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The Aurora Greenmen Marching Band Participated in the Disney Parade Over Spring Break The Grandparent's Tea at Harmon School Was Enjoyed By All Donuts With Your Dad at Leighton School. Miller School Secretary Sherry Rogalski Celebrates Her Last Day Before Beginning Her Retirement on March 24th. Congratulations to the Science Olympiad Team who qualified for State competition (4th year in a row) in Columbus next month. Good luck. Lauren Skonieczny's 2nd Grade Class Enjoyed Crazy Sock Day in Honor of Dr. Seuss' Birthday on March 2nd. Lara Ketonen Stands Next to Her BAC Honorable Mention artwork entitle Anxious. Ganley Chevrolet of Aurora Held a Little Free Library Unveiling and Aurora Resident Eric Van Raepenbusch was the Guest Story Teller. Princess Prom was Spectacular! Congratulations to Josephine Hydell for earning 1st place for oil painting in the Beachwood Art Council's Juried Art Show. In character at the National Honor Society's Princess Prom. Thank you to Aurora Reads volunteer Bonnie Ristau for all of her work with our students. Aurora Elementary School Robotics Teams Went to State Competition Members of the Lady Greenmen Basketball Team. Congratulations to AHS January 2018 Rotary students Alka Ghadiyaram and Connor Kadow. Come and cheer on the Boys Basketball Team! Former Board member Beverly Kuch accepts a plaque at her last Board meeting (December 2017) honoring her tenure on the ACSD Board of Education. Superintendent Pat Ciccantelli (left) and AHS Principal Paul Milcetich (right) were presented with a new podium donated by the Class of 1976 Reunion Committee. Congratulations to our Signing Day Athletes (left to right): Mason Copley, Gavin Blunt, Kelci Fleming, Joe Capretta and Evan Fromwiller.
Superintendent Pat Ciccantelli (left) and James Reinart from Ganley Chevrolet of Aurora shake hands after Reinart presented a donation to the ACSD for $19,000. The Holiday Shops (Craddock School above) were a hit. Harmon School Choir Concert Craddock 2nd Grade Dads and Donuts Craddock 1st Grade Dads and Donuts Congratulations to Robbie Taylor who qualified for the State Cross Country Championships as a Division I runner. Service Learning Class' Veterans Day Breakfast at AHS The AHS Unaccompanied Minors Performed During the Service Learning Class' Veterans Day Breakfast Leighton Fall Festival Parade Congratulations to the Boys' Soccer Team on a Fantastic Season and a Semifinal Appearance Leighton Students Pose with Astronaut Sunita L. Williams while at Young Astronaut Day at NASA Harmon Students at Washington, D.C. Go Greenmen! Class of 2019 Float In honor of National Make A Difference Day, 1st Grade Teacher Katie McArthur's class collected canned goods for the Aurora Food Pantry Congratulations to AHS Homecoming King Henry Rees and Queen Sofia Palma Both AHS and Avon Lake Girls Soccer Team's Joined Together on the Field to Form the Pink Breast Cancer Ribbon in Support of Cancer Awareness Month.
Lots of Smiles at the Leighton Ice Cream Social Lauren Skonieczny's 2nd Grade Class Math Practice Thunder Over Aurora 2017 Ms. McArthur's Class received a visit from Officer Rob on Patriot's Day Welcome to new Board member Miriam Conner.  Congratulations. Lady Greenmen Soccer Team 9/11 Game Opening Ceremony honoring those who serve. AHS Tenth Grade Students On The First Day of School AHS HIghlights at Cedar Point AHS Students On Their First Day Back For Classes Welcome to Craddock School! AHS Eleventh Grade Students On The First Day of School Aurora School Board President Gerald Kohanski Leads the City of Aurora's 4th of July Parade as Grand Marshal AHS Students On Their First Day Back For Classes Madi Smith, Sakurako Reed, and Amairani Chavez Created a Mural at AHS During Their Senior Internship Under the Direction of Sean Berrodin The AHS Marching Band Performs During The City of Aurora 4th of July Parade

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AURORA HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA CONCERT ~ April 24, 2018 Aurora Orchestra Logo

The Aurora High School Orchestra students will be performing in concert on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  Don’t miss your chance to hear their final concert of the 2017-18 school year.


AHS OUTSTANDING GREENMEN 2018 AWARD RECIPIENTS Aurora Greenmen A

Congratulations to this year’s AHS Outstanding Greenmen Award winners. The 12 seniors are chosen based on their strong Academics, Service/Work, School Participation, Leadership & Character.  To view this year’s recipients, along with the 12 honored educators that were chosen by the students, click on Read More below.


