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AHS Morning Announcements

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The AHS After Prom will be holding a fundraiser at Chipotle at 2640 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg tonight (Wednesday, March 22nd ) between 5pm and 9pm. Show the flyer posted throughout the school or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause and 50% of your bill will be donated to AHS After Prom.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Baby pictures and senior photos for the senior slide show are due on our Google Classroom by Friday March 24th. No hard copy or emailed photos will be included in the slide show. Baby pictures should be from birth to 4 years. If you don't submit a senior photo your Ripcho yearbook photo will be used.  Do NOT leave school for Spring Break without turning in your baby picture. DON'T be left out. 

Any girls interested in trying out for cheerleading:  There will be a cheer skills clinic tonight (Wednesday, March 22nd) and Thursday, March 23rd from 7:00 - 8:30 in the Varsity gym. We will review and practice all skills needed for tryouts. The cost is $10 per session. Call Coach Wells with any questions.

The next Drivers' Ed course begins on Wednesday, April 5th.  Classes start at 4:45 in Room 202.  Pick up a Drivers' Ed flyer at the high school office for details and registration information. Or, go to:  www.NationalDriverTrainingOhio.com/aurora TO REGISTER:  Call Aurora Parks and Rec at 330 562-4333.

Just a reminder, you must fill out a PLANNED ABSENCE for college visits, family vacations and other non-school sponsored educational activities.  Forms are available in the office.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The AHS After Prom will be holding a fundraiser at Chipotle at 2640 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg tomorrow (Wednesday, March 22nd ) between 5pm and 9pm. Show the flyer posted throughout the school or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause and 50% of your bill will be donated to AHS After Prom.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Baby pictures and senior photos for the senior slide show are due on our Google Classroom by Friday March 24th. No hard copy or emailed photos will be included in the slide show. Baby pictures should be from birth to 4 years. If you don't submit a senior photo your Ripcho yearbook photo will be used.  Do NOT leave school for Spring Break without turning in your baby picture. DON'T be left out. 

Any girls interested in trying out for cheerleading:  There will be a cheer skills clinic  Wednesday 3/22 and Thursday 3/23 from 7:00 - 8:30 in the Varsity gym. We will review and practice all skills needed for tryouts. The cost is $10 per session. Call Coach Wells with any questions.

The next Drivers' Ed course begins on Wednesday, April 5th.  Classes start at 4:45 in Room 202.  Pick up a Drivers' Ed flyer at the high school office for details and registration information.Or, go to:  www.NationalDriverTrainingOhio.com/aurora  TO REGISTER:  Call Aurora Parks and Rec at 330 562-4333

Attention 9th – 12th grade boys interested in playing high school spring basketball:  Aurora Parks & Rec is running a program every Tuesday and Thursday, April 4th – May 11th from 6 – 9 p.m.  Games are played at Leighton and/or Harmon.  Registration fee is $60/player.  You can register as an individual or as a team.

Just a reminder, you must fill out a PLANNED ABSENCE for college visits, family vacations and other non-school sponsored educational activities.  Forms are available in the office.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Do you have a unique or impressive talent you would like to share with the community?  If so, National Honor Society is looking for you to perform in AHS's annual Talent Show this April.  To sign up, please attend a brief audition after school today (March 20th) in the Choir Room prepared to show off your skills.  If you cannot attend this audition but would like to participate in the Talent Show or have any other questions, please see Mrs. Simmerman or Mrs. Burroughs.  We hope to see you there!

Any girls interested in trying out for cheerleading:  There will be a cheer skills clinic Monday 3/20, Wednesday 3/22 and Thursday 3/23 from 7:00 - 8:30 in the Varsity gym. We will review and practice all skills needed for tryouts. The cost is $10 per session. Call Coach Wells with any questions.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Baby pictures and senior photos for the senior slide show are due on our Google Classroom by Friday March 24th. No hard copy or emailed photos will be included in the slide show. Baby pictures should be from birth to 4 years. If you don't submit a senior photo your Ripcho yearbook photo will be used.  Do NOT leave school for Spring Break without turning in your baby picture. DON'T be left out. 

The AHS After Prom will be holding a fundraiser at Chipotle at 2640 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg on Wednesday, March 22nd between 5pm and 9pm. Show the flyer posted throughout the school or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause and 50% of your bill will be donated to AHS After Prom.

