We are proud to announce that Jenna Huff won 4th place in the Healthcare Photography category at the national HOSA conference last week!
Ag Department News
Destiny Blackmon competed in the county FFA Star Green Hand Contest and placed 3rd . She had to take a written general knowledge test, have her class notebook and Supervised Agricultural Experience notebook (her horse and plant projects) evaluated, and give a 3-5 minute speech about something in agriculture. She chose “Agriculture and the Disabled.” Destiny did a great job! She will be getting her award and a check from the former Agriculture Commissioner Charles Bronson in May.
Chris Anderson and Latrell Lisbon competed in the Area 4 Ornamental Horticulture Demonstration Contest in the category of Production Agriculture. They were up against 8 teams from 3 counties. Chris and Latrell beat them all and took 1st Place and will be going to the University of Florida in Gainesville on Friday April 21st to compete at the State Contest. They demonstrated how to make a self-sustaining garden.
Justin Holmes competed in the OH Demo category of consumer use. He demonstrated how to make Fresh Salsa. He did not come in the top 3 but he did a good job with his demonstration and the salsa tasted great.
NHS 2017-18 Executive Board
The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Auburndale Senior High School’s Chapter of National Honor Society is pleased to announce our newly elected Executive Board for the 2017-2018 school year:
President: Hailey Fonner
Vice President: Tarik Graham
Secretary: Alondra Ramos
Historian: Jenica Louis
Treasurer: Sarah MacPhee
Parliamentarian: Haleigh Boston
SGA Liaison: Malia Murphy
Please join us in congratulating these outstanding student leaders!
AP/Dual Enrollment Parent Night
Auburndale Senior High School’s AP/Dual Enrollment Parent Night will be this Thursday, April 6th, at 6:00 PM, in the Cafeteria. There will be information disseminated regarding our programs, course offerings, student experiences, and Dual Enrollment partner institutions. We hope that you will join us!
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
Academy applications REOPENED Monday, April 10th and will remain open through Friday, April 21st. Incoming or new students, as well as returning students who attend an AHS academy and are not zoned for our school, need to apply (reapply for returning students) for an academy. Applications are available at www.polkacademies.com
For information on Polk County Public Schools’ Controlled Open Enrollment, click here.
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
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.