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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 Equity Survey for Parents/Guardians: Dear Parents and Guardians,  In recent years access to the internet and devices at home have become a significant tool for the success of our students in school. It is important for us to know what access our students have at home in order to best serve our families. The New York State Department of Education is requesting that all parents and guardians of students complete a Digital Equity Survey.   The purpose of this survey is to collect data in regards to digital resources available to our students. The goal is to measure student access to devices and the internet. This information will help schools and teachers to better serve their students and families.  This survey must be completed by the parents or guardians of all students in kindergarten ... 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 >>
Back To School Giveaway & BTW After School Program Registration Saturday 8/21/21: The Booker T. Washington Community Center will be hosting a Back To School Giveaway this Saturday, August 21, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the field next to Booker T. Washington Community Center, 23 Chapman Ave. There will be FREE school supplies provided by NUCOR Steel while supplies last! There will be food available and FREE kids haircuts will be offered as well. In addition,  BTW will be conducting after school program registrations!  Check it out! more >>
AJHS 7th Grade Student Orientation Tuesday 8/24/21: Auburn Junior High School is hosting student orientations for all 7th grade and transfer students on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 (student last name A – Le, from 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.) and (students last name Li – Z, from 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ). Students should report to the Auditorium at Auburn Junior High School.  Brief parent orientations are scheduled for Tuesday, August 24, 2021 , at 10:30 a.m. (student last name A – Le) and at 2:00 p.m. (student surnames Li – Z). Parents/guardians are asked to arrive at the Auburn Junior High School Auditorium at these designated times for this approximately 30-minute presentation, which includes a review of our educational program and building procedures for parents/guardians. The presentation ... more >>
Notice of Public Hearing: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Education, City of Auburn, New York, Cayuga County, New York, will hold a public hearing in the Auburn High School Library, 250 Lake Avenue, Auburn, New York 13021, on Wednesday, August 11, 2021@ 6:30 p.m.; prevailing time, for the following purpose:   PUBLIC HEARING ON NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF AND PENDING ACTIONS ON NEW CHARTER SCHOOL PROPOSAL 6:30 P.M. OVERVIEW OF PROPOSED CHARTER SCHOOL APPLICATION COMMENTS/QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC                                                      Michelle Major District Clerk ... more >>
Auburn School Board to hold community café to listen to community concerns - July 28 @ 7pm at Auburn High School: 7-27-2021 We look forward to hosting the first in a series of listening sessions tonight with our school community. The session will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the high school library and will be led by experienced facilitators that will lead the group through the community cafe model. There will be chances to speak in smaller groups and share common hopes and concerns with the full group. At the end of the session, we will compile what we've heard and touch upon next steps. Thank you, as always, for being a part of making our school district the best it can be! Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Education   The mission of the Auburn Enlarged City School District is to develop citizens that are capable of meeting the challenges of their future by providing ... more >>
Incident at Auburn Junior High School on 6/23/21: Dear Auburn Families, Thank you to all who brought the incident that occurred at Auburn Junior High School on Wednesday evening to my attention. Because this event took place after school hours and after summer break had already started, it was never officially reported to me until today. The school district is working in partnership with the Auburn Police Department to conduct a thorough investigation regarding this violent episode. Whether school is in session or not, violence on school property will not be tolerated, and those involved will be disciplined accordingly. Again, thank you to those that brought this matter to my attention. Please do not hesitate to bring anything like this to my attention so that we can mitigate the situation as soon as possible. Sincerely, ... more >>
6/10/21 - Important Message from Superintendent Pirozzolo: June 10, 2021 Dear Auburn Community, It is with profound sadness that I must inform you of the passing of our Genesee Elementary School Principal, Mrs. Heather Costello-Bartman, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side. Our thoughts and condolences go out to Mrs. Costello-Bartman’s family and the entire Auburn Enlarged City School District community. During this time, as our school community processes this tragic news and copes with grief, our district’s crisis team will offer counseling and bereavement support services to all of our students and employees. The death of a school principal is a difficult and challenging situation that can generate a high level of anxiety and distress in some ... more >>

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