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One Act Play - The Awakening of Spring - Jan. 23

Congratulations to the cast and crew of our competition one act play, "The Awakening of Spring." They won at the 6AA sub-sections last night and will be going on to the finals on February 2. There is also a public performance tonight at 7:00 pm in the auditorium. The show is free and the run time is 35 minutes. Hope to see you there!

Finals Schedule Jan. 22 & 23

1/22/19 Hours 1, 3 & 5 Block Finals Schedule
1/23/19 Hours 2, 4 & 6 Block Finals Schedule
Zero hour will functional as normal both days.

Simon and Henry
Washburn Debate Team Repeats as State Champions

Cheers for Miller debaters!!! Washburn Debate won State for the second year in a row!! Simon and Henry were undefeated going into Finals, where they went on to win the whole thing! Congratulations to the debate team on another fantastic season, and a big thank you to coach Mary Dierkes for her commitment to this team!

Prospective Student Tours (for 2019-2020 School Year)

Prospective students are encouraged to tour Washburn during the school day. These tours are a small group setting to help you 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 who share their personal experiences. 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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3rd Annual Egyptian Dinner -- 3/2/19 @ 5:00-7:00pm

Join us for an authentic Egyptian meal prepared by Ms. Abir Ismail and her family. Ms. Ismail was a math teacher at both Ramsey and Lake Harriet and she is also a Washburn parent. Tickets are $15/person. The proceeds go to support the Washburn Parent Council. The Parent Council is a volunteer group who build community, supports open communication with school, plans parent education opportunities, and fundraises for the school.

And if you want to see the AMAZING Washburn High School play "Pippin", select the Dinner & Play option under tickets ($25/person). The play admission tickets will be available in the cafeteria at check-in for the dinner.

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AP Exam Registration Begins Jan. 28

Washburn will be offering online registration for AP Exams January 28-February 25th, 2019. You will charged $55 per exam. Registrations completed after February 18th will incur a $5 late fee per exam for a total of $60. Fees will be waived for students eligible for free/reduced lunch, as well as those with immediate family in ACTIVE military. There are a small number of scholarships available for those that do not meet that criteria. Please check with Mr. Percy for details.

Exams being offered by Washburn this year are: AP Literature on May 8th, AP Chemistry on May 9th, APHuman Geography on May 14th, AP US History on May 23rd, AP Calculus on May 24th, AP Statistics - DATE TO BE DETERMINED. More information will follow. The link below will go live at 7am on January 28th.
If you have questions about exam registration, please contact Deb Keefe at All other questions about AP should be directed to your teacher or to Mr. Percy at -

Grace and Ella
Help Washburn Students Fight Blood Cancer!

Washburn Seniors Grace Dickel and Ella Kester are running for Student of the Year, a fundraising campaign benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Their funds will be used for cancer research and patient support through LLS. Please donate below to help Team Washburn reach their goal of raising $50,000 by February 26th!

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2019 Battle of the Bands Student Art Contest

Help design a new Battle of the Bands logo for the 5th anniversary! The Battle of the Bands is an event featuring Page and Washburn student and staff bands, facing off for bragging rights (and an amazing traveling guitar trophy). 2019 will mark the 5th anniversary of this event and we’d like to celebrate with a new event logo. The above logo has been used for the past four years and it is time for something new! Students are encouraged to create a piece of original artwork to represent this event. The winning design will be featured on the 2019 event t-shirts and posters, and the artist of that winning design will receive a t-shirt and poster at the event! Get information more information on the Feb 1, 2019 deadline, the contest guidelines, and how to submit your design at

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