The Blue Streak

  • May 19Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony, Kansas Expocentre; 7:00 pm

  • May 18This Generation (TG) Farewell, Auditorium; 7:00 - 9:00 pm

  • May 16NHS Meeting, Auditorium; 7:15 - 7:50 am

  • May 15V Softball @ Regional Softball Tournament (WR-Host), WRHS 58th Street Field; 2:00 - 7:00 pm

  • May 15StuCo Meeting, Audtiorium; 7:30 - 7:55 am

List of Graduating Seniors

List of Graduating Seniors

Emily Burris, Online Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

All seniors were sent a form so if there is nothing by the student's name, that means that they did not respond. Yasmeen Abu-Nasser Samuel Michael Adame - Kansas State University, Aerospace Engineering Bryan A Adams - University of Kansas, Computer Science Emanuel Aguirre Carl Jonathan Aikman Ci...

How to Make the Most of Your Senior Year

How to Make the Most of Your Senior Year

Emily Burris, Online Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Staff Opinions

Senior year is a bittersweet time full of lasts, as well as so many firsts. The year is spent figuring out what the next step is, while trying to hang on to everything that has been the last four years. Here is a list of things every senior should do their senior year. Go to everything - Being involved is one ...

WRHS DECA Competes in State Competition

WRHS DECA Competes in State Competition

Gwen Clark, Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Around WRHS, Feature, Showcase

The Washburn Rural DECA club attended the state competition on March 4-5. It was held in Manhattan at the Kansas State campus. The students competed in a variety of events, including presentations, role plays, and testing. Seniors Harper Zimlich, Nadia Jackson, Sydney Yost, Emma Getsinger, and sopho...

Boys are State Bound

Emily Burris, Online Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Boys Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

For the first time since 2011, the Jr. Blues Boys Basketball team is headed to Wichita for the 6A State Tournament. Finishing Sub-State with a 20-1 record the boys will be the top seed in the tournament. To put this into perspective, one of the 12 varsity players has competed in a high school state tourname...

The Last of Us Review

The Last of Us Review

Lauren Miller, Writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

It is amazing how fictional stories can have such an impact on us--sparking emotions that are often hidden deep inside. The Last of Us is one such game that manages to produce a heart-wrenching, tear-inducing reaction from audiences, and deservedly so. The game was first released for PS3 on June 14, 2013. I...

Grease Cast List

Emily Burris, Online Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Danny: Zach Easley Sandy: Alex Williams Rizzo: Gracie Braden Kenickie: David Lowry Frenchy: Briana Hightower Marty: Lauren K. Smith Jan: Lauren Pryor Doody: Grant Unruh Roger: Bailey Frederickson Sonny: Casey Schenk Patty: Reagan Hardesty Cha-Cha: Maite Sagastizabal Si...

Benefits to Learning Music

Benefits to Learning Music

Major Copeland, Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Staff Opinions

Since the beginning of time, music has been an outlet for many. 40,000 years ago the first instrument was played. It was a flute made from bird bones. It is thought that early humans would play the bone flute at the ends of long days when sitting around the fire. Some may believe that instruments are too ti...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Mountains are the Best Vacation Spots

Mountains are the Best Vacation Spots

Jordyn Seamans, Photographer

January 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Staff Opinions

Most people either love mountains or beaches, one or the other. I personally love the mountains and would much rather travel to Colorado or Canada where it is way cooler than Kansas. I am still in high school which means whenever my family decides to have a vacation it usually takes place in the sum...

Annual Thespian Conference

Annual Thespian Conference

Marta Johnston, Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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