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FAFSA/MN Dream Act Workshop Night - Nov. 13

Seniors and families come and get help with completing your FAFSA or MN Dream Act Application! Tuesday, November 13th from 4-7pm in the CCC #107. YOU MUST BRING ALL REQUIRED FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS Spanish and Somali Interpreters will be available! Students who attend will have the opportunity apply for a $500.00 scholarship!

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Give to the Max 2018

The 2018 Give MN Campaign has begun! The official day is Thursday, November 15th but donations are welcome anytime. Last year your generous donations helped us to get calculators and book sets for classes and social emotional/mental health information for students and parents ($15,000 raised!). This year we have two new goals:

1. To purchase high quality lab equipment = $10,000 goal (used for rigorous coursework and hands-on labs)

2. To purchase high quality art supplies  = $10,000 goal (used in art classes and needed for student creations)


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8th Grade Open House for Prospective Families 11-15-18
Washburn High School invites prospective students and their families to join us for our Open House event on Thursday, November 15th @ 6:00-8:00pm. This is a night organized to help you learn about course offerings, explore extra-curricular opportunities, and tour the building by visiting various classes. This event does follow a set bell schedule as you rotate through different presentations, so please plan on attending for the full two hours.

Additional Offerings

-    Student Panel Sessions: Hear from current students about Washburn [for students only!]
-    Extra-Curricular Offerings: Visit our extra-curricular offerings as you pass between classes by visiting the various clubs & activities scattered throughout the building!

We offer families a chance to tour our school in a small group setting to help them better understand our offerings and to help students feel more comfortable with their upcoming transition to high school. These tours are designed for students to attend with their families. We have Student and Parent Ambassadors as leaders. They can help answer a variety of questions families may have. Please choose a tour date time slot that works best for your family. Currently we have our December dates open for registration. January/February dates will be added soon. 

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Fall Arts Gala - Nov. 17

Fall Arts Gala at St. Mary's Church on Sat, Nov. 17 from 6:30 – 10:30 pm. Join fellow Washburn Arts supporters for a fun evening of student entertainment, mingling, food and drinks, and of course, bidding and donating in support of arts programming at Washburn High School.

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Graduation 2019 - Date Change

Graduation Ceremony 2019 -- Date Changed!  We recently learned that Washburn’s originally scheduled graduation date, Wednesday, June 5th, falls on Eid al-Fitr, an important Muslim religious holiday. Eid al-Fitr is a day of celebration, which marks the end of Ramadan (the Islamic holy month of fasting). It is a special day for families and communities to come together for prayer and celebration. In an effort to support our Muslim families, Washburn has worked with the district to move our graduation date from June 5th to Saturday, June 8th at 8:00pm. Our graduation ceremony will take place at the Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium. June 8th was the best alternate date available at the Convention Center. Edison High School and Wellstone High School have also moved their graduation ceremony dates to June 8th; their ceremonies will take place at 11:00am and 4:00pm. Thank you for your understanding and support of all families at Washburn. We are so excited to celebrate graduation with you on Saturday, June 8th at 8:00pm.

Pippin Auditions

AUDITIONS for the musical Pippin begin on Monday, November 12 at 3:15 in the auditorium. Vocal Auditions are on Monday or Wednesday. You will be asked to sing a verse of any song. Dance Auditions are on Tuesday and Friday-dress to move. Callbacks will be on Thursday, Friday and final callbacks will be on Monday, Nov. 19! Questions: see Ms. Lee in the choir room.

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Miller Mart Online Store 2018

MILLER MART ONLINE STORE IS OPEN! Online ordering is only an option one time a year. Don't miss out on this opprotuntiy for great Miller swag!  The store will be open 11/8-11/18.This is a great time to buy gifts for the holidays. There are specialty items that can only be bought through the online option. Check it out today!
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State of the School 2018

On November 8th, Washburn presented their "State of the School" at our monthly Site Council meeting. Review the presentation here. 
PDF State of the Schools Presentation

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