AHS Prom Update

Drive 1 For Ur School!

Parents and community members,

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, March 19th! It is time for us to again partner with Jarrett Gordon Ford to raise up to $6000 for our school through the Drive One For Our School Program. For every eligible test drive of a brand new 2020 Ford, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM, we will earn $20! Drivers must be 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license. We appreciate your support!


TSA News

Congratulations to the AHS Student Technology Association for their achievements at this year’s State Competition and Convention this past weekend in Orlando! Our Bloodhounds were nominated in several events, making Top 3 in the State with “Debating Technological Issues,” and Top Ten in the State in the following categories: Forensic Science, On Demand Video, Music Production, CAD Architecture, Architectural Design, and Children’s Story. Additionally, two TSA students, Mackenzie Stanfield and Colby Todd, each won Scholarship prizes worth $250 and $500. Congratulations to all of these Bloodhounds for all of their dedication and hard work!

Digital Production News

Great news from the AHS Digital Production program! Senior Peyton Pall has had his short film, “Abstract,” selected for screening and competition at this year’s Tampa Bay Gasparilla International Film Festival! The film will screen in Ybor City the weekend before Spring Break. Digital Production teacher Mr. Oxford is very proud of Peyton and his accomplishment! Go Hounds!

PSC Scholarship Opportunity for Juniors

Juniors interested in attending Polk State College please stop by College & Career for a scholarship opportunity. Must have a 2.75 unweighted GPA and at least 50 community service hours to apply.

PSC Public Sercive Scholarship

AHS Silver Garland Nominees

Isaiah Vega, Vocational/Tech
Hannia Guerrero, Art
Emily Black, English/literature
Aviana Colon, Performing Arts
Josh Haney, Mathematics
Emily Watkins, Citizenship
Alyssa Jackson, Music
Hope Southard, Communications
Krystal Cermeno, Foreign Language
Colby Todd, Athletics
Catherine Bryan, Science

Cap & Gown Pictures

Attention seniors!

It is that time of year when we are starting to wrap up the loose ends before graduation. The yearbook staff would like to let you know that Senior Cap & Gown Pictures will be taken on Tuesday, February 25th here at Auburndale High School.   You will need to stop by room 501 to schedule an appointment prior to Tuesday morning.

Students can also email Mrs. Cobb at regina.cobb@polk-fl.net to schedule an appointment.  The photographer will provide the cap and gown.  There will not be retakes.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Cobb or Ms. Green at 863-965-6200 ext. 261.

AHS at the History Fair

Auburndale History Fair student represented the school very well at the County History Fair. Auburndale had 9 projects finish top 3 and 7 finished top 2 and are headed to the State competition in Tallahassee! Please congratulate:

Hannia Guerrero 3rd in Research Paper
Larry Chumney, Lily Roy, Janet Ciaravino, and Elicia Little 3rd in Group Exhibit
Sammie Pruitt 2nd in Research Paper
Lilia Ebert 2nd in Individual Exhibit
Raina Holley and Macy Davis 2nd in Group Exhibit
Logan Ray and Anthony DiBiasie 2nd in Group Webpage
Chloe Knowles and Makenna Atterson 2nd in group Documentary
Elizabeth Bohannon 1st in Individual Performance
Alyssa Jackson, Jazzy Ebert, and Halley Dryden 1st in Group Performance
Photos from the event here.