Reminder: Picture Day Tomorrow 8/22/2019
Friendship club starting Monday, August 29. See Ms. Grace for more information and location! Join to help students feel welcome to our school!
Fall Sports practices (Cross Country, Football, and Volleyball) for Aurora Junior High begins on Monday, August 19th. Each participant must have a valid physical and insurance in order to practice.
Jr. High Picture Day - August 22, 2019.
Welcome Back! We are hours away from the start of the school year. The Junior High building will be open at 7:30 am! Check out the Jr. High Welcome News for important student information to start the year! The Welcome News can be found in the documents on the Junior High website. See you tomorrow!
REMINDER: Tuesday, July 30th: 12 - 7 pm - Jr. High Online Enrollment! Come into the building to complete online enrollment, pick up schedules & locker assignment, and submit immunizations records. If you have any questions, please contact the office at 417-678-3630.
July 30th: 12 - 7 pm - Jr. High Online Enrollment! Come into the building to complete online enrollment, pick up schedules & locker assignment, and submit immunizations records.
The Aurora Junior High Office will be closed on Friday, July 26, 2019.
Online registration for existing students - now available. All new students will need to visit Central Office for enrollment. Form more information follow this link : https://tinyurl.com/enrollAR8
Parents - We'll release at 3p today!! Thanks for sharing your kids with us today!
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!
The busses pulled out from Pate at about 3:35p today, so the kids may be a few minutes late. They are on their way! Sorry for the delay!
JH Parents! - We will dismiss about 15 minutes early today for our bus riders to navigate their first day. Dismissal will be at 2:45pm today.
It's the first day of Summer School Rocks!! There's still time to join in on the fun! Come join us!
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!
JH Parents! Students will be turning in iPads over the next two days. Please remind your student to bring in their charger!
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!
This week is Teacher's Appreciation Week! Show some love to your teachers!
JH Parents: 8th Grade Track meet today has been CANCELED due to inclement weather.
The 8th grade Conference track meet will be made up on Friday May 3rd in Hollister.
JH Parents - All tutoring/activities have been canceled today due to the possibility of weather. NO after school tutoring today!
ATTENTION JH PARENTS: The 8th grade track meet has been CANCELED for today.
ATTENTION JH PARENTS: Due to possible weather conditions, the 8th grade track meet has been moved from Mac County to Hollister.
Last day to MAP test Houn’ Dawgs! Finish strong!
JH Houn' Dawg Parents - a HUGE THANK YOU to you this morning!! We only have 5 students absent today during MAP testing. Thank you for getting your kids up and here today! You are appreciated!!
The track meet MAY be rescheduled for Thursday.....more details to come!
JH Parents - The track meet for this afternoon has been CANCELED due to the possibility of severe weather.
MAP testing tomorrow!! Let's go, Houn' Dawgs!!
Parents/Guardians/Students - Chargers ($8), Earbuds ($2), and Accessories are still open for purchase
~ MAP Testing Starts Tomorrow ~ 100% Charged iPads Eat a healthy breakfast Get adequate sleep Bring a book
JH Parents - busses were loaded and pulling out from the JH at 3:13. Students are headed your way!! So sorry for the delay!
JH Parents! The field trip busses are running about 10 minutes late. Students will be arriving home a few minutes late. So sorry for any inconvenience. We'll keep you posted!
8th Graders - MSU MAP Boot Camp today!!
JH 8th Grade parents - lunch is FREE at MSU tomorrow. Students do not need any money!
JH 8th Grade parents! This is a reminder that our 8th graders are attending a MAP Boot Camp at MSU tomorrow. Please have your student wear pants (please no shorts) and a red or Aurora t-shirt.
JH parents - All 8th Grade students will be participating in a MAP Boot Camp on Wednesday at MSU to help them prepare for the upcoming test. Students are asked to wear long pants on this day....no shorts. Thanks!
Don't forget SPIRIT week!! Tomorrow is TWIN day! Go Houn' Dawgs!
JH Houn' Dawg Parents - Progress Reports went home yesterday!
Parent/Teacher Conferences again this evening...3:30-6:30pm. Come by and see us!
Spring into Next Year Event: Wednesday, April 24th 5:30 - 8:30 pm Aurora High School The meningococcal & tdap vaccine is required for all incoming 8th graders. This is in compliance with State of Missouri requirements and Aurora School Board policy. Proof of vaccine must be turned into the Junior High office by the first day of the 2019-2020 school year. Online Registration Form: https://bit.ly/HoundawgHealth
This is a reminder that we have Parent/Teacher Conferences today and tomorrow from 3:30-6:30p! We would love to see you!
Aurora JH inducted 20 new students into the Aurora Junior National Honor Society on it's 20th year anniversary here at the school. Congratulations to all our inductees! You make us proud!!
The FBLA meeting tonight will be in the JH library. Please enter the building through the A-10 doors.
FBLA State Conference is March 15 in Columbia. There is a meeting Wednesday, March 6 at 5:30 in the Junior High Cafeteria. Important information about the trip will be shared at this time! Unable to attend? Please contact Emily Brewer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to impending weather, school will be dismissed at 1:30pm today, Tuesday, February 19th.
