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Aurora High School AP students, Emma Duckham, Grayson McMaster, Raye Palko, Sophia Roberto, Tuuli Pirinen and art teacher Sean Berrodin created a mural for Beachwood’s new restaurant, City BBQ.  

Congratulations To The AHS Greenmen Cheerleaders For Earning The CCC Oustanding Showmanship Award. Greenmen Boys Basketball vs. Ashtabula The Craddock Holiday Shop ~ Happy Holidays! AHS Musical - Lend Me a Tenor Ms. Hickey's Art Class Shows Off Their Creativity Leighton Book Club Welcomed Deepti Panguluri and Her Mother, Anjali Panguluri, Who Provided Indian Food Samples to Club Members Congratulations to Dennis Suchetka from Community Focus (Cable 9) who was named to the Ohio School Boards Association's Media Honor Roll and recognized at the November Aurora School Board meeting. Boy in Donut Costume with Mom holding Bag that Says Milk Seniors (pictured with their coach) signed national letters of intent on November 14, 2018. The Craddock School Fall Festival Parade 8th Graders On the Way to Washington, D.C. on Bus #3 Craddock PE Teacher Gretchen Jessel Has Been Working With  Japanese Educators In A Global Collaborative Program

Aurora Students Performed at the Kent State All-Star Choir Festival Thunder Over Aurora Congratulations to AHS 2018 Homecoming King Colin McNamara and Queen Taylor Burick AHS Safe Decisions Week Included a Driving Impaired Simulator Congratulations to the Class of 2019 National Merit Award Semifinalists (Gustav Burkhardt, Joey Esposito, and Ricky John)! Lauren Skonieczny's 3rd Grade Class Sent Their Caterpillars Off as Butterflies Students Who Join the New AHS Drug Free Club Have the Chance to Win a 2-Year Lease on this Chevy Equinox Offered by Ganley Chevrolet of Aurora.

Ms. McArthur's First Grade Class Celebrated Patriot Day with Aurora Emergency Service Personnel The Band's Flag Girls Harmon School Jamestown Settlement 8th Grade Social Studies Class First Day Back at Craddock School First Day of School for Seniors Excitement First Day of Junior Year Thumbs Up First Day of Sophomore Year Smiles First Day of Freshman Year Enthusiasm AHS Interact Club Participated in Aurora's Fourth of July Festivities First Day Back of School at Craddock Elementary The football team prepares for the upcoming season with a scrimmage against Willoughby South Scrimmage Summer Band Camp 2018 The new AHS Veterans Stadium Track & Field AHS Veterans Stadium Track and Field Replacement Project The Aurora Band Flag Girls CONGRATULATIONS AURORA HIGH SCHOOL ~ THE U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT’S #1 RANKED HIGH SCHOOL IN NORTHEAST OHIO  (6TH IN OHIO)!

Leighton Elementary School News

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY’S PRINCESS PROM AWAITS – February 2, 2019 Pink crown with word Princess on front

All pre-K through 5th grade princesses are cordially invited to attend the National Honor Society sponsored Princess Prom accompanied by their King or Queen.  The ball will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  Please RSVP by January 22, 2019 in order to receive your invitation!  This year the ball is proudly sponsored in part by Allstate Integrity Insurance Agency. 

The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique will be offered during the day at Aurora High School from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. so that the princesses can get ready for the ball.  The princesses can have their hair styled for $15.00 and their nails painted for $5.00.  For more information about this event, please click on the invitation link below.  Sign up for the boutique by emailing princessprom2019@gmail.com.  We look forward to seeing all the princesses at the Prom.

Princess Prom Flyer


The AHS Chamber Singers will be performing the National Anthem at the Cavs vs. Washington Wizards basketball game on Tuesday, January 29, 2018 at Quicken Loans Arena.  They would love to see you there cheering on the Cavs and supporting the choir.  Tip-off is at 7:00 p.m. but get there early to be sure and hear the choir.

A ticket form is linked below with pricing and more information.  If you would like to order tickets, please click HERE.

Choir Night at Cavs Game Flyer

SPECIAL SERVICES PARENT COMMUNICATION FORUM (PCF) ~ January 30, 2019 Grey Circle with Special Services in Orange

This month's Special Services PCF will be held on January 30, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Leighton School Media Center.  It will feature speaker Michael Embrescia, who will relate his own success story from a challenged student to CEO of his own company.

For more detailed information about this month’s PCF, please click HERE.  We look forward to seeing you there.


OSBA SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION MONTH ~ January 2019 OSBA January Board Recognition Month Banner

The Ohio School Boards Association has declared January 2019 as School Board Recognition Month.  Thank you to our Aurora City Schools’ Board members:  Gerald Kohanski, President; Pam Mehallis, Vice President, Zena Elliott, Miriam Conner and Stephen Sabulsky.  Each member spends many dedicated hours serving the children in our community and making our district one of the top ranked district’s in the State of Ohio and the nation.


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.

Under the two-hour delay, the school day will be modified; however, the school day will end at the usual time.  To view the high school and middle school building’s delayed start class schedules, please click on the links below.

Harmon School Delayed Start Class Schedule

Leighton School Delayed Start Class Schedule

Craddock School Delayed Start Class Schedule

Miller School Delayed Start Class Schedule

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.

Please click on “Read More” below to view the transportation adjustments that will be made when a two-hour delay is implemented.

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Upcoming Events & Calendar

Board of Education Meeting
@Aurora High School ~ Media Center
Monday, 1/28/2019
Board of Education Meeting
@Aurora High School ~ Media Center
Monday, 1/28/2019
Princess Prom
Saturday, 2/2/2019
Mother/Son Dance
@AHS Varsity Gym
Saturday, 2/9/2019
Leighton Valentine's Day
@Leighton Elementary School
Thursday, 2/14/2019
Teacher In-Service Day ~ NO SCHOOL
Friday, 2/15/2019
President's Day ~ NO SCHOOL
Monday, 2/18/2019

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