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AURORA HIGH SCHOOL RANKED #1 IN NORTHEAST OHIO AND #6 IN OHIO BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT’S BEST HIGH SCHOOLS 2017 US News & World Report High School Gold Emblem Logo

Aurora High School (AHS) has been ranked #1 in Northeast Ohio and #6 in Ohio in the Best High Schools article by U.S. News & World Report for 2017.  Earning this Gold Medal distinction (indicating the greatest level of college readiness) places AHS at #202 in the country.  The gold medal rating is given to only 500 schools nationwide calculated by using College Readiness Index student performance results.  The report is derived from data submitted by more than 28,000 public high schools nationally.  To view the complete AHS overview results, click here.

To view the Top 15 Northeast Ohio public high school U.S. News & World Report ranking results, click here


AOA LEIGHTON LUAU PARTY (Rescheduled) ~ Friday, April 28, 2017 Leighton Luau Wording with colorful hibiscus flowers

The Aurora Orchestra Association has rescheduled its annual spring party. The "Leighton Luau" will be held on Friday, April 28th, 2017 from 3:30 - 5:30 at Leighton School and will include pizza, a DJ, games and raffle baskets.  All students in grades 3-5 who previously purchased a ticket can attend. Raffle tickets will be available at the event.


AHS PROM 2017 Senor Prom word cursive gold

The Aurora High School Senior Prom 2017 will be held on May 13, 2017 at Signature of Solon (39000 Signature Dr., Solon, OH 44139) from 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.  Tickets will be on sale Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 5, 2017 during all lunch periods.  The cost is $60 per ticket or $120 for a pair of tickets.  Checks should be made out to Aurora High School.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Dirda at:  mdirda@aurora-schools.org / 330 954 2157.

After Prom tickets are $20 each.  Please make checks out to Aurora After Prom.


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AFTER PROM ~ May 13, 2017 After Prom Word  in Blue

Don’t miss the AHS After Prom which will be held at Aurora High School on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 11:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.   Tickets for the event will go on sale beginning next week on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (April 24th, 25th & 26th) and again the following week on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (May 3rd, 4th, & 5th).  Tickets will be sold during lunch periods for $20 per ticket. Checks can be made out to Aurora After Prom.  All Juniors and Seniors are welcome to attend regardless of their attendance at Prom. 

NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR!


VOTER POLLING LOCATIONS IN AURORA Polling locations black words with red and blue stars and stripes above and below

Please click on the link below for a complete listing of polling locations in the City of Aurora.  Election Day is May 2, 2017 Please remember to vote.

AURORA POLLING LOCATIONS


THANK YOU AURORA SCHOOLS’ VOLUNTEERS Yeloow voluntter bubble word

In honor of National Public School Volunteer Week (April 23-29, 2017), the Aurora City School District would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our volunteers who give so generously of their time to help make our district and students so successful.  Our volunteers truly make a difference in the lives of our staff and students.


HARMON SCHOOL CHOIR CONCERT ~ MAY 3, 2017 Aurora choir logo black and white

Please join us for an evening of song at Harmon Middle School’s Choir Concert on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.  It begins at 7:00 p.m. at Aurora High School.   This spring concert will cap the choir’s school year of hard work and they would really enjoy seeing you there.


AURORA BAND’S CHIPOTLE FUNDRAISER ~ May 9, 2017 Chipotle Mexican Grill Red Jalapeno Logo

The Aurora Schools’ Band program will be holding a fundraiser at the Chipotle Mexican Grill in Twinsburg (2640 Creekside Drive) on May 9, 2017 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Please mention the Aurora High School Band when ordering/purchasing and they will donate 50% of the profits to the band.


AHS SPRING 2017 EXAM SCHEDULE Exam Schedule Wording

Please see the link below for the Aurora High School Spring 2017 exam schedule.

Exam Schedule Click Here Wording with Pencil and Exam Image

Final exam SCHEDULE for seniors WHO ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE EXAMS:

5/18 - Thursday Exams: 2, 4/4a, 4a/5 & 8 

5/19 - Friday Exams: 1, 3, 5/5a, 5a/6 & 7


SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 INFORMATION Summer School Registration with Yellow Sun

The following are the classes/dates for Summer School 2017.

 

Personal Finance

Monday, June 5 – Friday, June 23, 2017

(10th, 11th and 12th grade only) 

Physical Education

Monday, June 5 - Friday, June 23, 2017

Art 1/Studio Art*

Monday, June 5 - Friday, June 23, 2017

Health (½ credit)

Monday, July 3 through Monday, July 24, 2017 (No Classes July 4th)

(10th, 11th, & 12th grade only)

Physical Education*

Monday, July 3 through Monday, July 24, 2017 (No Classes July 4th)

Summer School forms will be available in the main office at Aurora High School & Harmon Middle School beginning on April 3rd.  

Health, Physical Education & Personal Finance Registration

Virtual Learning Core Curriculum Courses Registration


AURORA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY 2017 LEVY INFORMATION PRESENTATIONS Yellow caution Sign with word levy in black and parent and child walking

To view informational presentations regarding the upcoming ACSD proposed 5.9 mill levy, that will be on the May 2, 2017 ballot, please click on the links below.  Please go to the ACSD website homepage under the Quick Links tab to find even more important information regarding the upcoming 2017 district levy.

District Financial Presentation

District Levy Presentation


SENIOR CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF EVENTS/GRADUATION PARTICIPATION FORM/BREAKFAST INVITATION 2017 Jumping senior student in black with senior events wording

Please click on the link below to view a Chronological Order of Events listing for our graduating seniors - Class of 2017.  Also below, are the links for the Commencement Participation Intention Form and the Senior Family Breakfast Invitation.

Chronological Order of Events - 2017 AHS Graduates

2017 Commencement Participation Intention Form

Annual Senior Family Breakfast Buffet and Celebration Form


CONGRATULATIONS AHS OUTSTANDING GREENMEN/INSTRUCTORS 2017 Aurora Greenmen Head

Congratulations to our 2017 Outstanding Greenmen and the instructor they chose as having had a strong influence on them. Please click on "Read More" below to see the listing of names.


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AFTER PROM DONATIONS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED After Prom Word Logo in Black and Blue

The AHS After Prom Committee is in need of donations and volunteers from the junior and senior class parents for the event which will be held on May 13, 2017.  Please send donations in an envelope marked After Prom and include your name.   The envelopes can be dropped off or mailed to the high school office.  Please make checks payable to Aurora After Prom.  An AHS After Prom Donor Form can be found at the link below.

Thank you for your support!

AHS After Prom Donor Form


TECH TUESDAYS COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY HELP ~ Updated Information Tech Help Word with Computer Mouse

The Harmon School TECH TUESDAYS, a program offered by students to provide advice on technology for community members, is now being held at the WALKER BUILDING on Tuesdays from approximately 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Just bring in your technological device and the students will be happy to help with all problems, big or small. 

Help will be available on the following dates through the end of the school year:

March 7, 14, 21

April 4, 11, 18, 25

May 2, 9, 16