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.
Electronics Recycling Drive at SEC Saturday, November 1
Auburn-Washburn is hosting an electronics recycling drive on Saturday, November 1 at
the district office. Staff and community members can bring old working and non-working
electronics to the Shuler Education Center located at 53rd and Wanamaker for drop-off.
The drive will be in the parking lot, and runs from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
The drive is being coordinated by United Computer Disposal. The items are collected free of charge except for CRT televisions and monitors which have a $10.00 disposal fee.
See the flier for more information.
Arts and Crafts Market Coming to WRHS November 8
The third-annual Arts and Crafts Market is coming to Washburn Rural
High School on Saturday, November 8, from 9:00 AM to 3:00PM. Come
shop with our talented artists, craft-makers, bakers, and small
businesses from the Auburn-Washburn community.
Contact Leslie Richards (
or 339-4172) at WRHS
for more information. Booth rental proceeds benefit the
Auburn-Washburn Public Schools Foundation.
District Health Preparedness
Our schools are always aware of potential disease and other health risks that
that can impact our students and staff. We wanted to share the following key
points with our community:
- Auburn-Washburn has a Registered Nurse in every school
- All nurses are trained in disease surveillance
- Each nurse receives regular updates regarding protocols from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment
- The district maintenance staff is trained in the necessary cleaning and sanitizing of our facilities
- Staff attend an annual blood-borne pathogen training
If you ever have questions or concerns, please contact the nurse at your child's
school or the district Lead School Nurse, Beverly Rogers, RN at Washburn Rural High
School (339-4100 or ).
FFA Team Headed to Nationals
On October 28, a group from Washburn Rural High School left for the FFA National
Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. While at the convention, a WRHS team participated in
the Sales and Service competition. Only the top winner from each state competes, and WRHS
beat out 50 Kansas teams to advance to the Nationals. The team competed in different areas
including an individual sale, a team sale, and an information test. The team includes Luke
Garrett, Mike Riggin, John Garrett, and Dalton Davis.