Aurora City School District News

AURORA HIGH SCHOOL 9TH GRADE AND NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Student Orientation program for all incoming 9th grade students and high school students new to the district will take place on August 20, 2014 beginning at 7:40 a.m. and ending at 11:16 a.m. at Aurora High School.

School buses will run their regular morning pick-up schedule for these students and the buses will be available to transport students home after orientation ends. 


NEW PARENT TO THE DISTRICT MEETING ~ Wednesday, August 20, 2014

New parents to the district are invited to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Harmon School.  


AURORA SCHOOL BUILDING STAFF HOLDING “MEET AND GREETS”

The staff of the following Aurora City School Buildings will be holding a “Meet and Greet” event prior to the first day of school.  Parents are encouraged to take this opportunity to bring their students to tour the building, find their new classroom, meet their teacher and drop-off their school supplies during these times. The staff is looking forward to seeing everyone there.

Craddock School

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

Miller School (Kindergarten)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

Miller School (Preschool)

Thursday, August 21, 2014

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Leighton School

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.


HARMON SCHOOL 6TH GRADE OPEN HOUSE ~ Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Harmon School Sixth Grade Open House will take place on Thursday, August 21, 2014.  It will begin at 7:00 p.m.  This open house gives parents of sixth graders the opportunity to tour the school, follow their student’s class schedule, meet the teachers and gain valuable information for the coming school year. 


AURORA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT FIRST DAY OF CLASSES FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR

The first day of classes for all students (except Preschool and Kindergarten) attending the Aurora City School District is Thursday, August 21, 2014.  

Kindergarten classes will begin for students with their last name beginning with A-L on Thursday, August 21, 2014.  The first day of classes for Kindergarten students with their last name beginning with M-Z is Friday, August 22, 2014.  All Day Kindergarten classes will begin on Monday, August 25, 2014.

Preschool student’s first day of classes will be Tuesday, August 26, 2014.


HARMON SCHOOL 7TH GRADE OPEN HOUSE ~ August 26, 2014

The Harmon School 7th Grade Open House will take place on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.  It will begin at 7:00 p.m.  This open house gives parents of 7th graders the opportunity to tour the school, follow their student’s class schedule, meet the teachers and gain valuable information for the coming school year. 


“GETTING TO KNOW YOU DAYS” FOR CRADDOCK AND LEIGHTON SCHOOL STUDENTS

Craddock and Leighton School students will have “Getting To Know You Days” on August 22 & 25, 2014.  These “Getting To Know You Days” will help us to complete state required individualized reading assessments.  Parents please look for the notice which specifies which day your child’s assessment day will be which will be in your August letter.  A classroom schedule for Craddock School can be found here.  A classroom schedule for Leighton School can be found here.

Students will only attend one of the assessment days, so your child may attend on Friday, August 22nd and stay home on Monday, August 25th, or stay home on Friday, August 22nd and attend on Monday, August 25th.   


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 HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE ~ August 27, 2014

The Aurora High School Open House will take place on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.  It will begin at 7:00 p.m.  This open house gives parents of high school students the opportunity to tour the school, follow their student’s class schedule, meet the teachers and gain valuable information for the coming school year. 


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.


HARMON SCHOOL 8TH GRADE OPEN HOUSE ~ Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Harmon School 8th Grade Open House will take place on Thursday, August 28, 2014.  It will begin at 7:00 p.m.  This open house gives parents of eighth graders the opportunity to tour the school, follow their student’s class schedule, meet the teachers and gain valuable information for the coming school year. 


AURORA CITY SCHOOLS’ ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT 2014 FALL SPORTS STARTING DATES

Please click on the link below to find an updated 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.


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. Go to Parent Portal at the top right
  3. Click Free and Reduced Lunch Application Form

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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


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