The Blue Streak

  • March 19Summer Drivers Education Enrollment, Auditorium; 5:30-7:30 pm

  • March 19Girls Dive Meet @ Emporia HS; 4 pm

  • March 192019-2020 Cheer Tryout Clinic; 3:15-5:30 pm

  • March 192019-2020 Concert Band Auditions, Band Room; 3:05-4 pm

  • March 192019-2020 Concert Band Auditions, Band Room; 7 - 7:50 am

McFarland, USA Review

Laney Frydendall, Writer

March 4, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Staff Opinions

McFarland, USA first came out on February 20, 2015. Although it is 4 years old, it is one of my favorite movies. I never really had any interest in sports related movies before I watched McFarland, but now they are one of my favo...

Are People Naturally Good or Evil?

Bri Wilson, Page Design

March 4, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Staff Opinions

Are people inherently good or evil? This is a question that has been debated for, well, centuries. Many great philosophers have debated the nature of man and the laws of nature. Even through Hobbes and the other greats, no real a...

Is Valentine’s Day Worth the Celebration?

Gwen Clark, Writer

February 26, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Staff Opinions

Every year when Valentine’s Day comes on Feb. 14, there are the people who get really into it and the other people who despise the holiday. I find myself with the people who enjoy the holiday just because of the good mood i...

P.E. Classes Should be Mandatory at All Grade Levels

Emily Burris, Online Editor

February 4, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Staff Opinions

Physical education classes are only required freshman year so students can choose if they want to or not. Physical education classes allow students to take a break from average classes and move around. Although I personally o...

Importance of Siblings

Laney Frydendall, Writer

February 4, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Staff Opinions

They can sometimes be overly annoying but we love them. My siblings have played a key role in my life and have helped shape me into what I am today, so I believe it is better to grow up with siblings. I have 5 little brothers an...

Pop Up Good Vibes Museum

Pop Up Good Vibes Museum

February 4, 2019

Why is Stress Such an Issue Among High School Students?

Bri Wilson, Writer

February 4, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Staff Opinions

High school students do not know how to cope with stress. This much is blatantly obvious through the occasional crying and constant breakdowns throughout the halls. But why is this? It is evident throughout history that workloa...

Students Need More Advisory Time

Emily Hoopes, Writer

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Staff Opinions

At Washburn Rural all students have a class midway through the day called advisory. This class was intended for working on homework and allowing students to have one constant teacher for their four years of high school. However, ...

The Importance of Music Education

Marta Johnston, Writer

January 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Staff Opinions

Learning music is like learning a new language. Performing a piece involves much more than simply picking up an instrument. It truly is an art and involves a great amount of dedication. In the least, the teaching of this will furth...

The student news site of Washburn Rural High School
Staff Opinions