The Hunger Games

All of the 7th grade is reading The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. They are learning about culture in the novel and connecting it to themselves as we all read it. We are also using the identity of the characters to help students write about their own identities in narratives. “May the odds be ever... Read More

El Sistema Orchestra

Five AWCPA students, attended the APS El Sistema Orchestra program held at Hinkley High School this summer. These students attended four hour rehearsals every day beginning June 10th and ended the camp by performing a concert on Friday, June 21.  The orchestra was conducted by Dr. Arturo Gonzalez.  Members of the Aurora Symphony volunteered their... Read More

Rock Climbing Trip

The 18th of May was a pleasant spring day in Aurora, Colorado. The morning was cool and the air crisp. Deans of Students, Ms. Addison and Mr. Simpson awoke early, and rendezvoused with their respective groups, the SHARP Sistas’ and Brothas’, in the A’ West parking lot. Students stepped into the school van, and the... Read More

Band Camp!

              Amber Rivera and Lisa Bingham were nominated and selected to attend the Colorado Masonic Band Camp. The five-day Band Camp will be conducted by the University of Northern Colorado and their band staff.  Students are sponsored by Masonic Lodges and affiliated bodies throughout Colorado.  The band will play... Read More

Junior National Young Leaders Conference

Aurora West College Preparatory Academy sixth-grade student Aleksa Thomas is poised to become a great leader, and she recently took advantage of a rare opportunity to sharpen her skills. Teachers and other mentors throughout the community selected Thomas to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. The annual event offers mature, high-achieving... Read More