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Ganley Chevrolet of Aurora will be holding a new Little Free Library unveiling in conjunction with their February book drive supporting the little libraries and school classrooms on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  The new Little Free Library will be located at the Aurora dealership located at 310 W. Garfield Rd. 

The library was built by Aurora Schools’ CT Technology instructor Shawn Reilly and his class.  Aurora’s Eric Van Raepenbusch will be on hand during the event for a storytelling extravaganza, so bring your book and come enjoy with drinks and snacks provided.  For more information, please click on the links below.

Little Free Library Debut Invitation

Ganley Little Free Library Video

NO SCHOOL ~ TEACHER IN-SERVICE DAY AND PRESIDENT’S DAY ~ February 16 & 19, 2018 President's Day with red, white and blue hats and stars in circle

There will be no classes held in the Aurora School District on Teacher In-Service Day, February 16th and President’s Day, February 19th.



Wednesday, February 21, 2018

5:20 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 10 minute scheduled appointments

Thursday, March 1, 2018

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

                           There are no drop-in conferences.  Please make appointments!                                        

The parent/teacher conferences provide an opportunity for you to discuss your child’s academic progress with his/her teachers.  Please click on Read More below for conference links to sign up online.

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

February 21st:  Mr. Nabring, Mrs. Draime & Mr. Burdett

March 1st:  Mr. Fenner

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HARMON SCHOOL RED CROSS PINT SIZE BLOOD DRIVE ~ Friday, February 23, 2018 American Red Cross word with red cross

Harmon Middle School is hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross.  It will take place on Friday, February 23. Be sure to ask your parents and relatives to participate in this good cause.  8th graders will earn one Data Assignment for each donor recruited.  They can get up to two Data Assignments.  7th graders will earn five Bio Bucks for each donor.  They can receive up to 10 Bio Bucks.  6th graders will receive tickets for each donor recruited. Students, you were given an information sheet in your report cards, so be sure to look at that for more information.

TRACK & FIELD CHIPOTLE RESTAURANT FUNDRAISER ~ February 27, 2018 Chipotle Mexican Grill Red Logo

The Aurora Greenmen Track & Field Team is holding a fundraiser at the Chipotle located at 2640 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  Dine in or carry out between 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and 50% of the proceeds will benefit Aurora Schools’ Track & Field.  You must present the flyer below, show it on your phone or tell the cashier when ordering.  Thank you for your support!

Cross Country Chipotle Fundraiser Flyer


DRUG TESTING PROGRAM MEETING ~ Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Drug Testing Wording with drawings of various drug types

The Aurora City School District will be holding a public meeting to address the components of a potential drug testing program that will be considered for recommendation to the Aurora Board of Education.  The meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  It will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Aurora High School Library. 

This meeting will focus on the possible adoption of a random drug testing program being implemented in order to protect the wellbeing of our students by providing them with a safe and drug-free environment that enables students to reach their highest potential while in our schools.

The presentation will include an overview of the program, its purpose, testing guidelines, how testing would be conducted, consequences of testing positive, and a question and answer session.

LEIGHTON SCHOOL YEARBOOK ORDERS Order your yearbook with camera

Leighton Elementary School yearbook orders are due in the school office by Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  Order forms were sent home last week.  If you would like to purchase a yearbook, please send in the order form along with $13.00 in cash or check made payable to Ripcho Studio.  There are extra order forms in the office. Online orders are due by Friday, March 16th.  


Congratulations to the Ohio Music Education Association’s (OMEA) Adjudicated event participants in grades 9-12 from Aurora High School.  To view the complete listing of students who participated and received top ratings at the event on January 27, 2018, please click on Read More below.

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AHS 2018 SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING AWARDS RECIPIENTS Scholastic Art & Writing Circle Logo in Yellow

Congratulations to Sean Berrodin and Brian Caponi and their students as the Aurora High School Art Department had yet another outstanding showing at the 2018 Northeast Central Ohio Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. 

In this year’s competition the judges boiled down 83 excellent portfolio entries to 11 gold winners and selected from over 3811 entries only 417 silver and gold key winners.   The exhibition of all silver key, gold key and portfolios will be on display through February 1, 2018 at the Kent State University, Stark Campus in the Campus Center (next to the Fine Arts Building), the Fine Arts Gallery and Lobby, and in the Main Hall Art Gallery. Building hours for the Campus Center and Fine Arts are:  Monday -Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mr. Coponi and Mr. Berrodin would both like to congratulate all students who entered and all students who were recognized in this year’s show.  They invite all staff, parents and students to visit the art exhibition.

For a complete listing of award winners, please click on the “Read More” link below.

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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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