Booker T. Washington Community Center awarded $2.5 million Community Schools grant to fund programming for Auburn students:
The Booker T. Washington Community Center, in partnership with the Auburn Enlarged City School District, applied for the highly competitive Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) grant program from the U.S. Education Department of Education and was recently awarded funding.
According to the U.S. Department of Education, this year’s grant competition received the largest number of applications in the history of the program. Out of 240 applications, only 42 were able to be funded. The Booker T. Washington Community Center received a 5-year grant of $2,499,770 for their Booker T. Washington Project ACCESS: Advancing Community Schools.
“We are thrilled to be one of the recipients of this funding so that we can better serve the students, the future ...
Fill-A-Belly Over School Break Program 2022:
Who: AECSD families in need of supplemental food over the extended school break
What: Drive-Thru Food Giveaway for Dairy-Produce-Nonperishables
Where: BTW Community Center, 23 Chapman Ave
Please remain in cars and open trunks, or be ready to open side doors as you approach volunteers. Enter from South Street and pull up along the front of the BTW building.
When: Wednesday, December 21st from 9am- 1pm
Pick up is assigned by alphabetical order according to the last name of the adult registering
K -O 11am-12pm
How Do I Register?
Complete a registration form (Food Bank intake form) by downloading it here , or pick one up in any of our schools' main offices.
Turn in the registration ...
Class of 2023 Announcement:
Auburn High School Announces Class of 2023 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Auburn High School is proud to announce that Caleb Riley will graduate as Valedictorian and Michael Clark will graduate as Salutatorian of the Class of 2023. Both of these young men are extremely dedicated to their studies and have earned the utmost respect of the faculty and staff at Auburn High School. Caleb is the oldest child of Timothy and Julie Riley and Michael is the youngest child of Daniel and Mary Clark. Congratulations to Caleb and Michael and their families!
Brian Morgan, Principal, AHS
Auburn High School librarian, Beth Cuddy, named School Librarian of the Year by New York Library Association:
Beth Cuddy, Auburn High School Librarian
Auburn High School librarian Beth Cuddy has been named School Librarian of the Year.
The New York Library Association awarded the honor on Saturday, November 5, at its annual conference in Saratoga Springs.
Cuddy was nominated by colleagues from the South Central Regional Library Council and Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES for her leadership and professionalism, both in her handling of a challenged library book and through her work with Project Look Sharp, which seeks to help K-16 educators enhance students’ critical thinking, metacognition and civic engagement.
“When the book All Boys Aren’t Blue was formally challenged this year, Beth didn’t just participate in the review committee,” Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES ...
College Night @ AHS Oct. 20th:
Cayuga Counselors' Association College Night
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 20th from 6:00 – 7:30pm with a Financial Aid Presentation starting at 5:30pm at Auburn High School. There will be approximately 75 representatives from four-year private and public colleges, two-year private and public colleges, and branches of the military.
Please see attached flye ...
988: Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
988: More than a Number
988 is the new, three-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) . 988 is now available nation-wide and is a free service for all.
988 is more than just an easy-to-remember number. It is a direct connection to caring support for anyone in mental health distress. This may include:
thoughts of suicide
substance use crisis
The New York State Office of Mental Health is excited to share the newest educational resource about 988 in New York!
The 988 Palm Cards explain what happens when 988 is contacted by call, chat, or text and includes a helpful flow chart that is easy to understand. The 988 Palm Cards also include a QR code to learn more information about 988. ...
Transparency in Health Plan Coverage:
Health plan price transparency helps consumers know the cost of a covered item or service before receiving care. Beginning July 1, 2022, most group health plans and issuers of group or individual health insurance will begin posting pricing information for covered items and services. This pricing information can be used by third parties, such as researchers and app developers to help consumers better understand the costs associated with their health care. More requirements will go into effect starting on January 1, 2023, and January 1, 2024 which will provide additional access to pricing information and enhance consumers' ability to shop for the health care that best meets their needs.
The following link will take you to the Excellus pricing information: ...
