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CONGRATULATIONS To Our Lady Greenmen Basketball Team And Coach Greenberg On Their First Conference Championship Title Since 1927! The Penguins From Harmon School's Play Madagascar Jr. Get Ready To Take The Stage Congratulations to AHS Signing Day Athletes:  Bubba Arslanian, Syarra Sellers, Anna Davis, and Holden Semancik Harmon Winter Sports Assembly Welcome To Our AHS ILEP Visiting Scholars Thank You Card To School Board From Mrs. Buettin's Kindergarten Class Congratulations To Our Fall Athletes - Girls (Photo Taken At The December Board Meeting) Aurora School Board President Gerald Kohanski Takes His Oath At The Board of Education Organizational Meeting on January 5, 2017 Our Boy's Fall Athletes Were Recognized At The December Board Meeting Aurora Schools' Hockey Team Takes The Ice Preschool Thanksgiving Celebration Aurora Basketball Team took on Barberton The AHS Orchestra Performed in Concert Wrestlers At A Match Craddock Dads and Donuts Leighton School Blue Ribbon Ceremony Aurora vs. Hudson Playoff Football Game Miss McArthur's Special Guests Took Time Out for Dads & Donuts Photos The AHS Musical Nice Work If You Can Get It AHS Veterans Day Breakfast Celebration 9/11 Twin Tower Survivor George Slay Talks with Harmon Students 8th Grader Lilly Bates' Washington D.C. trip photograph of the Vietnam Memorial was one of 10 national finalists for the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History Veterans Day War Memorial Photo Contest.  Congratulations to our AHS 2016 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist and Commended Students Lauren Skonieczny's 2nd Grade Class Participates in Their Morning Meeting Congratulations to Donovan Boyle and the Girl's Varsity Cross Country Team for Their Division 1 State Meet Appearance Fall Party Costumes in Miss McArthur's Class HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Set for Volleyball The Boy's Soccer Team Raised $5,000 for the ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraiser Congratulations to Homecoming King Ryan Markowitz and Queen Mary Elliott AHS Service Learning Class was visited by the One Million Acts of Kindness Bus Superintendent Pat Ciccantelli received a Certificate of Appreciation for his outstanding contribution in the Field of Drug Law Enforcement from Timothy Plancon (left) of the Drug Enforcement Administration Mrs. Will's Class and their Marshmallow Challenge Meet & Greet and Popsicles Welcomed Students Back to School at Miller School Come on into Craddock for the first day of school AHS Mural Created by Connor Bowen and Samantha Miller Craddock School Lid Mural in Cafeteria Aurora 5th Grade Teacher Keri Stoyle (2016 Master Teacher Award Winner) and Dan Keenan at the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation reception Band members took part in the Aurora Memorial Day Parade Aurora Marching Band Performs During 4th of July Parade

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HARMON SCHOOL FAMILY BREAKFAST ~ Friday, March 3, 2017 Plate of Pastrys

Join us for Harmon School’s annual Family Breakfast.  A light breakfast of pastries, juice and coffee will be served beginning at 6:45 a.m. until 7:30 a.m.

Don’t miss the chance to start your morning with us!


The AHS National Honor Society is extending its Croc shoe collection (new or gently used) through Friday, March 3, 2017.  The Croc donations will be sent with a mission group going to El Salvador.  The shoes can be dropped off in boxes by the school building offices.  Thank you for your donation.

Croc Collection Flyer



Thursday, March 2, 2017

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


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LEIGHTON SCHOOL ANNUAL DADS AND DONUTS ~ March 7-9, 2017 A box of multiple donuts

Leighton Elementary School’s annual Dads And Donuts will be taking place on March 7, 8, and 9, 2017 beginning at 8:15 a.m. and running until 9:00 a.m.  Please try not to be early since set-up will be taking place.  We hope you can join us for this special opportunity for students to enjoy a breakfast including, coffee, juice, donuts, and other pastries, with their dads or special guest.  This is also a fantastic time for the adults to see the school and student classrooms.

In order to accommodate all students and special guests, we ask that ONLY Leighton students attend this breakfast.  The days will be broken down by grade in order to have room for families with multiple children.  Please try to attend on your designated day listed below.

3rd Grade – Tuesday, March 7th

4th Grade – Wednesday, March 8th

5th Grade – Thursday, March 9th

We look forward to starting the day off with you!

AURORA ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL STEAK N’ STRINGS BENEFIT DINNER, CONCERT AND RAFFLE ~ March 4, 2017 Aurora Orchestra Association Logo with black orchestra

Join the Aurora Orchestra Association on March 4, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m. for raffle viewing) at Aurora High School for a delicious Outback Steak House dinner.  The Macedonia Outback Steak House will provide and cook your meal on-site which will include their 9 oz. steak (or Salmon) with sides, drinks and cheesecake.  A kid’s meal choice will also be available.  Entertainment will be provided by the AHS orchestras.  Presale tickets are required with an order deadline of February 11th by mail and February 18th online.  No tickets will be sold at the door.  Dinner ticket proceeds go toward the AOA general fund and benefit all orchestra students in grades 4-12.

