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Regular Bell Schedule for Finals - No advisory - Jan. 24

We will run a REGULAR bell schedule for finals on Wednesday, January 24. There will be no advisory so that each class will have the full 53 minutes for their finals. Here is the text of the message that Principal Rhonda Dean sent to parents.

Winter Dance - Feb. 9

The Washburn Winter Dance is Friday, February 9 at the Muse Event Center in downtown Minneapolis. The dance will be from 7:00 to 10:00 pm. No entry after 8:00 pm. Tickets are $22 or $20 with a donation to Tubman Center and will be sold during all three lunches the week of the January 29 and  February 5-8. The last day to purchase tickets is Thursday, Feb. 8. You can donate bath towels, face towels, unused flip-flops, granola bars/fruit cups, and more!! The theme for this year’s dance is Neon Sadie’s. Even though it’s a Sadie’s, anyone can ask anyone, and singles are welcome. See you all there!

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Course Preview Videos

As you begin to plan which courses you want to take next year watch videos of courses that will be offered in the 2018-19 school year.

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Washburn Debate Wins State!

This past weekend was the Minnesota Debate State Tournament and we're proud to announce that Washburn closed out, winning both first and second place! This happened because for the first time in its 117 year history, the Minnesota Debate League had two teams from the same school make it to the final round. The two pairs, Lily Endo/Luke Peichel and Grace Klage/Alex Dresdner were undefeated in the first 7 rounds of debate and then hit each other in the final round. What a finish! These kids work super hard, and it is very exciting that they were able to make this happen. Next up on their agendas are a few national tournaments that they qualified to attend: 1) The National Association of Urban Debate League tournament in late April in Washington DC; 2) Tournament of Champions in April in Kentucky. Way to go Millers! 

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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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