The next Drivers' Ed course begins on Wednesday, April 5th.  Classes start at 4:45 in Room 202.  Pick up a Drivers' Ed flyer at the high school office for details and registration information. Or, go to:  www.NationalDriverTrainingOhio.com/aurora  
TO REGISTER:  Call Aurora Parks and Rec at 330 562-4333

Attention 9th – 12th grade boys interested in playing high school spring basketball:  Aurora Parks & Rec is running a program every Tuesday and Thursday, April 4th – May 11th from 6 – 9 p.m.  Games are played at Leighton and/or Harmon.  Registration fee is $60/player.  You can register as an individual or as a team. 

Just a reminder, you must fill out a PLANNED ABSENCE for college visits, family vacations and other non-school sponsored educational activities.  Forms are available in the office.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Tickets for Spring Fling are available today during lunch periods.  Tickets are $10.  You must fill out a form if you are bringing a guest from another school – these are available in the office.  The dance is on March 18th from 7:30 – 11:00.  No tickets will be sold at the door.

Do you have a unique or impressive talent you would like to share with the community?  If so, National Honor Society is looking for you to perform in AHS's annual Talent Show this April.  To sign up, please attend a brief audition after school on March 20th in the Choir Room prepared to show off your skills.  If you cannot attend this audition but would like to participate in the Talent Show or have any other questions, please see Mrs. Simmerman or Mrs. Burroughs.  We hope to see you there!

Any girls interested in trying out for cheerleading:  There will be a cheer skills clinic Monday 3/20, Wednesday 3/22 and Thursday 3/23 from 7:00 - 8:30 in the Varsity gym. We will review and practice all skills needed for tryouts. The cost is $10 per session. Call Coach Wells with any questions.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Baby pictures and senior photos for the senior slide show are due on our Google Classroom by Friday March 24th. No hard copy or emailed photos will be included in the slide show. Baby pictures should be from birth to 4 years. If you don't submit a senior photo your Ripcho yearbook photo will be used.  Do NOT leave school for Spring Break without turning in your baby picture. DON'T be left out. 

Due to the snow days ...... the Candy & College planning for today has been cancelled ..... but will be  re-scheduled at a later date.  

The next Drivers' Ed course begins on Wednesday, April 5th.  Classes start at 4:45 in Room 202.  Pick up a Drivers' Ed flyer at the high school office for details and registration information Or, go to:  www.NationalDriverTrainingOhio.com/aurora  TO REGISTER:  Call Aurora Parks and Rec at 330 562-4333

The AHS After Prom will be holding a fundraiser at Chipotle at 2640 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg on Wednesday, March 22nd between 5pm and 9pm. Show the flyer posted throughout the school or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause and 50% of your bill will be donated to AHS After Prom.

Attention 9th – 12th grade boys interested in playing high school spring basketball:  Aurora Parks & Rec is running a program every Tuesday and Thursday, April 4th – May 11th from 6 – 9 p.m.  Games are played at Leighton and/or Harmon.  Registration fee is $60/player.  You can register as an individual or as a team.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Tickets for Spring Fling are available this week (March 13th – 17th) during lunch periods.  Tickets are $10.  You must fill out a form if you are bringing a guest from another school – these are available in the office.  The dance is on March 18th from 7:30 – 11:00.  No tickets will be sold at the door.

Attention JUNIORS!  On Friday, March 17th the Counselors will be hosting  "CANDY & COLLEGE PLANNING"   ..... this is a chance for you to learn about the expectations of being college-ready and the responsibilities of your upcoming senior year!   Plan to stop by the collaboration room during your lunch or study hall and get to know your counselor and enjoy a treat or two!   

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Baby pictures and senior photos for the senior slide show are due on our Google Classroom by Friday March 24th. No hard copy or emailed photos will be included in the slide show. Baby pictures should be from birth to 4 years. If you don't submit a senior photo your Ripcho yearbook photo will be used.  Do NOT leave school for Spring Break without turning in your baby picture. DON'T be left out. 

Do you have a unique or impressive talent you would like to share with the community?  If so, National Honor Society is looking for you to perform in AHS's annual Talent Show this April.  To sign up, please attend a brief audition after school on March 20th in the Choir Room prepared to show off your skills.  If you cannot attend this audition but would like to participate in the Talent Show or have any other questions, please see Mrs. Simmerman or Mrs. Burroughs.  We hope to see you there!

The next Drivers' Ed course begins on Wednesday, April 5th.  Classes start at 4:45 in Room 202.  Pick up a Drivers' Ed flyer at the high school office for details and registration information. Or, go to:  www.NationalDriverTrainingOhio.com/aurora  TO REGISTER:  Call Aurora Parks and Rec at 330 562-4333

Attention 9th – 12th grade boys interested in playing high school spring basketball:  Aurora Parks & Rec is running a program every Tuesday and Thursday, April 4th – May 11th from 6 – 9 p.m.  Games are played at Leighton and/or Harmon.  Registration fee is $60/player.  You can register as an individual or as a team.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Tickets for Spring Fling will be available this week (March 13th – 17th) during lunch periods.  Tickets are $10.  You must fill out a form if you are bringing a guest from another school – these are available in the office.  The dance is on March 18th from 7:30 – 11:00.  No tickets will be sold at the door.

