All Auburn-Washburn schools are closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

Farley Elementary


Please click on the links below to access important information related to the school closure, continuous learning, and other programs and supports.

If you have a child planning to attend kindergarten in Auburn-Washburn in the 2020-2021 school year, please complete the simple registration form. Completing this form is necessary if you wish to receive further information about 2020-2021 Kindergarten. If you have already completed an online from from your school (i.e. Wanamaker Elementary), it is not necessary to complete this district-wide Auburn-Washburn form. Thank you!

2020-2021 Kindergarten Information Signup

Posted 3/27/2020, 10:50 AM

If you have a child planning to attend kindergarten in Auburn-Washburn in the 2020-2021 school year, please complete the simple registration form. Completing this form is necessary if you wish to receive further information about 2020-2021 Kindergarten. If you have already completed an online from from your school (i.e. Wanamaker Elementary), it is not necessary to complete this district-wide Auburn-Washburn form. Thank you!

Parent meeting and tryouts are going virtual! You must sign up to be able to tryout.

Required Virtual Parent Meeting: Tuesday, April 7, 6:00 PM

Sign up for the parent meeting and tryouts.

Social Media


Farley Foxes have been asked to help on an important mission! Rolling Hills Retirement Community is in need of letters for residents who are cooped up during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please encourage your student to write a letter to be sent to Rolling Hills. They can write about their own experiences during this time, how school looks for them now, talk about how it feels to be at home all day now. Also, they can share about themselves- hobbies, likes/ dislikes, grade, etc! The more the better. Drawings would also be fun to add!

If students prefer to type their letter to make their writing easier to read, that would be okay, too!

If students include their first name, last initial, and return address on the envelope, they might even get a response letter back!

Please send letters to:

Rolling Hills
Attn: Greg Slocum
2400 SW Urish Road
Topeka, KS 66614

We know our Foxes will help brighten the day of others in their community!

Email Mrs. Coates if you have any questions- myersmar@usd437.net.

***please refrain from licking envelopes, just to be safe! At this time, mailing letters is still considered safe, but extra precaution is always appreciated.

Writing Letters to Rolling Hills

Posted 4/2/2020, 4:41 PM
Farley Foxes have been asked to help on an important mission! Rolling Hills Retirement Community is in need of letters for residents who are cooped up during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please encourage your student to write a letter to be sent to Rolling Hills. They can write about their own experiences during this time, how school looks for them now, talk about how it feels to be at home all day now. Also, they can share about themselves- hobbies, likes/ dislikes…

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The Auburn-Washburn School District is pleased to announce openings in the District-Wide half-day State Pre-Kindergarten programs located at Pauline Central Primary, Auburn Elementary, Farley Elementary, Indian Hills Elementary, and Wanamaker Elementary Schools for the 2020-2021 school year.

This program is for residents of USD 437 and is designed to prepare children to succeed in kindergarten. There is no tuition charge, but parents are responsible for a $25 enrollment fee. Transportation is provided to an address within the Auburn-Washburn district boundaries.

Students must be 4 years old by August 31, 2020, live in the Auburn-Washburn School District, and meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

- Evaluated and has a developmental delay
- Primary language is not English
- Parent lacks high school diploma or GED
- One parent age 19 or younger at child's birth
- Single-parent family
- Referral from KS Department for Children & Families for this child
- Parents are migratory agricultural workers
- Homeless
- Qualifies for free school lunch program

Please contact grattjil@usd437.net or 339-4039 for more information. Applications are available via email or postal mail.

Attention Preschool Parents

Posted 4/1/2020, 12:55 AM
The Auburn-Washburn School District is pleased to announce openings in the District-Wide half-day State Pre-Kindergarten programs located at Pauline Central Primary, Auburn Elementary, Farley Elementary, Indian Hills Elementary, and Wanamaker Elementary Schools for the 2020-2021 school year. This program is for residents of USD 437 and is designed to prepare children to succeed in kindergarten. There is no tuition charge, but parents are responsible for…

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ON YOUR SIDE LEARNING: Today we start a new daily series with continuing education for students! We will post a new video at 3p Monday through Friday with different lessons from reading to science and even a fun project now and again. We will also post all the videos on our website! Today we start with reading, with WIBW Shawn Wheat, from the book "Excuse Me Waiter but There's a Flyswater in my Soup" written by Fritz Fritzgerald.

Farley Elementary School

Posted 3/30/2020, 8:46 PM
ON YOUR SIDE LEARNING: Today we start a new daily series with continuing education for students! We will post a new video at 3p Monday through Friday with different lessons from reading to science and even a fun project now and again. We will also post all the videos on our website! Today we start with reading, with WIBW Shawn Wheat, from the book "Excuse Me Waiter but There's a Flyswater in my Soup" written by Fritz Fritzgerald.…

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We have new Kids Cafe sites up and running. Bring the kiddos Monday-Friday to get a meal. Meals are free for kids 18 and under and are "grab and go" to maintain social distancing. Download locations and times for both Kansas and Missouri locations at https://harvesters.org/get-help

Farley Elementary School

Posted 3/30/2020, 1:57 AM
We have new Kids Cafe sites up and running. Bring the kiddos Monday-Friday to get a meal. Meals are free for kids 18 and under and are "grab and go" to maintain social distancing. Download locations and times for both Kansas and Missouri locations at https://harvesters.org/get-help

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If you have a child planning to attend kindergarten in Auburn-Washburn in the 2020-2021 school year, please complete the simple registration form linked from the end of this message. Completing this form is necessary if you wish to receive further information about 2020-2021 Kindergarten. If you have already completed an online from from your school (i.e. Wanamaker Elementary), it is not necessary to complete this district-wide Auburn-Washburn form. Thank you!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBnpaJ04YdIPr9k18liK_f52KdZYT7mOCEy6ryEX7sEBACDg/viewform

Kindergarten Roundup Reboot

Posted 3/27/2020, 9:29 PM
If you have a child planning to attend kindergarten in Auburn-Washburn in the 2020-2021 school year, please complete the simple registration form linked from the end of this message. Completing this form is necessary if you wish to receive further information about 2020-2021 Kindergarten. If you have already completed an online from from your school (i.e. Wanamaker Elementary), it is not necessary to complete this district-wide Auburn-Washburn form. Thank…

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