Mon is a sixth grader who came to AWCPA from Burma, a country rich in history and tradition. She has been in this country about three years and has learned to speak English very well. She says this is because she has had very good teachers. Mon represents her culture by dancing with… Read More

What is the Power of Youth?

  The NCAA women's final four basketball tournament will be held in Denver this year.  They have involved local school districts in a variety of educational activities across the curriculum focused on the theme, "The Power of Youth; Making a Difference in Your Community."  First period drawing students have been working on a mural responding… Read More

Lookin' SHARP!

The SHARP Brothas Club, under the sponsorship of Deans Greg Pollard and Mike Simpson, as well as counselor Rob Lipson, recently took a field trip to Nordstrom’s Department Store in Park Meadows.  Nordstrom’s made a gift of professional attire (a dress shirt and tie) to each young man.  SHARP Brothas  members work with positive male… Read More

Paint Donation

    The AWCPA Art Department recently received a donation of more than 300 cans of paint from Ace Hardware thanks to Leslie Boggs, mother of AWCPA students Amber and Jesse Rivera. Donations like this help expand the visual arts experience at Aurora West College Prep. THANK YOU! We’re ALWAYS looking for donations of ANY… Read More

Superintendent's Quarterly Award – Kari Laniel

      Aurora West College Preparatory Academy is proud to announce that our own Kari Jacobsen-Laniel, sixth and seventh grade Reading and Yearbook Teacher, has been selected to receive the Superintendent’s Quarterly Award as an Aurora Public Schools Licensed Employee, Middle School. Mrs. Laniel was nominated for this award by her colleague, Jennifer Gaudreau.… Read More

Compass After-School Program

The Compass After-School Program has kicked off a new year under Coordinator Sue Tancrede. The Session 1 line-up of after-school classes included boxing, cooking, soccer, DAVA (art), martial arts, KidsTek and Girls on the Move. With Session 1 winding down, we are currently making plans for Session 2. The new session will begin on Nov.… Read More

New Cheerleading Squad!

    Since this is the first Season for cheer @ AWCPA I've decided not to have JV and Varsity squads just one squad that I will teach everything to. I really don't believe in cutting from a squad because everyone has something to offer. Its my job to find that something and nourish it. Thank you for your support! See… Read More