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Washburn Spring Plant Sale

A couple of very dedicated parents have taken on the Washburn Spring Plant Sale.  The money made goes DIRECTLY to Washburn students and we can start dreaming and planning about spring now!  Plant pick up from 8am to noon on Saturday, May 10th, 2015 at Washburn High School (corner of 50th St and Pleasant Ave.)  Order online with PayPal OR.... email your orders to and we will tally your order and tell you where to mail your check to. Wagner's Gift Cards will be available for purchase.

In The Heights Musical

"In the Heights" WHS's Spotlight Production opens on Thursday, Feb. 19th Performances are Thursday-Saturday, February 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28  @ 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 22 and March 1, @ 2:00 p.m.  Buy tickets in advance or at the door.  

Washburn Wrestling goes to State Feb. 27th

The wrestlers competed in the Section 5 AA individual tournament on 2/20-2/21 at Orono High School this weekend. We have TWO wrestlers that qualified for the MN State High School wrestling tournament on 2/27-2/28 at the Excel Energy Center: (8) Patrick Lockwood at 106 lbs (First place at Section 5 AA Tournament, 106 lbs),(10) Ethan Kiehm at 126 lbs (Second place at Section 5 AA Tournament, 126 lbs),Notable: (9) Sean Follega took 6th place at 138 lbs.

MCA Testing Schedule

Math        March 9-13    (Grade 11)    MCA Math Test Resources
Science   March 16-20  (Grade 11)
Reading  April 20-24     (Grade 10)   MCA Reading Test Resources

Updated Course Catalog

The updated course catalog is now available on the website. There have been a few changes to the course offerings in the 2015-16 course guide.  Some changes are course choices in 9th and 10th grade English, additional electives like African American Studies in social studies, and astronomy and forensics in science just to mention a few . Students have been and are in the process of meeting with their respective counselors to choose courses for next year. Please speak to them about these changes and the courses to choose.For any questions, contact the counseling department.

Battle of the Bands to Build Community

In order to build community among the staff, students, and families of Ramsey Middle School and Washburn High School, the WHS Foundation and the Ramsey PTA will be hosting a Battle of the Bands on Sunday, April 12 from 3:00 - 6:00 pm.