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 .
Three Auburn students earn New York State Seal of Biliteracy:
by Jessica Luisi, Public Information Specialist
(May 25, 2018) – Three Auburn High School (AHS) seniors earned a New York State Seal of Biliteracy at Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES on May 22.
A New York State Seal of Biliteracy is awarded to high school seniors who have attained a high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages, in addition to English, by high school graduation. The three AHS students who earned this notable recognition are Corynn Barnes, Kaitlyn Diego, and Karleigh Harris.
To be eligible for the NYS Seal of Biliteracy and to demonstrate their proficiency, each student had to present a project before members of the New York State Seal of Biliteracy Committee at OCM BOCES in Liverpool, N.Y. ...
Universal prekindergarten and kindergarten registration now open:
Universal prekindergarten and kindergarten registration now open
(February 23, 2018) – The Auburn Enlarged City School District is accepting applications for its 2018-2019 universal prekindergarten and kindergarten programs.
Children who are three or four years of age on or before December 1, 2018, and are Auburn school district residents, are eligible to apply for the district’s 2018-2019 3PK and UPK programs , taught by state-certified early childhood education teachers.
Area universal prekindergarten programs each offer different features, and parent(s)/guardian(s) are encouraged to contact the sites to arrange a visit. The three-year-old program (3PK) and the four-year-old program (UPK) are available at the following Auburn locations: Cayuga ...
Auburn schools committed to making Every Student Present:
In today’s fast paced classroom, it is more important than ever for children to attend school every day. When children miss school, they cannot learn, and their opportunities disappear. Research is clear; students who attend school regularly do better academically and are more likely to establish work habits that help them succeed in life and work.
The Auburn Enlarged City School District is committed to reducing chronic absenteeism district-wide and to convey the importance of consistent school attendance within our community. To help with this, we launched a strategic attendance initiative at the beginning of the school year to coincide with New York State’s Every Student Present campaign. Every Student Present is a public awareness campaign developed by the Council ...