Eye of the Tiger News

February 4- February 8, 2019

Kindness is seeing the best in others when they cannot see it in themselves. ~ Anonymous


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How will you ROAR today?

Middle School Basketball Tournament

Congratulations to the Lady Tigers and Tigers on a great season! The Lady Tigers took home the championship and the Tigers were Runner Up.
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Valentine's Dance

Auburn's Leadership Team and Junior Beta Club will be hosting a 4th and 5th grade Valentine's Dance on February 8th from 3:30-5:00. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased February 1st - 5th from homeroom teachers.


Middle School Valentine's Dance will be on February 8th from 5:30-7:00. Tickets will go on sale Monday, February 4 through Thursday, February 7th . You may purchase tickets from Mrs. Jessie (6/8th grade) and Mrs. Cron (7th grade) during homeroom on the above dates (7:25-7:45).

Remind Update

Dear Auburn School,

We’re sorry to write with disappointing news. Recently, we learned that Verizon will be charging Remind a new fee that makes it impossible for us to continue supporting free text messaging for anyone who has Verizon Wireless as their phone carrier.


What’s happening?

To offer our text messaging service free of charge, Remind has always paid for each text that our users receive or send. Now, Verizon is charging Remind an additional fee intended for companies that send spam over its network. Your Remind messages aren’t spam, but our efforts to resolve the issue with Verizon haven’t been successful.

As a result, the Verizon fee will increase our costs of providing text messaging by 11X—pushing our annual costs into the millions of dollars. This isn’t financially feasible for us to support, and it’s forcing us to end Remind text messaging for everyone who has a wireless plan with Verizon.


How will this affect you?

Beginning January 28, 2019, if you have VERIZON WIRELESS as your phone carrier, you will NO LONGER receive Remind messages as texts.


What can you do?

If you have Verizon as a cell service carrier, please download the mobile Remind app or enable email notifications – both free of charge – to ensure you continue to receive important messages from school.


Sincerely,
The Remind team

Teacher of the Year Nominations

If you have a teacher you feel has gone above and beyond, consider nominating them for the Logan County Teacher of the Year Award! Logan County Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the award, presented annually at the Logan Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner.
The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 22, 2019 by 4:00 pm.

The link below will take you to a printable version of the nomination form, or you/your child may pick up a copy in the office at school.


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Around Auburn School and Community

Winter Super Saturdays will be offered the four Saturdays in February by The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University. Classes feature minds-on and hands-on learning for first through eighth graders from 9:30 to noon. Classes are limited to 16 students, and are filled in a first-come, first served basis. The application is available to download at www.wku.edu/gifted. Please email gifted@wku.edu or call 270.745.6323 for additional information. Julia Roberts, Executive Director

School Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Logan County Schools Nutrition is now on Twitter! Follow us @LCS_Nutrition

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Auburn Elementary School

The mission of Auburn Elementary School is to provide ALL students with the academic and social skills needed to become successful, lifelong learners.