Hall of Fame Nominations

Nomination forms are available to anyone wishing to nominate a person who has brought great credit to Auburndale High School. Candidates should have distinguished themselves through their accomplishments or service in the arts, business, technology, education, public service or other profession. Nomination forms are available by calling Auburndale High School at (863) 965-6200 or writing Auburndale High School at: 1 Bloodhound Trail, Auburndale, FL 33823-2204. You may also print and mail the Hall of Fame Application we provide on our web site. For the 2017 Hall of Fame Event all nominations must be received by the AHS Selection Committee no later than Tuesday, March 28, 2017. It’s not too early to begin deciding on who you want to nominate!* Inductees will be determined by early March, and invitations will be extended to Honorees the next day. The recognition event will be held on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Auburndale High School Auditorium in Auburndale, Florida. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. In addition to recognizing our Hall of Fame inductees, the top 20 students in each class, based on their cumulative GPA as of the 3rd grading period, will be honored and presented with academic letters.  Please see the Alumni page for more information.

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.

Attention SENIORS:  Please click Senior Dates 2017 for important dates for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year.

Winter Haven Youth Soccer

The Winter Haven Youth Soccer Association is looking for volunteers for their spring recreation registration.  Please go to our website http://auburndalehighschool.com and click on community service under the College & Career tab for contact information and a complete list of all of our community service opportunities!  You may also stop into College & Career and pick up an information sheet.

Applying to AHS Academies

Applications will REOPEN Monday April 10th and will remain open through Friday, April 21st.

Poetry Contest Winners

We are very proud of these students for winning Polk County poetry awards!  The award ceremony will be Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Branscomb Auditorium at Florida Southern College from 7-9pm.

Published in the Polk County Poetry Anthology

Chancellor Hardy

Justin Romero

Georyah Jordan

Febie-Anna Joseph

Trevor Crain

Rylee Brown

Kristen Cramton

Tanner Patterson

Award Winners

Alexandra Pruitt

Jessica Murphy

Keanno Carter

Taylor Murphy

Sarah Nibert

Open House at Traviss

On Thursday, April 13th, we will be taking a group of interested students to Traviss Technical College’s Open House. There will be Demonstrations, Program Tours, Door Prizes, and Financial Aid will be available!  Cost to attend is just $5 for lunch.  If you are interested, please sign up with Ms. Giles, Mrs. Cook, or Mrs. Fetter.  For more information, click here to see the flyer.

AHS Cinema Production News

The AHS Cinema Production program had its first Film Festival selection screened on March 5th at the 2017 Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF) in Ybor City.

The High School Competition had its screening at the AMC/Muvico Theatre in Ybor, and attendance was a packed house! Our entry also took home a “Best Female Performance in a Short Film” Nomination; we are very much looking forward to participating with GIFF again next year.

In other great Cinema Production news, the film screened at GIFF has also been accepted into yet another Film Festival – the 2017 Revolution Film Festival at Southeastern University!

Congratulations Hounds!


Pi Day Run – March 18th

Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, Florida, is hosting a student-coordinated 5k race on campus on March 18th.  In celebration of National Pi Day, the race will be 3.14 miles.  If you are interested in registering please go to http://FLPOLY.ORG/PIRUN

Click here for a flyer about the event.

Chorus Receives Accolades

Congratulations to the 70 students in concert chorus as well as the 34 students in women’s chorus for receiving superior ratings at District Choral Music Performance Assessment yesterday at Lake Gibson High School.  We were one of the few high schools who had 2 or more choirs receiving superior ratings.  Please congratulate these students; they represented Auburndale well!


Upcoming Events

all-day Grades Due
Grades Due
Mar 30 all-day
Additional Information: School Calendarsr
7:30 am About Face Awards @ Bartow Civic Center
About Face Awards @ Bartow Civic Center
Apr 4 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Description of Event: Awards honoring students that have made changes in their grades, behaviors and attitude.r r Contacts for Event: Erin Martinez
6:00 pm Superintendent’s Scholars Awards @ The Lakeland Center's Youkey Theatre
Superintendent’s Scholars Awards @ The Lakeland Center's Youkey Theatre
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Description of Event: Celebrating graduating seniors who have a 3.8 weighted G.P.A. by the end of their seventh semester.r r Contacts for Event: Leah Lauderdale
all-day Interim Reports
Interim Reports
May 1 all-day
Description of Event: Distribution Weekr Additional Information: School Calendarsr
7:30 am Volunteer of the Year Awards @ Bartow Civic Center
Volunteer of the Year Awards @ Bartow Civic Center
May 11 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Description of Event: Annual awards event honoring our outstanding volunteers.r r Contacts for Event: Erin Martinez
all-day Early School Dismissal
Early School Dismissal
May 17 all-day
Additional Information: Schools throughout Polk County will dismiss students 2.5 hours early.r
all-day Holiday
May 29 all-day
Description of Event: Student, Teacher, Parar Additional Information: School Calendarsr