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 ...
Owasco Elementary's Victoria Calarco named CNYRIC featured teacher:
(March 8, 2019) - This month's CNYRIC Featured Teacher has been named: Victoria Calarco from Owasco Elementary!
To learn more about some of her awesome STEAM initiatives, as well as her endeavor to bring the great wide world to our corner of Auburn, click here .
Rock Your Socks on March 21, 2019 for World Down Syndrome Day:
ROCK YOUR SOCKS ON March 21, 2019 FOR WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY
Please join us on March 21 as we strive to create a single global voice for advocating for the rights, inclusion and well being of people with Down Syndrome in our community and around the world.
The date for World Down Syndrome Day, being the 21 st day of the 3 rd month, was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21 st chromosome which leads to Down syndrome.
On March 21, wear bold, brightly colored, mismatched socks, also you can wear blue and yellow clothing.
You can celebrate all the wonderful things about people with down syndrome while helping to advocate for individual rights, inclusion, respect, and we are all the same inside.
MOMO Challenge: Resource for Parents:
(March 4, 2019) - Recently, some students have had questions about the "Momo Challenge" that has spread across the Internet. Teachers have supported students by stating that it's not real. Students expressing concerns have been advised to seek adult support if they hear or see anything. If your child has questions at home, here is a parent resource that may be helpful. Click on the flyer to the left to open as a PDF.
Excellence Recognized at Auburn High School’s Top Ten Dinner and Award Ceremony:
Auburn High School's Class of 2019 Top Ten
Front Row (L to R): William Liccion, Meghan Wiseman,
Ashley Reilly, Reilly Graney, Hailey Wilkinson
Back Row (L to R): Gabrielle Wagner, Jacob Lupo,
Matthew Bergan, Olivia Morgan, Zachary Moore
(March 1, 2019) - On February 28, Auburn High School celebrated the outstanding academic achievements of the ten students in the Class of 2019 with the highest four-year grade point averages. Together with their families and school personnel, the students were honored for their commitment to excellence at a dinner banquet at Highland Park Golf Club.
The Auburn Enlarged City School District is extremely proud of the extraordinary academic success of these students. Their combined four-year ...
A glimpse of what to expect at Auburn High School as an incoming freshman:
(February 15, 2019) - Every spring, the AHS and AJHS counselors put on 8th Grade Parent Information Night for the incoming freshman class and their parents. The purpose of the event is to give the students and parents a glimpse of what they can expect when they transition to the high school as 9th graders.
Check out the video the counselors put together! It highlights activities that students can be involved in at AHS. The song is an original song by Luke Mock, AHS senior.
Thank you to all volunteers and donating sources involved with 2018 Fill-A-Belly Over Break at Genesee:
On behalf of the Auburn Enlarged City School District, Genesee Elementary School would like to thank all volunteers and donating sources for supporting our annual Fill-A-Belly Over School Break Food Program, Winter Gear Give-A-Way, and Holiday Assistance Program.
For the ninth year, Genesee Elementary School was able to offer the opportunity for families to receive both perishable and non-perishable food items over holiday break. The program was designed to assist families in providing their children with healthy nourishment over the extended winter school break, with the hope that no child would ever go to bed hungry.
This year, through the generous donations of private donors, local community businesses, and organizations, the Fill-A-Belly Program was able to offer families ...
Auburn High School Musical Club Presents “Into the Woods” February 7 -10:
The hit musical “Into the Woods” will be presented by students of the Auburn High School Musical Club Thursday, February 7 through Sunday, February 10. The show intertwines the stories of Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Little Red Riding Hood as they all venture into the woods to get their wishes.
The Baker (Aaron Baim) and Baker’s Wife (Genevieve Cioci) have learned that the Witch (Kayleandra White) has put a spell on their house preventing them from having a child. To lift the curse they have to go into the woods to find a white cow, yellow hair, a gold slipper, and a red cape. On their search they meet an array of characters. Jack (James Hunter) who is taking his cow to market, Cinderella (Erin Kennedy) ...
Presentation February 5: The New Smoking Culture in Youth:
Parents, do you know what is in your child’s backpack? Concerned? So are we! This backpack contains cancer-causing, toxic chemicals and high levels of nicotine. Come learn more about the health impacts of vaping and e-cigarettes facing our youth.
The New Smoking Culture in Youth
Tuesday, February 5, 2019, from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Auburn Junior High School Auditorium, 191 Franklin Street
The event is FREE and open to the public!
Presented by Guest Speaker Dr. C. Beth Gero, Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist
Sponsored by the Cayuga County Health Department
Please call 315-253-1560 for more information.
Four Auburn teachers selected for Noyce Master Teaching Fellowship program:
(L to R): Victoria Calarco, Kelley Horbal, Christina Calarco, &
(January 25, 2019) – Four Auburn teachers have been selected to take part in the Noyce Master Teaching Fellowship program through the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester. Owasco Elementary librarian Victoria Calarco, high school science teachers Christina Calarco and Patrick Crawford, and high school math teacher Kelley Horbal were all chosen to be a part of this prestigious program.
The Noyce Master Teaching Fellowship program is a 5-year program designed to serve 20 K-12 mathematics and science teachers. Selected Fellows will engage in a combination of post-Master’s coursework and mentored practice to increase their knowledge and skills in digitally rich ...
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 ...
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
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Why did the Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Education consider this capital project?
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, ...