ARISE Adaptive Design visits Seward, donates adaptive devices:
May 31, 2023
In May, friends from ARISE Adaptive Design visited Seward Elementary to donate some adaptive furniture they built, which will be used in Seward’s 12:1 classrooms.
Connor McGough, ARISE Adaptive Design Coordinator, and his assistant spoke to the speech therapists, school psychologists, social workers, and guidance counselors at Seward about all of the things ARISE can provide for our students when needed. Their team uses everyday materials to create customized equipment and devices for children and adults with disabilities. Mr. McGough said they try to create items that are not available on the market yet, or if they are, at a much lower price point.
We are very excited to put these donated pieces to good use in Seward’s 12:1 classrooms. ...
Herman Ave kindergarten class takes virtual field trip to The Commons on St. Anthony:
May 19, 2023
In honor of May being Older Americans Month, Mrs. Gremli’s kindergarten class at Herman Ave Elementary took a virtual field trip to The Commons on St. Anthony.
Since COVID, the Commons has been unable to have students or youth groups in their building, and some of their residents have really missed it. With modern-day technology, they realized it is still possible to have that intergenerational engagement.
The field trip started out with residents from the Commons reading stories aloud to the kindergarteners. One of the stories was a book titled, What a Treasure! by Jane Hillenbrand, which is about a mole digging for buried treasure who keeps finding treasures for everyone else, but ultimately he finds a treasure for himself, a friend. ...
Upstate University Hospital’s Mammography Van at Auburn High School May 1:
Upstate University Hospital’s Mammography Van will visit Auburn High School at 250 Lake Avenue in Auburn on Monday, May 9, 2023. The screenings will be available between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Appointments are recommended for women who want to get a mammogram in order to to ensure they will be seen that day. To schedule an appointment for a mammogram with the van, women should call 315-464-2588. Appointments can also be requested online at: www.upstate.edu/noexcuses
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, ...
Excellence in Education:
Auburn High School held our annual Excellence in Education Dinner and Award Ceremony
on March 1 at the Springside Inn .
The senior class members invited to this celebration have maintained a four-year overall average of 95 or higher. Together with their families, these outstanding scholars were honored for their academic achievements and their involvement in our music, athletic and extracurricular programs. Congratulations to the following members of the Class of 2023 and their families:
Patrick Crawford Jr.
Schae Fitzgerald ...
Electrify Your Symphony Concert - NOW 3/15 @ 7PM:
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15th AT 7 PM!
March is Music in Our Schools Month, the time of year when music education becomes the focus of schools across the nation. MIOSM is an opportunity for music teachers to bring their music programs to the attention of the school and the community, and to display the benefits that school music brings to students of all ages.The music department at the high school has for the last several years held a special concert in March where the choirs, bands, and orchestras perform together. This year, with the help of the Auburn School District and the cooperation of the Auburn Music Boosters, the Music Department is bringing a special ...
A Statement from Superintendent Pirozzolo: Passing of a student:
Dear Auburn Families,
It is with great sadness that we inform you that Asia Forest, an Auburn Enlarged City School District student attending a BOCES program at Jordan-Elbridge School District, passed away unexpectedly on the evening of February 8, 2023 from a medical issue. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the student's family, friends, and both school communities. The district's crisis team will be available to offer support for students, families, and employees. If you feel your child needs to speak to a counselor or another member of our crisis team, please do not hesitate to call the main office of your child's school to let us know.
We are wishing the student’s family and the Auburn and Jordan-Elbridge communities strength and resilience during ...
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 ...