Community Invited To New Kansas Education Commissioner's Public Discussions
Incoming Kansas Education Commissioner Dr. Randy Watson will be hosting community
conversations titled Kansas Children. Kansas' Future. in 15 locations throughout
the state. Two of these will be in the Topeka area. The purpose of these
conversations is to bring together parents, educators, local school board members,
higher education representatives, legislators, members of the business community
and all other interested parties to discuss the future they want for Kansas children
and the role they believe Kansas education should play in supporting that envisioned
Click here for more information.
Energy Lessons Continue
Students at Washburn Rural Middle School are learning about energy conservation. This week,
Auburn-Washburn's Energy Specialist, Chris Crockett, is sharing his expertise with the
students. The seventh graders are seeing demonstrations on conservation issues and hearing about
the district's success with saving energy. They learned how the district positively impacts
the environment. This impact equals removing 850 cars from the road for a year and growing
105 trees over 10 years. The district has avoided spending hundreds of thousands dollars on
utilities over the past few years thanks to the conservation efforts.
Superintendent Finalists Visit District
Auburn-Washburn interviewed five finalists for the position of
Superintendent of Schools. One candidate visited the district
each day January 12 through 16. The names and information about each
of the finalists are available on the Superintendent Search page.
Click here to see complete details
on the superintendent search.
WRHS Baseball at Kauffman
The Washburn Rural High School baseball team is selling vouchers,
which may be exchanged for tickets, to Kansas City Royals games
in order to play in the 2015 High School Baseball Classic
this spring. 1000 vouchers must be sold in order for the team
to participate, and a portion of the proceeds will go the the
WRHS baseball team.
There are two voucher options:
- Field Box - $24 (avg. $48 in 2014)
- Field Plaza - $20 (avg. $38 in 2014)
Vouchers may not be exchanged for games on April 6 (opening day),
May 15-17 (Yankees), May 22-24 (Cardinals), or June 19-21 (Red Sox).
Click here for the seating chart and order form.
Return your order form, with payment, to WRHS coach:
5900 SW 61st ST
Topeka, KS 66619
*Make checks payable to WRHS Baseball
You may also contact Jay with questions at or (785) 339-4251.