The Aurora R-VIII School District is seeking applicants for the position of High School Science teacher with an emphasis in Earth Science and Physical Science for grades 9-12 for the 2022-23 school year. Applicants must be able to implement quality instructional practices to increase student achievement. Benefits include a Board-paid health insurance stipend and paid sick/personal leave days. Salary dependent upon years of experience and level of education. The salary schedule, personnel guide, and 2022-23 school calendar can be found on the District's website - www.aurorar8.org. ALL CANDIDATES MUST APPLY ONLINE ON THE DISTRICT'S WEBSITE. The application packet should include a letter of interest, at least 3 references, and a copy of the certification/transcripts. For additional information, please contact Mr. Rob Brown High School Principal, at 417-678-3355 or by email at rbrown@aurorar8.org.
20 days ago, Scott Spooner
Tennis off season starts on Tuesday June 7th from 4:00-5:00 at the Aurora high school courts. It will be every Tuesday and Thursday in June and is for girls and boys 7th grade and up
25 days ago, Scott Spooner
Congratulations to Auri Phillips who placed 6th at the state meet in the 300 m hurdles and to Makena Hall who placed 7th in the 100 m hurdles.
about 1 month ago, Scott Spooner
We will be sending Auri Phillips and Makena Hall off tomorrow at 3:00 for the state track meet. Auri (300 Hurdles) and Makena (100 Hurdles) will compete on Friday and Saturday in Jefferson City.
about 1 month ago, Scott Spooner
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Update: Due to weather the sectional baseball game has now been moved to a 4:00 start in Lee's Summit
about 1 month ago, Scott Spooner
Due to weather the sectional baseball game at Lee's Summit has now been pushed back to a 2:00 start time.
about 1 month ago, Scott Spooner
Information for this year's Come and Dine.
about 1 month ago, Scott Spooner
Come and Dine
Congratulation to the May Students of the Month: (Pictured Right to Left) Freshman - Reagan Moon Sophomore - Michael Barrientos Junior - Logan Rysted
about 1 month ago, Scott Spooner
May SOM
Results of Class 3 Sectional Track Meet, Hollister MO Makena Hall 1st in 100m hurdles, 5th in Triple Jump and 6th in Long Jump. Daunte Floyd 7th in Triple Jump Auri Phillips 3rd in 300m hurdles. Makena Hall and Auri Phillips advance to 3A State Track Meet next week!!!
about 1 month ago, Scott Spooner
For those traveling to the sectional baseball game on Tuesday you must purchase digital tickets on the MSHSAA website. Link for digital tickets. rmd.me/oM.DfVZQtGg
about 1 month ago, Scott Spooner
Congratulations to the following athletes from the Class 3 District 6 Track Meet: 1st-4th place athletes advance to sectionals next Saturday at Hollister! Makena Hall- 3rd 100m hurdles, 3rd place triple jump, and 4th place long jump(6th place in pole vault, not advancing) Auri Phillips- 1st place 300m hurdles, (6th place in 100 m hurdles and 5th in 4x 400 relay not advancing) Other athletes that scored points today but will not advance to finals this year: 6th place Destiny Jaramillo 5th place Gabriella McVey-Discus 5th place 4x400m relay (Auri Phillips, Destiny Jaramillo, Alyssa Burch, and Jaelyn Ernest 8th place Payden Blevins- Javelin 8th place Jaelyn Ernest High Jump
about 1 month ago, Scott Spooner
Due to rain chances in the forecast on Friday, Aurora High School graduation ceremonies will be held in the High School gym on Friday, May 13th at 7:00 PM. Doors will open at 6:15 and tickets are required to enter the gym until 6:50. At 6:50 any available seats will be filled. Each graduate has received 10 tickets. There will also be open seating in the commons and the ceremony will be live streamed on Aurora High School Facebook page.
about 2 months ago, Scott Spooner
AHS Honors 3 and English 3 students completed a walking tour of Greenwood District-Tulsa experiencing history depicted in the book Dreamland Burning. Sites included the Greenwood Cultural Center, Black Wall Street, and John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation Park.
about 2 months ago, Scott Spooner
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Congrats to the Aurora High School April Students of the Month (Left to Right) Freshman - Luke Miller Sophomore - Taylor Lauffer Junior - Jacob Glover Seniors - Jocie Dummit, Felix Barrientos
about 2 months ago, Scott Spooner
April SOM
Results from the Big 8 Art Show. Congratulation to all. Portraits-Achromatic Maria Sustaita-1st Place Painting- Tempera-Rep Kendal Tucker- 6th Place Painting-Oils-Rep Bella Maggio-3rd Place Bella Maggio-5th Place Acrylic-Non Rep Jacob Glover-2nd Place Rosie Ackerman-5th Place Rosie Ackerman-6th Place Printmaking-Relief Destiny Taylor-3rd Place Bella Maggio-6th Place Airbrush/Spray Paint Ian Jackson-1st Place Kaitie Fischer-2nd Place Ian Jackson-3rd Place Alex DeWitt-4th Place Ian Jackson-5th Place Ceramics-Wheel Formed Kaitie Fischer-5th Place Ceramics-Wheel Formed Adeline Patillo-5th Place Ceramics-Mixed Adeline Patillo-4th Place Sculpture-Relief Lexie Brashers-2nd Place Textiles/Fibers-3D Lexi Brashers-1st Place
about 2 months ago, Scott Spooner
National Honor Society officers and senior members inducted 33 new members into the Aurora R-8 chapter. Congratulations, Inductees.
about 2 months ago, Scott Spooner
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Thursday, May 5th at Aurora High School we will hold our annual National Honors Society induction at 6:00. At 7:00 we will have our Senior Awards/Scholarship ceremony.
about 2 months ago, Scott Spooner
Every year, the Aurora R8 School District recognizes its honor graduates using the Laude system. There are three levels of recognition in this system based on the final weighted grades at the end of the student's 7th semester. The three levels of recognition are: Summa Cum Laude - "with highest praise" Magna Cum Laude - "with great praise" Cum Laude - "with praise" We are pleased to announce the following honor graduates. These students will be awarded their Laude medals at the Senior Awards Assembly on Thursday, May 5th at 7 pm in the high school gym and recognized at graduation. *Summa Cum Laude* Arlind Osmani Alexander Phelps Cameron Savage Joseph Hargus Isabella Maggio Kaci Singer Brooke Schutte Mackenzie Hall Xane Shirley Gabriella McVey Makenna Besett *Magna Cum Laude* Felix Barrientos-Perez Mallorie Schmidt Devin Sims Kohl Rohlman Jayden Wagner Mikailey Butts *Cum Laude* Daniel Jones Elizabeth Stapleton Jaesik Friggle Josh Cornell Gabriel Henson Saige Spooner Khianna Hart Berrick Dobyns Thalia Figueroa Bailey Andrews Hannah Hudson
about 2 months ago, Emily Rowe
On Saturday, May 7th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM the Big 8 Art show is being held at Mt. Vernon High School. Make some time to swing by and check out the many talented artist from the Big 8.
about 2 months ago, Scott Spooner
Art Show
Congratulations to the following band students on their Solo and Ensemble performances at State on April 30th. Gold Medal: Adam Bland -Tuba Solo Adam Bland, Emily Gearhart, Olivia Ray - Trombone Trio Silver Medal: Emily Gearhart - Euphonium Solo Adam Bland, Emily Gearhart, Nathan Gearhart, Olivia Ray - Low Brass Quartet Bronze Medal: Brittney Simagna - Flute Solo
about 2 months ago, Scott Spooner