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School Notes-Sept. 14

Published: September 14, 2016 1:00 AM

2006 class to reunite

The deadline to make reservations for Aurora High class of 2006's 10-year reunion is Sept. 16.

The event will be Oct. 1 from 6 p.m. to midnight at Gambitta's Party Center, 160 E. Aurora Road, Northfield.

The $50 cost includes a buffet dinner, open bar, dancing and taxes and gratuities.

Checks payable to Gary Vojtush should be sent to him at 8995 Cranbrook Drive, Northfield 44067.

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Tickets will not be sold at the door and all reservations and money must be received by Sept. 16.

Info night coming up

for parents of seniors

Parents of Aurora High School seniors are encouraged to attend a financial aid information (6 p.m.) and parent information night (7 p.m.) on Sept. 15.

The evening will be packed with information for senior families. In addition to a representative from Jostens and senior class adviser Gayle Lewis, counselors will present information on the senior year timeline and college application process.

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Newly added this year is a portion dedicated to financial aid, as beginning this fall, families must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid in October instead of January.

A college financial aid adviser will be present to share updates and changes. Because of the new FAFSA deadlines, the presentation takes the place of the former financial aid night in January.

Display tables will be set up in the cafeteria staffed by representatives from local establishments, photography studios and Jostens. They will be available to answer questions and provide valuable information before and in between the presentations.

For details, call PTO senior class representatives Kelly Smith at 330-860-4341 or Michelle Gordon at 330-208-7254.

Run volunteers, tutors at high school sought

Aurora Youth Running Club is looking for a few teenage volunteers Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

They must enjoy working with younger children. If interested, see Laura Bell in Room 109 at Aurora High or contact Ed Poremba at the parks-rec department at 330-562-4333.

Aurora High quiz bowl lovers are reminded that the group meets every Friday after school in Room 102.

The AHS guidance department is seeking tutors in all grade level and subject areas. If interested, pick up or drop off a yellow peer tutoring form in the guidance office.

The 2016 academic letter awards program will be Oct. 4. A list of students who qualify is posted by the guidance office. Those who attained a 4.0 for each semester in the 2015-16 school year ahould verify that their name is on the list. Questions can be referred to counselors or Sharron Weingart in the guidance office.

The junior/senior Powder Puff game will be Oct. 24. If interested, attend a meeting Sept. 19 at 2:45 p.m. in the senior room. Practice dates and other info will be given.

Auditions for Unaccompanied Minors will be Sept. 19 at 2:30 p.m. in the choir room.

Deadline to turn in school supplies and children's books for the service learning class project is Sept. 16.

Reading event, parent

forum scheduled soon

A Blue Ribbon Reader celebration will take place Sept. 15 at 3:30 p.m. at Craddock School.

Photos are being collected for the Craddock/Miller yearbook. Anyone with photos from the first day of school should send them by email to coordinator Paula Tice at PTPTO3@aol.com.

The first elementary parent communication forum of the year will be Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in Leighton's media center. Dana McNally and Tami Mazzella will talk about Steven Covey's book "7 Habits of Highly Successful Families."

The next Board of Education meeting will be Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the media center at Aurora High. Craddock photo day is Sept. 27 and Miller photo day is Sept. 28.

The local schools can benefit when residents shop at Heinen's. For information about the program, visit www.heinens.com/schools.

The Elementary PTO will sponsor an ice cream social for Leighton students and parents Sept. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. Leighton School picture day is Sept. 15.

Athletes and students

of week are unveiled

Athletes of the week at Harmon School are: Alex Moore and Kevin Paul, football; Lilly Bates, Victoria Blechschmid, Gavin Kane and Andy Ploskunak, cross country; Annalise Bender, Mia Catania, Ilana Chestney and Kayla Ring, cheerleading.

Students of the week are: sixth-graders Zach Anzells, Cameron Custer, Cade Fromwiller and Angelina Martino; seventh-graders Alayna Fromwiller, Sam Potts, Kepler Rhoden and Hannah Wiencek; and eighth-graders Danny Abbass, Jory Aqahtani, Victoria Bleschschmid, Celeste Conley and Mara Hanson.

Harmon School's first parents communication forum will be Sept. 15 at 11 a.m. Chromebooks, upcoming class trips and dropoffs at school will be discussed, and guidance counselors will share some information.

An informational meeting for parents of eighth-graders who will go on the Washington D.C. trip this year is Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. at Harmon.

The University of Akron is sponsoring a Women in Engineering program for girls in grades 6 to 12. It will be Nov. 12 in the Student Union. Girls at Harmon School can contact Ginger Biales or Kristin Fecko for more information.

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