The Blue Streak

  • March 3Renaissance Lunch, Auditorium Commons Noon-1:15
  • March 3Varsity Girl's Basketball Sub-State, WRHS 7 pm
  • March 3Vocal Concert/Choral, Auditorium, Men's @ 6-7:30 pm Women's 7:30-9 pm
  • March 2BOE Meeting, Shuler Education Center 6:30 pm
  • March 2Winter Bands Concert, Auditorium 7-8:30 pm

2020-2021 Dance Tryouts Information

Gwen Clark, Online Editor

April 6, 2020

Each candidate interested in auditioning for the 2020-2021 WRHS Dancin' Blues needs to complete the Google form in order to receive further information and instructions. Please contact Jenny Tiller at [email protected] with questions or concerns. The Google form is due by Apr. 15.  WRHS Dancin' ...

District to Provide Chromebooks to Accommodate Online Learning

District to Provide Chromebooks to Accommodate Online Learning

Hope Oswald, Writer

April 3, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Auburn Washburn has been trying to accommodate students through online learning. However, many students have trouble attending classes online. According to federal data from the Department of Commerce, 14% of households with school-age children have no internet access. Additi...

Counseling Department Contact

Laney Frydendall, Photographer/Writer

April 3, 2020

With the start of virtual school and students' lives coming to halt for the time being, some students will find the need for assistance from the WRHS counselors. The counseling center is doing everything they can to provide as much help to students as possible through this time. Counselors are a...

Which Teacher Are You? Quiz Answers: March Issue

March 4, 2020

Mostly A's: Mrs. Hardesty Mostly B's: Mr. Muff Mostly C's: Mr. Eliason Mostly D's: Mrs. Wampfler

Winter Royalty Elections

Aaron Schifman, Writer

February 24, 2020

The 2020 King and Queen of Courts candidates have been announced. Videos from each candidate were shown in the auditorium for each class. This year’s candidates represent a variety of Washburn Rural clubs and activities.  This year’s boys candidates were Jacek Holroyd, Thomas Gong, Kort Mattiso...

WRHS Student Awarded Major Scholarship

Emma Schroeder, Writer

February 7, 2020

The Washburn Rural teaching staff strives to provide an education to students that equip them with the abilities and opportunities to succeed later in life. As the current senior class is currently looking forward to their life after high school, many are pursuing financial aid or merit-based scholarships...

WARU Theater: Shrek the Musical

Hope Oswald, Writer

February 7, 2020

Tickets are currently on sale for the Washburn Rural High School theater department’s winter play, Shrek The Musical. The show will be performed on Feb. 13 and Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. These performances will take place in the high school auditorium. This musical has been perform...

Bus Tracking System to be used for USD 437 Transportation

Bus Tracking System to be used for USD 437 Transportation

Aaron Schifman, Writer

February 7, 2020

Starting soon, district buses will be equipped with a system to make it possible for parents to track their child’s school bus. This program will include the availability to parents and students alike to utilize an app on their phones to track when their bus will get to their stop, and where on the...

New High School Band: Out of Context

Alivia Cook, Writer

December 12, 2019

A new band, Out of Context, composed of Washburn Rural juniors Keiran Hayes, Josh Omit, and Mark McKinnley is taking off. They have already produced a couple singles and plan to release a new EP called “Cosmo” sometime in January. The band is currently on Soundcloud under “Out of Context” and ...

Debate Squad Achieves Success

Aaron Schifman, Writer

December 10, 2019

This weekend was very successful for the Washburn Rural Debate Squad. They competed at the Hayden, Lawrence Free State, and Maize High School tournaments. At Hayden, Washburn sent five teams to compete. Seniors Logan Michael and Trenton Wagner went 5-0 finishing as the top team at the tournament, whi...

Winter Concerts

Lauren Miller, Writer

December 10, 2019

Washburn Rural High School students involved in choir, orchestra, and band will be having their winter concerts this week.  The choir will kick it off on Monday night with their concert at 7 p.m. Following that will be the orchestra concert on Tuesday and the band concert on Thursday at the same time. ...

A Charlie Brown Christmas: WRHS Theater

Lauren Miller, Writer

December 2, 2019

The Washburn Rural High School Theatre Department will be having their winter show, A Charlie Brown Christmas, starting this Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. There will be additional showings on Friday and Saturday at the same time. The performances will take place in the high school auditorium. The thea...

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