Aurora City School District News

AURORA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM SPONSORS 5th ANNUAL MATTRESS FUNDRAISER - ONE DAY ONLY ~ Saturday, August 2, 2014

The Aurora Schools’ Football program will host their annual mattress fundraiser for the fifth year in a row on Saturday, August 2, 2014.  If you are in need of a NEW, name brand, high-quality mattress set (much higher quality and 30-60% below retail!), then come to Aurora High School from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on that day. There will be brand new mattress sets with factory warranties on display to try and experts on hand to answer any questions.  Delivery is available. 

All proceeds go directly to our football team

For a more detailed informational flyer and a coupon, please click on the link below.

Football Team Mattress Sale 2014 Flyer


MEET OUR NEW ADMINISTRATOR’S NIGHT ~ Monday, August 4, 2014

The Aurora City School District’s PTO would like to extend an invitation to meet our new administrator’s for the fall.  Please join them on the evening of Monday, August 4, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at   Leighton Elementary School where our new administrators, Julie Troman (Craddock School principal),  Mike Janatovich (Harmon School assistant principal), and Paul Goodwin (Leighton School principal) will all be on-hand to introduce themselves and meet community members. 

We hope you can join us to get to know them better and welcome them to our district.


AURORA BAND CALENDAR SALE ~ Monday, August 4, 2014

The Aurora High School Marching Band will be selling their CALENDAR OF EVENTS door-to-door on Monday, August 4, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Calendars are $10 each. In addition, you can purchase a school calendar at Mazzulo's Market. Any additional purchase locations will be announced. The band members will also be selling Thunder Over Aurora tickets at a discounted rate of $5 during the door-to-door calendar sale.  This event is sponsored by the Aurora Band Boosters.

Thank you for your support!


AURORA CITY SCHOOLS’ ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT 2014 FALL SPORTS STARTING DATES

Please click on the link below to find a listing of the Aurora Schools’ Athletic Department fall sport starting dates, times, locations, contact person and contact information.

Fall Sports Starting Date Information

**Please note that current student physicals and completed OHSAA physical forms are required for participation.   Physical forms can be found on the Athletic Department webpage.


HARMON SCHOOL AND AURORA HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE AND PARKING PERMIT PICK UP ~ TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014

Harmon and Aurora High School student class schedules for the 2014-15 school year will be available for pick up on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.  They can be picked up in the Aurora High School cafeteria from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and in the evening from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Student parking permits will also be on sale during schedule pick up from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


AURORA SCHOOLS’ PTO SCHOOL SUPPLY SALE

The Aurora Schools’ PTO is currently sponsoring the sale of prepackaged school supplies for the upcoming 2014-15 school year.  The order deadline has been extended to August 11, 2014.  On-line ordering is available and orders can be customized. 

For more details and contact information, please view the flyer linked below.  The pricing listed on the flyer excludes tissues, Ziplock bags and hand sanitizer.  Prices will change if the order is customized.

***Please note that ordered school supplies will be mailed directly to your home and WILL NOT be available for pick up at school.

PTO School Supply Sale Flyer


AURORA SCHOOL DISTRICT 2014-15 SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS AVAILABLE ON-LINE

School supply lists for the 2014-15 school year are available on-line for students in grades Preschool - 8.

There is no school supply list for Aurora High School students. Each teacher will inform their students as to what materials they will need for class at either new student orientation or the first day of class. It is recommended that all high school students come prepared with basic school supplies, such as spiral notebook paper, folders, pencils, pens and the calculator that corresponds with the math class they are taking.  (Integrated Math 1 BLOCK or Integrated Math 1- Graphic Calculator TI 83+ or TI 84+ (TI 89 is not recommended) on the first day of school.

To find your student's supply list, go to the Aurora Schools’ website homepage and then go to either the Parent Portal or Student Portal at the top of the page.  Scroll down to the School Supply Lists title to find each grade level listed and select.


SPECIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT PARENT COMMUNICATION FORUM “How IDEA Funds Are Spent” ~ August 7, 2014

The Aurora City Schools’ Special Services Department will be holding a Parent Communication Forum (PCF) on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The topic will be How IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Funds Are Spent.  Dr. Kathy Mrsnik will be the presenter.  It will be held in the Leighton Media Center. 

Please click on the link below for an informational flyer.