Anyone interested in trying out for cheerleading...there will be a student and parent meeting tonight (Monday, March 13th) at 7:00pm in the senior room. Please contact Coach Wells with any questions at (330) 998-4575.

The Gay Straight Alliance will meet on Tuesday, March 14th in Mrs. Williamson's room at 2:30. All are welcome! 

International club next meeting is Wednesday, March 15th.  Please join us - we will be socializing with our International Scholars.

On Wednesday, March 15th the AHS track team is sponsoring a fundraiser at BW3 in Bainbridge. A percentage of the cost of your meal goes to support your runners, throwers and jumpers.  Simply dine in or carry out between 5 and 9 and mention the Greenman Track team.  Your support was overwhelming and appreciated at Chipotle.  Instead of burritos, let's eat some wings!  Don't forget to mention AHS track.

Attention JUNIORS!  

On Friday, March 17th the Counselors will be hosting  "CANDY & COLLEGE PLANNING"   ..... this is a chance for you to learn about the expectations of being college-ready and the responsibilities of your upcoming senior year!   Plan to stop by the collaboration room during your lunch or study hall and get to know your counselor and enjoy a treat or two!   

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Baby pictures and senior photos for the senior slide show are due on our Google Classroom by Friday March 24th. No hard copy or emailed photos will be included in the slide show. Baby pictures should be from birth to 4 years. If you don't submit a senior photo your Ripcho yearbook photo will be used.  Do NOT leave school for Spring Break without turning in your baby picture. DON'T be left out. 

Do you have a unique or impressive talent you would like to share with the community?  If so, National Honor Society is looking for you to perform in AHS's annual Talent Show this April.  To sign up, please attend a brief audition after school on March 20th in the Choir Room prepared to show off your skills.  If you cannot attend this audition but would like to participate in the Talent Show or have any other questions, please see Mrs. Simmerman or Mrs. Burroughs.  We hope to see you there!

Congratulations to All Ohio Wrestlers Bubba Arslanian and Jarrod Brezovec who competed at the OHSSA State tournament this weekend!  Bubba placed 6th and Jarrod placed 3rd!  With Jarrod's last win he became Aurora High schools winningest wrestler in school history!

Congratulations to the AHS Science Olympiad team who traveled to the University of Akron this past weekend and earned a third place overall finish at the regional tournament.  The Greenmen earned medals in 11 different events which was highlighted by top honors  in four events.  Alka Ghadiyaram and Purdita Irving won 1st place in Anatomy and Physiology.  Purdita and Aaron Giganti teamed up for a 1st place finish in Ecology.  Alka and Sarah George won 1st place in Hydrogeology.  And Aaron and Alex Polivka partnered for a 1st place finish in Write It Do It.  The strong team performance has qualified the team for the Ohio State Tournament to be held April 1st.  Nice Job, Science Olympiad!

On Friday, March 10, 2017 the Aurora Orchestra Association held its 17th Annual Aurora Orchestra Solo Competition.  Aurora orchestra students from grades 6 through 12 performed solos for an independent judge.  Winning  high school students in  this year’s competition:

1st place – Amanda Hsieh and 2nd place – Kameron Kainec

Friday, March 10, 2017

Applications to become a Freshmen Mentor are due back today to Miss King or Ms. Kacir.

Attention cast of Anything Goes.  Get you Dazzle Award permission slip to Mr. Albrecht today.  Not having everyone's permission slip will severely limit our chance to perform on May 20th at the award ceremony.  See Mr. Albrecht if you need another permission slip.

Tickets for Spring Fling will be available next week (March 13th – 17th) during lunch periods.  Tickets are $10.  You must fill out a form if you are bringing a guest from another school – these are available in the office.  The dance is on March 18th from 7:30 – 11:00.  No tickets will be sold at the door.

Anyone interested in trying out for cheerleading...there will be a student and parent meeting Monday, March 13th at 7:00pm in the senior room. Please contact Coach Wells with any questions at (330) 998-4575.

The Gay Straight Alliance will meet on Tuesday, March 14th in Mrs. Williamson's room at 2:30. All are welcome! 

International club next meeting is next week Wednesday, March 15th.  Please join us - we will be socializing with our International Scholars.

