The Blue Streak

  • October 212020 Retirement Reception at 3:30 pm in Cafeteria
  • October 20JV/V Boys Soccer vs. Topeka High- Senior Night @ WRHS
  • October 20NHS Information Meeting @ 3 pm in Cafeteria
  • October 20V Girls Golf at 6A State
  • October 20Group A- Stuco Meeting @ 7:20 am

Homecoming Photo Gallery

Homecoming Photo Gallery

October 22, 2020

COVID-19 Affects Equestrians

COVID-19 Affects Equestrians

Savannah Haag, 21st Century Journalism Student

October 9, 2020

Crooked Post Farm riders Haley Mannel and Talor Sutton have had their ups and downs with what COVID-19 has brought to the equestrian world. By the beginning of April, nearly all Kansas barns shut down, leaving the riders unable to show, ride, or even care for their horses themselves. Trainers, ...

COVID-19’s Effects on WRHS Volleyball

COVID-19's Effects on WRHS Volleyball

October 9, 2020

Covid-19 has taken its toll on the world and on youth athletics. Despite these adversities, the Washburn Rural Volleyball team has had a fun and successful season. The effects of Covid-19 on the volleyball team have created some challenges. JV volleyball coach Adam Schmitz said, “It's created more unce...

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 conferences will be taking place after school on Wednesday, October 14, and throug...

WRHS Cross Country Hosts Home Meet

WRHS Cross Country Hosts Home Meet

Ethan Shorb, 21st Century Journalism Student

October 8, 2020

The Washburn Rural High School Cross Country team had a home meet on Saturday, September 26. The boys’ team took sixth place in varsity, fourth place in junior varsity, and third place in C team. The girls took home a first-place win in varsity and scored third place in junior varsity. The team h...

Life of a Manager

Life of a Manager

Chloe Moran, 21st Century Journalism Student

October 8, 2020

The Washburn Rural football managers work hard to prepare the players and coaches for practices and games. Junior managers Nick Selm and Kayla Pagles feel like they play an important role in doing some of the day-to-day things that it takes to help practices and games run smoothly. Selm said, “...

District to Provide Chromebooks to Accommodate Online Learning

District to Provide Chromebooks to Accommodate Online Learning

Hope Oswald, Writer

April 3, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Auburn Washburn has been trying to accommodate students through online learning. However, many students have trouble attending classes online. According to federal data from the Department of Commerce, 14% of households with school-age children have no internet access. Additi...

Photo Gallery: Boys Basketball vs Seaman 2/4

Photo Gallery: Boys Basketball vs Seaman 2/4

Kendal Lowrey, Photography

February 7, 2020

Bus Tracking System to be used for USD 437 Transportation

Bus Tracking System to be used for USD 437 Transportation

Aaron Schifman, Writer

February 7, 2020

Starting soon, district buses will be equipped with a system to make it possible for parents to track their child’s school bus. This program will include the availability to parents and students alike to utilize an app on their phones to track when their bus will get to their stop, and where on the...

National Technical Honor Society Induction

National Technical Honor Society Induction

Mariet Delgado, Photographer

November 15, 2019

Former WRHS Graduate Takes Strides for Kansas State Cross Country

Former WRHS Graduate Takes Strides for Kansas State Cross Country

Hope Oswald, Writer

November 14, 2019

Washburn Rural High School graduate Jaybe Shufelberger has continued to push herself for performance in cross country through her university career.  Shufelberger came out of her senior year at Washburn as a distinguished cross country runner. She was Kansas’ only girl to qualify for a national ...

2019 Veterans Day Assembly

2019 Veterans Day Assembly

Laney Frydendall, Photographer

November 8, 2019

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