On Friday, September 12, children's author Lois Ruby spoke to a group of fifth and
sixth-graders about her books and writing methods. Lois was in Topeka as part of the
Kansas Book Festival that was held at the State Capitol building on Saturday,
September 13. The students were extremely excited about the ghost stories she writes
as well as her popular book,
Steal Away Home, which takes place in Lawrence.
Volunteers Needed for Library
Indian Hills Elementary is seeking volunteers to work in its library
Monday through Friday, 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM or 1:00 - 3:30 PM.
Volunteers may choose the day of the week and times which
work best for their schedules. Work every week or every other week.
If interested, please complete
and return it to Indian Hills library, or email it to Robin Hartpence at
Prize Patrol Gives Checks
For the 13th consecutive year, the Auburn-Washburn Public Schools
Foundation Prize Patrol will travel to schools to hand-out
Classroom Grant checks to teachers. The visits will take place on
Tuesday, September 30. The Foundation typically gives away about
$30,000 in the surprise visits. The group will depart from the
Shuler Education Center at 9:00 AM.
Outdoor Classroom Crawling with Students
Tuesday is the first of six days of Science education sessions for
Auburn-Washburn first grade students. The students participate in
the "One in the Sun" Outdoor Environmental Education Program. This
program is among the many held at the district Environmental Center
throughout the year for students of all ages. The programs provide
hands-on Science learning opportunities.
District Bands to Take Part in Auburn Parade
The Washburn Rural High School Marching Band and the Washburn Rural
Middle School 8th Grade Band will march in the parade at the Annual
Auburn Community Fair on Saturday October 4.