The Blue Streak

  • May 4Girls Swim Team Wins City

  • May 4Boys and Girls Track Team Wins City

  • April 22Unified Soccer Tournament at Home from 1-5

  • April 20Girls Soccer at Home Starting at 4:30

  • April 20Softball Double Header at Home Starting at 4

2017-2018 Staff

Brooke Crawford

Ads Manager

Hey, my name is Brooke Crawford and I am a junior at Washburn Rural High School. This is my first semester on the newspaper staff. I am the Ads Manager and a Photographer for the newspaper. In school, I am the Treasurer of the...

Raquel Pierson

Writer

Hey! My name is Raquel Pierson and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. I am currently a sophomore and my favorite subject is math because it is the same all around the world. I enjoy traveling; so far the most impactful...

Marcus Thomas

Photographer

This is my first year on newspaper, I really enjoy all the games and activities I get to attend to capture the excitement. My favorite part of being on staff is taking photos of football, the energy and passion is unbelievable....

Aja Carter

Photographer

Hi my name is Aja Carter. I’m a sophomore and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. In my free time, I enjoy reading. My favorite foods are cheesecake and mac and cheese. Milky Ways are my favorite candy. My favorite ...

Emer'Lee Van

Writer

Hi my name is Emer’Lee Van and I’m a junior. I’m happy to say that this is my first year on newspaper staff as a writer. After I graduate high school I’d like to go to the College of the Ozarks. Some of my favorite thi...

Emily Pawley

Photographer/Writer

Hi! My name is Emily, I’m a sophomore and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. I enjoy writing things for school and in my free time you can probably find me with my dogs. I have a coonhound, puggle, and yorkie. Riley,...

Savanna Lessman

Page Design/Photographer

Hi! Im Savanna Lessman and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. I am currently a junior. Once I graduate high school I would like to attend the University of Southern California to get my dual degree in law and socia...

Mackenly Worley

Photographer

Hi, My name Mackenly Worley I am a senior here at Washburn Rural High School, this is my first year on the newspaper staff. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling and playing with my puppy. Afte...

Marissa Graves

Page Design

My name is Marissa Graves and this is my first year in the newspaper staff. The extracurricular activity that i’m in is band, I play the flute. Things that I love doing in my free time is babysitting. During the summer I started wor...

Jordyn Seamans

Page Design/Photographer

This is my first year on the Blue Streak staff. I am a sophomore this year, and I like to take photos. On the newspaper staff I will be a photographer and a page designer. I have lived in Topeka all my life. I have one brother...

Major Copeland

Page Design/Photographer/Writer

I’m Major Copeland, and  I am a writer on the Newspaper Staff.  I love writing and photography. In my free time, if I’m not writing, I’m taking pictures or watching Netflix. My favorite class is English. I love to rea...

Alex Woods

Photographer

Hey, my name is Alex Woods, and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. Here at the high school, I’m involved in both Newspaper and Yearbook as a photographer. Outside of school, I play hockey for the Kansas City Jets...

Bri Wilson

Page Design/Writer

Hey! I’m Bri Wilson and this will be my first year on the newspaper staff. In my free time, I play soccer with my club team. I really love dogs and have a goldendoodle named Morgan. I also have a wonderful rescue cat named Sn...

Megan Spangler

Writer/Photographer

Hey! I’m Megan Spangler and I’m a sophomore and this is my second semester on the newspaper staff. I love Great Danes and I’m always listening to Khalid. I’m involved in Circle of Friends, Capernaum, Young Life, and I...

Emily Burris

Online Editor

Hi! I’m Emily Burris and I am a junior at Washburn Rural High School. This is my third semester on the newspaper staff. In my free time, I coach and play softball for the Storm Organization. When I'm not at the field (which is ...

Nadia Jackson

Ads Manager

Hello, my name is Nadia Jackson, and this is my second semester on the newspaper staff. Here at the high school, I’m involved in Student Council and Renaissance. I also participate in basketball and football managing, tech...

Brittney Wilson

Co-Editor

Hello, my name is Brittney Wilson and this is my second  year on the newspaper staff. I am an avid listener and I love hearing people’s stories. I enjoy writing, reading and joking around with friends. I love mountains, big ...

Danielle Pancoast

Co-Editor

Hey I'm Danielle. I’m a junior and this is my second year on the newspaper staff. I write, take pictures, and design pages for the newspaper. I am involved in powerlifting and track for the school and I am a manager for football...

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