Craddock School LId Mural in Cafeteria Aurora 5th Grade Teacher Keri Stoyle (2016 Master Teacher Award Winner) and Dan Keenan at the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation reception Band members took part in the Aurora Memorial Day Parade Aurora Marching Band Performs During 4th of July Parade

Aurora City School District News

HARMON SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE ~ 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR

Harmon School will be holding an Open House for each of the 6-9 grades in the building. The Open House information can be found below listed by grade.  This open house gives parents the opportunity to tour the school building, follow their student’s class schedule, meet the teachers and gain valuable information for the coming school year.

HARMON SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR

6th GradeAugust 17, 2016 ~ 7:00 p.m.

7th GradeAugust 23, 2016 ~ 7:00 p.m.

8th Grade August 25, 2016 ~ 7:00 p.m.


HARMON/HIGH SCHOOL PTO SPIRIT WEAR SALE THIS WEEK

The Harmon/High PTO will be holding a Spirit Wear sale during the following event this week:

Tuesday, August 23rd - Harmon 7th Grade Open House

Wednesday, August 24th - High School Open House

Thursday, August 25th - Harmon 8th Grade Open House

Friday, August 26th - Aurora’s First Football Game

We’ve completely redone all the Spirit Wear this year! 

Come and check out all the new t-shirts, sweatshirts, stadium chairs, socks and more!


AURORA HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE ~ August 24, 2016

The Aurora High School staff will be holding an Open House on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.  It begins at 7:00 p.m.  This open house gives parents of high school students the opportunity to tour the school building, follow their student’s class schedule (please bring your student's schedule to follow), meet the teachers and gain valuable information for the coming school year.

 We look forward to seeing you!


CONGRATULATIONS AHS FOR LATEST NEWSWEEK RANKING

Congratulations go out to all of the Aurora City School District staff as Aurora High School was recently recognized by Newsweek Magazine in its America’s Top High Schools for 2016.  AHS earned rankings of #215 in the nation, 14th in the State of Ohio and #6 in the area out of an elite class of only 500 schools nationwide placing the district in the top 1% of high schools nationally.  This is another example of the root nurturing naturally leading to a fruitful recognition. 


NEW IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR

The Portage County Health Department has released the new vaccine requirements that might affect your child. 

Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year:

All students entering the 7th grade will be required to have one dose of meningococcal vaccine (also known as MCV4, Menveo or Menactra) in addition to one dose of Tdap (Tetanus, diptheria, and acellular pertussis).

All students entering the 12th grade will be required to have a 2nd dose of meningococcal vaccine prior to entry. If the first dose of MCV4 was administered on or after the 16th birthday, a second dose is not required.

Nurses from the Portage County Health Department will be at Miller School during Kindergarten Registration (March 8, 2016) and will administer immunizations to any student under the age of 18.

For more information regarding these immunizations, please click on the links below.

Portage County Parent Immunization Letter

School Shot Clinic Flyer


5th GRADE PARENT PACKET 2016-17

The 5th Grade teaching staff has put together a 5th Grade Parent Packet 2016-17. 

To view the packet, please click here.

 


HARMON/HIGH PTO SPONSORING BOX TOP CONTEST ~ INCOMING 6TH GRADERS

The Harmon/High PTO is sponsoring a "Welcome to Harmon" Box Top contest for incoming 6th graders at Harmon School.  Please submit Box Tops in a Ziploc bag or on a collection sheet with your name and grade by Friday, September 9th to the Harmon office.  There will be future collection contests throughout the year for all Harmon and High school students.  You can win great prizes!


THUNDER OVER AURORA ~ MARCHING BAND SPECTACULAR ~ September 10, 2016

Thunder Over Aurora ~ A Marching Band Spectacular 

Aurora Veterans Memorial Stadium

 Saturday, September 10, 2016

7:00 p.m.

The booming sound of marching bands, trumpets blaring and drums pounding will be heard throughout Aurora High School’s Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 10, 2016. The annual Aurora Marching Band Spectacular entitled, “Thunder Over Aurora” will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Aurora will host five guest marching bands:  Bedford, North Olmsted, Notre-Dame Cathedral Latin, Orville, and Streetsboro.  Our own Aurora High School Marching Band will wind up the evening’s entertainment.  This annual marching band performance gives guests the unique opportunity to hear bands that they may not normally get a chance to hear.

Ticket Information

Pre-Sale $6.00/At Gate $8.00

Pre-Sale tickets and t-shirt orders are available on-line at www.aurorabands.com, at Mazzulo’s Market and from Aurora band members.  The deadline for pre-orders is August 24, 2016.  Please make checks payable to Aurora Band Boosters. at Mazzulo’s Market and from Aurora band members.  Please make checks payable to Aurora Band Boosters.

If you have any questions, please contact aurorabandboosters@gmail.com


AURORA BAND CALENDAR SALE ~ Monday, August 1, 2016

The Aurora High School Band will be selling their CALENDAR OF EVENTS door-to-door on Monday, August 1, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   Calendars are $10 each.  In addition, you can purchase the school calendar (an essential planning aid) after the door-to-door sales event ends at Mazzulo's Market in Aurora through the month of September.  Additionally, advance tickets for the Thunder Over Aurora Marching Band Show (September 10, 2016) will also be available at a pre-sale price of $5.00 (after August 1st, pre-sale ticket price is $6.00/$8.00 at door).

Thank you for your support!


AHS EARNS ALL A AWARD FROM OHIO STATE BOE

Congratulations to Aurora High School for earning the Ohio Department of Education’s (ODE) 2015 All A Award.  This is the first annual distribution of the award by the ODE and recognizes schools that earned straight A’s on all of their applicable report card measures.  This places AHS in an elite group of schools that demonstrated high-quality teaching and leadership that result in high academic performance for all students.


DISTRICT DRUG AWARENESS PROGRAM ~ Resources Available Here

The Aurora PTO sponsored Drug Awareness & Prevention Program that was held on May 3, 2016 featured guest speakers knowledgeable about the growing drug epidemic seen locally and throughout the nation.  As a part of this program, several pamphlets and informational sheets were made available to attendees, including a moving, first-hand story from a mother, Danielle Smoot, whose son became addicted to drugs.  You can find them linked below.

A mother's story by Danielle Smoot

Opiods & Heroin Fact Sheet

Portage County Health Dept. - Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone)

Mental Health and Recovery Board of Portage County


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Upcoming Events & Calendar

Aug
23
Harmon 7th Grade Open House
@Harmon Middle School
Tuesday, 8/23/2016
Aug
25
Harmon 8th Grade Open House
@Harmon Middle School
Thursday, 8/25/2016
Aug
31
AHS Picture Day
@AHS
Wednesday, 8/31/2016

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