District News

AURORA BAND CALENDAR SALE ~ Monday, August 3, 2015

The Aurora High School Band will be selling their CALENDARS OF EVENTS door-to-door on Monday, August 3, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   In addition, you can purchase the school calendar after the door-to-door sales event at Mazzulo's Market and Imagine That in Aurora.  

 Thank you for your support!


HARMON SCHOOL AND AURORA HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE AND CHROMEBOOK PICK UP ~ TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2015

Harmon and Aurora High School student class schedules and Chromebooks for the 2015-16 school year will be available for pick up on Tuesday, August 11, 2015.  They can be picked up in the Aurora High School cafeteria from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and in the evening from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  This is also the time that students will be issued and register their Chromebooks so it is important that ONLY the student or student’s parent pick up the schedule and Chromebook.  The student’s lunch code will be needed.

For those that cannot pick up schedules/Chromebooks on August 11th, schedules will also be available for pick up in the Guidance Office and Chromebooks will be distributed and registered in the Media Center.  Please pick up the schedule first and then the Chromebook.


AOA FORMAL WEAR FITTINGS FOR 9th GRADERS ON AUGUST 11, 2015

The Aurora Orchestra Association would like all 9th grade orchestra students (girls & boys) to stop by the orchestra room on Wednesday, August 11, 2015 to be fitted for their formal wear.  This is the same day you are to pick up your high school class schedule, so BE SURE to stop by the orchestra room to be fitted for your concert formal wear (skirt and top or tuxedo jacket and pants). Fittings will take place at the school from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Please be prepared to change into the formal wear so dress appropriately.  THIS IS IMPORTANT so that uniforms can be purchased if needed; as well as, altered and dry-cleaned to be ready for your October concert.

PARENTS:  We need your help!  The fitting will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. so any amount of help is appreciated.


SUMMER BOARD OFFICE/SCHOOL BUILDING OFFICE HOURS

The Aurora City Schools are currently operating on a summer schedule in order to conserve energy wherever possible. The following hours for each school building will be in effect until the 2015-16 school year begins in August.

School Board Office ~ Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Closed on Friday’s beginning June 12 – August 1, 2014.  If registration is needed on a Friday the Board Office is closed, please call 330-954-2228 to make arrangements.

Aurora High School ~ Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Harmon Middle School ~ Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.             

Closed Month of July

Leighton Elementary School ~ Monday – Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Closed Month of July

Craddock Elementary School  ~ Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Closed Month of July

Miller Elementary School ~ Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Closed Month of July


AURORA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT’S 2015-16 SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS AVAILABLE ON-LINE

School supply lists for the 2015-16 school year are available on-line for students in grades Preschool - 8.

There is no school supply list for Aurora High School students.   Each teacher will inform their students as to what materials they will need for class at either new student orientation or the first day of class. It is recommended that all high school students come prepared with basic school supplies, such as spiral notebook paper, folders, pencils, and pens, on the first day of school and the calculator that corresponds with the math class they are taking.  (Integrated Math 1 BLOCK or Integrated Math 1- Graphic Calculator TI 83+ or TI 84+ (TI 89 is not recommended). 

To find your student's supply list, go to the Aurora Schools’ website homepage and then go to either the Parent Portal or Student Portal at the top of the page.  Scroll down to the School Supply Lists title to find each grade level listed and select.


OHIO HAS 1st BACK TO SCHOOL “SALES TAX HOLIDAY”

The Ohio Senate has recently enacted Senate Bill 243 which exempts the purchase of clothing or school supplies under $75 from Ohio sales tax for three days in August 2015. Ohio’s “Sales Tax Holiday” will occur on August 7-9, 2015.  This is a one-year pilot program that will need future approval in order for continuation of the program.  For a complete listing of eligible items (laptops and tablets are not included), please click on the link below.

Ohio Sales Tax Holiday Eligible Item Listing


5th GRADE MATH AUTOBIOGRAPHY SUMMER PROJECT

Incoming 5th grade student Math Autobiography Summer Project information can be found below.

Math Autobiography Summer Project Information


5th GRADE SUMMER READING INFORMATION

For more information regarding 5th Grade Summer Reading, please click on the link below.

5th Grade Reading Parent Letter

5th Grade Summer Reading 


4th GRADE SUMMER READING INFORMATION

Oh, the places you’ll go while reading this summer! 

For more information regarding 4th Grade Summer Reading, please click on the link below.

4th Grade Summer Reading Information


3rd GRADE REQUIRED SUMMER READING

The 3rd Grade Summer Required Reading information and requirements, along with the Summer Book Jacket Project and Book Project Jacket links, can be found below.

3rd Grade Summer Reading Information/Requirements

Summer Book Jacket Project

Summer Book Jacket


BE A CRADDOCK SCHOOL BLUE RIBBON READER THIS SUMMER

This summer Craddock School students can be Blue Ribbon Readers.  All you have to do is complete a summer reading journal to track the number of minutes you spend reading or being read to.  Bring the completed journal back to school in the fall and receive a Blue Ribbon Reader Award and a special invitation to attend an Exclusive Blue Ribbon Reader Event on September 3, 2015.

Click on the link below for the Blue Ribbon Reader Incentive Program Information and forms. 

Blue Ribbon Reader Packet

Have fun reading this summer!


MILLER SCHOOL INTEGRATED PRESCHOOL MEET & GREET/ICE CREAM SOCIAL

The Miller School Integrated Preschool Meet & Greet and Ice Cream Social will take place on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 in the lower level Preschool Classrooms at Miller School from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  For more information, please click on the flyer link below.

Preschool Meet & Greet Flyer


FIRST DAY OF PRESCHOOL ~ Monday, August 24, 2015

The first day of Preschool at Miller School for the 2015-16 school year is Monday, August 24, 2015.