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The Blue Streak

  • December 4Varsity Basketball @ Home (Girls start at 5:30 & Boys at 7)

  • November 28Novice Debate Tournament @ WRHS from 3:30-8 pm

  • November 28Scholars Bowl Tournament in Desoto

  • November 28Wrestling Scrimmage @ 6:30

  • November 27First Day of Girls Bowling Tryouts

  • Prochaska is awarded 20 Under 40
    Around WRHS, Feature

    Prochaska is awarded 20 Under 40

    Megan Spangler, Writer

    This Spring, Susana Prochaska a counselor at Washburn Rural High School had the privilege of being nominated for an outstanding program. Topeka’s “20 Under 40” program went through a selection of 200 nominations and 100 applications and Prochaska came out on top. The Jayhawk Area Council hosts...

  • Board of education election
    Around WRHS, Feature

    Board of education election

    Brittney Wilson, Co-Editor

    On Tuesday, Nov. 7, the citizens of the Washburn Rural school district cast their votes to elect two new Board of Education representatives. The new Board of Education members, Michael White and Jacquie Lightcap, will take office in January. Michael White, District 6c winner, is excited to be given...

  • 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...

Bri Wilson, Writer

November 27, 2017No Comments

Washburn Rural High School hosted the Variety Show, a chance for all students to exhibit their own personal talents, on November 16 and 17. It was an especially great show for Junior Karli Swedlund, who played the guitar and sang one of her original songs. “Doing...

Scholars bowl team is victorious

Scholars bowl team is victorious

November 27, 2017

Chess team earns second place at tournament

Chess team earns second place at tournament

November 13, 2017

Take a trip on the wild side with: Madagascar the musical

Take a trip on the wild side with: Madagascar the musical

October 23, 2017

Tennis court addition

Tennis court addition

October 6, 2017

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Student wins art award

Major Copeland, Writer

November 20, 2017No Comments

On Nov 10 the AP Studio Art Class at Washburn Rural High School attended the annual High School Art Day held at Washburn University. The day is filled with activities including a week-long art exhibit...

Dropping a beat into the music industry

Dropping a beat into the music industry

November 13, 2017

Effects drawn from the state of our nation

Effects drawn from the state of our nation

October 17, 2017

Bringing awareness

Bringing awareness

September 21, 2017

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Everything, Everything

Danielle Pancoast, Co-Editor

October 24, 2017No Comments

The popular book by Nicola Yoon, Everything Everything, was first published on Sept. 1, 2015 but was recently brought to the attention of many young adults when made into...

Haunted Trail Review

Haunted Trail Review

October 16, 2017

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

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School Spirit

Emily Burris, Online Editor

October 23, 2017No Comments

The Washburn Rural student section is a staple for most sporting events at the high school. The student body at WRHS has filled the bleachers on Friday nights for many years...

Tennis court addition

Tennis court addition

October 6, 2017

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

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