The Blue Streak

  • December 12V Scholars Bowl Tournament @ Lawrence Free State; 4 pm

  • December 12TG Tour of Topeka; 8:30 am - 3:15 pm

  • December 12StuCo Meeting, Auditorium; 7:30 - 7:55 am

  • December 11B/G JV & V Basketball @ Emporia; 4:30 pm

  • December 11PD - DOK In-Service, Staff Lounge; 8 am - 3:30 pm

What’s In A Name?

Marta Johnson, Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Feature

Nearly every person on the face of the Earth has a name. Nearly every person on the face of the Earth has many names. It’s many times a subconscious indicator of the characteristics of a person. Many inferences can be made simply from a name even though it is only a mere means of identification. S...

Lauren Florea

Lauren Florea

Jordyn Seamans, Photographer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Profiles

Why did you decide to join the bank? "I have always had a desire to work in the bank ever since I was young. Then whenever last year's president Mindi reached out to me and asked me if I wanted to take sixth hour audit of the bank I took the class and knew that this was something I wanted to pursue...

Tyler Norsworthy

Tyler Norsworthy

Marta Johnson, Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Profiles

If you won a million dollars in the lottery, what would you do with the money? “If I won the lottery, I would first put half of the money to my college education and I would then invest the rest of the money into a startup that I have high hopes for.”   What’s your strangest tal...

Rachel Meyer

Rachel Meyer

Lauren Miller, Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Profiles

What’s your favorite color? “Green.”   What’s your favorite type of music? “Alternative rock.”   If you could travel anywhere right now, where would you go? “Ireland because that’s where my ancestors are from so it’d be cool to connect to my family ...

Maddie Fincher

Maddie Fincher

Gwen Clark, Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Profiles

What is your dream vacation? “ My dream vacation would be spending a couple weeks traveling around Europe.”   What is your favorite class this semester? “My favorite class is APUSH.”   What are your thoughts on junior year so far? “Junior year is super chall...

Evelyn Peat

Evelyn Peat

Emily Hoopes, Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Profiles

What holiday do you enjoy the most? “Halloween.”   What is your favorite school activity? “Band.”   What is your favorite color? “Green.”   What is venture crew and what activities do you participate in? “It’s a kind of coed scooting ...

Desi Harrison

Desi Harrison

Major Copeland

December 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Profiles

What would your perfect Saturday be? “On a perfect saturday I generally would love to be able to spend my whole day being out with friends and finding fun things to do(movies, getting ice cream, going shopping) and then concluding my night with an endless drive around town with my friends til we de...

Joesph Lawton

Joesph Lawton

Jenna Love, Photographer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Profiles

What do you enjoy about swim?    "What I enjoy about swim is that all the swimmers get along even when we all believe in different things because we are not a team we are a family." What is your favorite color "Red." What is your favorite ice cream "Chocolate cookie dough." ...

Animal Abuse in America

Emily Hoopes, Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Feature

Around the world there are many issues and finding a solution to those is a task that takes an abundance of time. Animal abuse is a growing struggle and has been for many centuries. Abuse comes in many different forms and is placed upon different things. Humans take on abuse but have the ability to fi...

WRHS Band

Major Copeland, Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under Around WRHS, Feature

At Washburn Rural High School, the music department offers many opportunities for students involved in any of the branches of this department. For band in particular, there are many opportunities for students to perform independently and try and make it into elite bands or to perform independently and g...

Jordan White

Jordan White

Alex Woods, Photographer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Life

This series of photos documents the end of senior quarterback Jordan White’s high school career. White has been competing at the varsity level since his sophomore year.  These photos are from Oct. 19 which was senior night versus Seaman High School and also Nov. 2 which was the first round of play...

Justin Hawkins

Justin Hawkins

Marta Johnson, Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Profiles

What is your favorite holiday? “Halloween”   What time period would you most want to live in? “The Future. That’s not really a time period yet, but they would probably live on Mars on or something”   What is the best present you have ever received? “Lov...

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