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Reminder: Check Your Student in for the 2019-20 School Year Starting July 1!

Parents or guardians must check in their returning students using this online system before the start of the school year to review and update important student and family information. You can also apply or reapply for Free and Reduced Lunch. To check your children in, log into the Infinite Campus Parent Portal or visit your school’s website starting July 1. Learn more at aurorak12.org/check-in.

Los padres o tutores deben realizar la actualización de la información de sus hijos haciendo uso del sistema en línea Student Check In antes de que inicie el año escolar, esto sirve para revisar y poner al día toda la información importante del estudiante y la familia. También pueden solicitar por primera vez o nuevamente el almuerzo gratuito o a costo reducido. Para actualizar la información de su hijo, inicie sesión en el portal para los padres de familia (Parent Portal) en Infinite Campus, o bien visite el sitio web de la escuela de su hijo a partir del 1 de julio.

Read at Home Resources for Students

Students and parents can access books to read at home using their personal device:

This site includes:

    • TumbleBooks
    • Overdrive for Students in APS
    • Pen Pals
    • Stack Up resources
    • and more!

Once Refugee Parents Awaken To Their Role In Schools, The ‘System Will Never Be The Same’

When it comes to participation in their children’s education, refugee families often face overwhelming barriers. The challenges run from teachers who speak a different language to incomprehensible rules and customs.

In the end, newcomer children often slip further and further behind their peers.

At Kenton Elementary — part of Aurora Public Schools — fifth grade teacher Gracie Binder is about to start her next parent teacher conference. First, there’s something she has to do. She needs to call for a Burmese interpreter.