JH Parents - Busses are running about 25 minutes late this afternoon. Sorry for the inconvenience!
JH Houn' Dawgs! Don't forget this Thursday, February 14th is our next dance! 3p - 4:45p. $2 entry fee to raise funds for Brite Futures. Karaoke! Capture the Flag! Dancing! Can't wait to see you there!
NO SCHOOL TODAY, AJH! Have a great day! Stay safe and warm.
Struggling to get your student to tell you about their day? Ask open-ended questions. "What did you learn today?" "What class did you have the most fun in today?" "What made you smile today?" Start the conversation. You'll be amazed at what you learn! Go Houn' Dawgs!
JH Parents - if you didn't have time over the weekend to watch the Securly Parent Video, please give it a view! It will explain how to use the new Securly Home. Go Dawgs!
Parents - please watch the following video for more information regarding Securly Home: https://player.vimeo.com/video/289429664
JH Houn' Dawgs!! Enjoy your three day weekend!! Go Dawgs!
Parents! You should be receiving an email shortly from Securly Home. Your student was given a letter to take home to give you about this service today. We'll be posting more information soon!
Congratulations to the students who auditioned for the All-District Honor Band this past Friday and made the band! We had fourteen students make it, including taking 4-1st chair spots! Go Houn' Dawgs!
JH Boys 8th-grade Basketball game location has CHANGED for tonight! They will play @ the HS Gymnasium at 5:30pm. 7th-grade boys will still play at Pate at 5:30p.
JH Houn' Dawgs! Tutoring will begin Monday, January 14th. See you there!
JH Houn' Dawg parents - students will be leaving their iPads at school for the next few days, so please encourage them to bring their chargers to school!
JH Students - Please bring your iPad chargers to school tomorrow!
The new year is here and we're ready to go!! We're excited to see you tomorrow!
The winter session of NWEA testing starts tomorrow. Please get plenty of rest, bring your CHARGED iPad, earbuds, and be prepared to do YOUR BEST! GO HOUN' DAWGS!!
WINTER BAND CONCERT - 6th Grd, JH & HS Bands - Sunday, December 9th from 2-3pm @ HS Gymnasium. Soup/Baked Potato/Chili from 12:30-2pm. HS Jazz Band @ 1pm. We hope to see you there! Go HOUN' DAWGS!
JH parents! The weather should be much better this weekend than originally predicted. Due to scheduling conflicts for many parents with the change of date, the WINTER BAND CONCERT has been moved BACK TO THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9TH, 2PM. So sorry for any confusion this caused!
The JH basketball tournament games are on for tomorrow!
JH Parents - your student will be taking the NWEA Benchmark test on Monday and Tuesday (Dec 10 & 11). Please help them remember to CHARGE their iPad, bring earbuds and a book or something to work on if they get finished early. Thank you for your support! GO HOUN' DAWGS!
Calling all JH boys (and parents!) interested in playing basketball this year! Coach Rook will have an informational meeting AFTER the girls BB game (around 7p) on Tuesday, Nov 27th. See you there!
The Junior High Girls basketball games for tonight have been postponed. NO GAME TONIGHT due to weather.
Good morning! School IS IN SESSION today and the Veteran's Day Assembly will be at 10am.
JH Houn' Dawg Patrons - Monday, November 12th @ 10am will be the 20th Annual JH Veteran's Day Assembly. All are invited!!
JH Lady Houn Dawg Basketball parents - Saturday, November 17th the girls will have the opportunity to attend the Missouri State Women's BB game! Free! Please ask Coach Wood for more info!
Heads up! Friday, November 9th JH Girls Basketball time HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 4PM. Coach Cook's girls play at Pate & Coach Wood's girls play at JH.
"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardobe" is being performed this weekend at the Black Box at the High School. Saturday - 7pm, Sunday - 2pm, & Monday - 7pm. $5 at the door. Support our kids and enjoy the show!
Parents! Don't forget we have Parent/Teacher conferences again tonight from 4p-7p. We would love to see you!
Junior High Parents! Parent/Teacher Conferences are tonight and tomorrow night from 4p-7p. We hope to see you here!
JH Football v Marshfield on Thursday!! Come support our boys!
Costume Competition at the Dance on Thursday! (No masks & no gore!) Can't wait to see what the students come up with. Students can bring their costumes to school to change into at 3p if they'd like to participate.
Our first dance of the year is this Thursday, October 11th from 3p - 4:55p. Please be at the school before 5p to pick up your student. Face painting, volleyball tournament, dancing, karaoke. Fun! Fun! Fun!
Picture Retake Day is Wednesday, October 10th!
Be cool and be in school! Parents - don't forget we have an onsite Cox Clinic if your student is feeling ill.
JHVB v Lamar Tuesday, Oct 2, 5:30p. Come on out!
JHVB v Mt Vernon tonight! Come support our ladies!
Parent/Teacher conferences will soon be here! October 15th & 16th....come meet with your student's teacher!
Welcome to our new website!