Little Free Library at Auburn Elementary

Brose North America, Inc. donates Little Free Library to Auburn Elementary According to the non-profit organization, Little Free Library, “one of the most successful ways to improve the reading achievement of children is to increase their access to books”. To that end, the organization has a network of more than 60,000 libraries around the country, including a new one at Auburn Elementary in the Avondale School District. The school was recently the recipient of a Little Free Library that will … [Read more...]

Thumbprint Studio Benefits Student Art Educators and Elementary Students

Avondale School District Launches Thumbprint Studio – A Chance for Pre-Service Teachers to Dive In Head First During a special Art show at Auburn Elementary in the Avondale School District, it was apparent that the artists – elementary students from around the school district – didn’t mind giving up all of their Saturday mornings in February and March to create the pieces on display. The show highlighted the students’ work as part of classes they took at the District’s newly created … [Read more...]

Jump Rope Event Raises Money for the American Heart Association

Avondale School District annual Jump Rope for Heart events raise almost $34,000 More than 1500 Avondale School District elementary students helped raise money and awareness for the American Heart Association (AHA) during the District’s annual Jump Rope for Heart events this school year. The district’s four elementary schools, Auburn Elementary, Deerfield Elementary, R. Grant Graham Elementary, and Woodland Elementary each hosted an event that brought in a combined $33,495. This year’s total … [Read more...]

Auburn Elementary Science Fair Goes Beyond Science

Event filled with Hands-on Learning Experiences Students at Auburn Elementary in the Avondale School District had opportunity to try their hand at science fun that included everything from making ice cream to operating VEX robotics during the school’s annual Science Fair. In addition, the Kindergarten through 5th grade students displayed their science mastery through their own entries into the fair presenting on a variety of topics through either a science demonstration; a collection display; … [Read more...]

Auburn Elementary Garden Sparks Growing Interest for Students

Avondale club designed to incorporate real-world experience into classroom For students at Auburn Elementary in Avondale School District, gardening has proved to be a fun and very real application of their regular classroom studies. The Auburn Garden Club, which began as an extension of the school’s Green Club, is linked to Avondale’s summer academic support program. Incorporating science, math, reading and computer research into the hands-on lessons of creating and maintaining a garden … [Read more...]