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SPANISH CLUB cancellation 
THE SPANISH CLUB DINNER/MOVIE NIGHT IN THE HIGH SCHOOL COMMONS FROM 6-9PM ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 28TH has been canceled.





senior shirts
The deadline to order senior shirts is January 30. Get your order forms and money turned in to Mrs. Fieker or the office if you are wanting a shirt.


 

science club
Crowder Engineering Day: Science Club be looking for an email to register for Crowder Engineering Day. The registration is due no later than 3:00 pm Friday January 31st.

Non-science club members if you are interested in competing in the Crowder Engineering Day email Mr. Campbell and he will send you the information. Registration is due no later than 3:00 pm Friday January 31st.





ROTERY
SPEECH DINNER IN THE HIGH SCHOOL BLACK BOX FROM 5:30-7:30PM ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 30TH





mother / son dance
If you have any questions please contact rhonda boatwright (417) 678-3355







father/daughter dance






PROM
SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH

Guys: Please see attachment below - good deal and he helps support our Prom for each tuxedo rented!

Girls: MRS. BAYANS HAS coupons for $20 off a dress - if interested, GO SEE HER!





Blue Barrel Project
Our January Blue Barrel Project has begun!! "A Clean New Year" where we will be collecting NEW hygiene products and household items!!

             





CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS OF THE MONTH!


Freshman - Mckayla Martin

Sophomore - Axel Merriman

Junior - Aubrey Boatwright

Senior - Jimmy Jack Clark






SRTC Application for the 2020-2021 school year!

Go ahead and apply early to secure your spot. Students must be on track with regard to core courses to be eligible to attend SRTC.

Seniors are encouraged to go ahead and apply for two year programs if you are interested in them. Priority will, however, be given to students who can complete the program.

Contact the counseling office if you have any questions.


https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Aurora20-21







Health Services

This is a reminder student should not be sent to school sick. They are unable to learn well when they are feeling ill. If your child has a temperature of a 100 degrees or greater, vomiting, or diarrhea, he/she should stay at home until these symptoms have not occurred for 24 hours or otherwise approved by the school nurse.

A student who becomes ill or needs medical attention must report to the nurse's office for evaluation. If necessary, parents will be contacted and will be responsible for transportation if the student is sent home. STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO LEAVE SCHOOL FOR AN ILLNESS UNLESS THEY HAVE VISITED THE NURSE'S OFFICE. Once it has been determined that a student needs to leave for medical reasons, they must sign out at that time in the office.

Parents and students, please help us with this task. We are not able to help students medically if the nurse is unaware of the medical situation at hand. Please talk with the nurse prior to coming to pick up your student.

REMEMBER....

If you are unable to have your sick child seen by your Primary Physician please remember the Cox Virtual Clinic that we now offer at the Aurora Schools. Cox hours currently are 8am-12pm. Below is an attached flyer with more information.






Students: second chance breakfast

This is just a reminder that breakfast is free; however, "Second Chance Breakfast" is only for you to get if you missed first breakfast. If you get more than one breakfast, your account will be charged.

  • Reminder: If your lunch balance falls below -$10.00 (negative ten dollars), your lunch account will have a block placed on it, and you will receive a sack lunch--this includes a sandwich, fruit, and milk--from the the cafeteria until your account is paid. If you have any questions or need to set up a payment plan,  please feel free to contact Amy in the high school office, or you can email her at amyjones@aurorar8.org






Trauma-Informed Schools
This link includes information, links, and phone numbers for numerous agencies to assist students, parents, community members, and staff.






Counseling Office Announcements
Here's how to do an ONLINE (SELF) REFERRAL (which basically means you want to "sign up" to see one of the Counselors):  

1)go to the school website www.aurorar8.org

2)click on the “sites” tab at the top, then click on “Aurora High School”. You are now on the AHS page of the website.

3)click on “menu” and click on “counseling” and then “support”.

4)click on “student self – referral form” and complete the form. 

