District News

HARMON/HIGH PTO MOTHER SON DINNER DANCE ~ February 6, 2016

The Harmon/High PTO is holding their first Mother/Son Dinner Dance on February 6, 2016 at the Aurora High School for students in grades K-5.   Dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m. and the dance will take place from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

Tickets are $15 per person and $10 for each additional child.  Please send in cash or checks (payable to Harmon High PTO) to your school office by January 27, 2016.

For an informational flyer and RSVP form, please click on the link below.

Mother Son Dance Flyer/RSVP


PUNEET SHARMA NEEDS YOUR FACEBOOK LIKES

AHS graduate Puneet Sharma needs your Facebook likes.  He is currently participating in a TED event and needs your likes on Facebook to win the competition.  Please go to this link:  https://www.facebook.com/TEDxUCincinnati/photos/a.648968968548547.1073741831.598881400223971/795461283899314/?type=3&theater  in order to help Sharma win the contest.


AHS STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN BEACHWOOD ARTS COUNCIL’S 21ST ANNUAL JURRIED REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ART SHOW

Four AHS Advanced Placement Art students will be participating in the Beachwood Arts Council’s 21st Annual Juried Regional High School Student Art Show.  The students are Lily Farr, Samantha Miller, Claire Sharpnack and Henry Young.  Their teachers are Sean Berrodin and Brian Caponi.  The students will be honored at the Art Show Opening Reception and Awards Program on Sunday, February 7, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Beachwood Community Center located at 25225 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, 44122.  The award ceremony begins at 3:00 p.m. The artwork by students from 22 area high schools will be judged and 8 top awards will be announced with winners receiving cash prizes.

Please click on "Read More" below for gallery hours.


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“KICK OFF TO KINDERGARTEN” AT MILLER SCHOOL ~ Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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 2029) will be held at Miller School on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

This is an informational meeting for parents of students entering kindergarten for the 2016-17 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.


COLLEGE PLANNING NIGHT FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES ~ February 11, 2016

The AHS Guidance Department and Special Education Department, along with college faculty, will provide families with information about the high school to college transition for students with disabilities on February 11, 2016 in the AHS auditorium beginning at 7:00 p.m. 

Some of the topics covered include, college readiness, IDEA vs. ADA (504 plans), legal differences between high schools and colleges, and accommodations at the college level.   Registration is suggested for this event and will be posted on the AHS webpage prior to the presentation date.


HARMON SCHOOL BOX TOP CONTEST

The PTO is sponsoring a Box Top contest at Harmon School.  Just put the Box Tops in a Ziplock bag with your name and grade on it and turn it into the office by February 11, 2016.  The person who turns in the most Box Tops for each grade will receive a $10 Cinemark gift card.


AURORA ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL STEAK N’ STRINGS BENEFIT DINNER, CONCERT AND RAFFLE ~ February 27, 2016

Join the Aurora Orchestra Association on February 27, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Aurora High School Varsity Gymnasium for a delicious Outback Steak House dinner served at your table.  The Macedonia Outback Steak House will provide and cook your meal which will include their 9 oz. steak with sides, drinks and cheesecake.  A kid’s meal choice and vegetarian selection will also be available.  Entertainment will be provided by the AHS orchestras with music from Pirates of the Caribbean and Aladdin.  Presale tickets are required with an order deadline of February 13th.  No tickets will be sold at the door.  Dinner ticket proceeds go toward AOA student travel.

Raffle items will also be available to win, including tickets to concerts, golf outings, vacation packages and much more.  Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for raffle viewing and the raffle proceeds will benefit the AOA general fund.

Please click on the flyer and ticket order link below to order.  For more information, visit www.auroraorchestra.org or contact Kathi at 216-952-8850 or  grand2@earthlink.net

AOA Steaks N' Strings Dinner Flyer/Order Form


AFTER PROM COMMITTEE HOLDING CHIPOTLE FUNDRAISER ~Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The AHS After Prom Committee is holding a fundraiser at the CHIPOTLE restaurant located in Streetsboro at 9754 State Rt. 14.  They will donate 50% of their sales on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 4:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. to the AHS After Prom Committee.   Just present the flyer attached to the link below at check out. 

