Kindergarten Round-up will take place Friday, April 4, 2014 following the below schedule:
- 9:00-10:30 AM — Children whose last names begin A-L
- 1:45-3:15 PM — Children whose last names begin M-Z
Click here for more information about Round-up.
Fantastic poet and children’s author David Greenberg is visiting Auburn Elementary on
Friday, April 11. He will have four presentations and book signings in the library, so
every student will have a chance to meet him, ask questions, and get some of his books
Many of David’s books may be ordered through our library, and ordering information will
be sent home the week of February 10. Copies of the books will be available to preview
during Parent-Teacher Conferences and Valentine’s Day parties. We encourage you to look
at these books to help you decide what you and your student might like to purchase.
Orders are due Monday, February 24. Make checks payable to David Greenberg. Thanks for
your support of this wonderful visiting author program. If you have any questions, please
call the library at 339-4461.
District Wins Grant to Help Families
The American Association of School Administrators (AASA) has awarded Auburn-Washburn a $2,000 grant
as part of the Helping Kids Program to provide for immediate needs of children and their families.
Auburn-Washburn was one of seven districts nationwide to receive the award. The grants are used to
furnish items such as food and clothing, and in some instances, housing expenses.
"Our principals see hardships on a daily basis, and this grant will help us meet the basic needs for
some of our students,” said Auburn-Washburn Superintendent Dr. Brenda Dietrich. “Some funds will go
for urgent medical care, and we are hoping that we will also be able to send some students, who have
recently lost their parents, to camp this summer.”
AASA sponsors the grants in an effort to provide students with basic needs that enable them become
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