Individual student reports (ISR's) for the Spring 2019 MAP assessments were mailed home Monday, December 2nd. These reports indicate individual performance on the ELA and math assessments in grades 3-8 and the science assessment in grades 5 and 8. Please contact your child's office if you have any questions.
Aurora High School will be performing the musical 'Annie Jr.' this weekend. The show will take place in the High School Black Box theatre on Saturday at 7 pm; Sunday at 2 pm and Monday at 7 pm. Cost of admission is $5 and doors will open 30 minutes prior to the performance. Please come out and enjoy the show.
The Aurora R8 School District and Lawrence County Health Department will be conducting our 2nd annual Community Flu Shot Clinic located at the Aurora High School on Tuesday October 29th from 330-630pm. Flu shots for students will be $5 unless you have an active Medicaid card. You MUST bring your students medicaid card with you. Adults needing a flu shot must also bring their insurance card. If your insurance plan is an acceptable plan then the cost will be covered. If it is not, the cost will be $30. Feel free to contact the Lawrence County Health Department with any insurance questions.
Athletic Booster Club Tailgate Party starts at 5:30. Food, games and fun. At 6:30 meet your Fall Houn Dawgs before 7:00 kickoff vs. East Newton. See the school website: www.aurorar8.org for all the details.
Come out and support your Jr. High Cheerleaders at their annual car wash. They will be at Aurora Baptist Temple (1013 S. Elliott Avenue) from 9:00 to noon tomorrow, Saturday, August 31st.
Come support the Aurora Jr. High Cheerleaders. Saturday, August 31st from 9AM to Noon at the Aurora Baptist Temple on 1013 South Elliott. The cheer squad will be having a car wash.
Picture day tomorrow (8/22) is for High School and Junior High students.
Don’t forget picture day is tomorrow (Thursday, August 22nd). Say cheese!
Aurora R-VIII students will begin a new, exciting school year tomorrow, Wednesday, August 14. Please be patient with drop-off and pick-up lines and bus routes as we work out the process during the first few days. We are looking forward to a successful 2019-2020 school year.
The make up day for Mighty Mite registration is Monday, August 5th at Robinson from 6:00 to 7:00 PM
Online registration is now open. You will find a link on the Aurora R-8 Schools website. Pate is open until 7:00 this evening (August 1), High School will be open Monday, August 5th from 12-7 p.m. and Robinson Elementary and Intermediate will be open August 6th from 12-7 p.m.
Mighty Mite football sign ups will take place on Monday, July 29th for incoming 5th and 6th grade students and Tuesday, July 30th for incoming 3rd and 4th grade students. The registration fee is $60.00.
Houn Dawg Boys Basketball camp begins on Monday, July 29th at Pate. Incoming 4th through 6th grade is 3:30 to 5:00. Incoming 1st through 3rd grade is 5 :00 to 6:30. Cost is $20.00 and walk up registration is available on Monday.
Reminder: Free physicals will be offered at the High School tomorrow (Friday, July 26th) from 8:30 to 3:30. All athletes for any sport need a physical on file to be eligible.
Mighty Mite Sign-ups-Mighty Mite sign-ups will be held at Robinson this Monday and Tuesday, July 29th and 30th from 6:00-7:30 pm. 5th and 6th grades will be registering on Monday and 3rd and 4th grades will register on Tuesday. The registration fee will be $60.
Just a reminder... online registration is now open. Directions are located under the live feed on the District website. All students who complete the registration will be able to view class teacher or schedule on July 25. Make it a great day!
Update: We believe the issue with the online registration process has been corrected. The link has been opened for students returning to the district to begin the process. Students new to the district must still come to Central Office, 201 S. Madison, to begin the enrollment process. Thank you for your patience as we have worked through this issue. Make it a great day!
We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our online registration process. Your patience is appreciated as we work with our student information system to correct the issue. Please call Central Office at 417-678-3373 if you have any questions. Updates will be made as available.
Online registration will begin Monday, July 15. Students new to Aurora will need to come to Central Office, 201 S. Madison, to start the process. Students returning will need to complete the online registration. Click the link for instructions. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/402104/Online_Registration_instrutions_corrected_copy_2019-2020.pdf
Mighty Mite Cheerleader sign ups will take place on Saturday, June 15th from 9 to noon and Thursday, June 27th from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at the Crosby Park Pavilion.
Summer tennis for boys and girls begins Tuesday, June 4th at the High School tennis courts. Training takes places every Tuesday and Thursday in June from 3:30 to 4:30. These opportunities are for any boy and girl entering 7th through 12th grade.
Monday, June 3rd there will be a short boys basketball meeting with Coach Thornhill to clear up any summer basketball questions. This is for incoming Junior High and High School players. The meeting will be held at 7:30 PM in the High School commons.
