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Early Release Day Notification

Early Release

Wednesday, March 27 is an Early Release day. Students will be dismissed 45 minutes earlier than regularly scheduled.

Auburn-Washburn provides early release days to give teachers an opportunity to collaborate throughout the year. See the Student Calendar for additional Early Release days.

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 2019-2020 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.

Applications are available at each Auburn-Washburn elementary school or the Shuler Education Center at 5928 SW 53rd Street. Students must be 4 years old by August 31, 2019, 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
  • Qualifies for free school lunch program

Screening is scheduled for April 5, 2019 from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM at Shuler Education Center located at 5928 SW 53rd Street by appointment only. Screening does not guarantee the child a slot in the classroom. An application needs to be completed prior to scheduling a screening time.

You may call Jill Gratton at 339-4039 for more information.

Attention Preschool Parents

Posted on February 11, 2019

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…

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Auburn-Washburn is hosting the Kansas Special Olympics basketball tournament. We want to welcome the nearly 1,000 participants along with their families, fans, and supporters. Have fun!



Auburn-Washburn USD 437

Posted on March 23, 2019
Auburn-Washburn is hosting the Kansas Special Olympics basketball tournament. We want to welcome the nearly 1,000 participants along with their families, fans, and supporters. Have fun!
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The application for out of district renewal or out of attendance area for 2019-2020 is now available. Please visit our Out of District/Attendance Area Enrollment page to view the application and to learn more.

Out of District/Attendance Area

Posted on March 18, 2019

The application for out of district renewal or out of attendance area for 2019-2020 is now available. Please visit our Out of District/Attendance Area Enrollment page to view the application and to learn more.

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WRHS Senior Ethan Tatro received his Prudential Spirit of Community Distinguished Finalist medallion at the IB Parents Association Meeting on March 7. Ethan was one of four students in Kansas to earn this award in recognition of his service project "A Book on Every Shelf" which brought books to every child at the Pauline schools. Pictured with Ethan are his father Clayton Tatro (left) and Nick Bowling, IB Coordinator and Language Arts teacher (right).



Auburn-Washburn USD 437

Posted on March 8, 2019
WRHS Senior Ethan Tatro received his Prudential Spirit of Community Distinguished Finalist medallion at the IB Parents Association Meeting on March 7. Ethan was one of four students in Kansas to earn this award in recognition…
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019 is an early release day in Auburn-Washburn. All students will be released 45 minutes earlier than their normal time. Early release allows teachers to have valuable collaboration time.

*Please note that the WRHS Wednesday dismissal time is different. On Early Release Days WRHS dismisses at 2:17



Early Release Reminder

Posted on February 27, 2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 is an early release day in Auburn-Washburn. All students will be released 45 minutes earlier than their normal time. Early release allows teachers to have valuable collaboration time. *Please…
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