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Washburn High School is an authorized IB World School

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Fall Conferences 2019 - 10/15 & 10/16

We hope all families will take advantage of the Parent-Teacher Conferences being offered this Fall. This is a great way to meet each teacher and hear about your student's progress. Spanish & Somali Interpreters available.

Conference Options

Tuesday 10/15 @ 4:00-8:00pm (Arena Drop-in Style -- Teachers in Main Gym)  [no appointment needed]
Wednesday 10/16 @ 8:00am-12:00pm (Arena Drop-in Style -- Teachers in Main Gym)  [no appointment needed]

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Boys Soccer Team Heading to State!

The Washburn boys soccer team edged Hopkins 1-0 in the section 6AA finals on Oct. 15, 2019 to earn a place in the state tournament. Darley Florvil scored the lone goal with 20 minutes left in the game. PhotosFacebook • The girls soccer team lost to Cretin-Derham Hall 3-0 in the section 6AA finals. 

Changes to Student Drop Off & Pick Up

Washburn has a new process for morning and afternoon drop off and pick up - The 50th Street parking lot can no longer be used to drop off and pick up students. View the new drop off and pick up process.

Exam Registration for AP and IB is Open

AP and IB exams will take place in May of 2020 but registration for those exams happens now!

Questions about the IB and AP program OR about which IB classes are testing this year– contact Aaron Percy aaron.percy@mpls.k12.mn.us

Questions about the registration process ONLY – contact Deb Keefedekee001@mpls.k12.mn.us

Additional questions can be directed to classroom teachers. 

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Yearbook Early Bird Pricing ends Nov. 1

Save by ordering a 2020 yearbook at early bird pricing by Novmber 1, 2019. Send your senior pictures, senior quotes and baby pictures to wahian@mpsedu.org by December 16, 2019. WAHIAN stands for Washburn High Annual.

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Theatre 3 in Step Back, Listen Up Series - Nov. 4

Washburn's Blackbox Theatre 3 will perform in the Step Back, Listen Up Series on Monday, November 4 at 7 pm at Theatre 45 Degrees at Plymouth Congregational Church on the corner of Franklin & Nicollet. Bus Routes 2, 17 & 18. Free tickets at Theater45.com; donations accepted.

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Application for Educational Benefits

If your family qualified for Free/Reduced lunch last year, you still need to complete the application again this year to qualify for the benefits. The form must be completed each year. The grace period ends next week on October 9th and after that date your family will start being charged for lunches. You can get an immediate answer about eligibility by going to https://www.schoolcafe.com/ . If you need assistance filling out the form or accessing the schoolcafe website, please call our office for help! These applications are confidential and your personal information will be protected. 

Keep in mind that not only can your family receive some benefits such as free or reduced lunch, there are many other benefits such as:

- discounted athletic fees
- testing fee waivers
- discounted public transportation fees
- scholarships 

Washburn receives much needed funding from the federal government based on families who complete the benefits form and qualify. Paper forms available in the main office. 

 
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Homecoming Photos 2019

Homecoming Pepfest - Facebook - Google Photos - Flickr
Homecoming Football Game - Facebook - Google Photos - Flickr
Homecoming Dance - Facebook - Google Photos 

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