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Spring Plant Sale -- Pick Up Day 5/7

Thank you for placing orders in the  Parent Council Plant Sale. The pick up day is this Saturday 5/7 from 8:00am-12:00pm. Forgot to order? No problem because we ordered some extras! Stop by and do a little Mother's Day shopping on Saturday. Questions can be directed to . Thanks! 

Foreign Exchange Student Info Night - 5/10 @ 6:00pm

Ever wondered about hosting a foreign exchange student? Has your student ever expressed interest in traveling abroad? If so, you should attend the upcoming "Foreign Exchange Student Info Night" on Tuesday, May 10th @ 6:00-7:00pm in the Media Center. This is a great chance to gather general information and hear from different agencies that offer a variety of opportunities for students and families. 

Site Council
Washburn Site Council Seeks New Members

The Washburn Site Council is seeking new members to join our group. The Washburn High School site council includes parents, teachers, community members who support - in partnership with the Washburn administration and district - the broader vision of Washburn High School. The site council is responsible for working on behalf of Washburn’s common good for all students.  Site council meetings generally take place in the media center from 4:45-6:15pm on the third Thursday of the month. If you're interested in submitting an application for Site Council, please contact Virgina de la Riva ( or Mike Wedl ( We seek to have a diverse group of parents that represents our student body. 

Prom 2016 -- Sat, May 7th @ 7:00-11:00pm

Washburn Prom 2016 is coming! "Lights in the City" will be held at the beautiful IDS Center on the 50th floor on May 7th from 7:00-11:00pm. Tickets will be sold 4/25 - 5/6 during lunches in the concession stand. Tickets are $60 each. All juniors and seniors invited to attend. Guest forms available in the main office.

Washburn Blackbox on Twin Cities Public Television
The Washburn Blackbox theater, under the direction of Crystal Spring, was featured on Twin Cities Public Television on May 1. Watch the video that lasts about 9 minutes and captures the importance of the Black Box theater program. Kudos to Crystal Spring and her students for creating a dialog about social justice issues.
Spring Play - "Midsummer Night's Dream

WHS presents our Spring Play: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on May 11--May14 @ 7:30pm. Wednesday, May 11 is PAY WHAT YOU CAN NIGHT. Thursday-Saturday, May 12-14 performances are @ 7:30pm. Adults $10 and students $5. Come enjoy excellent high school theater! 

Voices Matter
Superintendent Search -- Listening Sessions Scheduled

MPS values community input on the current Superintendent search. Please make your voice heard by attending the last of the six listening sessions scheduled. Attached is a flier regarding the sessions. Bilingual forms will be available soon. Listening Sessions:

- 5/5 Urban League @ 6:00-7:30pm