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For more information about continuing curriculum at home and FREE meals offered to students,
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COMMUNITY NOTICE: The E. John Gavras Center is providing child care for parents that are Health Care Providers and First Responders. For more information, please visit our COVID-19/Coronavirus School Closure Information page or the Gavras Center's website.

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Auburn Junior High School Presents Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical: March 2020 The Auburn Junior High School will proudly present their production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical on March 13, 14 and 15. Three performances will take place at the Auburn Junior High Emerson Auditorium, 191 Franklin Street, Auburn, NY. Curtain for the evening performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on March 13 and 14, and a 2:00 p.m. matinee will take place on March 15. All tickets are General Admission, and ticket prices are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. To purchase tickets in advance, please visit .   Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of ... more >>
COVID-19/Coronavirus School Closure Information and Resources: Community Notice: Child Care for Parents that are Health Care Proviers and First Responders The E. John Gavras Center  will be opening its Day Care services to the community beginning Monday March 30,2020. Day Care Services are available for children from Birth to 12 years of age during the hours of 6:00 am through 6:00 pm 7 days a week. It is very important that they are aware of your child attending so they have appropriate staffing. Please notify Jackie Drechsler, at (315) 255-2746 extension: 2147, in order to enroll your child in Day Care as soon as possible. They insist that if your child becomes ill that the child remains home for the safety of the other children and that you communicate this to the agency as well.   ... more >>
Emma Sroka Wins Spelling Bee for the Second Time: Congratulations to Seward Elementary School 6th grader, Emma Sroka, for winning the WCNY Central NY Spelling Bee and moving on to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. which will be held May 24 to 29! Her winning word was “depilatory.” This is her second consecutive win at the regional level. Last year her winning word was “deceitful.” Participants from the Auburn School District in the February 29 Regional competition were (L-R): Landon Lenhart, Gr 6; Carter DeRosa, Gr. 8; John Cuddy, Gr 4; Emma Sroka, Gr 6; and Makayla Hutchinson, Gr 5. The spelling bee will be broadcast at 2 p.m. March 7 on WCNY.    more >>
AHS Presents "Mamma Mia!" Feb. 27 - March 1: The music of ABBA comes alive as Auburn High School presents the musical "Mamma Mia!" Performances are: 7:00PM on Thursday, February 27; Friday, February 28; and Saturday, February 29.  2:00 PM on Sunday, March 1. Tickets at the door are $14 for General Admission, $12 for Senior/ Students, and $8 for children under 8.  ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.  Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story ... more >>
Free Lunches available Winter Break week: Free lunches for Auburn students and their families will be available from 12:00PM to 1:00PM starting Tuesday, February 18 through Friday, February 21 at the Genesee Elementary School cafeteria, 244 Genesee Street. Warm and healthy lunches with milk, fresh fruit and veggies will be served to children and their families.  The free lunches are provided by the Auburn United Methodist Church. For more information, call Barbara Loomis at 315-406-8717. more >>
Shred Duke: Auburn guitarist, 19, to play anthem at SU's biggest game: more >>
UPK 2020-21 Open Enrollment Now Open: Open Enrollment for Auburn Enlarged City School District’s  2020-21 Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program   The Universal Pre-Kindergarten program is an integral component of our district and includes a UPK program for our 4-year-old learners and a 3PK program for 3-year-olds! Together, these programs offer comprehensive educational services to Auburn School District residents who will be 3 or 4 years of age on or before December 1, 2020, and are available at  no cost  for eligible children.   A list of our Universal Pre-Kindergarten program locations (sites) is below with information regarding which sites offer 3PK and/or UPK and which sites provide full-day and/or half-day programs. Parent(s)/Guardian(s) are welcomed and encouraged to visit ... more >>
Family Fun Day is February 1st: (January 21, 2020) - The Auburn Enlarged City School District is holding its annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at William H. Seward Elementary School. This event is free to all Auburn students in Pre-K through second grade and their families. Family Fun Day is a high energy event that features games to boost math and literacy skills. Special guest Kelly Springer of Kelly’s Choice Nutritional Company will be at the event, along with many family-friendly vendors and informational tables, face painting, and many other fun activities. In addition, representatives from Auburn Enlarged City School District universal prekindergarten sites will be available for families to obtain information.  Be sure to wear sneakers and bring ... more >>
Auburn Board of Education no longer considering utility tax: After a considerable amount of feedback from the community, the Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Education has decided it will no longer consider the possibility of implementing a utility tax and has cancelled a public hearing and vote on the matter that was scheduled for January 28.   “The district would like to thank the community for all of the feedback,” said Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo. “After many phone calls, emails, and face to face discussions, we have received enough feedback to determine that this is not what the community wants. We heard your concerns, which is why we decided not to move forward.”   The district’s board of education continuously looks for ways to bring new revenue streams into the school district to ... more >>
Anonymous Alerts: The Auburn Enlarged City School District partners with Anonymous Alerts®, an anti-bullying and safety reporting app and system, to enhance student safety. This communication tool serves as a way for students to anonymously, quickly and easily report sensitive concerns to school officials. The goal of Anonymous Alerts is to help maintain a safe school climate while giving students ample opportunity to securely communicate with school administrators without fear of retribution by their peers. All submitted reports remain completely anonymous unless the user chooses to reveal their identity. Submitters can also attach a photo, video or screenshot with their report to provide more information to school officials. Types of concerns that can be reported through Anonymous Alerts ... more >>
Auburn Community Hospital Music Video Features AECSD Students, Staff: Students from Auburn High School (including the Vanguard Marching Band) and students and teachers from Auburn Junior High appear in this fun music video made by Auburn Community Hospital to celebrate #GivingTuesday! To donate or learn more about Auburn Community Hospital, visit  more >>
