The Blue Streak

  • February 16Grease, Auditorium; 7 - 10 pm

  • February 16Boys Swimming State Championship Finals, Capitol Federal Natatorium; 10:30 am

  • February 16V Wrestling @ Regional Tournament, Garden City HS; 9 am

  • February 16Powerlifting Meet @ Horton; 9 am - 2 pm

  • February 16Artathon Art Lock In, G464; 9 am - 5 pm

Art Students Hold Lock In

Art Students Hold Lock In

Marta Johnston, Writer

February 19, 2019


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On Feb. 16, the WRHS Art Department held an Art Lock In for artistically motivated students. Teachers in the department select a guest speaker to expand the students’ skills in different creative areas. The artist that was invited this year was Jen Unekis, an artist from Lawrence, Kansas. Unekis kick...

Pocket Points to be used as an Incentive in Classrooms

Pocket Points to be used as an Incentive in Classrooms

Gwen Clark, Writer

January 18, 2019


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As of this semester, many teachers have been using the app Pocket Points to encourage students to stay off their phones during class. The free app can be downloaded on Apple and Android phones. While students have their phone locked during a certain class, they receive points that can be used towards...

Annual Thespian Conference

Annual Thespian Conference

Marta Johnston, Writer

January 7, 2019


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An annual festival is held in Kansas, appealing to the art of acting and theatre. For three days, high school students are exposed to the art in a wide variety of different forms. This event is also a wonderful opportunity for aspiring college students to explore the programs of colleges in their desired fi...

Fall Semester Final Schedule

Emily Burris, Online Editor

December 7, 2018


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Day 1: Tue. Dec. 18              7:00 - 7:50 Zero period final              7:55 - 8:40 1st period              8:45 - 9:30 2nd period              9:35 - 10:20 3rd period              10:25 - 11:10 4th period              11:15 - 1:25 5th peri...

Overview of Kevin Hines’ Speech

Overview of Kevin Hines’ Speech

Emily Burris, Online Editor

November 19, 2018


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The WRHS Activity Center filled with students and faculty on Nov. 16 to listen to Kevin Hines speak about his life and his experiences. Hines began with his early childhood where he was left on a mattress in a dangerous hotel with his baby brother. CPS ultimately saved him and his brother from there ...

Kevin Hines Speaks to Student Body

Danielle Pancoast, Print Editor

November 14, 2018


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On Friday, Nov. 16, Washburn Rural High School is welcoming a very special speaker, Kevin Hines, who will be talking to the student body about suicide and his near death experience. Hines had a rough start to childhood, as he was born on drugs and premature. He bounced around from home to home a...

WRHS Holds Veterans Day Assembly

Lauren Miller, Writer

November 13, 2018


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On Nov. 8, Washburn Rural High School held an assembly to honor military personnel who have served, are currently serving, or have died in active duty. Students gathered to reflect on the sacrifices of these individuals. Veterans were invited to attend the assembly, which included performances by th...

Students Display Talents in Variety Show

Major Copeland, Writer

November 13, 2018


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There are many programs provided at Washburn Rural High School to get students out of a common classroom and allow them to explore their interests and let their creative juices flow. A portion of the multitude of programs include musical, art, and technical classes. Some of these programs have perfo...

Washburn Rural AFJROTC defeats Shoals American Legion

Erik Anderson

November 6, 2018


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Shooting their highest score of the season Washburn Rural AFJROTC defeated Shoals American Legion 886 to 744 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their second win in a row. With the win, Washburn Rural AFJROTC is in sixth place within their 'Air Force Jrotc' conference.  They currently have a...

WRHS Hosts Cheer Competition

Jordyn Seamans, Writer

November 6, 2018


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Nov. 3 and 4, Washburn Rural High School held a cheerleading competition. Due to this Washburn Rural, was not able to place or win, but the judges still gave them a score and judged them. High schools and colleges were able to compete, there were eight different high schools, but 13 high school groups in to...

Trunk or Treat

Major Copeland, Writer

October 31, 2018


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This halloween at Washburn Rural High School The students and staff are doing something for children in the area. This year WRHS is participating in Trunk or Treat. This is an opportunity for people to bring their cars to a certain area and have a trick or treating event for parents and children alike...

Math Team Competes at ESU

Emily Burris, Online Editory

October 29, 2018


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The math team competed on Oct. 24 at ESU.  There were 43 schools present and 430 students competing.  Jay Ram got 1st place in the geometry individual competition and Kashif Khan got 3rd place in the algebra individual competition.  The math scramble team got 2nd place (Ram, Khan, Garg). The algebra ...

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