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 ...
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. (http://www.aecsd.education/districtpage.cfm?pageid=1464) 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Central Registration for New Students:
Effective immediately, the Auburn Enlarged City School District will begin registering new students at its Central Registration office, located in the Harriet Tubman Administration Building at 78 Thornton Ave.
Any new families that have moved into the school district and need to register their children for any grade level, Pre-K through 12th grade, may do so at the new Central Registration office between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
“Having a Central Registration office should make the registration process much easier for families moving into the district, and we are excited to provide this customer service,” said Camille Johnson, Assistant Superintendent for Student Services.
Free Summer Lunch Program Open to the Public:
(June 21, 2019) - The Auburn United Methodist Church and the Food Bank of Central New York are sponsoring free summer lunches from July 1 through August 23, 2019.
Lunches will be served from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at Genesee Elementary School, 244 Genesee Street, Auburn. The program is free and open to the public.
If you have any questions, please call Barbara Loomis at (315) 406-8717.
Six Auburn High School seniors earn Seal of Biliteracy:
L to R: Jeff Pirozzolo (Superintendent), Kathy Rhodes
(Board of Education President), Janna Fiermonte
(Seal of Biliteracy Coordinator), Connor Cuthbert,
Baylee Kennedy, Karrigan Gregory, Jenna Nila,
Elizabeth Diego, and Olivia Gomes.
(June 20, 2019) - Six Auburn High School seniors earned the Seal of Biliteracy this school year after completing and presenting two culminating projects, 1 in English and 1 in a World Language. Connor Cuthbert, Elizabeth Diego, Olivia Gomes, and Jenna Nila all presented in English and Spanish, while Karrigan Gregory presented in Italian and Baylee Kennedy presented in French.
The students presented their final portion on April 9, 2019 and were honored at the Board of Education meeting on June 11. The Seal will be on each of their ...
AJHS Environmental Club's Buddy Bench Project:
The Auburn Junior High School Environmental Club has collected over 37,000 bottle caps to be recycled into benches as part of the Joshuas's Buddy Benches Project. Approximately 200 lbs of plastic bottle caps were needed to be melted down to be recycled into buddy benches. The club has reached their goal which is to provide a buddy bench for each of the Auburn elementary school buildings!
Auburn’s 2019-2020 school budget in a nutshell:
(May 8, 2019) - The Auburn Enlarged City School District’s annual school board election and budget vote is Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Voters will have the opportunity to vote on school board seats as well as the district’s 2019-2020 proposed budget.
There are three open school board positions for the 2019-2020 school year, and each position holds a three-year term. The candidates running are William Andre, who has been on the board for 18 years, Jeff Gasper, who has been on the board for 3 years, and newcomers Brianne Neabel and Danielle Wood.
The proposed budget expenditures of the Auburn Enlarged City School District for the 2019-2020 school year are $78,930,561, which is up 3.3 percent, or $2.5 million, from 2018-2019. Though the amount of foundation aid the ...
Auburn junior Div Patel wins scholarship at CNY science fair:
Div Patel standing with his science project.
(May 1, 2019) - Auburn High School junior, Div Patel, competed in the 40th Central New York Science & Engineering Fair at Onondaga Community College in late March. The event was sponsored by the MOST (Museum of Science &Technology), and schools within 10 central New York counties were eligible to participate.
The MOST hosts its annual Central New York Science & Engineering Fair every March at SRC Arena on the Onondaga Community College campus. Students get the lifelong benefit of understanding science in a unique, hands-on way by actually performing an experiment of their own design or engineering a device or process.
This is the second time Patel has competed at this fair. He competed ...
Auburn schools raise funds for “Stop the Bleed” kits:
(April 12, 2019) – “Stop the Bleed” is one of the nation’s largest public health campaigns. Its goal is to save lives by encouraging bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. May 23, 2019 is National Stop the Bleed Day, which is a designed to provide the public with each access resources to get trained, get kits, or to get involved.
The Auburn Enlarged City School District has joined in on this effort with a campaign of its own and is aiming to equip each instructional area, classroom, and corridor in all seven of its school buildings with a “Stop the Bleed” kit, as well as train staff and students in case a crisis should occur.
“ Stop the Bleed” ...
Auburn High School implementing visitor management system effective April 22, 2019:
(April 5, 2019) – In an ongoing effort to enhance the safety and security of students and staff in the Auburn Enlarged City School District, Auburn High School will be implementing a visitor management system effective April 22, 2019.
The system is called the Raptor Visitor Management System, and it is designed to add an additional layer of security for students and staff at Auburn High School. The Raptor Visitor Management System will allow high school staff to screen visitors to the school for safety purposes. The system has the ability to instantly screen against sex offender, custody, and other customized databases.
Upon arrival to Auburn High School, all visitors will be required to present a government issued identification card in order to gain access to ...
Auburn Junior High Musical Production "Annie Get Your Gun":
“Annie Get Your Gun” is showing on Friday, April 5 @ 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6 @ 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 7 @ 2:00 p.m. at Auburn Junior High School's Emerson Auditorium. The show is filled with a treasure trove of Irving Berlin’s hits, including “Doin’ What Comes Natur’lly,” “You Can’t Get A Man With A Gun,” “Anything You Can Do,” and the show business anthem “There’s No Business Like Show Business.”
Special thanks to Director: Bill Tenity; Assistant Director: Kelly Sue Haines; Musical Director: Kristan Sheppard; Choreographer: Luis Molina; Producer/Costumer: Sally Reutlinger
Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Advance tickets are ...
AHS Drama Club Show @ Auburn Public Theater:
The Auburn High School Drama Club presents "Some Lovely Shows" at the Auburn Public Theater. Showtimes are 7:00 p.m. on April 4, 5 & 6.
The students of David Fisselbrand will be performing these original works:
Writing a Show
Sweet, but Psycho
The Dating Game
11 Ways a Cat Can Help You Find the Love of Your LIfe
A Man of the People
The Bank Robbery
The Financial Advisor
Auburn High School students produce award-winning artwork:
(March 19, 2019) - Auburn High School students earned an astounding 31 awards in the 2019 CNY Scholastic Art & Writing Awards regional competition including eight gold keys, eight silver keys, and 15 honorable mentions.
Over 100 area schools across the 13-county Central New York region submitted 5,673 pieces of artwork. Roughly 50 judges comprised of professional artists, educators, and photographers awarded 1,589 works in 17 categories. Central New York award recipients were announced at an awards ceremony at Onondaga Community College in January, and all gold key pieces moved on to the national competition.
Auburn High School senior, Gabrielle Wagner , received national recognition for her Digital Art piece titled “Reaching Vines,” which earned a silver medal in ...