Auburn-Washburn is pleased to announce openings in the district-wide, half-day, state preschool
programs located at Pauline Central Primary, Auburn Elementary, Farley Elementary, Indian Hills
Elementary, and Wanamaker Elementary for the 2015-16 school year.
Click here for details.
Kindergarten Round-up Coming April 10
Roundup for kindergartners starting school next fall at Auburn-Washburn will be held on April 10.
Children who reside in the district and who will be five-years-old by August 31 are eligible to
attend kindergarten. Roundup is a chance for parents and students to learn more about attending
Parents are encouraged to contact the appropriate elementary school to get complete information
and register for Roundup. A map showing the elementary attendance areas is available online at
- Auburn Elementary 339-4400
- Farley Elementary 408-8300
- Indian Hills Elementary 339-4500
- Jay Shideler Elementary 339-4600
- Pauline Central Primary 339-4700
- Wanamaker Elementary 339-4800
- Shuler Education Center (Adminstrative Office) 339-4000
Out of District Attendance Application
The Out of District/Attendance Area Application form is now ready for the 2015-2016 school year.
Click here to download it.
Nominations Being Accepted for Third-Annual VanderHart, Crawford, & Perry Inclusion Awards
The Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) is accepting nominations for the VanderHart, Crawford,
& Perry Inclusion Award. This award is presented to members of the school-wide community who have
aided in the furtherance of an inclusive environment in Auburn-Washburn.
Examples of a person promoting an inclusive environment may include the staff member who actively
promotes and supports inclusion in her classroom or program, a student who establishes a friendship
with a peer and ensures they are included, or a bus driver who arranges the seating chart to ensure
that all children have an opportunity to interact appropriately on the bus.
This award was first presented by SEAC during the 2010-2011 school year in recognition of the students
at Washburn Rural High School who started the Circle of Friends Program. If you know anyone who meets
this criterion, we encourage nominations for any member of the school-wide community. By March 12, 2015,
please submit your nomination attention to Carol Ondracek, at Farley Elementary School, fax (785-408-8325)
or email ().
Please include your name, the nominee's name, how this person is connected with Auburn-Washburn, and a
brief description in 100 words or less as to why this person is deserving of a nomination.
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.