Wind Ensemble Wins Award

The Auburndale High School Wind Ensemble has made history by earning the Otto J. Kraushaar award on Thursday, April 26th, 2018. This award is given to high school programs who earn Straight Superior ratings at Marching Music Performance Assessment, District Music Performance Assessment and State Music Performance Assessment. This is the top award a band can be given, and the first time Auburndale High School has earned this award since 2000. The band consists of 38 musicians and is under the direction of Ms. Hannah Haugen. They performed Under the Double Eagle by Wagner, A Blessed Hymn by Kahelin, and Songs of Old Kentucky by Karrick.

College Bound Bloodhounds

We are very excited to share that great things are continuing to happen as we prepare our students for College, Career, and Citizenship, at Auburndale Senior High School!  As of this morning, we have had a total of 253 college acceptances and our scholarship offerings are now totaling $6,128,882!

Chase Thompson; Newbury College
Tori Hale; Warner University & Polk State College
Ryan Perry; USF, FSU, UF, UCF, UNF, UWF, Jacksonville
Hailey Auterson; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University & Jacksonville University
Courtney Reyes; UF

Polk County EMS visitors

The Polk County EMS Firefighters, Paramedics, and EMTs visited our nursing classes today to share career options.  Here are some photos:

FSA Testing Schedules

Juniors and seniors are invited to participate in a job shadow and post-secondary options visit opportunity:

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Juniors and seniors are excused from attending classes on these days for the purpose of learning about a variety of careers and visiting post-secondary schools such as colleges/universities, technical colleges, and exploring military options.  Due to underclassmen testing on these days, students will not attend a normal-day schedule if they are present on campus.

  • Students are responsible for arranging a place of business to job shadow, a post-secondary school to visit, or military offices
  • Students/parents are responsible for transportation to and from job shadowing location, post-secondary school, and military office visits
  • Regardless of the age of the student, a parent/guardian must sign the permission form

Biology EOC Review Sessions

For the next few weeks, the Biology teachers will be providing review sessions in preparation for the EOC test.  These sessions will be held from April 23 through May 4 from 2:00 until 3:00 after school, every day.  They will focus on essential topics for the test.  Students should contact their Biology teachers to sign up, find topic schedules, and check for room assignments.  Parents may call AHS and ask for an administrator or guidance counselor for more information.  Online support can be found here at the Biology Resources link.

College Bound Bloodhounds

We are very excited to share that great things are continuing to happen as we prepare our students for College, Career, and Citizenship, at Auburndale Senior High School!  As of this morning, we have had a total of 209 college acceptances and our scholarship offerings are now totaling $6,010,972!

Tarik Graham has been accepted into Yale University, Stanford University, Princeton University, Harvard University & Duke University.

Vontae Francis has been accepted into Florida Agricultural & Mechanical, Florida International University, Bethune Cookman University, and Florida Atlantic University.

Jenica Louis has been accepted into University of South Florida,  Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, Florida Gulf Coast University, University of Central Florida, University of South Florida, and Bethune Cookman University.

Anasia Gainers has enlisted in the United States Navy.

Tristan Rayborn has been accepted into the University of South Florida.

Vontae Francis
Tarik Graham
Jenica Louis
Anasia Gainers

Polk County Public Schools Career Fair