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Update on 2024 capital improvement projects: An update from Superintendent Pirozzolo on the district's capital improvement projects. Dear Auburn families, With the current school year concluding, the district’s 2024 capital improvement projects will start to get underway as we continue to improve our facilities to help create a better and safer learning environment for our students. These projects involve Auburn High School, Auburn Junior High School, Seward, Owasco and Genesee elementary schools. The projects at the high school and junior high school will result in the closure of the buildings for the summer. All projects are expected to be completed by the end of August in time for the start of the 2024-25 school year. At Auburn High School, the bus loop will be repaved with new sidewalks. The staff parking ... more >>
2024 Auburn Sports Summer Camps: For information about each camp, download the flyer to the right and click the sport. --------->> more >>
FREE Before & After School Registration - June 17: Last week, we announced that we would no longer have after-school programming at Auburn Junior High School or Auburn High School due to the changes in grant funding. We are pleased to announce that BTW has since been able to secure additional funds to offer after school programming at the junior high and high school a few days each week! Please note, registration for all programs  will be on a first come, first served basis, and registration packets are available to complete at the event on Monday, June 17. If you are unable to attend the registration event, please call 315-253-3207 to find out how to register your child.   We are thrilled to announce that Booker T. Washington has secured two New York State Learning and Enrichment After-School Program Supports (LEAPS) ... more >>
June Special Education Newsletter: Please take a moment to review the June Special Education Newsletter in the link below!   more >>
Genesee's Calarco wins 2024 Super Librarian Award: Christopher Sciria AECSD Public Information Specialist Victoria Calarco was inspired to become a librarian while growing up in Auburn and now her passion for her profession and the school district has earned her a distinguished honor. The Genesee Elementary School librarian was recently named the winner of the Central New York School Librarians’ 2024 Soaring With Excellence Super Librarian Award. The award honors librarians “who have made significant contributions to envisioning and building the future of school library services.” “I am so honored ... it is nice to be recognized,” Calarco said, “and for people to realize that I try really hard and I want what's best for the kids and by doing what I do, I think I'm ... more >>
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Two former Auburn athletes win college national championships: A pair of former Auburn High School athletes were recently crowned national champions in their college sports. Ross Burgmaster, a 2020 Auburn High School graduate, was a member of the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse National Champion Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Notre Dame won the title with a 15-5 victory over Maryland at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on May 27. It was the Fighting Irish’s second straight national championship and they are the first team to successfully defend their title in a decade. Ross Burgmaster lifts the NCAA Championship trophy. (Chicago Tribune Photo) Burgmaster, a senior defenseman, played in all 16 games for the 15-1 Fighting Irish and came up with 19 ground balls for the season. As a junior, he finished the season with two ... more >>
Auburn students can participate in free flag football combine: Auburn students can participate in a free flag football combine on May 31 at Falcon Park. Students can also play in the league, which costs $135 per player. Please read the flyer for more information.  more >>
Free summer music lessons for students: The Auburn Music Boosters, with funding from the United Way of Cayuga County and the Auburn Public Theater Regrants program, is thrilled to offer FREE summer instrumental music lessons to any student in Cayuga County currently in grades 3-11. No experience is necessary. This is a great opportunity for students to:  * Learn a new instrument they've always wanted to try.  * Improve their skills on an instrument they already play.  * Get a head start if they're planning to join band or orchestra next year.  Students will receive half-hour lessons each week with an instructor who specializes in their instrument and participate in a final concert. No instrument purchase is necessary. Students who don't have their own instrument can ... more >>
Two finalists announced in superintendent search: Friday, May 17, 2024  The Auburn Enlarged City School District is excited to provide an update on our superintendent search, which has now reached its final phase. This comprehensive process began in January with a community survey that received an overwhelming response, reflecting the strong community engagement and interest in our district's leadership.  Nearly 20 candidates applied for the superintendent position, showcasing a diverse and talented pool of applicants. Through a thorough interview process, the Board of Education carefully narrowed the field to five exceptional leaders. These five semifinalists dedicated an entire day in Auburn, engaging with four stakeholder committees. These committees consisted of nearly 60 interviewers representing our school district ... more >>
