The Blue Streak

  • January 19Topeka Sizzlers Basketball, Activity Center; 7 - 10 pm

  • January 19V Boys Basketball @ Basehor-Linwood Mid-Season Tournament

  • January 19Dancin' Blues @ Miss Kansas Dance Competition, Olathe South; 9 am

  • January 18V Boys Basketball @ Basehor-Linwood Mid-Season Tournament; 4:30 pm

  • January 18Girls Basketball v Junction City, Activity Center; 4:30 - 10 pm

Student Assists Mills

Brittney Wilson, Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Life

This winter, the Washburn Rural High School theater will be putting on a production of the highly acclaimed 1978 film Grease. Occasionally overlooked, behind-the-scenes crewmembers play a significant role in the production of the musical. Senior Lindsay Haddock is assisting Vocal Director Mich...

What’s In A Name?

Marta Johnston, 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...

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...

Vaping in Schools

Sidney Koch, Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Around WRHS, Feature

Vaping in the school restrooms has become a known and frowned upon issue. “It's not suggested or encouraged because nicotine and the chemical vapor is very bad for you.” Said student Rai Turner. “If you feel the need to do it then just do it at home, doing that at school is just extra.” M...

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...

Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions

Jenna Love, Photographer

December 1, 2018


Filed under Feature, Student Life

Truck Henge

Truck Henge

December 1, 2018


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District Honor Groups

Lauren Miller, Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under Around WRHS, Feature

Musical students across Northeast Kansas have been hard at work auditioning for positions in District Honor groups this November. The Northeast Kansas Music Educators Association monitored the event, conducted in Eudora High School. On Nov. 10, choir, band, and orchestra students across the district ha...

Exodus Project

Danielle Pancoast, Print Editor

December 1, 2018


Filed under Feature

On the weekend of Nov. 16-18, a Christian band called Remedy Drive traveled down the Hutchinson Kansas for the Kansas District Youth Gathering. While their job was to lead the high school kids with song and praise, they left them with a lot more. David Zach is the lead vocalist in the band. He is from Lincoln,...

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...

Kansas Farmland

Kansas Farmland

Jordyn Seamans, Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Farmland is a very important part of Kansas. These pictures were taken out in Auburn. Wildflowers, livestock, and country roads make the world a little better. Always remember that the most simple things can bring the most happiness....

2018 Football Season

2018 Football Season

Jenna Love, Photographer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Feature

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