Aurora City School District News

LEIGHTON SCHOOL DADS ’N DONUTS ~ DATES CHANGED – Now March 17-19, 2015

Leighton Elementary School’s annual Dads ‘N Donuts will be taking place on March 17, 18, and 19, 2015 beginning at 8:15 – 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 17th

4th Grade – Wednesday, March 18th

5th Grade – Thursday, March 19th

We look forward to starting the day off with you!


CRADDOCK SCHOOL BOOK FAIR MARCH 2-6, 2015

The Craddock School Book Fair will be held on March2-6, 2015.  Students will have the opportunity to visit the book fair with their classes on Monday and Tuesday.  Students can purchase books during their library times Wednesday – Friday.  Evening shopping hours will be Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. for families that want to shop together. You may also shop online (using our zip code) at http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/.   

This book fair is a great way to promote a child’s love of reading!


AURORA PTO SPAGHETTI DINNER & FIRST GRADE SPRING CONCERT ~ Friday, March 6, 2015

Join us for the Aurora Parent-Teacher Organization Spaghetti Dinner on Firday, March 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. in the Aurora High School Commons. The dinner includes a meal, beverage, and dessert.

First grade students, the Middle School Orchestra, and the Leighton Leaping Stars will priovide entertainment.

Please click on the flyer link below for more information on where tickets can be bought and ticket prices.

PTO Spaghetti Dinner Flyer


AURORA ALL SPORTS BOOSTERS ~ SPRING FOR SPORTS REVERSE RAFFLE/SILENT AUCTION

Mark your calendars!  The Aurora All Sports Boosters will be holding their Spring For Sports Annual Reverse Raffle/Silent Auction on Saturday, March 7, 2015.  It will be held this year at the Hawthorn Club House from 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight. 

Join them for a wonderful evening of dinner, dancing, fantastic auction items and a $2,000 grand prize. This event helps support our Aurora High School and Harmon Middle School student athletes.  Please take a look at the flyer below for more information, including ticket prices/purchasing and silent auction donations.

SEE YOU THERE!

Reverse Raffle Flyer

Reverse Raffle Donor Information


AFTER PROM COMMITTEE HOLDING CHET EDWARDS FUNDRAISER ~ Saturday, March 7, 2015

The AHS After Prom Committee is holding a fundraiser at CHET EDWARDS located at 182 South Chillicothe Rd. in Aurora. Bring the attached flyer and they will donate 15% of sales on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Proceeds will go to the Aurora High School After Prom.

Thank you to all who support our After Prom Committee fundraisers and to Chet Edwards for their generous support of our students.

Chet Edwards Flyer


AHS PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES ~ February 25 & March 5, 2015

PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES

Aurora High School 

Wednesday, February 25 and Thursday, March 5, 2015

7:20 – 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 25:  Mr. Burdett & Mrs. Draime

March 5:  Mr. Nabring


AURORA HIGH SCHOOL'S NHS HOSTS PRINCESS PROM ~ Friday, March, 13

All young ladies from Miller, Craddock, and Leighton Schools are invited to the Princess Prom where they will be escorted by their father or another adult guest on Friday, March 13th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Aurora High School's Gymnasium.

Entertainment will include a DJ, dancing, nail painting, a photographer & many opportunities to meet with one's favorites Disney Princesses.

Please click on the flyer link below to view the cost and other information regarding the event.

Princess Prom Flyer


SPRING FLING 2015 ~ “Let It Glow” - March 14, 2015

The AHS Spring Fling 2015 will take place on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at AHS from 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.  This year DJ Nick Perez will be the featured entertainment.  Tickets will go on sale during lunch periods the week before the dance.   Dress attire is semi-formal and if you want to “glow,” wear white or neon colors.  Check out the flyer below for details.