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.

In addition, there will be dozens of fantastic themed raffle baskets including candy, toy and craft baskets for the kids as well as date night out and concert ticket baskets for the adults. 
They will also have some incredible family vacation packages including a trip for four to Walt Disney World, with airfare and hotel!

Please click on the flyer and ticket order link below to order.  For more information, email info@auroraorchestra.org or contact Kathi at 216-410-4784.

Steak N' Strings Flyer

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY’S PRINCESS PROM AWAITS – March 11, 2017 Pink Crown With Word Princess In White

All pre-K through 5th grade princesses are cordially invited to attend the National Honor Society Princess Prom accompanied by their King or Queen.  The ball will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.  Please RSVP by March 3, 2017.  This year the ball is proudly sponsored in part by Allstate Integrity Insurance Agency and Aurora Rose Dance Academy. 

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.  For more information about this event, please click on the invitation link below.  Please contact jsimmerman@aurora-schools.org with any questions.

Princess Prom Flyer

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Sign Up  Sign Up Genius Logo

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR CLASS OF 2030 Kindergarten Registration in childrens lettering below crayon tops


It’s that time already!  Miller School will be holding their Kindergarten registration for the 2017/18 school year on:


Wednesday, March 8th

9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 9th

9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

If you have any questions, please call our Miller School Secretary, Sherry Rogalski at 330-562-6199.

We are looking forward to meeting all of our new Kindergarteners.

 AURORA TRACK AND FIELD BUFFALO WILD WINGS FUNDRAISER ~ March 15, 2017 Buffalo Wild Wings Bar & Grill Logo

The Aurora Track and Field Team will be holding a fundraiser at the Aurora Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant (18865 Giles Rd.) on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Just show the flyer attached to the link below and 15% of all pre-taxed sales will be donated to the team.  Thank you for your support.

Aurora Track & Field Buffalo Wild Wings Flyer

JUNIORS TO TAKE STATE FUNDED ACT TEST IN MARCH 2017 ACT Test To Be Given To Juniors in March 2017

School districts and community schools must administer a state-funded college and career readiness test to juniors in the spring of 2017.  Aurora High School will be administering a state-funded ACT on March 21, 2017 at 7:40 a.m.  Juniors should remember to take care not to schedule appointments or college visits on this day.  


Leighton Elementary School Yearbooks can be ordered from February 1 – 28, 2017.  Order forms will be sent home with students this week.  If you would like to purchase a yearbook, please send in the order form along with $12.00 in cash or check made payable to Ripcho Studio.  Online orders will be accepted until March 15, 2017.  

HARMON SCHOOL YEARBOOK ORDERS ONLINE THROUGH MARCH 24, 2017 Yearbook! Yearbook! wording with colorful retro flower background

Harmon Middle School Yearbooks can be ordered from February 6 – March 24, 2017.  Order forms will be sent home with students on Monday, February 6th.  If you would like to purchase a yearbook, please send in the order form, along with $15.00 in cash or a check made payable to Ripcho Studio. 

Online orders will be accepted from February 6th until March 24th, 2017.  Go to www.RipchoStudio.com and enter harmonms5.  Fill out your student’s information, enter your quantity, click add to cart and review your purchase.  Click pay by credit card, enter your billing information and click continue.  Confirm order. A confirmation email with your confirmation number will be sent to the email address you provided.  If you do not receive a confirmation email, your order is not complete.  

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


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.  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. To view each school buildings delayed start class schedules and the transportation adjustments that will be made when a two-hour delay is implemented, please click on the “Read More” link below.

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Upcoming Events & Calendar

Craddock Spring Book Fair
@Craddock Elementary School
2/23/2017 - 3/3/2017
Thursday, 3/2/2017
AHS Parent Teacher Conferences
Thursday, 3/2/2017
Harmon Family Breakfast
@Harmon Commons
Friday, 3/3/2017
Steak N' Strings
Saturday, 3/4/2017
Leighton Dads and Donuts ~ 3rd Grade
@Leighton Cafeteria
Tuesday, 3/7/2017
Leighton Dads and Donuts ~ 4th Grade
@Leighton Cafeteria
Wednesday, 3/8/2017
Kindergarten Registration
@Miller Elementary School
Wednesday, 3/8/2017
Leighton Dads and Donuts ~ 5th Grade
@Leighton Cafeteria
Thursday, 3/9/2017
Kindergarten Registration
@Miller Elementary School
Thursday, 3/9/2017
Harmon Open Mic Night
@Harmon Middle School
Friday, 3/10/2017
Princess Prom
Saturday, 3/11/2017
Miller School Dads & Donuts
@Miller Elementary School
Tuesday, 3/14/2017
Emerald Ensemble Show Choir Concert
@AHS Auditorium
Wednesday, 3/15/2017
Spring Fling
Saturday, 3/18/2017
Board of Education Meeting
@AHS Media Center
Monday, 3/20/2017

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