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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Auburn Students & Residents on March 24: Dear Auburn Families,   In partnership with the Cayuga County Health Department, the Auburn Enlarged City School District will be holding a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday, March 24 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Genesee Elementary School for Auburn students and residents, ages 5 and older.   The Pfizer vaccine is available for persons ages 5 and older, and the Moderna vaccine is available for persons 18 years old and older.   There will be snacks and giveaways for students and residents receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.   This is a walk-in clinic, and there will be staff available to assist in completing the vaccine forms for yourself or your child.   If you would like your child to receive the vaccine and are unable to accompany them to the ... more >>
2022 NHS Inductees at Auburn High School: 2022 National Honor Society Inductees On March 2, 2022, Auburn High School inducted 53 new members into our chapter of the National Honor Society. Led by our chapter's student officers James Cuddy, Maia Guzalak, Erin Calkins and Olivia Daddabbo, our new inductees pledged to uphold the four pillars of the National Honor Society which include Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character. Congratulations to our new members and their families for this accomplishment!   Eleventh Grade Holly Indelicato Cameron Scanlan Tenth Grade Ciana Bailey Elizabeth Baroody Ariana Bartolotta Owen Birchard Shelby Boles Keegan Brady Grace Breeze Berkley Brown ... more >>
Statement from Superintendent Pirozzolo: Press Release on Investigation: March 4, 2022 Dear Auburn Families,   Late Monday afternoon, the Auburn Police Department received an anonymous letter regarding some concerning behavior between William Morrissey, SRO at Auburn High School, and a student at Auburn High School. On Tuesday morning, the Auburn Police Department contacted the school district to inform us that William Morrissey was placed on administrative leave effective immediately while they started an investigation. On Thursday, Detective Lieutenant Cornelius from the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department reached out to the district to inform us that the Auburn Police Department handed the investigation over to them on Wednesday. The district received notice late last night that William Morrissey was charged.   Below are press releases ... more >>
FCC Affordable Connectivity Program offering discounts for broadband internet service: The FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program is offering a discount of up to $30 per month for broadband internet service for families that meet certain income requirements. A comprehensive list of what these income requirements entail, as well as how to sign up, can be found below. However, if your child attends one of our elementary schools, you would be eligible for this discount because your child attends a Community Eligibility Provision school. To demonstrate proof that your child attends a Community Eligibility Provision School, you will need to provide a copy of their report card (which for elementary students will be distributed February 11, 2022). Please note that the monthly discount is limited to one per household.   more >>
COVID-19 Testing Consent Forms for Students to Remain in School After a Known Exposure: Dear Auburn Families, Asymptomatic students, regardless of vaccination status, who have been in close contact with someone in the school setting who has tested positive for COVID-19 can now be tested to remain in school. This is in place of having to potentially quarantine from school for 5 days for each exposure. With the appropriate parental/guardian consent, District nursing staff will administer rapid antigen COVID-19 tests to your child to determine the presence/absence of the coronavirus. Depending on the known date of exposure, the tests will be administered every other day up to three times. There is no cost for these tests. Each negative test will allow your child to remain in school and avoid missing in-person instruction. Please note, if you choose not to allow your child ... more >>
Statement from Superintendent Pirozzolo: Mask Mandates: Dear Auburn Families,   You may have heard that a state judge in Nassau County has ruled that New York State’s mask mandate is unconstitutional, but more litigation is expected. According to the State Education Department (SED), nothing is changing for schools at this time.   SED issued a statement saying that it is their understanding that the State of New York shall seek an appeal of the decision and seek a stay regarding the enforcement of mask wearing in schools. Therefore, schools are required to continue to require the use of masks pending the final adjudication of the litigation.   Per SED and the Auburn Enlarged City School District’s school attorneys, we will continue to require all students, staff, and visitors to wear masks at this time ... more >>
