The Blue Streak

  • August 16Cross Country Parent Information Meeting in the Library, 5:30 pm

  • August 15Girls' Golf Parent Information Meeting @ Cypress Ridge Golf Course, 5:30 pm

  • August 14First Day of School for Freshman and Returning Students

  • August 13First Day of Fall Sports

  • August 12WRHS Building Tours 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Seniors participate in manhunt

Seniors participate in manhunt

Emily Burris, Online Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

For seniors, the last few weeks of high school can be one of the most bittersweet times of their lives up to graduation. There are so many exciting things about to arise for them but at the same time it becomes very obvious that what they’ve gotten used to for the past four years of their life is abo...

Students enjoy senior week

Students enjoy senior week

Danielle Pancoast, Co Editor

May 7, 2018


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Senior Week is a week at the end of the school year arranged for all the seniors to relax and have some fun. This five day week consisting of five activities for the senior class allowing them to come together and participate in during the school day. On Monday, the seniors received donuts during...

List of graduating seniors

Emily Burris, Online Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Madison Arnes  Blake Abram  Aylin Aguilar  Ashli Ahlf  Rafael Alaras Raina Alcantar  Daniel Allen Ja’Sean Alston  Brenda Alvarez  Adam Anderson  Sam Andrew  Alexander Aragon Mariam Ashfaq  Laurel Aspegren  Justin Averett Isabela Ayala-Hinkle Aunesty Ba...

Popular majors

Popular majors

Emily Burris, Online Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Deciding to attend college after high school creates many choices for students to make. Where do they want to go? What they want to study. The questions seem endless. Deciding what to major in can be one of the hardest decisions for a young person to make. Generally, there are some majors that are genera...

Students recall memories throughout high school

Students recall memories throughout high school

Major Copeland, Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This year is coming to a close and Seniors are having their final days in the halls of Washburn Rural High School. Over the four years that these seniors have been here, they have made memories and learned many things through clubs and activities with other students and teachers. Because of all the...

Students take State Assessments

Students take State Assessments

Major Copeland, Writer

April 27, 2018


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Recently, at Washburn Rural High School students have begun to take the State Assessments by certain grade levels. This test is given to schools all over Kansas, to collect data on the students and see both strong and weak points that the school has.Washburn Rural High School requires that all sophomores...

Walkout on March 14

Emily Burris, Online Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday March 14 the student body has the option to participate in a walkout. The students are doing it a month after the shooting at Parkland and will be 17 minutes long to honor the 17 deaths on the day of the shooting. According to principal Ed Raines the students who choose to participate will ...

Washburn Rural students participate in Model U.N.

Brittney Wilson, Co Editor

March 5, 2018


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On Feb. 26-27, Washburn Rural students left their abandoned their American identity at school to represent different countries in the Topeka Model United Nations. Senior Katherine Rasmussen is familiar with the conference’s agenda. “The first day of the conference starts off with the welcoming...

JROTC receives an exceeds standards rating at evaluation

Major Copeland, Writer

March 5, 2018


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Recently the Air Force JROTC had their first evaluation at the highschool. These evaluations are held every three to five years to ensure the unit operations, administration and effectiveness is consistent with the requirements set by the Department of Defense. This is a required practice that must...

The New Blues Cafe

The New Blues Cafe

Emily Burris, Online Editor

February 13, 2018


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The Blues Cafe, located at the concession stand in the commons, is open and ready for business. It is a collaborative project by WRHS Food Service and the Business Department. The Blues Cafe plans to utilize technology in order for students and staff to place their orders. Android and Apple users can...

Students display talents in variety show

Bri Wilson, Writer

November 27, 2017


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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 the variety show is especially fun...

Scholars bowl team is victorious

Scholars bowl team is victorious

Michael Navarro, Guest Writer

November 27, 2017


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The varsity Scholars Bowl team traveled across town for the Hayden High School invitational last Thursday night dressed in the most bizarre choice of wardrobe: onesies. Despite Scholars Bowl coach Brian Meredith’s desire to disassociate himself from, what he believed was, the ridiculously dressed...

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