Upcoming Open Houses

It is Open House season!

  • Polk State’s exciting Open House Event April 27,2017, from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m., on the Lakeland Campus. Students will have an opportunity to take advantage of a scholarship drawing, tours of the campus, and speak to representatives from all of Polk State’s programs.
  • Traviss Technical College will have an Open House on Thursday, April 13, from 8:00 AM-1:00 PM and 5:00 PM-7:00 PM. Our open house is an excellent opportunity for seniors to view Traviss’ many different programs.

If you are interested in learning more, please stop in to see Mrs. Cook in College and Career.

Yearbook Order Information

Parents, the deadline for purchasing your senior pages through our online system has passed.  Now the only way to reserve your page before the final deadline of March 10th will be to contact us at ahs.yearbook@polk-fl.net or by calling 863-965-6200 ext. 261.  The yearbook staff would like to make sure that you do not miss your final opportunity to recognize your graduating senior.

Click Senior Ad Order Form 2017 for the form to order ads for the yearbook.

C/O 2015 & 2016 Achievements

Ag’s Florida State Fair Results

Breanna Thornton placed second in showmanship with her heifer anew received a 2nd place red ribbon.

Caleb Nelson showed 4 commercial Rhode Island Red hens and received 1st place blue ribbons for each of them.

Our Horse Judging team placed 35th in the state; Trinity Bessinger, Kalyn Jackson, Hanna Strickland and Bailey Swanson. Hanna was 61st high individual (out of 250 individuals).

Our Livestock Judging team placed  51st in the state; Kandace Ladd, Ryan Yates, Austin Benenati, and Breanna Thornton.

Our Poultry Judging Team placed  18th in the state; Chris Anderson, David Dorman, Caleb Nelson, and Nolan Gilmore. David Dorman was 45th high individual and Chris Anderson was 47th high individual (out of 130 students competing). This team will go on to compete at the State Poultry Judging Contest in April at the University of Florida!

FFA Week – February 18-25

Tuesday 2/21 – Orange you glad we have Ag Day – wear orange to support Agriculture

Wednesday 2/22 – Camouflage day (NO OVERALLS!)

Thursday 2/23 – Thank a Farmer-Dress like a Farmer Day (NO OVERALLS!) / Ag Olympics Games and Fun@ @ 2:30-4:40 on the back Practice Field by the outside basketball courts

Friday 2/24 – National Wear Blue and Gold Day /Chicken BBQ Lunch and Dinners Served! Pick up your orders at the Teacher’s Lunch Room in the Cafeteria. Lunch 10:45-12:00, or 5:00-7:00 dinner

Flu Letter

Please click here for a letter about the flu vaccine.

Scholars Institute Heading to UF on 3/15

The Scholars Institute is happy to announce our final College Exploration tour of the 2016-2017 school year: The University of Florida!

We will be traveling to UF on March 15th and the cost is just $15.  If you are interested in touring the campus and learning more about what the University of Florida has to offer their Future Gators, please stop in to Guidance to pick up a registration/permission form.

If you have questions, please stop in to see Mrs. Cook or Mrs. Parada.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Indoor Guard Places 3rd

The Auburndale High School Indoor Guard placed third this past weekend in their class at their FFCC event! These students have been working hard and are consistently getting better each time they take the floor.

Please congratulate:

Alondra Aguilar, Rochelle Aguilar, Lyndsey Brown, Abigayle Beale, Shelbi Bennett, Near Jaroenwai, Annakatherine Jones, Ali Juarez, Payge Lundy, Taylor Murphy, Serena Rousch, Emily Watkins, Autumn Gates, Isabella Molin, Sierra Sosa, Sierra Thompson, and Whitney McKnight.

Their next event will be at Lake Region this Saturday at 8:50am and then University High School at 12:19pm.