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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.




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

Each year I look forward to the start of school. There is something special about the fresh start and the arrival of a new year. We hope that this is an exceptional year for our students and we want ...more

Asst. Superintendent's Message

Aurora R-VIII’s Annual Performance Report, as generated by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, did not show the growth hoped regarding the 2013-14 school year. The District scored ...more


September 19 - 1/2 day Dismissal

September 26 - 1/2 day Dismissal

October 3 - 1/2 day Dismissal

October 10 - 1/2 day Dismissal

October 17 - 1/2 day Dismissal

October 24 - Fall break - No School

October 31 - 1/2 day Dismissal

November 7 - 1/2 day Dismissal

November 14 - 1/2 day Dismissal

November 21 - 1/2 day Dismissal

November 24-28 - Thanksgiving Break
No School

December 5 - 1/2 day Dismissal

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
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