JH Parents! - We will release again today at 2:45pm to help out with the bus transfer. For our walkers - watch the weather....it's supposed to rain again today!
Don’t forget the Spring Sports banquet sponsored by the Booster Club is tonight at 6:00 in the High School commons.
It's the first day of Summer School Rocks!! There's still time to join in on the fun! Come join us!
In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Gage Singer of Aurora High School as its 2018-19 Gatorade Missouri Baseball Player of the Year. Singer is the first Gatorade Missouri Baseball Player of the Year to be chosen from Aurora High School.
JH Summer School: Parents - please drop-off/pick-up for summer school via Roosevelt Ave this summer. There will allow you to avoid the construction for the Storm Water Project on Locust. Thanks!
7th Graders - don’t forget the sunscreen tomorrow!!
7th Grade field trip tomorrow to Wilson's Creek Battlefield. Students can bring their lunch or they'll get a sack lunch from school. Don't forget the sunscreen and comfortable clothes! There will be lots of walking!
In case you missed it, or want to watch again the 2019 AHS graduation is on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/IE-YH9F3vdc
Live stream is down so you may view graduation on Facebook live on the Aurora High School Facebook page.
You can live stream AHS graduation Friday, May 10th at 7:00 PM at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOr_th1FHkw&feature=youtu.be
High School Graduation will be held Friday, May 10th at 7:00 PM in the High School Gym. Doors open at 6:15 for ticket holders and 6:50 for non-ticket holders. The ceremonies will also be live-streamed into the commons.
Next seasons Jr. High football parent/coach meeting will be held tonight from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Jr. High cafeteria.
Mighty mite football camp starts tomorrow, Tuesday, May 7th at Robinson from 3:30 to 5:00
Quick reminder: The parent meeting for next school years high school and junior high volleyball teams is being held tonight, May 6th at 5:30 in the Jr. High Cafeteria.
The Aurora Bands will be performing on Sunday, May 5. Jazz Band at 1:00 in the High School commons. 6th grade, Junior High, and High School from 2:00 to 3:00 in the High School gym.
Girls soccer senior night will be before the game against Greenwood tonight (5/3) at 4:30.
The parent/coach meeting is for next years High School football players.
Don’t forget that tonight May 1st the High School parent/coach meeting will take place in the commons from 5:00 to 6:30.
We are closely monitoring the pending weather approaching. Bus times may be altered to protect the safety of our students and staff. Thanks for your understanding.
Due to possibility of severe weather coming in this afternoon, all after school activities have been cancelled for Tuesday, April 30.
Aurora Families, The bus routes are running 10-15 minutes late this afternoon. Thank you for your patience as we work to get students home safely. Please call central office if you have any questions.
No school on Friday, April 19 due to Spring Break. Monday, April 22, was initially scheduled as a day off; however, school will be in session due to a snow make-up day. Again, School will not be in session on Friday, April 19 and will be in session on Monday, April 22.
No School Friday, March 22 or Monday, March 25 for Aurora R-VIII Students. School will resume Tuesday, March 26.
Aurora 'Summer School Rocks 2019' enrollment forms are out! Don't miss your chance to rock the summer in style and earn prizes for perfect attendance. Call your child's office to learn more today!
February Teacher Winner: Kim Juracek (Robinson Elementary)-$50 from Pettit Law Office. Congratulations Kim and thanks to the sponsors of the program-Pettit Law.
February Staff Member Winner: Sabin Paternostro (Bus Driver)-$50 from Pettit Law Office. Congratulations Sabin and thanks to the sponsors of the program.
February Teacher Winner: Sara Siegrist (Pate Early Childhood Center)-Jimmy Michel Motors Monthly Car Program. Congratulations Sara and thanks to the sponsors of the program.
Tryouts for the upcoming April 18th Woodbutchers' Follies are being rescheduled. They were originally set for tomorrow, March 12th at Aurora High School. Additional information will be forthcoming from Nick London.
No school today, Thursday, February 28, 2019 due to poor road conditions in the north portions of the district.
No school today, Thursday, February 28. Stay warm!
No School February 28
All JH after school activities and tutoring have been canceled today, Wednesday, February 27th.
All after school events and tutoring at RIS have been canceled today, Wednesday, February 27.
Youth Soccer and Flag Football registrations are being accepted at the Monett YMCA! Youth soccer ages range from age 4 through 12 and youth flag football divisions range from Pre-K through the 2nd grade. Questions, please contact Jeramy Kee at (417) 235-8213.
Due to the impending weather and the fact that it is supposed to hit while buses are on routes, Aurora R-VIII students will be dismissed at 1:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, February 19. I apologize for any inconvenience this causes.
Aurora R-VIII students will have break February 15 through February 18. There will be no school on Friday, February 15 and Monday, February 18. School will resume on Tuesday, February 19.