The Learner: Personalized Learning at Home:
The goal of every Auburn classroom is to become a living educational ecosystem that sparks engagement, achievement and belonging. Every Auburn student has unique passions, needs and skills.
Please take a moment to browse through our personalized learning brochure, The Learner, which can be downloaded below.
Have a great summer!
Summer Recreation Program through Auburn Parks and Recreation:
Auburn Parks and Recreation, along with CNY Sports, are excited to announce a Summer Recreation Program , free of charge, for Auburn city residents ages 6-12. The program will be staff supervised from July 12-August 18 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1-4pm.
Tuesdays @ Lincoln Park: Arts and crafts, literacy activities, field games, playground time
Wednesdays @ Clifford Park: Music lessons by Perform 4 Purpose, culinary arts, field games, art and playground time
Thursdays @ Casey Park: Dance lessons by Absolute Dance, basketball, tennis, court games, field games, art and playground time
*July 23rd: Football camp at Casey Park from 1-4pm
*August 6th and August 20th: Family engagement activities at Bradford ...
Message from Superintendent Pirozzolo: No threat found at AHS:
June 6, 2022
Dear Auburn Families,
Auburn High School went into lockdown this morning after a student reported to an administrator that there was a possibility that another student had a gun in the school.
The Auburn Police Department arrived immediately and put the suspected student into custody while they began investigating. The investigation is now complete, and no gun was found. The police have declared the high school secure and have released students from their classrooms.
Students at Auburn High School were released at 12:30 p.m. today due to the incident.
We take any and all potential threats very seriously and act accordingly. Anyone who hears of or suspects violent threats made against our schools is encouraged to notify a school ...
Statement from the Board of Education regarding Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas:
In the last few days, we have shared feelings of intense grief and mourning with countless community members, school staff and students over the horrible tragedies in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas.
In Buffalo, our neighbor Andre Mackneil was killed while shopping for a birthday cake for his 3-year-old son. Our board member Dr. Rhoda Overstreet-Wilson is among so many family members in Auburn who grieve his loss. His loss is also felt by those he touched through refereeing youth sports and with whom he shared his warm smile.
On Tuesday, in a town similar in size to our own city, 19 students and 2 adults were killed in another senseless act of premeditated gun violence. These children, mostly fourth graders, were just days away from the end of their school year. Their teachers ...
Auburn School District to hold Spring Job Fair May 25:
The Auburn Enlarged City School District is holding a job fair on Wednesday, May 25 from 5:30 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 Special Education teachers, Spanish teacher, Math teacher, librarian, teacher aides, substitute teachers, substitute teacher aides, IT personnel, food service personnel, bus drivers, custodians, substitute custodians, substitute nurses, and more.
Applications will be available at the event, as well as staff to assist with creating resumes.
All job seekers are encouraged to attend this event. For more information, please contact ...
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies at Herman Ave, Genesee, Owasco, and Casey Park Elementary Schools:
The Auburn Enlarged City School District is holding several ribbon cutting ceremonies at four of its elementary schools in May to showcase the completed capital project work at each building.
The scheduled ceremonies are at Herman Avenue Elementary on May 9 at 6:30 p.m., Genesee Elementary on May 11 at 6:30 p.m., Owasco Elementary on May 16 at 6:30 p.m., and Casey Park Elementary on May 19 at 6:30 p.m.
All community members are welcome to attend. The district will offer brief tours of the updated secure entrances and enhanced safety features, and cookies will be available for all guests.
Upstate University Hospital’s Mammography Van at Auburn High School April 19:
Upstate University Hospital’s Mammography Van will be at Auburn High School, 250 Lake Avenue, Auburn on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. Screenings will be available between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. for women who have scheduled an appointment.
To schedule an appointment for a mammogram with the van, women should call 315-464-2582. Appointments can also be requested online at: https://www.upstate.edu/mobile-mammography/.
To be eligible for a mammogram on the van, women should be 40 years and older, not have had a mammogram in the past 12 months, and not be experiencing breast problems.
The mobile mammography program was started through New York State’s “Get Screened, No Excuses” Breast Cancer Initiative, and it continues with the support of Upstate ...