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Disco Ball
Homecoming 2016

Homecoming 2016 is coming!  The football game is on 9/30 @ 7:00pm and the dance will be on 10/1 @ 7:00-10:00pm at Washburn. Tickets go on sale Thurs, 9/22- Thurs, 9/29. Tickets are $15 each.  Tickets will only be sold during lunches in the concession stands across from the big gym. You cannot buy tickets on the Friday before the dance! Homecoming is open to all students in grades 9-12.  Students and staff are encouraged to participate in Spirit Days:
Friday - Class Colors Day 

  •   Seniors wear Black
  •   Juniors wear Blue
  •   Sophomores wear Orange
  •   Freshman wear White
Washburn in 1925
Homecoming - A historical review of Washburn

Homecoming is a great time to look back at the history of Washburn. Check out this great presentation created by John McCreary and Marci Sanchez. You are all part of Washburn's 91st year! 

Family Directory 2016

We now have an online Family/Student Directory! Enter your info so you can access other families that you want to reach out to! Sign up at and use the code WashburnMpls.  Thank you to the Washburn High School Foundation and Washburn's Parent Council for donating the funds to allow us to purchase this subscription based service. Giving families access to each other is very important to building a vibrant school community. 

Zombie Prom
Fall Musical - "Zombie Prom" 10/6-10/16

ZOMBIE PROM the Prologue Musical featuring 9th/10th grade performers is coming soon!
Opening Night: Thursday @ 10/6 7:30pm "Pay What you Can Night"
Opening Week: Friday/Saturday 10/7 & 10/8 @ 7:30pm
Second Week: Thursday/Friday/Saturday 10/13, 10/14, & 10/15 @ 7:30pm
Last Show: Sunday 10/16 @ 2:00pm 

Advanced Reserved Tickets available at: WHSZOMBIEPROM.BROWNPAPERTICKETS.COM . General Admission also available at the door: $5 Students $10 Adults / Reserved Seating: $10 Students $15 Adults 

PSAT to be offered at Washburn

The PSAT test will be offered on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at Washburn High School for students in 10th and 11th grade. The PSAT is a practice standardized test for students in these grades. 11th graders who score well enough are able to qualify for a National Merit Scholarship. 10th graders can use the test as practice for future standardized tests. Students in the 10th and 11th grades will be given a registration form in their Social Studies classes.


  • Pick up paper forms in the main office, fill them out, and turn them in by Oct. 14, 2016.

Click here if you are interested in online PSAT practice. The cost for the test is $18, pay using cash or check (made out to Washburn High School). Registration and payment should be made together by Oct. 14, 2016. Registration is not considered final until payments have been made. Registration for the exam is now limited as there is a set number of spaces available.


Any questions, please feel free to call or email Tara Mennitt, WHS Testing Coordinator.