Fill-A-Belly Over School Break Program 2021 - Registrations Due Dec. 7 at 3pm:                                            This year the  Auburn Enlarged City School District and the Booker T. Washington Community Center have joined forces  to fight hunger within our school community.   The  Fill-A-Belly   Over School Break Program  will be offered to AECSD families who are in need of  supplemental food over the extended December 2021 school break . The details of the event are included below. Who :   AECSD families in need of supplemental food over the extended December 2021 school break What :   Food Giveaway Dairy, Produce, & Nonperishables ... more >>
Digital Access Survey for Parents/Guardians: Dear Parents and Guardians,  As you may be aware, the Auburn Enlarged City School District has been working to collect information on behalf of the New York State Education (NYSED) about our students’ home access to computers and the Internet. Working with our partners at the Central New York Regional Information Center (CNYRIC), we decided to deploy this Digital Access Survey in SchoolTool, as this is the student management system that we use to send important data to the NYSED. While we agree with the CNYRIC that SchoolTool is the best platform to store the results of the Digital Access Survey, we have learned that it is not the most user-friendly way for parents to access and complete it. Your opinions are important, and it is imperative that we use better ... more >>
AECSD Parent/Guardian - Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine Sign-Up for Students Ages 5-11: UPDATE: November 18, 2021 For students ages 5 through 11 that received the COVID-19 vaccine in our schools on November 16 and November 18, the Cayuga County Health Department will be returning to administer SECOND DOSES to those students on December 7 and December 9 . For any parents/guardians who missed the sign-up or did not return the consent and medical screening forms in time for their child ages 5 through 11 to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the clinics on November 16 and November 18, the Cayuga County Health Department will also offer FIRST DOSES of the COVID-19 vaccine when they return to our schools on December 7 and December 9 . See below for instructions on signing up and returning consent and screening forms. COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics on Tuesday, December ... more >>
Auburn School District to hold job fair Nov. 4: The Auburn Enlarged City School District is holding a job fair on Thursday, Nov. 4 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the gymnasium at Auburn High School. There will be food trucks on site for attendees to grab a bite to eat throughout the event.   The school district is holding the job fair to recruit for a variety of positions including teachers, speech therapists, teacher aides, substitute teachers, substitute teacher assistants, substitute teacher aides, IT professionals, custodians, custodial workers, substitute custodial workers, lunch monitors and more. First Student and Whitson’s Culinary Group will also be at the job fair to recruit bus drivers and bus monitors, as well as food service personnel.   Cayuga Community College will have a presence at the job fair to ... more >>
Auburn Schools to wear and share orange on Oct. 20 to celebrate Unity Day: October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and Wednesday, October 20, is Unity Day. All Auburn Enlarged City School District students, employees, and community members, except those at Seward Elementary, are encouraged to celebrate and wear orange that day to show unity for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. Seward Elementary will celebrate and wear orange on Thursday, October 21.   Unity Day is an event created by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center to come together in one giant orange message of hope and support. The goal of the day is to bring together youth, parents, educators, businesses, and community members across the nation to emphasize the message that bullying is not acceptable and that all students deserve to be safe in school, online, and in the community. ... more >>
College Night at Auburn High School, Thursday, 10/21:   A Cayuga Area College Night will be held from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.Thursday, October 21, at Auburn High School Representatives from approximately 90 colleges and universities will be in attendance in the Gymnasium. Discussion will focus on programs of study, financial aid, campus life and more. Representatives of vocational schools, military branches and special and preparatory schools will also be in attendance. There will be presentations at 5:30 p.m. on financial aid in the auditorium, at 6:15 p.m. on disability services in Room E215, and at 6:30 p.m. on college athletic eligibility requirements in Room E209. The night is meant for students in 10th, 11th and 12th grades, but all college-bound students and their parents are welcome. For more information, call (315) ... more >>
Elementary Parent Survey – Afterschool Program Interest (survey closes on Wednesday 10/13 @ 9pm): Dear Elementary Parents/Guardians, The Auburn Enlarged City School District is exploring the possibility of expanding our afterschool programs at no cost to parents. We currently have free afterschool programming at Casey Park Elementary, Genesee Elementary, and Seward Elementary through Booker T. Washington’s Advantage and Empire Grants. We are currently preparing an application for the 21st Century Grant that would allow an expansion to some of these programs, as well as free afterschool programming at Herman Elementary and Owasco Elementary Schools. These programs would be dependent on finding funding to support it. At this point in the program development, we are seeking input from parents on the program design. Your feedback on the questions in the survey will allow ... more >>