Workshop Kicks Off Harriet Tubman Center Partnership: The Auburn Enlarged City School District and the Harriet Tubman Center for Justice and Peace (HTCJP) are beginning a long-term working partnership aimed at integrating discussions of human dignity and childhood into efforts to address the challenges of diversity issues of all types throughout the school system.   To kick off this process, members of the AECSD administrative leadership team participated Monday, November 18 in a workshop led by Dr. Lucien Lombardo, Old Dominion University professor emeritus, HTCJP board member and 1963 Auburn High School graduate.   During the workshop, Lombardo introduced the concept of human dignity and its links to childhood, and leadership team members reflected on their own experiences with human dignity as children.   In diverse ... more >>
Three AECSD Educators Present at Conference in Croatia: Three Auburn educators recently attended and presented at the annual International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) conference, held this year in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Genesee Elementary School librarian and innovation lab coordinator Anne Mlod, Auburn High School library media specialist Victoria Calarco, and Auburn High School science teacher Christina Calarco were among over 500 conference attendees representing over 40 countries. The three presented on how to integrate the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into makerspaces, innovation labs, libraries and classroom instruction. The SDGs are a set of 17 global priorities set by the UN General Assembly in 2015 to address world issues like poverty, hunger, the environment, health, education, and justice. “It ... more >>
Cayuga Area College Night - October 24: The Auburn High School Counseling Department and the Cayuga Counselors’ Association will again co-sponsor the Cayuga Area College Night . This year’s event will be held on Thursday, October 24 th from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  with a Financial Aid Presentation starting at 5:30 p.m.  at Auburn High School. There will be approximately 90 representatives from four-year private and public colleges, two-year private and public colleges, non-profit and government agencies, and various branches of the military.                                  more >>
Four Music Students Selected for Area All-State Festival: Auburn Junior and Senior High Schools are pleased to announce that two students have been selected to the Zone 3 Area All-State Orchestra and that two students have been selected to the Zone 3 Area All-State Women’s Choir. They will participate in concerts held at Ithaca High School on November 2, 2019. Ryan Packard , viola, 9th grade, has been selected for Orchestra and has been involved in school orchestra for five years. Emerson Brown , soprano, 8th grade, has been selected for the Women’s Chorus and has been involved in school chorus for four years. Rylee Catalfano , soprano, 8th grade, has been selected for the Women’s Chorus and has been involved in school chorus for four years. Kaela Sova , viola, 7th grade, has been selected for Orchestra and has been ... more >>
Food Services offers a new FD MEALPLANNER App: We are pleased to inform you that Whitsons is launching a custom designed, state of the art, mobile platform that will bring nutrition information, meal ingredients and real time allergen information to the fingertips of students, parents and school district staff. This new menu viewing interface, FD MEALPLANNER, will take the place of the Whitsons district web pages bringing you all new streamlined mobile viewing capabilities. ( Type in Auburn in the search field to view all the schools and select the one you want. FD MEALPLANNER provides easy access to school menu information anytime, from any mobile device or PC. Your menus will now be interactive and will display nutrition (such as calories, fat, sodium, etc.) and allergen ... more >>
Vanguard Marching Band Performs at Woodstock Site: The Auburn High School Vanguard Marching Band recently took its talents to Woodstock, performing at the original site of the music festival’s stage in honor of its 50th anniversary. The band’s field show this year features several hits from The Who, honoring another 50th anniversary – that of the release of the band’s rock opera, “Tommy.” It was only fitting that the Vanguard perform “Pinball Wizard” and other selections from that album at the Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center in the Catskills, where The Who performed in front of 400,000 people during the 1969 Woodstock music festival. Following their Oct. 5 performance and a tour of the Woodstock Museum, the Vanguard traveled to East Ramapo High School for a New York State Field ... more >>
Auburn High School Students Earn AP Scholar Distinctions: Each year The College Board recognizes high school students who have shown outstanding academic merit through their performance on the Advanced Placement Exams. Students earn various distinctions based upon their AP exam scores. Auburn High School is proud to announce that 20 students earned the various AP Scholar Awards during the 2018-2019 school year as follows:   AP Scholar Award The following students earned the distinction of AP Scholar for earning a score of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams: Rory Allen , Claire Brundage , Liam McLoughlin , Div Patel and Benjamin Winne .   AP Scholar with Honor The following students earned the distinction of AP Scholar with Honor for earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken and scores ... more >>
New Principals at Owasco, Genesee Elementary: The Auburn Enlarged City School District welcomes two new elementary principals for the 2019-20 school year!   Jeremy Moore has been appointed as principal of Owasco Elementary and Heather Costello has been named principal of Genesee Elementary. Moore, an educator with 23 years of experience, spent much of the 2018-19 school year as interim principal of Trumansburg Elementary School. He previously served as an assistant principal at Brockport High School, where he oversaw the math, science and technology departments as well as safety, security and curriculum development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from SUNY Oneonta, a master’s degree in chemistry education from SUNY Plattsburgh and a certificate of advanced study in educational leadership from the ... more >>
NAMI Basics Parent Education Course: The Auburn Enlarged City School District will host the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Basics Parent Education Program this fall.   The six-week class will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday from Oct. 2 to Nov. 6 in the board room of the Harriet Tubman Administration Building, 78 Thornton Ave. The class is voluntary and FREE for up to 20 participants on a first-come, first-serve basis.   NAMI Basics is designed to help support parents and caregivers of children and adolescents experiencing mental health challenges. Trained peers will guide participants on how to better understand and support children while maintaining one’s own well-being. The class provides caregivers with skills, knowledge and a community of people who can relate to the experience ... more >>

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Superintendent: Jeffrey Pirozzolo
Phone: 315.255.8800
Address: 78 Thornton Avenue | Auburn, NY 13021