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AURORA HIGH SCHOOL BAND CONCERT ~ April 26, 2018 Aurora Band Logo

The Aurora High School Band will be performing on Thursday, April 26, 2018.  It will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Aurora High School auditorium.  This year’s band students have done a tremendous job!  Come and support their hard work while enjoying an evening of quality entertainment.


KINDERGARTEN CONCERTS ~ April 27, 2018 Spring Concert with flowers

The Miller School Kindergarteners will be performing their annual spring concert on Friday, April 27, 2018 in the Miller School gym.  The Kindergarten classes will be performing at the times listed below:

9:30 a.m. – Mrs. Buettin, Mrs. Gallucci and Mrs. Haughey

10:30 a.m. – Mrs. Sabulsky, Miss Tyler (a.m. class) and Mrs. Yonally

2:30 p.m.Mrs. Dolezal, Mrs. Smerkar and Miss Tyler (p.m. class)

Please contact music teacher Mary Jane Jones with any questions at mjones@aurora-schools.org

We can’t wait to have you see our Kindergartners perform!


MILLER SCHOOL VEHICLE DAY ~ Monday, May 1, 2018 Service Vehicle

Our students will be enjoying the Miller School Vehicle Day on Monday, May 1, 2018.  Vehicles from the Aurora service departments, the Aurora Schools, and area businesses will be in the parking lot for our students to view and interact with.  Thank you to all of the participants for helping our students get a first-hand look at these important vehicles.


AHS SPRING 2018 EXAM SCHEDULE Exam Schedule Words

Please see the link below for the Aurora High School Spring 2018 exam schedule.

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LOCAL 2018 SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE Scholarship word on green banner with dollar signs

Click on the link below for a listing of local scholarships that are available for 2018 from the Aurora High School Guidance Department.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018 LISTING


SUMMER SCHOOL 2018 INFORMATION Summer School Varsity Letters in Blue and Yellow

The following are the classes/dates for AHS Summer School 2018.

 

SESSION I

Monday, June 4 – Friday, June 22, 2018

Health & Physical Education are being offered.

 

SESSION II

Monday, July 2 – Monday, July 23, 2018 (No Class on July 4th)

Personal Finance & Physical Education are being offered.

 

Class hours are 8:00 a.m. until noon and the cost is $150 per session.  REGISTRATION FORMS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON-LINE AND IN THE HIGH SCHOOL AND HARMON OFFICES AFTER SPRING BREAK (4/3/18)Deadline for registration is April 27, 2018.  Class offerings are contingent on sufficient enrollment.

Virtual Learning Curriculum Courses are also being offered during the same dates at two different time slots: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and noon – 3:00 p.m. They require counselor approval.  Cost is $100 per session and enrollment is on a first come first served basis.  Deadline for registration is May 31, 2018.

Payment should be attached to the registration form.   Please make checks payable to Aurora City Schools.

VIRTUAL LEARNING CORE CURRICULUM COURSE REGISTRATION FORM

HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION & PERSONAL FINANCE REGISTRATION FORM


AURORA SCHOOLS' BOYS’ GOLF PROGRAM 4th ANNUAL GOLF OUTING ~ July 8, 2018 Join Our Golf Outing with Golf Club and Golf Ball

The Aurora Boys golf outing to benefit the AHS Boys Golf Program will include a day of golf, food and fun.  The four person scramble will take place at Gleneagles Golf Course in Twinsburg on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.  The registration deadline is July 1, 2018.  Contact Aurora Varsity Head Coach David Munson with any questions at 330-425-1283.

For more information and the registration form, please click on the link below.