GENESEE ELEMENTARY RECEIVES $3,500 DONATION FROM FOX SUBARU: September 2021 - Genesee Elementary announced they received a $3,500 donation from Fox Subaru to support teachers and students through a larger Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) initiative called Subaru Loves Learning, a program to help further equity in education. Teaming up with philanthropic partner, Genesee Elementary, and more than 600 schools across the country received funding to equip their classrooms with the resources necessary for students to learn and thrive in school. Nationally, this landmark partnership will benefit more than 114,000 students during the 2021-2022 school year.    As part of this initiative, which aims to help make learning accessible to as many children as possible, the Fox Subaru donation will help support more than ... more >>
Warm the Children - Applications Due Oct. 1: Community Action Programs Cayuga/Seneca (CAP) is partnering again this year with The Citizen and Rotary Club of Auburn to administer Warm the Children, a nationwide program that provides warm winter coats to area children in need between the ages of 0-14. Warm the Children serves approximately 1,000 Cayuga County children annually and is funded entirely through local donations.  Please contact your child's Elementary School Main Office to complete a referral.  Applications will be accepted through October 1, 2021 . Please be prepared to provide clothing sizes. more >>
Auburn Varsity Girls Soccer team to host suicide prevention awareness fundraiser September 18: September is Suicide Prevention Month, and the Auburn Varsity Girls Soccer team will be hosting a suicide prevention awareness fundraiser at their game against Mynderse Academy at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 18 at Holland Stadium.   The team asked local businesses to support two organizations, Hope for Bereaved, Inc. and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. They also sold bracelets to classmates and community members to raise awareness and contribute donations to the organizations with the proceeds from the bracelet sales.   The Greater Central New York Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will have a booth at the game to raise awareness and allow community members to stop by and pick up information.   “The ... more >>
AECSD continues partnership with Anonymous Alerts: The Auburn Enlarged City School District is pleased to continue its partnership with Anonymous Alerts®, the anti-bullying and safety reporting app and system. 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 school administrators without fear of retribution by their peers.  “We have ... more >>
Welcome Back for the 2021-2022 School Year!: August 2021 Dear Auburn Families, Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! We are very happy to be starting the 2021-2022 school year with full in-person instruction five days a week for all students in Grades K through 12. Of course, this school year will continue to look very different from a typical school year, but the fact that all of our students can return for in-person instruction is what is most important because we all know that students learn best in the classroom. There are many unknowns as we head into the new academic year, but our primary goal is to keep our doors open for in-person learning five days a week all year long, and we will do whatever we need to do to make that happen. Below are some of the health and safety protocols we have in place based on recommendations ... more >>
2021-2022 School Reopening Plans: August 2021 Dear Auburn Families,   The Auburn Enlarged City School District will be starting the 2021-2022 school year with full in-person instruction five days a week for all students in Grades K through 12. Below are some of the plans that are being put in place based on recommendations from the Cayuga County Health Department and guidance from the New York State Education Department.   Face Masks: All students and employees will be required to wear masks correctly and consistently regardless of their vaccination status while on buses and inside any school buildings. Face masks will not be required outdoors while on school grounds. Our plan is to reevaluate the need for face masks on a month to month basis based on the most current guidance. Social Distancing: ... more >>
Auburn Enlarged City School District to Hold Second Community Listening Session Monday 8/23/21: Auburn School Board members will host their community listening session, which will be moderated by parent Kara Georgi. The session, broken into two parts, will focus on understanding the supports needed for a successful reopening and developing a safe and welcoming school environment.   The format will follow the Community Café model. The Community Café is a platform where all participants engage in discussion prompts where everyone is an equal participant, regardless of title. The Community Café has been a parent engagement activity at Seward Elementary School for over six years and has become one of the action steps for the Auburn Enlarged City School District’s District Comprehensive Improvement Plan (DCIP).    WHO ... more >>

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