Auburn-Washburn schools and offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday
Wednesday, November 26 through Friday, November 28.
Superintendent Position Announcement
Auburn-Washburn is accepting applications for the position of Superintendent of Schools for the
2015 - 2016 school year.
Click here for complete details.
On Friday, September 12, children's author Lois Ruby spoke to a group of fifth and
sixth-graders about her books and writing methods. Lois was in Topeka as part of the
Kansas Book Festival that was held at the State Capitol building on Saturday,
September 13. The students were extremely excited about the ghost stories she writes
as well as her popular book,
Steal Away Home, which takes place in Lawrence.
Volunteers Needed for Library
Indian Hills Elementary is seeking volunteers to work in its library
Monday through Friday, 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:00 - 3:30 PM.
Volunteers may choose the day of the week and times which
work best for their schedules. Work every week or every other week.
If interested, please complete
and return it to Indian Hills library, or email it to Robin Hartpence at
Dancin' through the Decades
Join the Washburn Rural High School Dancin' Blues for a K-6
dancing clinic Sunday, December 7, in the WRHS gym from 1:00 -
Click here for more information.
Middle School Group Volunteering
A group of eighth grade students from Washburn Rural Middle School is making their 13th-annual
trip into the community Monday and Tuesday to volunteer at a variety of organizations. The
purpose of Community Days is to teach the students about volunteer needs and opportunities in
The students are helping at various organizations throughout the community, as well as ringing
bells for the Salvation Army.
Barnes & Noble Book Fair
To raise money for next year's visiting author expenses, the district librarians are hosting
a Barnes & Noble Book Fair on Saturday, December 6, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. If you would
like to support these activities, shop at Barnes & Noble the day of the fair, and tell your
cashier that your purchases are going toward the Auburn-Washburn Book fair. you may also
December 6 - 11 using the code 11451812. A percentage of sales will go toward the author
Online shopping is a great way to help your schools from home. Grandparents, friends, neighbors,
relatives — any one may participate! Thank you for your support.