AHS BOYS GOLF PROGRAM GOLF OUTING INFORMATION/REGISTRATION


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Upcoming Events & Calendar

Apr
24
AHS Orchestra Concert
@AHS Auditorium
Tuesday, 4/24/2018
Apr
25
Senior Internship Begins
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4/25/2018 - 5/16/2018
Apr
26
AHS Band Concert
@AHS Auditorium
Thursday, 4/26/2018
Apr
27
Kindergarten Concerts
@Miller Elementary School
Friday, 4/27/2018
Apr
28
Prom
@AHS
Saturday, 4/28/2018
Apr
28
After Prom
@AHS
Saturday, 4/28/2018
May
01
Vehicle Day
@Miller Elementary School
Tuesday, 5/1/2018
May
01
Harmon Orchestra Concert
@AHS Auditorium
Tuesday, 5/1/2018
May
03
Harmon Choir Concert
@AHS Auditorium
Thursday, 5/3/2018
May
07
AHS Percussion Ensemble Concert
@AHS Auditorium
Monday, 5/7/2018
May
08
2nd to 3rd Grade Parent Visit
@Leighton Elementary School
Tuesday, 5/8/2018
May
08
Harmon Band Concert
@AHS Auditorium
Tuesday, 5/8/2018
May
09
Awards NIght
@AHS
Wednesday, 5/9/2018
May
10
Preschool Mothers' Day Celebration
@Miller Elementary School
Thursday, 5/10/2018
May
10
Excel TECC Senior Sendoff
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Thursday, 5/10/2018
May
14
6th Grade Camp
@Camp Location
5/14/2018 - 5/18/2018
May
14
Craddock School Right to Read Week
@Craddock Elementary School
5/14/2018 - 5/18/2018
May
15
Leighton Band Concert
@AHS
Tuesday, 5/15/2018
May
16
Senior Internship Ends
@AHS
Wednesday, 5/16/2018
May
16
Senior Symposium
@AHS
Wednesday, 5/16/2018

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AURORA ALUMNI ~ CAITLIN HOULAHAN

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Caitlin Houlahan, a graduate of Aurora High School (2009) and Baldwin Wallace University (2014), made her Broadway debut in October of 2016.  She has earned a Cleveland Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Musical in the title role of Carrie at the Beck Center.  She portrayed the waitress Dawn in the play Waitress. Her stage credits include Bridges of Madison County, Parade, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Theory of Relativity and Carrie.  She made her television debut in NBC’s Peter Pan Live! as Jane.  Houlihan can be seen in the final season of HBO’s Girls.

AURORA ALUMNI ~ BYRON SPRUELL

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Byron Spruell, an Aurora Alumni, was named President of League Operations for the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 2016. Spruell, who graduated from AHS in 1983, was named Homecoming King and was Co-Valedictorian of his class.  He was active in basketball and football earning All CVC First Team recognition for football and receiving the US Army Scholar Athlete Award for Portage County.  He was named as an Aurora High School Distinguished Alumni in 2001. Spruell graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to being named the NBA President of League Operations, Spruell spent 20 years as the Vice Chairman, Central Region Market Leader at Deloitte LLP.

 

AURORA ALUMNI ~ RUSS BENNETT

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Former Aurora Schools’ Superintendent Russ Bennett began attending the Aurora Schools when he was in 2nd grade.  He then pursued a career in the field of education and became a teacher, coach, principal and later superintendent in the Aurora City Schools.  After 31 years spent in the district, Bennett moved on to accept a leadership position with the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County as the District Leadership Director in 2015.  Bennett was instrumental in leading the district to the highest educational ranks on local, state and national levels.

AURORA ALUMNI ~ TOM CURTIS

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Tom Curtis, an AHS alumni from the Class of 1966, was a Class All-Ohio quarterback for the high school football team.  He went on to attend the University of Michigan where he quarterbacked the all-freshman team.  Curtis was then moved to the position of safety and played from 1967-69.  He broke the University of Michigan’s record for interceptions in a game, season and career with none of them being broken.  He also had a career total of 431 return yards off of interceptions that broke the NCAA record set in the 1940’s.

After college, Curtis was drafted in the 14th round by the Baltimore Colts during the 1970 NFL Draft.  He played for the Colts’ from 1970-71 which included their Super Bowl winning team.  Curtis went on to play for the Los Angeles Rams and the Miami Dolphins before retiring in 1973.  He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2005.  In the Land of 10’s Top 100 Big Ten football players of the last 100 years, Curtis ranks at #90.

Curtis owns one of the nation’s largest privately owned publishing companies, Curtis Publishing Company which publishes Steelers Digest and River Cities Gazette

AURORA ALUMNI ~ KALEY ANN VOORHEES

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Kaley Ann Voorhees, an Aurora High School 2012 graduate, began her Broadway career in 2014 playing the coveted alternate role of Christine Daae in the “Phantom of the Opera.”  She just recently starred in the Hal Prince Broadway musical “Prince of Broadway” where she took on the roles of Maria in West Side Story, Magnolia in Showboat, Young Phyllis in Follies and Amy in Company.  She previously appeared in the Aurora High School production “Annie Get Your Gun” as the character Annie Oakley.