Aurora Job Fair

Students at Aurora Day School had the opportunity to attend a career fair for Aurora's on-campus jobs. Students who write a resume, apply, and interview for their chosen positions can choose to work for the campus coffee shop, print shop, car wash, or assist with clerical or maintenance tasks. This real-world experience helps support the student's independence and allows them to practice vocational and customer service skills in a variety of settings. Virtual wages earned by the students can then be spent in our Student Store. Visit our website to [...]

2019-09-11T21:49:21-04:00September 6th, 2019|

Student of the Month: Julian

Julian was given student of the month for his helpfulness. He is willing to assist staff in various errands and jobs. Julian has assisted in collecting and taking out the trash. He also assisted at the food truck  and helping Mr. Lopez unload Fun Friday snacks. Julian is very helpful with moving chairs and shelves with peers. Overall, he is wonderful student who is kind and helpful soul. Visit our website to learn more about Aurora Day School

2019-09-19T21:46:20-04:00August 29th, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Mindy Link

What impact has Mindy had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mindy is receiving this award for her initiative and talent in supervising the on-campus job, Coffee Cart. Mindy has been innovative in working with the students to create stellar coffee services for all the staff! Why did other staff members select Mindy as Staff of the Month? Mindy has created an overall atmosphere and culture of the Coffee Cart business as fun and positive! All staff look forward to the new items that she has put on the menu and appreciate the amazing customer [...]

2019-09-20T12:30:21-04:00August 20th, 2019|

Aurora Day School Annual Picnic

The Aurora Day School picnic was an awesome day for our staff, students and families. It is always such a pleasure to get to know our families and spend some FUN time with them! Visit our website to learn more about Aurora Day School

2019-06-11T11:16:46-04:00June 11th, 2019|

Autism Night Phoenix Suns Game

Aurora Day School staff and students arrived at the Suns Autism Night right when the doors opened at the arena. Once in, our first group of parents and students enjoyed free food and drinks at the Suns Gorilla Greenhouse play area. Students and their families got to enjoy free video games and indoor basketball hoops for all sizes and ages. After the kids and their families ate, our whole group of participants were escorted to our sideline VIP seats to enjoy pregame warm ups for both teams. When the pregame presentations started, two of our students got to partake [...]

2019-06-11T11:16:59-04:00June 4th, 2019|

Engineering Project

Our students did an amazing job participating in our engineering project! Many items were donated for this project from parents, students and staff. Students used their creative imaginations and put together some amazing robots! All projects were displayed and each student wrote a description of their robot. Our students never cease to amaze us with their creativity! Visit our website to learn more about Aurora Day School

2019-06-11T10:48:29-04:00May 14th, 2019|

Science Class Dissection

The freshmen of Aurora Day School performed the school's first dissection. The class science project was to identify the organs of the rat. With our safety gear on and scallops in hand we performed surgery. The 9th graders did a wonderful job and were very responsible while making these dissection cuts in the name of science. The entire experience was a great success. Visit our website to learn more about Aurora Day School

2019-06-11T11:07:06-04:00May 8th, 2019|

Junior High News

A new student from junior high enjoys his first time at the horse ranch grooming a horse before having the opportunity to ride it. A student from junior high class joined students from high school and attended a cake decorating class at a culinary school. Students received a certificate that will eventually help them get a job in the area of pastry decorating! Great job everyone! Visit our website to learn more about Aurora Day School

2019-06-11T11:10:22-04:00May 7th, 2019|

Aurora Day School holds prom for students with autism in Peoria

Good Morning AZ visited the Aurora Day School on Friday April 26th to take in the sights and sounds of their 2019 Prom! The students were so excited to be able to celebrate their prom together and everyone worked hard on the theme "A Night In Paris" as well as on decorations. “It’s so important because many of our kids don’t take part in their home school proms so we are really excited to be able to put this event on for them." – RoxAnne Williford, Director, Aurora Day School Read the Story

2019-04-27T22:08:14-04:00April 27th, 2019|

Visiting the Phoenix Herpatological Society [video]

Our students had a wonderful time visiting the Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary. We'd like to thank  PAL Experiences for sending us on this great trip and preparing us in advance with a wonderful PAL Place video. Click below to see the video of our students on AZ Family CBS 5. Visit our website to learn more about Aurora Day School

2019-04-25T22:42:42-04:00April 25th, 2019|
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