Thank you to the Streetsboro Chipotle Mexican Grill for their generous support of our students.

Chipotle Fundraiser Flyer


AURORA HIGH SCHOOL PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES

Wednesday, February 24 and Thursday, March 3, 2016 

7:20 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 10 minute scheduled appointments

                 There are no drop-in conferences                                                                

The parent/teacher conferences provide an opportunity for you to discuss your child’s academic progress with his/her teachers.

The following traveling teachers will be available at the high school on only one date.

February 24:  Mr. Nabring & Mrs. Draime

March 3:  Mr. Burdett

Please use the following links to schedule your conferences online:

 2/24/2016

 

 3/3/2016

 


HARMON SCHOOL YEARBOOK ORDERS ONLINE THROUGH MARCH 18, 2016

You can now order your Harmon School yearbook online from Ripcho Studio.  The cost is $15.00.  The order form can be turned into the office or it can be ordered online until March 18, 2016.  Click on the link below for more information and the order form.

Yearbook Order Form


SAVE THE DATE ~ NHS PRINCESS PROM – March 5, 2016

Mark your calendar for the upcoming Princess Prom sponsored by the National Honor Society.  It will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Aurora High School.  For more information about this event, please click on the invitation link below.

PRINCESS PROM INVITATION


AURORA PTO SPAGHETTI DINNER ~ March 4, 2016

The Annual Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Friday, March 4, 2016 at Aurora High School from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Dinners include spaghetti (meatless sauce or meatballs, beverages and dessert.  Tickets are available at all Aurora School Buildings, the Board of Education Office and from members of the PTO.  The flyer below provides additional information about the dinner. 

Come and enjoy an entire delicious meal that you didn’t even have to cook!

PTO Spaghetti Dinner Flyer


AHS CHOIR STUDENTS PERFORM NATIONAL ANTHEM AT CAVS GAME

The AHS Choir performed the National Anthem at the Monday, January 25th Cavs game.  In case you missed their performance, just click on the link below.

AHS Choir Cavs Game National Antherm Performance


AMERICANISM & GOVERNMENT TEST WINNER ~ IAN DOEMLING

Congratulations to AHS Junior Ian Doemling who was recently awarded a certificate as one of 6 winners of the 14th District of the American Legion Americanism and Government testing program for the 2015-16 school year.  The winners represent the top 1% of those 850 exams that were given in Summit and Portage counties.  Doemling was sponsored by American Legion Post/Unit 802 in Aurora.


AHS SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING AWARDS 2016 RECIPIENTS

Congratulations to Sean Berrodin and Brian Caponi and their students as the AHS Art Department had yet another outstanding showing at the2016 Northeast Central Ohio Scholastic Art Competition.  Seven AHS art students earned Gold Key pin and certificate recognition while eleven AHS students earned 19 Silver Keys for their work.  There were also 17 AHS students who received 40 Honorable Mention certificates.

An exhibition featuring all silver key, gold key and portfolios will be on display from January 19 - February 3, 2016 in the Kent State University Stark Campus Fine Arts Building and in the Campus Center (next to the Fine Arts Building) with the hours of M-TH 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Gold and Silver Key winners will attend an awards ceremony at the KSU Stark Campus in the Professional Education and Conference Center on January 30, 2016.  Seniors will be recognized at 10:00 a.m. and grades 7-11 at 12:00 p.m. All students, parents and school staff members are invited to attend.

For a complete description/listing of AHS 2016 Scholastic Art Competition student recognitions,please click on the “Read More” link below..


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SENIOR YEAR 2015-16 CALENDAR AVAILABLE

Please click on the link below to view a calendar of important yearly events for our AHS graduating Class of 2016.

Senior Year 2015-16 Calendar


AURORA CITY SCHOOLS' TWO-HOUR DELAY PROCEDURES

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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