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Spirit Week Jan. 27-31 and Winter Dance Feb. 1

Monday: Pajama Day     Tuesday: Safari Day       Wednesday: Generations Day (9th: babies/toddlers, 10th: middle schoolers, 11th: middle age, 12th: senior citizens, Staff: high schoolers)    Thursday: Superheroes     Friday: Washburn Spirit Day (orange & blue)
Saturday, Feb. 1: Dance: 70s/Disco from 7-10 pm (Tickets sold during lunches for $10)

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Muedeking Performs with Univ. of Minnesota Honor Band

Washburn Junior, tuba player in our Wind Ensemble, Sam Muedeking participated this past weekend in the University of Minnesota Honor Band. He performed along with 100 other High School musicians from across the State. He was the only Minneapolis Public School representative this year, and this is his second year being accepted to participate. They learned and played 4 very great pieces of band literature. Way to go Sam!!

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WHS One Act Play - Julius Caesar

Congratulations to the cast and crew of our competition one act play, "Julius Caesar." Washburn came in 1st place in the MSHSL 6AA sub-sections on Jan. 23 and will move on to section finals on February 1 at Holy Angels. View photos: Google Photos - Facebook

Sem 2 Grade-Level Assemblies (Class Meetings)

If you missed your grade's assembly - or for parents who want to see what's happening - click here for the info from each one.

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Course Timeline for Families 2020

Students are in the process of selecting courses for the next acadmeic year.  Parents and students should review these documents.  PDF Course Timeline for Families - Course Catalog and Course Request Cards -  Watch Course Preview videos

Elective Course Option Videos for '20-21

Check out all the great options that WHS students have for electives! Click here for videos from the departments.

Cheer Camp Feb. 25, 27 & 28
Cheer Clinic for Middle School Students - Feb. 25, 27 & 28

There will be a cheer clinic for middle school students on Tuesday 2/25, 4:30-6pm, Thursday 2/27, 4:30-6pm, and Friday 2/28, 5:30- 8:30 pm. Register online. $20 fee and includes a free t-shirt. Athletes will cheer in the stands the first half of the game then do a halftime routine on 2/28. Contact Coach Michelle with questions at

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Egyptian Dinner 2020 -- 2/29 @ 5:00-7:00pm

Join other Washburn families Saturday 2/29 from 5:00-7:00pm in the cafeteria to enjoy and authentic Egyptian meal prepared by Ms. Abir Ismail and her family. Click here for more info & to buy tickets!

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Senior Party 2020 -- Registration Open!

The Washburn Parent Group is proud to provide an all-night senior party as a fun, safe way for seniors to celebrate this exciting time in their life. The party is immediately after graduation on Friday, May 29th. Students load the buses from the convention center at 10:00pm and return to Washburn by 4:30am on Saturday, May 30th. Click here for registration & volunteer info!

Nathaniel Genene selected as school board student representative

Washburn is proud to announce that junior Nathaniel Genene has been selected as the student representative on the Minneapolis School Board for 2020!
Way to go, Nathaniel!