Congratulations To Our Fall Athletes - Girls (Photo Taken At The December Board Meeting) Aurora School Board President Gerald Kohanski Takes His Oath At The Board of Education Organizational Meeting on January 5, 2017 Our Boy's Fall Athletes Were Recognized At The December Board Meeting Aurora Schools' Hockey Team Takes The Ice Preschool Thanksgiving Celebration Aurora Basketball Team took on Barberton The AHS Orchestra Performed in Concert Wrestlers At A Match Craddock Dads and Donuts Leighton School Blue Ribbon Ceremony Aurora vs. Hudson Playoff Football Game Miss McArthur's Special Guests Took Time Out for Dads & Donuts Photos The AHS Musical Nice Work If You Can Get It AHS Veterans Day Breakfast Celebration 9/11 Twin Tower Survivor George Slay Talks with Harmon Students 8th Grader Lilly Bates' Washington D.C. trip photograph of the Vietnam Memorial was one of 10 national finalists for the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History Veterans Day War Memorial Photo Contest.  Congratulations to our AHS 2016 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist and Commended Students Lauren Skonieczny's 2nd Grade Class Participates in Their Morning Meeting Congratulations to Donovan Boyle and the Girl's Varsity Cross Country Team for Their Division 1 State Meet Appearance Fall Party Costumes in Miss McArthur's Class HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Set for Volleyball The Boy's Soccer Team Raised $5,000 for the ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraiser Congratulations to Homecoming King Ryan Markowitz and Queen Mary Elliott AHS Service Learning Class was visited by the One Million Acts of Kindness Bus Superintendent Pat Ciccantelli received a Certificate of Appreciation for his outstanding contribution in the Field of Drug Law Enforcement from Timothy Plancon (left) of the Drug Enforcement Administration Mrs. Will's Class and their Marshmallow Challenge Meet & Greet and Popsicles Welcomed Students Back to School at Miller School Come on into Craddock for the first day of school AHS Mural Created by Connor Bowen and Samantha Miller 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

MILLER SCHOOL FAMILY FUN NIGHT ~ Thursday, January 19, 2017 Miller School Family Fun Night Bingo - January 19, 2017

Join us for the annual Miller School Family Fun Night on January 19, 2017 with lots of bingo games and raffle prizes.  Don’t forget to bring your extra pennies to use as markers and then donate them to Relay for Life, who will be sponsoring a bake sale during the evening.  We start playing at 7:00 p.m.  Please don’t forget to RSVP (with form below) by January 17th.

Miller Family Fun Night Flyer

ELEMENTARY PTO GUYS PIZZA FUNDRAISER ~ January 25, 2017 Elementary PTO Guys Pizza Fundraiser

The Elementary PTO will be holding a Guy’s Pizza Night Fundraiser on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  Whether you prefer dine in, take out, or delivery, just mention the Aurora Schools’ Elementary PTO any time during the day and a portion of the proceeds will go to the PTO.  Thank you for your tasty support.

HARMON SCHOOL MUSICAL MADAGASCAR JR. ~January 26th & 27th, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. HARMON SCHOOL MUSICAL MADAGASCAR JR. ~January 26th & 27th, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.

Join all your favorite animals from the DreamWorks movie hit Madagascar for a hilarious journey out of the zoo and onto the stage.  Madagascar Jr. will take place in the Aurora High School Auditorium on January 26th & 27th, 2017.  Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults with general admission seating.  Curtain time both evenings is at 7:00 p.m.  We hope to see you there.

EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS NIGHT ~ February 2, 2017 Educational Options Night - February 2, 2017

Students and parents in grades 6-11 are invited to an evening of information and discussion on course offerings beyond our college preparatory curriculum.  The Aurora High School Educational Options Night, hosted by the AHS Guidance Department, will take place on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  This program features information regarding Advanced Placement (AP), College Credit Plus (CCP) and other options that earn a student college credits.

The presentation will feature administrators, high school counselors and college representatives who will be on-hand to answer your questions and will include valuable information pertaining to these programs.  Please note the deadline for the College Credit Plus intent form is April 1st.  If you have further questions, please contact your student's counselor at Aurora High School or Harmon Middle School.

INCOMING FRESHMAN/PARENT ORIENTATION ~ Thursday, February 2, 2017 Incoming Freshman Orientation

An Incoming Freshman/Parent Orientation program will take place at Aurora High School on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.  Please join us for a very informative evening and a great opportunity to have your questions answered.


It’s time to think about the next school year already!  Miller Elementary School’s “Kick Off to Kindergarten” program for the upcoming Kindergarten class (Class of 2030) will be held at Miller School on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

This is an informational meeting for parents of students entering kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year and will outline the Kindergarten program and procedures for registering kindergarten students.  During this meeting parents will receive their registration packet with important dates, required documents needed and instructions on how to complete and return the registration papers.

In the Aurora School District, a child who is five on or before September 30th is eligible for Kindergarten. If you have any questions, please contact the Miller School office.


During the month of January 2017, Box Tops contests will be running for grades K-8.  The elementary school students can turn Box Tops in at their school office.  Harmon School students can turn their box tops into their homeroom teacher or into the office with their name and homeroom attached.  Box Tops are always collected during the school year at all the school building offices and at the Aurora Memorial Library.


The month of January 2017 was declared School Board Recognition Month by the Ohio School Board Association.  A special “THANK YOU” goes out to each of our school board members: Gerald Kohanski, President; Pam Mehallis, Vice President; Beverly Kuch,  Annie Grohe and Zena Elliott.  They each serve our community selflessly in order to make our district one of the top school districts nationally and in the State of Ohio.

thank you

JUNIORS TO TAKE STATE FUNDED ACT TEST IN MARCH 2017 ACT Test To Be Given To Juniors in March 2017

School districts and community schools must administer a state-funded college and career readiness test to juniors in the spring of 2017.  Aurora High School will be administering a state-funded ACT on March 21, 2017 at 7:40 a.m.  Juniors should remember to take care not to schedule appointments or college visits on this day.  


In accordance with the Aurora City School District’s Procedures for Emergency School Closing, the use of a delayed school opening may be utilized in the event of inclement weather.  As with school closings, the announcement of a school opening delay will be broadcast on television and radio stations and this announcement could begin as early as 5:00 a.m. To view each school buildings delayed start class schedules and the transportation adjustments that will be made when a two-hour delay is implemented, please click on the “Read More” link below.

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Upcoming Events & Calendar

Miller School Bingo Night
@Miller Elementary School
Thursday, 1/19/2017
Board of Education Meeting
@AHS Media Center
Monday, 1/23/2017
Harmon School Musical
1/26/2017 - 1/27/2017
Harmon School Musical
Friday, 1/27/2017
Educational Options Night
@AHS Auditorium
Thursday, 2/2/2017
Incoming Freshman Parent Orientation
@AHS Auditorium
Thursday, 2/2/2017
Harmon Open Mic Night
@Harmon Middle School
Friday, 2/3/2017

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