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.

IMPORTANT: Eclipse information

Please click here for an important letter from Polk County Public Schools regarding the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.

Auburndale Rotary Club News

This morning Hailey Fonner, a senior at AHS, recapped her experiences at the Seminar for Tomorrow’s Leaders (S4TL), to the Auburndale Rotary Club. Hailey is expected to graduate with the Class of 2018, with both her diploma and her AA degree. Currently Hailey is considering the following prospective colleges: UF, FSU, USF, UCS, FSC, and JMU.

2017 AHS College & Career Fair

Medical Academy orientation

The Medical Academy had over 100 students visit them at orientation on Tuesday, August 8.  Here are some photos:

Orientation 8/8/2017

Orientation for upperclass students:  2-4pm

Orientation for 9th grade & new students:  6-8pm

AHS English Dept. Represents

This summer some of our fantastic English teachers attended the Pre-AP summer training at George Jenkins High School. Way to go!

L to R: Mrs. McCurdy, Mr. Bohac, Mrs. White, Ms. Prevatte (AP presenter), Mrs. An, Dr. Jasmin

Seniors – Yearbook Photos!

Seniors! It’s time to get your senior pictures taken! Leonard’s Studio will be on campus July 26 from 9am-3pm. Each of you should have received an appointment card in the mail by now. Once you receive the card, please call and confirm your time and pay your $15 seat fee. This will cover your yearbook head shot. Ladies, you also need to wear some type of spaghetti strap top, that you can pull off of your shoulders; Gentlemen, wear a light colored undershirt. Leonard’s will supply the drape for the ladies and the tux, shirt and bow tie for the gentlemen. Please bring a few different outfits, if you choose to upgrade your session.

If you do not receive an appointment card, please call the senior dept at 888-224-5045 to make your appointment. You MUST have your yearbook head shot taken with Leonard’s in order to be in the yearbook.

Army All-American Marching Band

Two of our very own have auditioned extensively and have earned an all-expenses paid spot in the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band and will perform during the bowl game’s halftime show in January 2018. Kenysha Johnson (trombone) and Brandon Collins (mellophone) have been selected to participate!  This is an incredible honor and usually only a few students are selected from each state!

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Upcoming Events

Sep
4
Mon
Holiday
Sep 4 all-day

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Sep
11
Mon
Interim Reports
Sep 11 – Sep 15 all-day

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Sep
13
Wed
Early School Dismissal
Sep 13 all-day

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Sep
18
Mon
Staff Development Day (Data Day) / Student / Para Holiday
Sep 18 all-day
Sep
29
Fri
Annual Advocate Meeting @ District Office Auditorium
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Oct
9
Mon
FTE Week
Oct 9 – Oct 13 all-day

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Oct
11
Wed
Early School Dismissal
Oct 11 all-day

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End of 1st 9-Week Grading Period
Oct 11 all-day

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Oct
13
Fri
Grades Due
Oct 13 all-day

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Oct
16
Mon
Teacher Workday, Student, Para Holiday
Oct 16 all-day

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