Auburndale High School

Welcome to Auburndale High School, home of the Bloodhounds!  Auburndale High School is known for academic excellence. Teachers and staff work diligently developing the intellectual capacity of students while providing them an extraordinary environment that inspires greatness. We define greatness as “the ability to do the ordinary tasks of daily living in an extraordinary way.” We take a student centered approach to guide our Bloodhounds in identifying and selecting their academic and co-curricular needs that enable them to attain their goals for the future. Our commitment is to ensure that every Bloodhound is known, valued, and inspired to succeed in the twenty-first century.

Open Enrollment – Digital Graphix Academy

Did you know that open enrollment for Polk County Public Schools is now through January 11th, 2018? If your student is interested in video production, Auburndale High School is the school for them! Our Digital Video Production & Cinema Production courses that are offered by the Digital Graphix Academy offer the Adobe Premiere Pro Industry Certification. These certifications assist with gaining entry into Communications programs at college, and some students have gained internship entry due to being certified. AHS is the only school in Polk County apart from Harrison School for the Arts that has a dedicated Cinema Production program, where we compete with other schools in State and National Competitions. Mr. Oxford, has been teaching at AHS for four and half years and studied Broadcasting and Communications at the University of South Florida. When asked what motivates him, Mr. Oxford said: “I am motivated to help my students be competitive and to succeed.” Follow and like the Auburndale High School page to learn more about what we have to offer! To apply fill out the application at https://polkschoolsfl.com/magnetchoice/

Yearbook Holiday sale!

Attention family and friends of Seniors: Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift for your Senior? For a limited time AHS Yearbook is having a Winter Holiday sale! You  can buy all 4 yearbooks for $150 or buy a specific yearbook for:

  •  Senior yearbook for $65.00
  • Junior yearbook for $45.00
  • Sophomore yearbook for $25.00
  • Freshman yearbook for $15.00

You can purchase yearbooks from Mrs. Cobb in room 501 and will immediately receive their Freshman, Sophomore and Junior yearbooks. The 2018-2019 yearbook will be distributed in May of 2019.

Algebra 1 EOC Winter Retakes

The winter testing window is December 4, 5, 7, and 10. If you have questions, talk to your math teacher.

Career Academies Window is Open!

The window to apply for career academies for the 2019-2020 school year is now open.  You can apply online by clicking here.  The deadline to apply is January 11, 2019.

Half-cent sales tax: vote November 6!

FFA Places 2nd

Our FFA won 2nd place last night at the County FFA Opening and Closing Ceremonies Contest that was held at Kathleen High School.

Our winning team was:

President – Breanna Thornton

Vice President – Destiny Blackmon

Secretary – Allison Jackson

Treasurer – Tyler Brannan

Reporter – Hannah Reteneller

Sentinel – Jacob Lawson

Student Advisor – Kaylyn Benenati

Historian – Danyelle Epps

As a team they practiced hard each morning at 6:30am for the past couple of weeks and did a great job working together and performing their parts.

We are proud of you! Keep up the great work!