Special Services August 2014 PCF Flyer


AOA FORMAL WEAR FITTINGS FOR 9th GRADERS ON AUGUST 12, 2014

The Aurora Orchestra Association would like all 9th grade orchestra students (girls & boys) to stop by the orchestra room on August 12, 2014 to be fitted for their formal wear.  This is the same day you are to pick up your high school class schedule, so BE SURE to stop by the orchestra room to be fitted for your concert formal wear (skirt and top or tuxedo jacket and pants). AOA board members will be at the school from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Please be prepared to change into the formal wear. All upper classmen can come in if they feel their formal wear needs to be refitted.

For questions, please call Toni at 216 570-9484.


FIRST DAY OF PRESCHOOL ~ August 26, 2014

The first day of Preschool at Miller School for the 2014-15 school year at Miller School is Tuesday, August 26, 2014.


AURORA GREENMEN VS TWINSBURG TIGERS ~ 2014 Battle for Bragging Rights T-Shirt Sale

Shirts are now available to purchase for the Aurora Greenmen vs. Twinsburg Tigers “2014 Bragging Rights” shirt sale.  The shirts come in green for Aurora and blue for Twinsburg. The cost for the shirt is $10. The Cross Town Rivals football game will be held on Friday, August 29, 2014 beginning at 7:00 p.m. away at Twinsburg.  

The shirts will be on sale in the Athletic Office before school and through student council once school begins.  All proceeds go to student council.  For a drawing of what the shirt looks like, please click on the link below.  

GET YOURS NOW ~ LIMITED SUPPLY

The shirts will also be available for purchase from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. during the mandatory AHS OHSAA Fall Sports Parent Meeting taking place on August 11, 2014.

GO GREENMEN!

Shirt Design Link


ACADEMIC 2014 AWARD RECIPIENT LISTING

For a complete listing of our AHS Academic Award Recipients, please click on the link below. 

Congratulations to all on your accomplishment!

2014 Academic Award Recipient Listing


OHIO GOVERNOR'S YOUTH EXHIBITION AND 2014 NORTHEAST CENTRAL OHIO SCHOLARSHIP ART AWARD COMPETITION RECIPIENTS

For a complete listing of The Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition and 2014 Northeast Central Ohio Scholastic Art Award Competition AHS Honor Recipients, please click on Read More below.


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HARMON SCHOOL’S PRINCIPAL MARK ABRAMOVICH NOW ON TWITTER

Harmon Middle School Principal Mark Abramovich has announced that he is now using a Twitter feed to provide information on Harmon Middle School.  To receive updates and notifications, along with event and general information, you can now find it under the Twitter name Mark Abramovich with his tag is HarmonPrincipal.


FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH INFORMATION

Dear Parents,

In the event that financial circumstances may qualify you for the “free or reduced lunch” program, please log onto our website to download and complete the forms.  Please return the form to either your child’s school office or mail to:

Aurora Board of Education, Attn:  Lisa Haney, 102 E. Garfield Rd., Aurora, Ohio 44202

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Haney at 330-954-2198.

Sincerely,

Russ Bennett

Superintendent

Forms can be downloaded at:

  1. www.aurora-schools.org
  2. Click Student Forms button
  3. Click Free and Reduced Lunch forms

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LEIGHTON SCHOOL 4TH AND 5TH GRADE SUMMER READING REQUIREMENT BOOKMARKS

Leighton School 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students who have received their report cards should have also found their summer reading bookmarks enclosed. The Summer Reading Project is for ALL incoming Leighton students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. This is their summer reading requirement and it will be their first Language Arts grade in the fall.  The bookmarks can also be found at the links below.

3rd Grade Reading Requirement Bookmark

4th Grade Reading Requirement Bookmark

5th Grade Reading Requirement Bookmark


AURORA CITY SCHOOL BUILDING OFFICE SUMMER HOURS

The Aurora City Schools are currently operating on a summer schedule in order to conserve energy wherever possible. The following hours for each school building will be in effect until the 2014 -15 school year begins in August.

School Board Office ~ Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Closed on Friday’s beginning June 13 – August 1, 2014.  If registration is needed on a Friday the Board Office is closed, please call 330-954-2228 to make arrangements.

Aurora High School ~ Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Harmon Middle School ~ Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.        

Closed Month of July        

Leighton Elementary School ~ Monday – Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Closed Month of July

Craddock Elementary School  ~ Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Closed Month of July

Miller Elementary School ~ Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Closed Month of July


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