Family Fun Day scheduled for February 9:
(January 18, 2019) - The Auburn Enlarged City School District is holding its annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, February 9, 2019 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 Spring 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 a water ...
UPK 2019-20 open enrollment starts February 1:
Open Enrollment for Auburn Enlarged City School District’s
2019-2020 Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program
Begins Friday, February 1!
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, 2019, and are available at no cost for eligible children.
A list of our Universal Pre-Kindergarten program locations (sites) is below wotj 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 ...
Family Engagement Survey:
Please take a moment to take our 2018-19 Family Engagement Survey. We appreciate any and all feedback!
Click here to take the survey
Thank you for voting to approve the 2019-2024 Capital Improvement Project:
Dear Community Members,
I would like to sincerely thank everyone who took time to come out and vote on the 2019-2024 Capital Improvement Project. Approving this project enables the Auburn School District to move forward with important safety and security improvements, as well as essential health and safety improvements in and around our school buildings. Thank you for looking out for the best interest of our district's students and staff.
Yes - 1,197
No - 434
Auburn Enlarged City School District's
Proposed 2019-2024 Capital Improvement Project
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Owasco Elementary donates over 170 pairs of pajamas:
(December 18, 2018) – Over 100 students at Owasco Elementary collected over 170 pairs of pajamas to be donated to the Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency as part of a holiday giving project tied to Scholastic’s Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive. For every new pair of pajamas collected, Scholastic donates a book to go along with them. The program provides new books and new pajamas to children in need, many of whom are waiting and hoping to be adopted.
This giveaway project started at Owasco in 2016 with just fifth grade students participating. In 2016 and 2017, fifth grade students collected between 65-75 pairs of pajamas each year. This year, the entire school joined in on the endeavor, which allowed students to collect almost triple the number of pajamas ...
Auburn school officials: No truth to threat, shooting rumors:
by The Citizen staff, Dec. 17, 2018
To view this article on The Citizen's website, click here.
The Auburn Enlarged City School District on Monday sent an automated phone message to all district parents in an attempt to quash rumors of threats and violence at the high school.
Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo said administrators are being flooded with phone calls from concerned parents after false rumors were posted on social media. In particular, a rumor about a bomb threat and a rumor about a shooting at the high school are causing concern.
Pirozzolo said the district sent out the robocall to make clear that the social media posts are "completely untrue." In addition, the high school principal made an announcement to let everyone inside the ...
Outstanding achievements happening in Auburn schools:
Lucky the Robot displays Auburn Enlarged City School
District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo's face on an iPad
(November 14, 2018) - There have been some outstanding things happening throughout the Auburn Enlarged City School District lately.
This year, the district has teamed up with representatives from Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes to expand the Seeing Stars© program, providing an innovative way to further our students reading fluency skills. The program provides personalized, job-embedded support to our teachers through the use of a state-of-the-art robot named Lucky. Lucky enables a Lindamood-Bell instructor to observe classroom instruction in our schools remotely over a streaming video session, allowing the instructor to interact with ...
Auburn High School announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2019:
(November 6, 2018) - Auburn High School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2019.
Zachary Moore earned the distinction of valedictorian and is a member of several clubs and activities including the National Honor Society, SADD Club, Z-Club, and the Varsity Tennis team.
Matthew Bergan is the salutatorian and is also a member of several clubs including the National Honor Society, FBLA, Varsity Club, and the Varsity Baseball team.
The district is very proud of their commitment to excellence in their academic and extracurricular activities.
Congratulations, Zachary and Matthew!
Two Auburn teachers accepted into NYS Master Teacher Program:
Aaron Williams and Div Patel work in the lab as Chemistry
teacher Prin Furst looks on.
by Jessica Luisi, Public Information Specialist
(November 5, 2018) – In October, New York State accepted 275 master teachers into the New York State Master Teacher Program, and two Auburn teachers, Matthew Drastal and Prin Furst, were among those selected.
The New York State Master Teacher Program (NYSMTP) began in 2013 as a way to identify and support teachers who teach STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects. Teachers who are chosen to be a part of the program are considered to be innovators and leaders in STEM education.
Drastal is a technology teacher at Auburn Junior High School, and Furst teaches Enriched Regents Chemistry and AP Chemistry at Auburn ...
School Board Recognition Week, October 22-26:
(October 21, 2018) - The New York State School Boards Association recognizes October 22-26 as School Board Recognition Week. This is a great time to promote awareness and understanding of the important work performed by school board members. Auburn Enlarged City School District is celebrating School Board Recognition Week to honor our school board members for their commitment to the school district and its students, staff, and community.
The members serving the Auburn Enlarged City School District are as follows:
Kathleen Rhodes, Board President
Joseph Sheppard, Board Vice President
William Andre, Board Member
Frederick Cornelius, Board Member
Jeffrey Gasper, Board Member
Sam Giangreco, Board Member
Eli Hernandez, Board Member
Rhoda Overstreet-Wilson, ...