Spring Fling Flyer


MALLEY’S CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER

The Malley’s Chocolate Fundraiser paper order forms are due back to the school buildings on March 2, 2015.  Pick-up for those orders will be March 24th at Craddock School from 4:00-6:30 p.m.  Please enter through Door #3.  The deadline for online orders is March 30th with orders greater than $60 earn free shipping.  Sellers can set up an online fundraiser link at http://www.malleys.com/register-1437


SEVENTH GRADE POWER OF THE PEN TEAM WINS 1ST PLACE AT STATES

Congratulations to the seventh grade Power of the Pen team members for their first place finish at the Kent State writing competition. The team consists of the following awesome writers: Lauren Callahan, Rachel Dudziak, Kristen Fedor, Sara Gerber, Ryan Kacmar, Leilani Ressler, and Cori Slaw.


LEGISLATIVE CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Do you know who our Portage County Legislators are?

 

 

Senator John Eklund                           Representative Sarah LaTourette

Senate Building                                  11th Floor

1 Capitol Square, 1st Floor                  77 S. High Street

Columbus, Ohio  43215                      Columbus, Ohio  43215

614-644-7718                                      614-644-5088

What is your superintendent contacting these legislators about?  To find out, click on "Read More" below.


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LEIGHTON SCHOOL YEARBOOK ORDERS

Leighton School Yearbook orders for this year are due back to the office by Friday, March 6th.  Order forms were sent home a few weeks ago.  If you would like to purchase a yearbook, please send in your order form along with $11.00 (in cash or a check) made payable to Ripcho Studio. Online orders will be accepted until March 3lst.  We do not order any extra yearbooks so it you would like one it must be ordered now. 


HARMON SCHOOL YEARBOOK ONLINE ORDERS

Now you can also order your Harmon School yearbooks online through Ripcho Studios.  Envelope orders need to be returned to school by January 30, 2015 and online orders will be accepted through March 31, 2015.  Below is a link with more information regarding online orders.

Ripcho Yearbook Online Order Information


AHS SUMMER ACADEMY 2015

Forms for the AHS Summer Academy will be available on April 6, 2015.  They will be available on the AHS website, in the AHS main office and in the HMS main office.  The courses are offered as follows:

Personal Finance (½ credit) Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 26, 2015 (10th, 11th, & 12th grade only)

Physical Education* (¼ credit) Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 26, 2015

Health (½ credit) Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 24, 2015 (10th, 11th, & 12th grade only)

Art 1 (½ credit) Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 24, 2015


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Upcoming Events & Calendar

Mar
05
AHS PCF
@AHS
Thursday, 3/5/2015
Mar
05
Elementary PCF Meeting
@Leighton School
Thursday, 3/5/2015
Mar
05
AHS Conferences
@AHS
Thursday, 3/5/2015
Mar
06
Mar
07
All Sports Boosters Reverse Raffle
@Hawthorn of Aurora clubhouse
Saturday, 3/7/2015
Mar
10
Kindergarten Registration
@Miller Elementary School
Tuesday, 3/10/2015
Mar
10
MES Conferences
@Miller Elementary School
Tuesday, 3/10/2015
Mar
10
AHS Band Concert
@AHS Auditorium
Tuesday, 3/10/2015
Mar
11
Kindergarten Registration
@Miller Elementary School
Wednesday, 3/11/2015
Mar
13
HMS Family Breakfast (A-Z)
@Harmon Commons
Friday, 3/13/2015
Mar
13
AHS Bloodmobile
@AHS Varsity Gym
Friday, 3/13/2015
Mar
14
Spring Fling
@AHS Varsity Gym
Saturday, 3/14/2015
Mar
16
HMS Winter Sports Awards
@Harmon Commons
Monday, 3/16/2015
Mar
17
LES Dad's and Donuts ~ 3rd Grade
@Leighton Cafeteria
Tuesday, 3/17/2015
Mar
18
CES Conferences
@Craddock Elementary School
Wednesday, 3/18/2015
Mar
18
LES Dad's and Donuts ~ 4th Grade
@Leighton Cafeteria
Wednesday, 3/18/2015
Mar
18
AHS Spring Sports Pictures
@AHS
Wednesday, 3/18/2015
Mar
18
AHS Winter Sports Awards
@AHS Auditorium
Wednesday, 3/18/2015
Mar
19
LES Dad's and Donuts ~ 5th Grade
@Leighton Cafeteria
Thursday, 3/19/2015
Mar
19
HMS PCF
@Harmon Middle School
Thursday, 3/19/2015

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