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The Blue Streak

  • October 17Jaybe Shufelberger Places 1st at City CC Meet

  • October 17Girls Golf Wins @ State. Abby Glen Placed 2nd overall

  • October 6Football @6 against Topeka High at home

  • September 22Cross Country competes at Rim Rock @ 9am

  • September 22Abby Glynn(2nd), Megan Lucas(4th), and Anna Parish(10th) Finish Top 10 and Team Placed 1st @ The WRHS Wamego Invite

  • Let’s Help
    Fall Sports, Sports, Volleyball

    Let’s Help

    Danielle Pancoast, Co-Editor

    On Sep. 26, the volleyball team hosted their annual “Let’s Help” game. The team gets together every year a few days before the game and goes door to door to collect cans for the organization of Let’s Help. They also collect cans at this game and multiple high school in the area do the same thing....

  • Students participate in homecoming
    Around WRHS, Feature

    Students participate in homecoming

    Brittney Wilson, Co-Editor

    Students put on their dancing shoes and got red-carpet ready on Sat., Sept. 17, for the homecoming dance. The dance took place in the Washburn Rural High School cafeteria, and to celebrate the 100th premier of the school, the theme was Hollywood. Senior Megan Lucas enjoyed planning and attending he...

  • New faces fill the school
    Around WRHS, Feature

    New faces fill the school

    Emily Burris, Online Editor

    Washburn Rural High School added 32 new faces to the staff for the 2017-18 school year. One of the new teachers, Melissa Dunn, has been in the Auburn-Washburn District prior to coming to the high school. Dunn worked for four years as a Reading Interventionist at Pauline Central Primary School. Having...

  • A construction affair
    News

    A construction affair

    Brittney Wilson, Co-Editor

    A popular question from students and other pedestrians is, “When will this construction be over?” Topeka Public Works Community Information Manager David Bevens is able to offer answers to students anxiously awaiting its completion. “The current completion date is Nov. 3, 2017. This includes...

News

Tennis Court Addition

Tennis Court Addition

Megan Spangler, Writer

October 6, 2017No Comments

As Washburn Rural High School grows into their 100th year, the school’s tennis courts grow old. A two week renovation took place to repair and replace the worn down courts. Last spring, the adhesive that used to hold the top layer to the asphalt...

The solar eclipse

The solar eclipse

September 18, 2017

Luetje, St John Walk in Fundraiser to Prevent Mental Illness

May 23, 2017

Class of 2017 Graduates

May 19, 2017

JROTC travels to Washington D.C.

JROTC travels to Washington D.C.

May 18, 2017

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Feature

Effects drawn from the state of our nation

Effects drawn from the state of our nation

Brittney Wilson, Co-Editor

October 17, 2017No Comments

The cold, brisk air hung low around New York city, signaling the impending snowfall. The altitudinous buildings towered over the people gathered in Washington Square Park, but not even the valley of edifices...

Bringing awareness

Bringing awareness

September 21, 2017

Luetje, St John Walk in Fundraiser to Prevent Mental Illness

May 23, 2017

IB students attend international symposium in China

IB students attend international symposium in China

May 18, 2017

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Opinion

Haunted Trail Review

Haunted Trail Review

Danielle Pancoast, Co-Editor

October 16, 2017No Comments

On Thursday Oct. 5, two members of the newspaper staff were given a neat opportunity. Brittney Wilson and I got to experience the new haunted trail, zombie laser tag, and...

Are teenagers allowed to drive too young?

Are teenagers allowed to drive too young?

October 6, 2017

Chiefs trade up to draft quarterback of the future

Chiefs trade up to draft quarterback of the future

May 18, 2017

Look inside to discover true beauty

Look inside to discover true beauty

March 29, 2017

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Sports

Tennis Court Addition

Tennis Court Addition

Megan Spangler, Writer

October 6, 2017No Comments

As Washburn Rural High School grows into their 100th year, the school’s tennis courts grow old. A two week renovation took place to repair and replace the worn down courts. Last...

Photo Gallery: Homecoming Sep 15

Photo Gallery: Homecoming Sep 15

September 19, 2017

Photo Gallery: Varsity Football vs Highland Park on Sep 8

Photo Gallery: Varsity Football vs Highland Park on Sep 8

September 19, 2017

Volleyball team prepares for season

September 5, 2017

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The student news site of Washburn Rural High School
The student news site of Washburn Rural High School