Washburn High School is an authorized IB World School
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MCA Science testing will start Monday, May 1. Students who have completed or are completing their Life Science credit (Biology) AND who have not yet taken the MCA Science are expected to take it. This means that primarily sophomore and juniors who are currently enrolled in Biology will take the test. Students will be scheduled as a biology class, but not necessarily during their biology period. Please look for an updated schedule soon on the Washburn website. Academics > Testing Information
Math MCA testing started on Monday, April 17. All 11th grade students are expected to take the math test. The test should take approximately 2 hours. Students will be scheduled in 3-period blocks based on the their 11th grade English class.
A complete schedule can be found here. Students will test in the Blue Lab or Lab 201. Fee free to ask to Tara Mennitt (WHS Testing Coordinator) for any further information. Tara.Mennitt@mpls.k12.mn.us
TESTING SCHEDULE: Washburn helps facilitate over 1000 exams in May for our students in AP & IB courses. Please see the attached exam list with locations and check-in times. Classroom teachers also have the schedule in class. As a reminder, students are required to provide their own transportation to/from the test locations if held offsite. All offsite locations are within a walkable zone and are on the bus line.
IB & AP Exam Schedule 2017
EXCUSE NOTE: Students wishing to be excused from classes outside of testing times on their exam days must return the attached form no later than April 25th. Notes and phone calls will not be accepted.
IB-AP Parent Excuse Form
VOLUNTEERS: As you can image it takes many volunteers to help hundreds of kids take their exams. It's a really easy way to give back to the school. Proctor responsibilities are quite simple: some table set up/take down, help distribute exams, and be present in the room while students complete their exams. Volunteer here!
Please contact Deb Keefe with more questions.
For students who received their official confirmation letter from the placement office, congratulations on becoming a Miller! We're happy to have you join our great school. Hopefully you received a letter from Washburn with information regarding our registration events. Registration Night on 4/27/17 is an opportunity to meet our staff and select courses for the 2017-18 school year. Sessions have a set start time so please plan on arriving on time or else you could miss important information. If you cannot arrive on time, we suggest you wait and attend the next session.
Families choose one of three offered sessions to attend. Sessions take place in the Main Gym (49th & Pleasant side of the building). Short, guided tours of the building will also be available this evening. Also, plan on visiting our clubs/activities and athletics booths before or after your session (*booths not open after 7:00pm session, only before).
4:30-5:15pm Session 1
5:30-6:00pm Tour 1
5:45-6:30pm Session 2
6:30-7:00pm Tour 2
7:00-7:45pm Session 3
We will host a make-up session on 5/3/17 @ 7:30-8:30am in the Auditorium for families who can't attend on 4/27. Please note: this session will have less teachers present, no clubs/activities info provided, and we do not offer tours on this date.
Congratulations to Washburn's Athletic Director, Reggie Perkins, on being named the 2017 Athletic Director of the Year for Region 6AA by the Minnesota Athletics Administrators Association. We are so fortunate to have such a dedicated and experienced athletic director at Washburn.
Let's think Spring! The PLANT SALE ordering site is live. Visit our site to plan for spring planting all while supporting Washburn. All proceeds help fund the Senior Party and other student activities guided by the Parent Council. Order by April 15th and orders delivered before Mother's Day on May 13th! http://washburnplantsale.com/
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Important Dates and Info
10th gr. Reading - Mar. 13-17
11th gr. Math - April 17-21
10th-11th gr Science - May 1-5
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