5)submit form

This will put you in a “queue” to the Counselors and you will be called in . . . at a time that is convenient for both you and the Counselor in approximately the order in which you made the request.  The more you can tell the Counselors in the referral, the better they will be prepared for your visit.  

The following representatives are scheduled for a upcoming lunch visits here at AHS:  

Monday, February 10th - Missouri Western State University

Thursday, February 13th - Pittsburg State University

 

Information about the following scholarships/essay contests/workshops /open houses are starting to be available in the Counselor's Office. Below is what's posted so far.  Please check back often!   

Bezos Family Foundation (summer program for juniors) - 1/31

CFO (Community Foundation of the Ozarks) Preview - multiple - deadlines vary

National Co-op - 2/15

Project 21 (MO Gaming Commission) - 3/1

Educational Community Credit Union - 3/6

Ozark Electric Cooperative Inc. - 3/13

MFA Foundation - 3/13

Braxton Rethwisch - 3/16

Wolfe Memorial (Junior League of Springfield) - 3/23

Mattress Nerd's Sustainability - 4/1

Save a Life (American Academy of CPR and First Aid) - 5/31

UPCOMING EVENTS CALENDAR


Tuesday, January 28th
Boys BBall - Conway Tournament


Wednesday, January 29th
Boys BBall - Conway Tournament


Thursday, January 30th
Rotary Speech Dinner - Black Box 5:30 - 7:30pm
Girls BBall @ Home vs Monett 6pm
Boys BBall - Conway Tournament
El Testing


Friday, January 31st
Speech/Debate - Parkview/Central Tournament
Boys BBall - Conway Tournament

Saturday, February 1st
Speech/Debate - Parkview / Central Tournament


Monday, February 3rd
Girls BBall Seneca Tournament
Mother/Son Dance


Tuesday, February 4th
Girls BBall Seneca Tournament
Concert Band Sectionals 7am


Thursday, February 6th

State Proficiency Screening - Sarcoxie 4pm
Girls BBall Seneca Tournament
Social Studies - Hospital Field Trip 8:05 - 11am


Friday, February 7th
Speech/Debate - MSU Gloria Deo Tournament


Saturday, February 8th
Speech/Debate - MSU Gloria Deo Tournament
Girls BBall Seneca Tournament

Monday, February 10th
Girls BBall vs Mt. Vernon

Tuesday, February 11th
Boys BBall vs Springfield Catholic
NHS Convoy Of Hope
Blood Drive

Wednesday, February 12th
GO CAPS

Thursday, February 13th
Father/Daughter Dance 6-8pm

Friday, February 14th
Jazz Band @ Carl Junction (Tentatively)
Boys BBall @ Reeds Spring
Speech/Debate - Joplin Tournament

Saturday, February 15th
Booster Club Fish Fry
Speech/Debate - Joplin Tournament
National FFA Week

Monday, February 17th
Girls BBall Big 8 Crossover 6pm

Tuesday, February 18th
Boys BBall Big 8 Showdown

Thursday, February 20th
Girls BBall vs Catholic 6pm
Student Directed One Act Auditions
Area Xl Banquet - Cassville 6pm

Friday, February 21st
Jostens Sophomore Class Ring Information Day 8:45 am - 12:30 pm
Speech/Debate Big 8 Tournament @ Logan Rogersville
Home Coming
Boys BBall vs Cassville

Saturday, February 22nd
University of Arkansas CDE's
Youth Basketball Tournament
Speech/Debate Big 8 Tournament @ Logan Rogersville

Wednesday, February 26th
Social Studies - Jack Henry Field Trip 8:05 - 11am
Science Club - Crowder Engineering Day

Thursday, February 27th
Paddle Party

Friday, February 28th
Jostens Sophomore Class Ring Order Day (During Lunch)
Speech/Debate - Neosho Tournament

Saturday, February 29th
Eldon CDE 5am
Speech/Debate - Neosho Tournament