On Wednesday, March 15th the AHS track team is sponsoring a fundraiser at BW3 in Bainbridge. A percentage of the cost of your meal goes to support your runners, throwers and jumpers.  Simply dine in or carry out between 5 and 9 and mention the Greenman Track team.  Your support was overwhelming and appreciated at Chipotle.  Instead of burritos, let's eat some wings!  Don't forget to mention AHS track.

ATTENTION SENIORS:  Baby pictures and senior photos for the senior slide show are due on our Google Classroom by Friday March 24th. No hard copy or emailed photos will be included in the slide show. Baby pictures should be from birth to 4 years. If you don't submit a senior photo your Ripcho yearbook photo will be used.  Do NOT leave school for Spring Break without turning in your baby picture. DON'T be left out. 

Attention JUNIORS!  
On Friday, March 17th the Counselors will be hosting  "CANDY & COLLEGE PLANNING"   ..... this is a chance for you to learn about the expectations of being college-ready and the responsibilities of your upcoming senior year!   Plan to stop by the collaboration room during your lunch or study hall and get to know your counselor and enjoy a treat or two!   

Do you have a unique or impressive talent you would like to share with the community?  If so, National Honor Society is looking for you to perform in AHS's annual Talent Show this April.  To sign up, please attend a brief audition after school on March 20th in the Choir Room prepared to show off your skills.  If you cannot attend this audition but would like to participate in the Talent Show or have any other questions, please see Mrs. Simmerman or Mrs. Burroughs.  We hope to see you there!

The next Drivers' Ed course begins on Wednesday, April 5th.  Classes start at 4:45 in Room 202.  Pick up a Drivers' Ed flyer at the high school office for details and registration information.  Or, go to:  www.NationalDriverTrainingOhio.com/aurora TO REGISTER:  Call Aurora Parks and Rec at 330 562-4333

Attention 9th – 12th grade boys interested in playing high school spring basketball:  Aurora Parks & Rec is running a program every Tuesday and Thursday, April 4th – May 11th from 6 – 9 p.m.  Games are played at Leighton and/or Harmon.  Registration fee is $60/player.  You can register as an individual or as a team.

Congratulations to the Quiz Bowl Team on taking 1st place at the Portage county tournament yesterday.  The team consists of James Kristell, Colin Heath, Sarah Zhang, Jared Ruehr, Kyle Ruehr, Joey Esposito, Sanjana Duvvuri, Pranav Jayakumar,  Becca Bjelopera, Brad Kennis and Sam Nabring.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Attention cast of Anything Goes.  Get you Dazzle Award permission slip to Mr. Albrecht today.  Not having everyone's permission slip will severely limit our chance to perform on May 20th at the award ceremony.  See Mr. Albrecht if you need another permission slip.

Students interested in applying to be a Freshman Mentor need to pick up an application form in either Miss King’s or Ms. Kacir's room.  Applications are due back tomorrow (Friday, March 10th).

Attention Students:  The Yearbook Staff is conducting a survey to find the hidden talents of AHS students.  If you possess a hidden talent--you ice skate, you can juggle, you're a magician, you are an equestrian--now's the time to tell everyone about your talent.  Take a few moments to fill out the survey sent to your school email.  It's a great way to be included in this year's yearbook.

Anyone interested in trying out for cheerleading...there will be a student and parent meeting Monday, March 13th at 7:00pm in the senior room. Please contact Coach Wells with any questions at (330) 998-4575.

Just a reminder, you must fill out a PLANNED ABSENCE for college visits, family vacations and other non-school sponsored educational activities.  Forms are available in the office.

The AHS After Prom will be holding a fundraiser at Chipotle at 2640 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg on Wednesday, March 22nd between 5pm and 9pm. Show the flyer which has been posted through the school or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause and 50% of your bill will be donated to AHS After Prom.  Thank you for your support!!

Tickets for Spring Fling will be available next week, March 13th – 17th , during lunch periods.  Tickets are $10.  You must fill out a form if you are bringing a guest from another school – these are available in the office.  The dance is on March 18th from 7:30 – 11:00.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Attention Students:  The Yearbook Staff is conducting a survey to find the hidden talents of AHS students.  If you possess a hidden talent--you ice skate, you can juggle, you're a magician, you are an equestrian--now's the time to tell everyone about your talent.  Take a few moments to fill out the survey sent to your school email.  It's a great way to be included in this year's yearbook.

Students interested in applying to be a Freshman Mentor need to pick up an application form in either Miss King’s or Ms. Kacir's room.  Applications are due back Friday, March 10th.

