The Blue Streak

  • October 19V Football vs Seaman (Senior Night), WRHS Turf Field; 7 pm

  • October 18No School

  • October 18Open Parent/Teacher Conferences, 12 - 3 pm

  • October 17Student-Led Parent/Teacher Conferences, 5:20 - 8 pm

  • October 17Open Parent/Teacher Conferences, 4 - 5:20 pm

Students Participate in Parent Teacher Conferences

Major Copeland, Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News

This week the halls of Washburn Rural High School will be filled with more than just students. The loving parents of those attending WRHS will be visiting the school  in the days to come to sit in on parent teacher conferences. The conferences will be held on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. S...

Orchestra Holds Concert

Marta Johnson, Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under News

The Washburn Rural High School orchestra performed Oct. 9 at 7pm in the auditorium. Zero, first and seventh hour orchestras performed songs of varying style and difficulty. The songs performed will include a great deal of variation due to the difference of the three classes. The repertoire has been en...

Auburn Fair

Emily Hoopes, Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under News

On Oct. 6 people lined the streets of their community to enjoy the 109th annual Auburn Fair. With rides, raffles, and a parade full of many things. The fair will keep people of all ages entertained. Those who attended the event participated in a variety of things such as; an egg toss, hot pickle e...

Students Sing Their Way To Success

Students Sing Their Way To Success

Marta Johnson, Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under News

The choir is holding one of their vocal concerts on Oct. 4 in the auditorium at Washburn Rural High School. All students, friends, and family are welcome to attend. Efforts made by the vocal students to prepare for the concert have been occurring since the beginning of the school year. A number o...

Fine Arts Program Receives Award

Fine Arts Program Receives Award

Danielle Pancoast, Print Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under News

In the month of September, Washburn Rural High School was named the number one fine arts department in the country. This award is more known as the 2018 National Performing Arts School of the year. Washburn was recognized on their music, theatre, speech and debate programs, being only the third schoo...

Haunted Homecoming

Haunted Homecoming

Emily Burris, Online Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This week will consist of spirit days, candidate videos, a parade, a tailgate, a football game, and a dance. Homecoming is a part of high school that most students look forward to every year. There is something for everyone to enjoy. This week students and staff will be participating in groutfit d...

WRHS Competes in a Reading Challenge

WRHS Competes in a Reading Challenge

Emily Burris, Online Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Starting at the beginning of September the school began a reading challenge that will last until the first of May. In order to keep track of student’s progress students can fill out a form here: https://bit.ly/2Bzw4XC and staff can fill out this form: https://bit.ly/2LeWihB. Once you read 5,000, 1,000, and then 500,000 pages you can vi...

Lunch Time Renovations

Major Copeland, Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under News

Although at first glance the halls at Washburn Rural High School may look unchanged, the school year brought changes. When taking a closer look at the halls of WRHS, especially the cafeteria, students and faculty will see that the entire process for which students receive their lunches has completely ch...

Enrollment Continues to Rise

Marta Johnston, Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under News

The enrollment numbers at WRHS are continuously increasing. The school started in a basement in 1918, and has undergone ten expansions and renovations as of today. The enrollment numbers this year exceed 1,900, an amount much greater than the 100 students that attended the school when it was original...

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


Filed under News

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...

The student news site of Washburn Rural High School
News