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Teacher of the Month

Jimmy Michel Motors has once again teamed up with the Aurora School District to sponsor our Teacher of the Month program.   Winners of the award will have a new car to drive for a month compliments of Jimmy Michel Motors. The award is based on criteria including teacher evaluation, perfect attendance, and service above and beyond for students.  All certified teachers are eligible for the award.  The Aurora R-VIII School District would like to thank Jimmy Michel motors for this generous gift and unique partnership.




Kenna McCleery is our Teacher of the Month for December. Mrs. McCleery is a Reading teacher at Robinson Elementary.



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Courtney Mills is our Teacher of the Month for November. Ms. Mills is a 2nd grade teacher at Pate Early Childhood Center.




Leanne Cope is our Teacher of the Month for October. Mrs. Cope is a Science teacher at Aurora High School.



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Christi Thomas is our Teacher of the Month for September. Mrs. Thomas is a Language Arts and Social Studies teacher at Aurora Junior High.


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Superintendent's Message

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Asst. Superintendent's Message

The Aurora R-VIII School District is currently partnering with the Lawrence County Prevention Team (LCPT) to address concerns relating to teens in our community. A Town Hall Meeting is scheduled for ...more


December 12 - 1/2 day Dismissal

December 19 - 1/2 day Dismissal

December 22-31 - Christmas Break
No School

January 1-2 - New Year's Break
No School

January 9 - 1/2 day Dismissal

January 16 - 1/2 day Dismissal

January 19 - No School - MLK Day

January 25 - 1/2 day Dismissal

January 30 - 1/2 day Dismissal

February 6 - 1/2 day Dismissal

February 13-16 - February break -
No School

February 20 - 1/2 day Dismissal

February 27 - 1/2 day Dismissal

March 6 - 1/2 day Dismissal

March 13-16 - March break -
No School

March 20 - 1/2 day Dismissal

March 27 - 1/2 day Dismissal

April 3-6 - April break -
No School

April 10 - 1/2 day Dismissal

April 17 - 1/2 day Dismissal

April 24 - 1/2 day Dismissal

May 1 - 1/2 day Dismissal

May 8 - 1/2 day Dismissal

May 15 - 1/2 day Dismissal

May 20 - Last day of classes