District holds mock DWI to show consequences of drinking and driving: With proms and graduation coming up, Auburn High School students as well as students from Cato-Meridian, Southern Cayuga and Union Springs witnessed a mock DWI accident at the high school on Monday. Local firefighters participated in the mock DWI at AHS. Multiple law enforcement and public safety agencies showed what happens during a DWI crash as well as the serious consequences on students' own lives as well as their friends. Also attending was state Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C-LaFayette) who believes events like this are imperative to making sure underage drivers are safe and responsible as they travel. Assemblyman John Lemondes attended the mock DWI at AHS. “It seems as if every time you turn on the news, there’s another story about the ... more >>
Virtual Job Fair - May 8, 2024: If you are not able to make it to the AECSD Job Fair on May 2, 2024 at Auburn High School, join us for a Virtual Job Fair! Virtual Job Fair Sign Up Form: Click Here! more >>
Statement from Superintendent Pirozzolo regarding the passing of a student: Dear Auburn Families, It is with profound sadness that I write to inform you of the unexpected passing of one of our Seward Elementary third grade students, Princess Overstreet, due to a medical incident. Our thoughts and condolences go out to Princess’s family and the entire Seward Elementary School community. During this time, as the school community processes the 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 student in our school community is a difficult and challenging situation that can generate a high level of anxiety and distress in some students. If you feel that your child needs to speak to a counselor or another member of the school’s ... more >>
Proposed Federal Grant Amendment 3: The district was awarded a $9.5 million grant under the American Rescue Plan Act, in response to the Covid Pandemic. The district will be submitting an amendment in May.  Please see the graphic below for details of the proposed amendment. If you have questions or would like to provide feedback, please contact Tessa Crawford, School Business Executive at or (315) 255-8808, no later April 27, 2024.   more >>
Eclipse is an unique learning opportunity for Auburn students: Christopher Sciria AECSD Public Information Specialist The total solar eclipse on April 8 is being called a once in a lifetime event, but it’s also a once in a lifetime learning experience for Auburn Enlarged City School District students. NASA and Art Technically, a nonprofit that promotes and provides STEM, STEAM, and Arts education to K-12 students, provided a program and ISO certified glasses specifically for our students in grades 5-8 where Lily K. Donaldson came and presented on the science behind a solar eclipse and guidelines for viewing the eclipse safely.  In addition, the district’s teachers have been educating students about the eclipse, including science lessons at Auburn High School and Auburn Junior High School and in the elementary ... more >>
Update on new superintendent search: The Auburn Enlarged City School District Board of Education would like to update the community on the search for a new superintendent of schools.  After Superintendent Jeffrey Pirozzolo announced his intention to retire on Jan. 4, 2025, the board enacted a thorough search process that involved a Superintendent Search Advisory Committee. The board would like to recognize the Superintendent Search Advisory Committee for their efforts. The committee consists of seven community members, Rob Barnes, Mickie Cuevas-Post, Jill Fandrich, Rhoda Overstreet-Wilson, Kathy Rhodes, Brian Schenck, and Bill Tenity.  Auburn School Board President Ian Phillips said, “We're incredibly thankful to Superintendent Pirozzolo for his years of service to our district and community. ... more >>
AECSD Job Fair: May 2, 5-7pm at Auburn High School: more >>
AHS civic group busy during Women's History Month: 1st Amendment 1st Vote was invited by the NYS Museum in Albany to present Virtual Video Visits to 11 historical sites along the Central New York Women's Rights Corridor. Auburn High School and Shaker High School students introduced the videos and Elisabeth Lentini was in charge of video, sound and lighting with the help of Olivia Kenney. Other students in attendance were Trinity McFadden, Hailey Maloney and AHS alumna Grace King, now a student at the University of Rochester.   Christopher Sciria AECSD Public Information Specialist The Auburn High School chapter of a student group for girls that focuses on civic engagement is spending Women’s History Month involved in multiple activities. 1st Amendment 1st Vote is a non-partisan group that ... more >>
Owasco student to compete in regional spelling bee in Syracuse: Christopher Sciria AECSD Public Information Specialist Owasco Elementary School student Jenna Sadusky is getting a new dress. That’s pretty normal for any sixth-grader but for Jenna, she’s going to wear that new dress when she competes in the regional final of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Sadusky, and her parents Joe and Marie, will be going to Syracuse University on Saturday, March 23 to compete against 23 other students from across Central New York. She is the lone student from a Cayuga County school district to qualify for the regionals. If she wins regionals, she would advance to the national finals that will be held during the last week of May at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, outside of Washington, D.C. Marie, Jenna and ... more >>
Auburn students involved in Women's History Month activities: Christopher Sciria AECSD Public Information Specialist Auburn Enlarged City School District students are engaged in a wide range of activities for Women’s History Month.  At Herman Avenue Elementary, Mrs. Messina's fourth grade students are working on Women's History Month projects in the library with librarian Mrs. Crosby. Each student selected a historical figure and did research on them. They used that information to create an online poster using Canva. The project is a great way for the students to learn more about a historical figure and also develop tech skills. At Casey Park Elementary, Brandy Burns-Hafield’s third-grade class is studying 16 different women from different backgrounds and areas of expertise who have made an ... more >>

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