Aurora Families, Buses will be 20-30 minutes late on the afternoon route today due to an evacuation of the Robinson campus for a faulty fire sensor. Your patience and understanding is appreciated. If you have questions, please call Central Office at 417-678-3373. Educationally, David Mais
No School Today-Thursday, February 7
No School Today! Stay home safe and warm!
Due to current road conditions (especially in the north part of the district) and the extremely cold temperatures, Aurora R-VIII will not be in session today, Wednesday, January 30, 2019. Thank you.
8th Grade Boys Basketball Game - TONIGHT - HAS CHANGED LOCATION - 5:30 @ the High School Gymnasium. 7th Grade will still play at Pate.
In accordance with the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, David Mais (Assistant Superintendent) has been designated as the Foster Care Liaison for the district. Please call 417-678-3373 if you should have any questions regarding the foster care enrollment process.
School is scheduled to be back in session for the second semester on Thursday, January 3, 2019. Possible snow and ice is predicted in the forecast which may affect this start date. Please watch the district website and Facebook regarding our return to school.
MAP score results for the 2017-2018 school year were mailed home Monday, December 17th, for students in grades 3rd-8th. Please contact your child's office if you have questions. Make it a great day!
The 6th Annual Holiday Showcase, sponsored by the A-Tech I Class at Aurora High School will be tonight from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the commons at AHS. There will be tables of handmade crafts designed and created by students at Aurora High School.
The Aurora R-VIII Annual Band Concert is scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday, December 9 at Aurora HS. 12:30 p.m.-$5.00 meals (soup, chili, baked potato). 1:00 p.m. Jazz Band performs. 2:00 p.m. Concert Bands perform.
The Aurora R-VIII School District is accepting bids for a 2002 Freightliner FS65 77-passenger school bus with a c7 Cat engine and 2000 Allison transmission. Bids must be received by Friday, January 4, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Call 678-3373 for more information.
Bus 11 is back on the route. No injuries occurred. Thank you for your patience.
Bus 11 will be running late this morning. We apologize for the situation.
The Monett YMCA is now accepting registrations for Youth Basketball (kindergarten through the 6th grade). Most activities will be in Aurora. You must sign up by Friday December 14. For more information and prices, please contact Jeramy Kee at (417)235-8213.
Aurora R-VIII Schools will be out the week of November 19 through November 23 for Thanksgiving Break. Enjoy the holiday.
Flu shot clinic at the High School tonight 3:30 to 6:30. Free for students with Medicaid-$5 for those without. Must bring card. Adults may get shots also. Free with ins card, $30 if not. Call 678-3373 for more info.
Due to the early dismissal of school for Aurora R-VIII, the final performance of the High School production, "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" has been cancelled for tonight.
Due to worsening road conditions, Aurora R-VIII will be dismissing at 12:30 p.m. today. Plans for tomorrow will be made at a later time. Thank you for your assistance.
School is in session today, Monday, November 12. We will be monitoring weather conditions as the day goes forward. Thank you
YOU ARE INVITED! On Monday, November 12th at 10am the Aurora Junior is hosting it's 20th Annual Veteran's Day Assembly. We would love to see you there!
Congrats to Kaci Singer and Aubrey Boatwright who competed at the State Cross Country meet. Kaci finished 25th and Aubrey 44th. With Kaci’s finish she earned All-State honors.
Congratulations to the Volleyball team on winning a District championship. #Back2Back
September Teacher and Staff Member Winners: Libby Mills (JH Teacher)-Jimmy Michel Motors Vehicle, Shawn Hines (HS Teacher)-$50 from Pettit Law Office and Gary Gage (Sodexo-Pate)-$50 from Pettit Law Office. Congratulations to all and thanks to the sponsors of the program.
Spirit Shirts from the Family orders are coming home with the students today. If you ordered a shirt look in your students' backpack when they get home! Let us know if you have any problems!
Theme for this Friday night’s football game against MV is Superhero!
Robinson Intermediate Grandparent's Day will be held on Friday, September 28 between 8-9. Coffee and donuts will be served beginning at 7:30.
Picture Retake Day for Robinson Elementary is Wednesday, October 10th!
Come to the Fall Festival tonight at Robinson from 5-7pm!
There will be a financial aid workshop at Aurora High School Media Center Tuesday evening September 25 at 6:30 p.m. Seniors and their parents or guardians are encouraged to attend for information about applying to colleges and for financial aid.
The Robinson Fall Festival will be held on Thursday, September 20th. All students and their families are invited. Food and activities will be provided. Come out and be a part of the fun!
FFA MUMS - Have buds on them and are ready to be purchased! If interested, please contact Madison Darst, Caitlyn Kaye or Mr. Percival. Prices are as followed: 1 for $10 2 for $18 3 for $24
Back to School-Wednesday, August 15