"Auburndale High School is inspiring greatness daily!"Principal John Hill
Auburndale High School is a community school with great history and traditions that provides students a world-class education focused on preparing all Bloodhounds for success in college, careers, and citizenship. This is accomplished through school, home and community partnerships within the Auburndale area.
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.”
#1 Bloodhound Trail, Auburndale, FL 33823
The Polk Education Foundation (www.polkeducationfoundation.org) and Polk State Foundation (www.polk.edu/foundation) scholarships are now open. These two scholarship applications allow students to apply for over 250 different scholarships managed by these two organizations. Polk Education Foundation is open to all Polk County High School Seniors and is due March 11th, 2014 to Mr. Blankenship. The online application closes March 10th, be sure to apply early. These scholarships can be used by students going to any college, university or technical school across the nation (unless specifically stated otherwise). The Application must be printed and all accompanying documents must be submitted to Mr. Blankenship by Marcy 11, 2014. The Polk State Foundation application is for students who plan to attend Polk State College and range from $500 to full tuition to PSC. It is due by March 15th. Students must get a PDF version of their transcript from Mr. Blankenship or Mrs. Parada before applying. If you have any questions, be sure to email Mr. Blankenship at email@example.com.
If your student took the PSAT in October (all sophomores and juniors who signed up) received their score reports last week. For more information about PSAT and the NMSQT, view this video prepared by the College Board. (You may need to press "ok" when prompted.) The PSAT is a great tool to help students prepare for the SAT and ACT. If your student did not take the PSAT, they can review www.number2.com for help preparing. If you have any questions, be sure to email Mr. Blankenship at firstname.lastname@example.org
Class of 2014 - Here is some important information:
Senior Dues are $20 and can be paid to Mrs. Mills, Mrs. Devereaux, Mrs. Parada or Mr. Blankenship. Checks and Cash (Bills cannot be greater than $20) are accepted.
Seniors who would like to purchase a senior T-Shirt may do so by seeing Ms. Mills, Mrs. Devereaux, Mrs. Parada or Mr. Blankenship. Commemorative shirts will feature the signatures of all seniors on the back. T Shirts are $10 and the deadline to purchase is Feb 28.
Grad Bash at Universal Studios is on Sat, April 26th. Seniors, don't miss this amazing time at two theme parks. Tickets are $80 and include admission to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure, transportation, Food, and a concert by Trey Songs. Tickets will be on sale Feb 18 - 21 ONLY. Seniors, reserve your grad bash ticket with a $20 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit any time before Feb 21st and pay your balance by Mar 10th. To purchase your ticket or to make a deposit, see Mr. Blankenship in the college and career lab.
Auburndale High School staff are dedicated to helping students succeed! Staff are available before and afterschool to help! Please read this chart for more information on when teachers are available at AHS.
Auburndale High School has created a progressive discipline to address all disruptions. Please read this letter for more information about the discipline process at AHS.
|Feb 18 - 21||Grad Bash Tickets on Sale||See Mr. Blankenship in the College and Career Lab.|
|Feb 21||Interim Reports|
|Feb 24||SAC Meeting||C/C Lab, 6pm|
|Feb 25||FCAT Writes||All 10th Grade Students|
|Prom Fashion Show||11th and 12th Grade Students|
|Feb 28||Deadline to purchase Class of 2014 T Shirt||See Mrs. Mills.|
|Mar 24 - 28||Spring Break|
|April 1||End of 3rd Weeks|
|April 11/12||Relay for Life||Bruce Canova Stadium|
|April 14||Report Cards|
|April 18||Holiday||Student and Staff Holiday|
|April 19||Prom||Location Revealed at Prom Fashion Show|
|April 25||BARC Assembly||Students must have 3.2 GPA or higher with no Ds or Fs.|
|April 29||Polk County Poetry Awards|
|Polk County ITV Video Awards|
|May 5||Minority Achievement Recognition||Florida Southern College, 7pm|
|May 6||NJROTC Awards||VFW in Auburndale|
|May 7||Early Release||Students released at 11:30am|
|May 8||FFA Banquet|
|May 13||Hall of Fame and Top 20||AHS Auditorium, 6:30pm|
|May 16||SGA Crystal Paws Awards|
|May 26||Memorial Day||Staff/Student Holiday|
|May 28||Senior Breakfast|
|May 29||Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal||7:30am, GYM|
|Senior Awards||First Missionary Baptist Church, 6pm|
|May 30||Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal||7:30am, Gym and Stadium|
|May 31||Graduation||8am, Bruce Canova Stadium|
|June 5||Students Last Day|