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Our School
Since its opening in 1972, Aurora High School has served the Aurora community and surrounding areas. The current school population is approximately 1200 students with approximately 400 students enrolled in the French Immersion Program. Aurora High School has a tradition of promoting excellence and maintaining high expectations for students. The school motto is “Nothing But Our Best”. In order to address the strengths and needs of students and to encourage them to do their best, the school offers a variety of courses leading to university, college or workplace destinations. Extra support for student learning is provided through the Special Education and Alternative Education programs.
Aurora High School was designed to accommodate the needs of students in a variety of programs. Facilities include: classrooms; science labs; computer labs; a gym and fitness centre; music rooms and a rehearshal hall; technological studies workshops (transportation, construction, design, computer technology); family studies labs; art studios; drama room; library resource centre; guidance office and cafetorium. Outdoor facilities include a track, beach volleyball courts, and two playing fields.
Curriculum and Co-Curricular Activities
As with each school in the York Region District School Board, Aurora H.S. offers a variety of courses that lead to university, college or workplace destinations.
In addition, the school offers the following programs:
  • French Immersion
  • Special Education
  • Alternative Education (A.A.L.E.P.; S.A.L.E.P.)
A strong co-curricular program promotes the development of leadership skills, teamwork, and good citizenship. A variety of clubs addressing many interests, competitive sports teams, art exhibits, and outstanding music and drama productions are some of the options available to students. Leadership opportunities are also provided through the Student Council, the Peer Mediation Program, the Athletic Council, the Visual Arts Council, the Music Council and the Red and Gold Society.
Students may choose to participate in these co-curricular activities:
Clubs & Committees
Athletic Council Announcement Team   Youth Alive
Drama Council Interact Club Equity Club
Arts Council Mathematics Teams Peer Mediators
Student Council   Outers’ Club Rock Climbing
Drama Club Red and Gold Society Science Olympics
Music Council Ski Club
Tutors Sound/Stage Crew  
Grade 9 Junior Band Grade 9 Jazz Band Grade 10 Symphonic Band
Grade 10 Jazz Band   Senior Wind Ensemble   Senior Jazz Band
Aurora High School Sports
Fall Sports
Junior Girls Basketball
Senior Girls Basketball
Varsity Girls Field Hockey
Tennis (Junior/Senior)
Cross Country (Midget/Junior/Senior)
Junior Boys Volleyball
Senior Boys Volleyball
Varsity Boys Soccer
Junior Boys Golf
Senior Boys Golf
Winter Sports
Junior Boys Basketball
Senior Boys Basketball
Varsity Girls Hockey
Junior Girls Volleyball
Senior Girls Volleyball
Downhill Skiing
Rock Climbing
Junior Badminton
Senior Badminton
Spring Sports
Varsity Girls Rugby
Ultimate Frisbee
Junior Boys Lacrosse
Senior Boys Lacrosse
Varsity Girls Softball
Junior Girls Soccer
Senior Girls Soccer
Track and Field
Mountain Biking
The Athletic Council and senior health and physical education students provide the leadership for these activities. The monthly schedule is posted outside the health and physical education office. All students are encouraged to participate.
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