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Annual Poinsettia Sale 2017 11/13-11/24
The annual Washburn Poinsettia sale is on! This year the proceeds will go to our Washburn Cares fund to help our own Miller families who find themselves in need during the holiday season and throughout the school year. Purchasing a poinsettia this year will not only be beautiful but also charitable. It's a win-win! 
 
- Poinsettia sales will run from Monday, November 13 -- Friday, November 24. 
- Pick up date and time:   Thursday, December 7 from 4:00-6:00pm (room 107)
- Online ordering live now!  (Firefox, Safari and Chrome browsers work best…..Ensure you receive an email confirmation after you submit your order) 
 
Any questions, please contact Terri Nelson at terrinelsonmpls@yahoo.com
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FAFSA/MN Dream Act Workshop - Nov. 28

Seniors Need Money for College? Come to FAFSA/MN Dream Act Workshop night in the CCC #107 on Tuesday, Nov. 28th from 5-7 and get assistance with completing your FAFSA/MN Dream Act applications. You must bring all appropriate financial documents with you. See you there!

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ACT Writing Practice - Nov. 29

Juniors are invited to practice their writing skills for the ACT on November 29 after school. Ms. Mennitt will host an ACT Writing Essay workshop starting promptly at 3:10 at the Tables in the Media Center. Students should expect to get some tips and tricks and then take a practice 40-minute writing exam. Who? 11th graders When? WEDNESDAY, November 29, 2017 @ 3:10 Where? Media Center Tables

Open House 11/30/17
8th Grade Open House - Prospective Families - Nov. 30

Washburn High School invites prospective students and their families to join us for our Open House event on Thursday, November 30, 2017 @ 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!

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Go-To Bus Cards

Students can get MTC Go-To cards from their student dean. The discounted cost is $75 per quarter for students who do not qualify under district guidelines. More Info

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MPS Seeks Budget Feedback

General Budget Info: In his letter to the community this past February, MPS Superintendent Ed Graff outlined the financial challenges faced by our school district. He pledged then and continues to be committed to a structurally balanced budget by the 2019-2020 school year. That means that over this school year and the next school year, MPS needs to make some important decisions about our basic infrastructure so that the programs and services MPS offers don't continue to cost more than we can afford. View Budget Basics.

Budget Survey: MPS is looking for input from our entire community on how to best do tackle budget issues. We hope that the information on these webpages and in the survey you'll find here will answer questions for you, but we also hope it will also stimulate ideas about how you'd like to see MPS move forward. Everything is on the table. We can't keep doing the same thing and expect different results. We look forward to hearing from you. We need all families to take the survey to fully understand our community's needs and wants. The survey is available in multiple languages. Take the survey.

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Tutoring Available Three Days a Week at Homework Lab

Washburn has free tutoring for all students on Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:15AM to 8:15AM and Tuesdays from 3:00PM to 4:30PM in the Media Center. Students are encouraged to come in to get help with assignments and homework from teachers and college students.

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