The Blue Streak

  • September 25Cross Country @ Seaman Invite @9:40am, Shawnee North Community Center Saturday, September 25th
  • September 25Varsity Volleyball League Tournament @9am, Manhattan High School Saturday, September 30th
  • September 25Varsity Boys Soccer @ Great River Classic @10am Wednesday, September 27th
  • September 25Varsity Girls Tennis TOurnament @9am, Kossover Tennis Court Tuesday, September 26th
  • September 22JV Volleyball Tournament @8:30am, Emporia High School Saturday, September 30th
Construction on the west side of the building.

WRHS Construction

Allie Mapes September 28, 2023

Washburn Rural High School is currently undergoing construction. They plan on expanding onto the school where the west teacher parking lot used to be. The school is hoping this construction can be completed...

The band holds up a sign, starting the Homecoming Parade.

Homecoming Parade

Allie Mapes September 22, 2023

This week is Washburn Rural High School Homecoming week. The Homecoming dance is on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 8:00 PM. On the night before, Friday, September 22, 2023, the football team plays Manhattan,...

First spirit day of the week Y2K

Homecoming Spirit Week

Kenzi Prato September 22, 2023

This week's Spirit Week was very memorable, and as we get through these fun and exciting days where we dress up in all sorts of colors and designs, let's run through the days of the week for “Dancing...

Upcoming reading opportunities

Upcoming reading opportunities

Allie Mapes September 15, 2023

At WRHS, the library has an annual Washburn Rural High School Reading Challenge. This runs from the beginning of the school year to May 1, 2024. The goal of this challenge is to get students to read more...

Suicide Awareness Month Spirit Week

Suicide Awareness Month Spirit Week

Kenzi Prato September 15, 2023

This week, Washburn Rural High School's Sources of Strength Club has created a “Suicide Awareness” spirit week. Monday was National Suicide Prevention Day, and to raise awareness Sources leaders decided...

District Early Release

District Early Release

Molly Worley, Writer September 14, 2023

Every Wednesday, WRHS has a shortened schedule. This day is reserved for staff PLC meetings. On a regular Wednesday, students do not attend their advisory class. Instead, they go straight to their 4th...

Students participating in making Dum Dums with stickers, the club activity for the day.

Sources of Strength on club day

Allie Mapes September 8, 2023

On Thursday, September 7, Washburn Rural High School holds Club Day for 30 minutes, which takes the place of advisory. This is a day where students who are involved in clubs can go do some activities and...

Letters of Love Club

Letters of Love Club

Kenzi Prato, Writer September 8, 2023

Last Wednesday at Washburn Rural High School, there was a new club introduced, which was organized by Lauren Bettis. She posted a “Letters of Love” Instagram post that welcomed everyone who participated...

Choir jumps in excitement for the ice cream social.

Ice cream tradition

Allie Mapes August 30, 2023

On Tuesday, August 29th, the WRHS Choir program had an ice cream social. This was held right after school at 3:15 in the cafeteria. This is a great opportunity for new members of the choir to meet new...

WRHS Open House

WRHS Open House

Allie Mapes August 24, 2023

On Wednesday, August 23, Washburn Rural High School held an open house for parents! This is a night where parents can go meet their child’s teachers, learn their schedules and what their coursework will...

Senior tradition continues

Senior tradition continue’s

Kenzi Prato August 24, 2023

The tradition of the senior bike ride incorporates the joy of being a senior and throwing something fun for the seniors to look forward to on their last first day of school. As the seniors walk into the...

WRHS Art students receive awards

WRHS Art students receive awards

April 28, 2023

Recently, numerous WRHS art students competed against 35 other schools in the Highland Art Day event. There were over 900 pieces of art that were entered into the event. Tyler Lemke, Meredith Kucera,...

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