The Auburn School District, in partnership with the City of Auburn and the Auburn Council of PTAs, hosts a School Safety Summit from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 in the Auburn High School commons, 711 E. Main St.
The community is invited to join the discussion as school district staff, City staff, police, mental health specialists, drug and alcohol specialists and others come together to provide information and answer questions about the common goal of keeping students and the community safe.
Western Washington University student Jori Michelle Denton, daughter of Mike Tenton Jr. of Algona and Angela Magdaleno-Eylander of Fife, received the $1,500 Paul and Jeannette Woodring Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year. The scholarship is awarded to students with the potential to be exceptional educators in the university’s Woodring College of Education. Denton, a 2017 Todd Beamer High School graduate, plans to volunteer in Bellingham Public Schools and be a Woodring mentor. She is majoring in physical education and health and hopes to graduate in 2021. …
Auburn’s Justin Binetti (master of arts in teaching) and Noble Mathew (bachelor of science in physical activity and health) recently earned their degrees at Eastern Oregon University. … Caitlyn Tyree, of Auburn, qualified for Belmont University’s (Nashville, Tenn.) summer dean’s list. Eligibility for the summer session is based on a minimum, nine-hour course load over 10 weeks and a quality grade point average of 3.5, with no grade below a C.