Anyone interested in trying out for cheerleading...there will be a student and parent meeting Monday, March 13th at 7:00pm in the senior room. Please contact Coach Wells with any questions at (330) 998-4575.

Just a reminder, you must fill out a PLANNED ABSENCE for college visits, family vacations and other non-school sponsored educational activities.  Forms are available in the office.

Win prizes by checking out books from our AHS library. At the end of the quarter we will draw a name to reward a reader with an Amazon gift card!  Come see what's new!

The AHS After Prom will be holding a fundraiser at Chipotle at 2640 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg on Wednesday, March 22nd between 5pm and 9pm. Show the flyer which has been posted through the school or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause and 50% of your bill will be donated to AHS After Prom.  Thank you for your support!!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Attention Students:  The Yearbook Staff is conducting a survey to find the hidden talents of AHS students.  If you possess a hidden talent--you ice skate, you can juggle, you're a magician, you are an equestrian--now's the time to tell everyone about your talent.  Take a few moments to fill out the survey sent to your school email.  It's a great way to be included in this year's yearbook.

Anyone interested in trying out for cheerleading...there will be a student and parent meeting Monday, March 13th at 7:00pm in the senior room. Please contact Coach Wells with any questions at (330) 998-4575.

Students interested in applying to be a Freshman Mentor need to pick up an application form in either Miss King or Ms. Kacir's rooms. Applications are due back Friday, March 10th.

Just a reminder, you must fill out a PLANNED ABSENCE for college visits, family vacations and other non-school sponsored educational activities.  Forms are available in the office.

Win prizes by checking out books from our AHS library. At the end of the quarter we will draw a name to reward a reader with an Amazon gift card!  Come see what's new!

The AHS After Prom will be holding a fundraiser at Chipotle at 2640 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg on Wednesday, March 22nd between 5pm and 9pm. Show the flyer which has been posted through the school or tell the cashier you are supporting the cause and 50% of your bill will be donated to AHS After Prom.  Thank you for your support!!

March 6, 2017

Mandatory track practice begins today.  Boys track team members will meet with Coach Radtke in room 119.  Girls will meet with Coach Buoncore in Coach Schadle’s room 117 at 2:50.  Bring appropriate outdoor running gear each day.  Check the weather daily so you are prepared.

Students interested in applying to be a Freshman Mentor need to pick up an application form in either Miss King or Ms. Kacir's rooms. Applications are due back Friday, March 10th.

The next Drivers' Ed course begins today (Monday, March 6th ).  Classes start at 4:45 in Room 202. 

Just a reminder, you must fill out a PLANNED ABSENCE for college visits, family vacations and other non-school sponsored educational activities.  Forms are available in the office.

Please take note that the gym at Harmon is NOT open to AHS students to just come over and use.  

Reminder:  Aurora Parks and Rec offers dodgeball every Monday at Miller School gym from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to high school students for a $5 drop-in fee.  Program runs from Jan. 30th through March 13th.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Congratulations to this week’s P.R.I.D.E. card winners – Kendra Hunter and Natalya Duncan.  See Mrs. Cech in the office to claim your reward.

Mandatory track practice begins Monday.  Boys track team members will meet with Coach Radtke in room 119.  Girls will meet with Coach Buoncore in Coach Schadle’s room 117 at 2:50.  Bring appropriate outdoor running gear each day.  Check the weather daily so you are prepared.

Students interested in applying to be a Freshman Mentor need to pick up an application form in either Miss King or Ms. Kacir's rooms. Applications are due back next Friday, March 10th.

The next Drivers' Ed course begins on Monday, March 6th.  Classes start at 4:45 in Room 202.  Pick up a Drivers' Ed flyer in the high school office for details and registration information.Or go to:  www.NationalDriverTrainingOhio.com/aurora.  TO REGISTER:  Call Aurora Parks and Rec at 330 562-4333.

Just a reminder, you must fill out a PLANNED ABSENCE for college visits, family vacations and other non-school sponsored educational activities.  Forms are available in the office.

Please take note that the gym at Harmon is NOT open to AHS students to just come over and use.  

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Students interested in applying to be a Freshman Mentor need to pick up an application form in either Miss King or Ms. Kacir's rooms. Applications are due back by March 10th.

The next Drivers' Ed course begins on March 6th.  Classes start at 4:45 in Room 202.  Pick up a Drivers' Ed flyer in the high school office for details and registration information.  Or go to:  www.NationalDriverTrainingOhio.com/aurora.  TO REGISTER:  Call Aurora Parks and Rec at 330 562-4333.

Win prizes by checking out books from our AHS library. At the end of the quarter we will draw a name to reward a reader with an Amazon gift card!  Come see what's new!