The Blue Streak

  • May 17Board of Education @ 6:30 pm
  • May 5V Boys' Tennis - League Meet (WR host) @ 8:30 am
  • May 5Orchestra Concert @ 7 pm
  • May 5PTO Meeting @ 6:30 pm
  • May 5C-Team Baseball at Olathe West @ 4pm
Medical Marijuana May Be Legalized

Medical Marijuana May Be Legalized

Alivia Cook, Editor May 10, 2021

The conversation around Marijuana has been debated for many decades, and now in Kansas the debate has become more present. Marijuana in all forms is illegal in Kansas, but many new representatives are...

Vaccine Clinic for WRHS Students

Vaccine Clinic for WRHS Students

Holden Oswald, Online Editor May 10, 2021

Washburn Rural High School held a vaccine clinic in the Activity Center on Tuesday, May 4. Any student who wanted to get vaccinated could do so if they signed up through the Shawnee County Health Department....

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences

Hope Oswald, Writer October 9, 2020

Parent-teacher conferences are being held next week at Washburn Rural High School, but with the changes that have come with COVID-19 and hybrid learning, there is some confusion as to what that means.  Parent-teacher...

Washburn Rural Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

Hope Oswald September 18, 2020

A Washburn Rural High School student in Group A has tested positive for COVID-19. Six other individuals have been quarantined due to close contact. The student was last in the school building on Tuesday,...

PSAT Regristration

PSAT Regristration

Hope Oswald, Writer September 11, 2020

Registration for the PSAT is open now for grades 9-11 and will close on September 15. Registration takes place online through a google form. A fee of $18 will be collected afterward at the Washburn Rural...

WRHS Senior Awarded Emory’s Full Scholarship

Emma Schroeder, Writer May 9, 2020

While schools and universities are still deliberating how to reopen their doors next fall, students are still making plans to continue on with their education. Senior Grace Kessler is looking forward to...

Gallon Grad: Blood Donation Program

Gallon Grad: Blood Donation Program

Hope Oswald, Writer May 9, 2020

During quarantine, many people are looking for ways to help others. However, it can be difficult to volunteer when going outside could be unsafe, and many opportunities to help that existed before quarantine...

Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas

Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas

Aaron Schifman, Writer May 4, 2020

  Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has released a new plan to start reopening the state. This new plan is called Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas. The name is a reference to the state motto: “Ad...

Be The Light Movement

Emma Schroeder, Writer April 25, 2020

In honor of Washburn Rural’s graduating seniors, WRHS is joining a nationwide movement to help seniors and their families feel supported during this trying time. The #bethelight movement attempts to...

2020 Governor's Scholars from WRHS

2020 Governor’s Scholars from WRHS

Gwen Clark, Writer April 17, 2020

Each year, students are chosen to represent the top 1% of high school seniors across the state of Kansas. Congratulations to the following 2020 Governor's Scholars from Washburn Rural! Trent Dodge Aditi...

WRHS Orchestra Prepares for Virtual Concert

Emma Schroeder, Writer April 17, 2020

While music is traditionally learned and practiced in the company of the director and one’s fellow musicians, the WRHS orchestra has had to be a bit more creative with the student body in practice of...

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...

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