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Theatre 1 Tributes - March 28

Please come support Theatre 1 students March 28 @ 7:00pm in the Washburn Auditorium for their first showcase: "A Tribute Performance." Tickets are $5.00 (suggested donation). See you there! 

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Spring Break Academy April 2-6

Spring Break Academy sign-up is now open. If you need to recover credits stop in the counseling office to get signed up. Spring Break Academy will be April 2-6, 2018 at Washburn or Henry High School. Stop in the counseling office for more information.

10th & 11th Grade College Planning Night - April 12

Sophomores, Juniors and Families- please join us for College Planning Night on April 12 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the Auditorium. Breakout sessions will include information about the college search process and timeline given out by a variety of college representatives from varying institutions. Presentations will also be given in Spanish and Somali.

Spring Plant Sale 2018 - Order Now!

Pre-Sale Orders: Mark your calendar for Washburn's Annual Plant Sale. The proceeds for this event go to the Parent Council and are the primary source of funding for the Senior Party (which provides a safe & fun option for Seniors after graduation). Order now and mark your calendar for pick up day on May 5th. Pre-order TODAY at

Volunteer: We always need volunteers for the plant sale. This is a fun way to give back. Please sign up!

4th Annual Battle of the Bands! April 15 at 3 pm

The 4th Annual Battle of the Bands event is right around the corner - Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 3pm at the Uptown VFW. This event features Washburn High School and Justice Page Middle School student and staff bands, facing off for bragging rights and an amazing traveling guitar trophy created by Justice Page's own Ms. Cedarleaf-Dahl.

Students, register your band here as soon as possible.

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MCA Math Testing Begins April 16

MCA Math: MCA math for 11th graders (juniors) is scheduled for the week of April 16. Students will test with their math classes and are scheduled for a block of 2-3 class periods. All 11th graders are expected to take the MCA Math unless they are enrolled full-time in PSEO classes. A detailed schedule will be available soon. MCA Science: MCA math for all students enrolled in their life science credit (Biology or IB Bio) will test the week of April 30. Students will test with their Biology classes and are scheduled for a block of 2-3 periods. A detailed schedule will be available soon. It is important to note that because of changes at the Minnesota Department of Education, any student who has returned a signed Parent Assessment Refusal form will count as “Not Proficient” when compiling Washburn’s MCA-based achievement levels. Any Parent Assessment Refusal form must be received the week prior to each test in order to be honored. If you have any questions about this change in MDE policy, please call the Research, Evaluation, Assessment, and Accountability office at the Davis Center: 612-668-0570.

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ACT-for-ALL Information

Students who took the ACT for All on February 27, 2018 should receive their score reports in the mail 3-8 weeks following the test. If a student has already taken the ACT, they should be able to manage all of their scores on 1 account. See Tara Mennitt if you have questions about this. ACT-For-All MAKEUP on March 20, 2018 If a student missed the 2/27 date, they are eligible for the makeup session. (Check your student email account for an email from Ms. Mennitt if this is you) Makeup details- March 20, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Room 310 (Ms. Koppel's room) Students should bring #2 pencils, ACT approved calculator, and a photo ID.

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