Auburn High School Counseling Department, Cayuga Counselor's Association to host Cayuga Area College Night on October 18:
Auburn High School students listened to representatives
from Nazareth College discuss the college programs they
offer during a college visit on September 21.
(October 15, 2018) - The Auburn High School Counseling Department and the Cayuga Counselors’ Association will once again co-sponsor the Cayuga Area College Night . This year’s event will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 6:00 to 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, schools of nursing, and various branches of the military. The representatives can answer questions about admission, programs of study, ...
Big D’s provides supplemental transportation service to Auburn school district:
(Auburn, NY – September 21, 2018) – As many parents and guardians of students in the Auburn Enlarged City School District are aware, the school district has been experiencing some transportation issues with its contracted transportation provider, First Student, due to a shortage of bus drivers. The district has been working diligently with First Student’s regional manager to resolve the issues.
In the meantime, the school district has an obligation to transport students to and from school, as well as to and from extracurricular events, so the district had to find alternative transportation methods that would help meet their obligation.
The district contacted Auburn Limousine, Inc., also known as Big D’s Limos, regarding the transportation issues, and Big ...
Auburn Enlarged City School District deploys Anonymous Alerts safety reporting tool:
(Auburn, NY – September 4, 2018) – The Auburn Enlarged City School District is pleased to announce its partnership with Anonymous Alerts®, the anti-bullying and safety reporting app and system. Starting in the 2018-2019 school year, the patented, award-winning safety communications tool will be a new way for students to anonymously report sensitive concerns to school officials and engage in anonymous 1-way and 2-way communications® to share more information about incidents. Types of concerns that may be reported include, but are not limited to, bullying, harassment, drug-related issues, fighting, weapons, threats, and more. The goal of this reporting system is to help maintain a safe school climate while giving students ample opportunity to securely communicate with ...
Auburn schools provide technology-enriched programming:
K-12 library media specialists, art, and technology teachers
worked together to design projects and plan curriculum for
the new Innovation Labs.
(August 22, 2018) - In response to today’s rapidly changing world, education must be ready to adapt in order to prepare students for a world beyond the classroom. Education is simply not the same as it was 30 years ago, or even 10 years ago, and to help our children succeed, that change is both necessary and positive. Education today encompasses more curriculum than ever before, and the need for hands-on, critical thinking learning opportunities is essential. As a school district, it is our responsibility to provide all of our students with instruction and experiences that will prepare them with the 21st Century skills necessary ...
Auburn Junior High School hosts student orientations - August 22, 2018:
(Auburn, NY – August 13, 2018) – Auburn Junior High School is hosting student orientations for all incoming 7 th grade and transfer students on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.
Orientation for students with the last name beginning with A – K is from 8:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Orientation for students with the last name beginning with L – Z is from 12:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Brief parent orientations are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Parents and guardians whose students have a last name beginning with A – K are invited to the morning session, while parents and guardians whose students with a last name beginning with L – Z are invited to the afternoon session.
Attendees at all programs should report to the auditorium at Auburn Junior ...
2018 School Supply Giveaway scheduled for August 18:
2016 Stuff the Bus Event
(Auburn, NY – August 10, 2018) – Some Auburn students will be a little more prepared for the upcoming school year thanks to the Auburn/Cayuga Branch of the NAACP and Welch Allyn.
The Auburn/Cayuga Branch of the NAACP and Welch Allyn both held school supply drives for Auburn schools this month; the NAACP held its annual “ Stuff the Bus ” drive on August 4, 2018, and Welch Allyn is holding an ongoing drive at its Skaneateles campus throughout the month of August. Welch Allyn’s drive is part of their Corporate Social Responsibility initiative where they are committed to making contributions to local communities where they can make a difference.
The Auburn School District and the Auburn/Cayuga Branch of the NAACP will ...
Auburn ECSD improves school-to-home communications with new website:
(July 9, 2018) - The Auburn Enlarged City School District is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.aecsd.education . Designed and developed in collaboration with the Central New York Regional Information Center (CNYRIC), the Auburn school district aims to provide its school community with up-to-date information, as well as showcase the district’s vibrant students, academics, and athletic programs.
“We listened to feedback that we received from students, staff, parents, and community members over the years, and we were able to make significant improvements to the way we digitally communicate to our community,” said Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo. “Our new website is sure to shine a spotlight on our student success stories, ...
Summer Lunch Program at Genesee Elementary:
(July 9, 2018) - Free lunches will be served from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. weekdays this summer at Genesee Elementary .
The program will run from Monday, July 9, 2018 through Friday, August 24, 2018 and is open to all youth up to 19 years of age .
The lunches are being sponsored by the Vineyard Church of Auburn .